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Departmental News ...

Dr. Lukas Tamm's Lab and Dr. Judith White’s lab were visited by Inside Science TV - Mar 11, 2015
Karin Heineman, executive producer, interviewed Dr. Tamm and Dr. White for the segment explaining the “fist” of the Ebola virus. The discovery details are published in an article in the Journal of Virology.

John Bushweller's lab develops targeted therapy for one subtype of acute myeloid leukemia (published in Science) - Feb 13, 2015
Dr. Bushweller's lab has developed a potent, selective, and non-toxic small molecule inhibitor of the CBFB-SMMHC transcription factor fusion protein which is a driver of disease for one subtype of acute myeloid leukemia (AML)...

UVA Research 23rd Most Cited Scientific Paper of All Time - Dec 10, 2014
Work co-authored by University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher Wladek Minor, PhD, has been named as one of the most cited scientific papers of all time by the prestigious journal Nature.

Lukas Tamm Receives Humbolt Research Award - Mar 5, 2014
According to the foundation’s website, “The award is granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline … producing cutting-edge achievements …”