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Oct 10, 2018

The 2018 SouthEastern Population Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics Conference (SEPEEG) was held Oct. 5-7 at MLBS. Biology grad students Michael Hague and Robin Costello were among the award winners, with Mike winning for the best Graduate Student Presentation and Robin winning for the Best Lightning Talk. Congratulations to both! 


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Sep 12, 2018

Biology Professor Debbie Roach commented on the possible pitfalls of research fieldwork in an article appearing in the Sept.11 edition of Several researchers discuss what can go wrong in fieldwork, but that it need not necessarily result in disaster.

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Sep 6, 2018

Dr. Sarah Kucenas, Associate Professor of Biology, is a 2018 recipient of the prestigious NINDS Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship by an NINDS Investigator! 

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Aug 27, 2018

The Cox Lab has been awarded a new grant from the National Science Foundation to study the evolution of sex-biased gene expression.

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Aug 1, 2018

The research of Biology Professor and Chairman George Bloom is featured in the Aug.1 edition of UVA Today. In a study conducted by recent Ph.D.

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Jul 24, 2018

Former Biology Ph.D. student Amy Pedersen (class 2005), now a Research Biologist at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, describes the wonders and the significance of the Mt. Lake Biological Station in today's edition of UVA Today.

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Jul 17, 2018

Andrew Aman, a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Parichy lab, is the lead author on a study sheduled to be published today in eLife. Andrew's team "used molecular tools to manipulate and visualize scale development in zebrafish and tease out the details of how it works".

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Jul 5, 2018

Erci Nagy, Assistant Research Professor of Biology and Associate Director of the Mountain Lake Biological Station, is featured in the July 2 edition of UVA Today for his research into and co-authoring of a BioScience article on 'STEM' field education. “STEM scientists drive innovation and contribute to economic growth in this country.

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Jul 2, 2018

Matt Koski, a postdoctoral fellow in the Galloway lab, is featured in today's edition of UVA Today. Matt's research focuses on the effectiveness of smaller bees as pollinators versus that of their larger relatives, the bumblebees. Due to a variety of factors, bumblebee populations are declining in the United States.

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Jun 27, 2018

Congratulations to UVA’s 2018 iGEM team for winning Genscript Inc.’s annual concept paper competition!  Over 100 iGEM teams from almost 30 countries participated in the competition for $2000 in free Genscript products and services as well as $2000 in research funding.  iGEM is an annual research contest in synthetic biology held in Boston every fall.

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