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Feb 14, 2017

The March issue of The American Naturalist will feature a new study in which Bob Cox and former UVA postdoc Christian Cox (now at Georgia Southern) teamed up with scientists at Virginia Tech and University of Texas, Arlington to explore how hormones regulate the sex-specific expression of genes that are thought to give rise to extreme sex differences in growth and body size of Anol

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Feb 10, 2017

According to the Office of Sponsored Programs, the Department of Biology has received more than $7.3 million in grant funding in the first two quarters of this fiscal year (July – December 2016).  Currently, Biology leads the College of Arts & Sciences in grant funding received by approximately $2.7 million.  The data is part of the report to be presented to the Board of Visitors by Sponsor

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Feb 1, 2017

Horst Wallrabe, a full-time volunteer staff researcher of the Biology Dept. and The Keck Center for Cellular Imaging, has been featured in UVA Today! Horst "plays a significant role in helping UVA scientists make important discoveries into how cells communicate with each other and multiply.

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Jan 26, 2017

The College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, alongside the School of Engineering and Applied Science, awarded a two-year grant to Drs.

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Jan 20, 2017

Dr. Sarah Kucenas, an Associate Professor for the Department of Biology, has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the UVA Brain Institute advisory group.  In collaboration with Dr. Christopher Overall and Dr.

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Jan 13, 2017

The University of Virginia and 22nd Century Group, Inc.

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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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