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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

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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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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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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May 5, 2021

Elise Savier, a research associate in the Cang lab, has been awarded a K99 grant by the National Eye Institute of the NIH. This prestigious "Pathway to Independence Award" is a transition award for two years as a post-doctoral fellow and three years as a starting faculty.

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Apr 27, 2021

Biology graduate student Omar Guessoum (left, Gomez Lab) has been selected to receive the Dent Award for 2020 in recognition of his highlighted publication in the area of endocrinology or developmental biology (Guessoum, O, et al., “Proliferation does not contribute to murine models of renin cell recruitment” Acta Physiol.

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