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Associate Professor of Biology, Ali Güler, PhD, receives grant
Sep 7, 2021

Ali Güler has received funding for a project looking into the sleep/wake cycle and Alzheimer's disease. The grant awards $150,000 over three years and will allow Güler to study sleep and circadian disruptions that often preceded the onset of memory issues associated with Alzheimer's.

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Aug 25, 2021

The lab of Professor David Parichy has been awarded two new grants from NIH. One of these awards (NIH R01 AR078320) will support investigations of cell-cell communication underlying the development of skin and scales in zebrafish led by postdoc Andy Aman.

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Aug 9, 2021

James Cole, a 4th-year NGP graduate student in Xiaorong Liu's lab, has won a travel award to present a poster at the ISER/BrightFocus Glaucoma Symposium, October 6-9 at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Aug 5, 2021

Research published by the Ali Güler & Wu labs has been referenced in the August 3 edition of "The Next Rush" magazine. As quoted from the article, "The calories of a full meal may now be packed into a small volume, such as a brownie or a super-size soda.

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Jul 12, 2021

Dr. Guillermo Eastman, who just completed his PhD in Uruguay, was named as a Pew Latin American Fellow to work in the Bloom lab beginning August 1.

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Jul 8, 2021

Biology graduate student Tyler Wittman leads two new publications from the Cox lab, and former undergraduate student John David Curlis (currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan) has also published a paper from his undergraduate work with Bob Cox and former UVA postdoc Christian Cox (now an Assistant Professor at Florida International University).

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Jul 6, 2021

Shiwei Liu, a Ph.D. candidate in the Jenny Güler lab, is the lead author on a recent publication in the journal Genome Medicine.

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Jul 6, 2021

Dr. Laura Galloway, Commonwealth Professor of Biology, has been selected to serve as Associate Dean (AD) for the Sciences for a term of three years, providing support to departments and programs in the Sciences. Laura’s appointment began on July 1, and she brings a significant level of UVA experience to the Dean’s Office, including five years as chair of the Biology Department.

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May 20, 2021

Graduating Biology major Anna Nguyen has been featured in today's issue of UVA Today! Anna recently co-wrote a paper with Assistant Professor of Biology Amanda Gibson on genetic diversity in agricultural systems for Evolution Letters, a cutting-edge journal showcasing groundbreaking research in evolutionary biology.

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May 13, 2021

Congratulations are in order for the winners of the 37th Annual Richard D. Katz Undergraduate Research Symposium, held May 12, 2021. The Katz Symposium gives the Distinguished Majors Program candidates an opportunity to present their research findings to Biology students and faculty. Left to right in the photo, the winners are: 

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