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Robert M Grainger
Jun 5, 2023

Production of Transgenic F0 Animals and Permanent Lines by Sperm Nuclear Transplantation in Xenopus tropicalis

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Dr. Chhavi Sood, 2023 Dent Award Recipient
May 24, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Chhavi Sood, the 2023 recipient of the Dent award. The Dent award is given to the PhD student who published the most outstanding research paper in the field of Development Biology.

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2023 UVA Postdoc Research Symposium
May 23, 2023

Our 2023 UVA Postdoc Research Symposium is THIS WEDNESDAY, MAY 24TH starting at 9:15 AM at Alumni Hall. We're so looking forward to your participation and connecting with each and every one of you there!

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Biology's New DEI Website
May 22, 2023

The Department’s DEI committee (Masashi Kawasaki, Taylor Nystrom, Megan Champion and Tracy Larson) has been working hard to develop statements that reflect our commitments as a community. They have developed a revised DEI web site that outlines many of our aspirations and resources and confronts past truths.

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Xiaorong Liu
May 19, 2023

Longitudinal Analysis of Retinal Ganglion Cell Damage at Individual Axon Bundle Level in Mice Using Visible-Light Optical Coherence Tomography Fibergraphy.

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May 17, 2023

Extracellular Tau Oligomers Damage the Axon Initial Segment.

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George Bloom is receiving new interest in an old paper
May 16, 2023

University of Virginia biology professor George Bloom is receiving revived interest lately in an old paper. Eleven years ago, he was part of a research team that illuminated the Alzheimer’s brain target that a new and exciting – but not yet approved – drug called Donanemab now acts upon.

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Looking for volunteers for the 2023 fly collection season
May 16, 2023

The Bergland Lab at the University of Virginia is looking for volunteers for the 2023 fly collection season! Capture evolution in your own backyard by collecting flies from your compost pile. Compost piles contain robust ecosystems with many different species of flies and other invertebrates.

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Eyleen O’Rourke
May 15, 2023

Thanks to UVA Research, You Might Live to 120. But Can Society Handle That?
By  Eric Williamson • May 12, 2023

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JC Cang partners with a team of talented psychologists and biologists at UVA
May 12, 2023

JC Cang partners with a team of talented psychologists and biologists at UVA to bring new life to neuroscience including an influx of support for the sciences and a much-needed renovation of Gilmer Hall

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