2013

Gene helps HIV virus adapt and maybe hide from the immune system

MIC Myles H. Thaler Center Professors Lou Hammarskjöld, MD, PhD and David Rekosh, PhD discovered how a specific HIV gene helps the virus adapt, and it may also help HIV hide from the immune system. This finding may offer important insight into the … [Read more...]

Winner of the 2014 Robert R. Wagner Prize for Outstanding Research in Microbiology.

Brittany Johnson (from Alison Criss's laboratory), has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Robert R. Wagner Prize for Outstanding Research in Microbiology. Brittany will receive the Wagner Award and present a seminar to the Department and others … [Read more...]

34 years of service to UVA

James Walker retired on February 21 from our department after 34 years of service to UVA. We appreciate all of his very reliable work, energy, flexibility, kindness and help in the department and will miss it just as much as we will miss James. … [Read more...]