Schafer Lab

Biology of the dynamic actin filament cytoskeleton

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Liu Lab

Retinal Development and Disease

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Güler Lab

Signal processing by the central nervous system

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Antonovics Lab

Evolution of infectious disease

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Bergland Lab

Ecological and evolutionary genetics

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Adler Lab

Genetics of planar cell polarity and genetics of cuticle formation

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Roach Lab

Life history evolution and ecology

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Mellon Lab

Electrophysiology of startle responses in crustaceans

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Grainger Lab

Genetics of embryonic eye development

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Parichy Lab

Developmental genetics, evolution and regeneration of adult morphology in vertebrates

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Galloway Lab

Ecological and evolutionary genetics of plants

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O'Rourke Lab

Genetics of obesity, diabetes, and aging

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Kawasaki Lab

Behavior and neurobiology of electric fishes

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Provencio Lab

Non-visual effects of light on physiology and behavior

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Hirsh Lab

Neurotransmitters and behavior in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster

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Cox Lab

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

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Taylor Lab

Population genetics and molecular evolution

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Güler Malaria Lab

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

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Brodie Lab

Evolutionary genetics and behavioral ecology

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Wu Lab

Microbial evolution, ecology and genomics

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Siegrist Lab

Regulation of neural stem cell proliferation

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Condron Lab

Neuronal function and behavior in flies

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Bloom Lab

Mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease

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Danna Lab

The interaction between plants and microbes

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Deppmann Lab

Mechanisms of neural development and disease

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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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Cang Lab

Mouse Visual System

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 21st

  1. "Hop on Science" Seminar, 11:00-1:00, GIL 290. Presenters: Ryan Grippo, Ali Guler Lab ("How dopamine influences our biological clock and the implications for jet lag and obesity") & Karol Cichewicz, Hirsh Lab ("Take back the control of your own data analysis, and learn a life skill").
    • Calendar: UVA Biology Department Full
    • Start time: 11:00am

Friday, September 22nd

  1. Friday Biology Seminar Series: Prof. Matthew Lazzara, Associate Professor, University of Virginia Dept. of Chemical Engineering. "Multivariate Cell Signaling Control of Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition". GIL 190, 12:00 noon. Refreshments served 11:45. Host: Keith Kozminski.
    • Calendar: UVA Biology Department Full
    • Start time: 12:00pm

Friday, September 29th

  1. Friday Biology Seminar Series: Prof. Eli Zunder, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia Dept. of Biomedical Engineering. "Mapping the nervous system with single-cell mass cytometry". GIL 190, 12:00 noon. Refreshments served 11:45. Host: Chris Deppmann.
    • Calendar: UVA Biology Department Full
    • Start time: 12:00pm

The Biology Department welcomes new faculty member, Dr. David Parichy.