Danna Lab

The interaction between plants and microbes

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Wu Lab

Microbial evolution, ecology and genomics

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Provencio Lab

Non-visual effects of light on physiology and behavior

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Mellon Lab

Electrophysiology of startle responses in crustaceans

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Siegrist Lab

Regulation of neural stem cell proliferation

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Brodie Lab

Evolutionary genetics and behavioral ecology

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Bloom Lab

Mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease

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Condron Lab

Neuronal function and behavior in flies

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Grainger Lab

Genetics of embryonic eye development

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Taylor Lab

Population genetics and molecular evolution

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Antonovics Lab

Evolution of infectious disease

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Bergland Lab

Ecological and evolutionary genetics

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Cox Lab

Sexual conflict, life-history evolution, physiological and behavioral ecology

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Kawasaki Lab

Behavior and neurobiology of electric fishes

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Adler Lab

Genetics of planar cell polarity and genetics of cuticle formation

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Kozminski Lab

Mechanisms regulating polarized cell growth

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Kucenas Lab

The role of glial-glial interactions during nervous system devleopment, disease and regeneration

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Hirsh Lab

Neurotransmitters and behavior in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster

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Galloway Lab

Ecological and evolutionary genetics of plants

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Güler Lab

Signal processing by the central nervous system

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Deppmann Lab

Mechanisms of neural development and disease

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O'Rourke Lab

Genetics of obesity, diabetes, and aging

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Roach Lab

Life history evolution and ecology

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Güler Malaria Lab

Mechanisms of genetic and metabolic adaptation in the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum

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Schafer Lab

Biology of the dynamic actin filament cytoskeleton

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 29th

  1. "Hop On Science" seminar: Mike Hague ("Repeated adaptation to dangerous prey through a predictable molecular pathway in the garter snake male Thamnophis sirtali") & Austin Keeler ("Generation of transgenic mice by testes electroporation of CRISPR/Cas9")
    • Calendar: UVA Biology Department Full
    • Start time: 03:30pm

Friday, September 30th

  1. Dr. Cheng-Yu Lee, Research Associate Professor, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan. "A novel Hdac1/Rpd3-poised circuit balances continual self-renewal and rapid restriction of developmental potential during asymmetric stem cell division". Host: Sarah Siegrist.
    • Calendar: UVA Biology Department Full
    • Start time: 12:00pm

Friday, October 7th

  1. Zhang Wang, PhD., Scientific Investigator, Computational Biology, GlaxoSmithKline R&D. "Human-Microbe Interactions in Respiratory Diseases: A Drug Discovery Perspective". Host: Martin Wu.
    • Calendar: UVA Biology Department Full
    • Start time: 12:00pm

The Deppmann Lab studies how competition drives nervous system assembly during development and disassembly during disease.