News & Events

Jul 17, 2018

Andrew Aman, a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Parichy lab, is the lead author on a study sheduled to be published today in eLife. Andrew's team "used molecular tools to manipulate and visualize scale development in zebrafish and tease out the details of how it works".

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Jul 5, 2018

Erci Nagy, Assistant Research Professor of Biology and Associate Director of the Mountain Lake Biological Station, is featured in the July 2 edition of UVA Today for his research into and co-authoring of a BioScience article on 'STEM' field education. “STEM scientists drive innovation and contribute to economic growth in this country.

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Jul 2, 2018

Matt Koski, a postdoctoral fellow in the Galloway lab, is featured in today's edition of UVA Today. Matt's research focuses on the effectiveness of smaller bees as pollinators versus that of their larger relatives, the bumblebees. Due to a variety of factors, bumblebee populations are declining in the United States.

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Jun 27, 2018

Congratulations to UVA’s 2018 iGEM team for winning Genscript Inc.’s annual concept paper competition!  Over 100 iGEM teams from almost 30 countries participated in the competition for $2000 in free Genscript products and services as well as $2000 in research funding.  iGEM is an annual research contest in synthetic biology held in Boston every fall.

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UVA Biology People
Jun 15, 2018

Intro Biology Lab Coordinator and preparator Joanne Chaplin has won a Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Award! The 2018 award winners are highlighted in today's edition of UVA Today. "The Sandridge Awards are the highest honors the University gives to its employees.

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UVA Biology People Kucenas
Jun 12, 2018

Associate Professor Sarah Kucenas' research has been highlighted in today's issue of UVA Today. Sarah uses zebrafish as her study model to gain insight into the nervous system. Her current research focuses on the glia, which are "key components in the development of the central and peripheral nervous systems.

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UVA Biology People Martin Wu
May 21, 2018

Associate Professor Martin Wu has received a $100,000.00 grant sponsored by the UVA Global Infectious Diseases Institute for research with Clostridium difficileClostridium difficile infection (CDI) poses a major healthcare burden to the global population and is the biggest antibiotic-resistant threat in the United States.

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UVA Biology People Omar Guessoum
May 8, 2018

Biology graduate student Omar Guessoum (Ariel Gomez lab) has won a pre-doctoral fellowship grant from the American Heart Association.

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UVA Biology 2018 Katz Symposium
May 3, 2018

The 34th Annual Richard D. Katz Undergraduate Research Symposium was held Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Nine Distinguished Major candidates presented their research projects. Also in attendance was the namesake of the symposium, Mr. Richard D. Katz himself. Award winners were:

1st place -- Cara Giordano
2nd place -- Emily Mace
3rd place -- Nayla Labban

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UVA Biology People Ali Guler
May 1, 2018

Assistant Professor of Biology Ali Güler, winner of a 2018 All-University Teaching Award, is one of 13 award winners featured in the May 1 edition of UVA Today.

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