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Apr 21, 2017

Thanks to a generous gift from the estate of Robert Schwager, Summer Independent Research Scholarships are available to support Biology students to work in research laboratories. Criteria for support are based both on academic merit and financial need. Students must be eligible for financial aid to receive a scholarship.

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Apr 19, 2017

The Department of Biology extends a warm welcome to Dr.

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Apr 17, 2017

Biology Professor Michael Wormington has been designated a Rebel of the Cause, the highest award designated by the Sons and Daughters of Liberty. Professor Wormington has bestowed a passion for science and a love of humanity on his many students. Congratulations!!

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Apr 13, 2017

Angela Morris, a Ph.D. Candidate working in the lab of Dr.

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Apr 6, 2017

Ashley Ferguson, a distinguished major in the Department of Biology, will be studying at the University of Cambridge in their Medical Research Council Cancer Unit.  Nominated by the Rotary Club of Charlottesville and selected by a district committee, the awarded scholarship is worth at least $30,000 and are given to students who aren’t connect to Rotary through family. 

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Apr 6, 2017

The Department of Biology’s Brittany Sutherland has been awarded the Frank Finger Graduate Fellowship for Teaching.  This fellowship is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a graduate student at the University, and is awarded in recognition for outstanding dedication to teaching.

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Apr 5, 2017

Nayla Labban, a second-year Biology major has been honored with the prestigious Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation scholarship for scientific research.  According to UVA Today, Labban

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Mar 30, 2017

Destin Shortell, a Biology undergraduate student, was awarded first place in the undergraduate poster competition at this year’s Central Virginia Chapter, Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.  Held at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, posters were submitted from students across various academic institutions across the state, including the College of William and Mary, James Madi

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Mar 27, 2017

The Department of Biology’s Dr.

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Mar 15, 2017

In the Fall 2017 semester, the Department of Biology will welcome two new faculty, Dr. Jianhua Cang and Dr. Xiaorong Liu. 

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