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Sep 16, 2019

3rd year Ph.D. student Nahid Ausrafuggaman (Siegrist Lab), pictured in the white cap, and teammates have won the Virginia premier cricket tournament organized by the Association of Bangladeshi Students (ABS) at UVA. Most of the participating players are UVA students from Bangladesh, India, Srilanka and Pakistan.

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Sep 6, 2019

Just published in the online journal, Cell, research from the Kucenas lab is answering questions that have long gone unanswered in the world of developmental biology. Sarah Kucenas, a UVA professor of biology, cell biology and neuroscience and a member of the UVA Brain Institute, worked with recently graduated Ph.D.

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Aug 30, 2019

The research of Dr. Laura Galloway, Commonwealth Professor of Biology, and post-doctoral associate Matthew Koski is featured in today's issue of UvaToday. "When climates change, plants and animals often are forced to colonize new areas – or possibly go extinct.

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Aug 9, 2019

Keith Kozminski (Professor of Biology and Cell Biology, shown on the right) and collaborator Mark Kester (Professor of Pharmacology, Molecular Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, shown on the left) are featured in the Aug.

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Jul 26, 2019

For the seventh year, a group of professional and student painters, illustrators, sculptors and others from across the country are participating in a two-week program at Mt. Lake Biological Station. Called ArtLab, the only mission is to make art and be inspired by the scientists and setting.

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Jul 16, 2019

The Kucenas Lab has just been awarded funding for a second R01 grant entitled "Characterization of the cellular and molecular mechanisms that mediate glial tiling". During gliogenesis in both the central and peripheral nervous systems (CNS and PNS, respectively), large populations of glia are specified that must migrate and differentiate into not only functional glial cells, but also coordinate

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Jun 24, 2019

Hormones have essential roles in regulating the development of adult traits. For example, thyroid hormone is essential for metamorphosis of an amphibian tadpole to an adult frog; it drives limb development while simultaneously causing the tail to be resorbed. How can one hormone have such different effects?

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Jun 14, 2019

Congratulations again to Kay Christopher, a 2019 Sandridge Outstanding Contributor Award winner! This year's award winners have been spotlighted in today's edition of UVA Today.

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Jun 4, 2019

Graduate student Mark Dombrovski (#126) (Condron Lab) placed 2nd in Saturday's "4 Our Freedom 5k" at the UVa Research Park!

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