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Jan 11, 2017

Dr. Ali Guler and his lab have had two applications selected for funding by the UVa Brain Institute.

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Jan 9, 2017

Concluding 2016 on a high note, the Department of Biology’s Dr. Butch Brodie was one of only four faculty members given the prestigious 2016 Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Jefferson Scholars Foundation (JSF).

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Dec 7, 2016

George Bloom's research on neuron death and Alzheimer's disease was discussed on the "Science Matters" program on NPR affiliate WCVE-FM. Click here to listen: UVA Professor Investigates Alzheimer's.

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Dec 2, 2016

Dr. George Bloom has been named a 2016 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon association members by their peers. Dr. Bloom was named for his contributions to the field of cell biology and the understanding of neurodegeneration.

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Nov 10, 2016

Congratulations to UVa's iGEM team for winning a Gold Medal at the 2016 iGEM Competition, held October 27-31 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.  The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Competition is an annual research contest in synthetic biology, which is an area of interdisciplinary study at the interface of biology and engineering in which designer molecules and cells

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Oct 18, 2016

Conor Sipe, research staff in the Siegrist Lab, has been notified that he his F32 post-doctoral research grant will be funded by the NIH. 

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Oct 18, 2016

Karen Barnard-Kubow, a post-doctoral student in the Bergland lab, and previous graduate student of Dr.

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Sep 29, 2016

The October issue of Molecular Ecology features a new study in which recent Biology PhD Tiantian Ren teamed up with Ariel Kahrl, Martin Wu, and Bob Cox to explore the evolution of bacterial communities living in Anolis lizards – a group that is famous for its repeated evolution of distinct “ecomorphs” related to habitat use.

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Sep 27, 2016
Pictured L-R: Alan Bergland, Jennifer Güler and Jessamyn Manson
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Sep 2, 2016

Brittany Sutherland’s manuscript titled, “Postzygotic isolation varies by ploidy level within a polyploid complex,” has just been published in early view in New Phytologist. Co-authored by Laura Galloway, this study explores the effect of genome duplication on the reproduction and evolution of plant species.

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