Upcoming Events

Feb 16, 2015 Brian Gulbransen
Michigan State University, Enteric Neuroscience

Mar 16, 2015 Pamela Bjorkman
California Institute of Technology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Laboratory

March 23, 2015 Thu Le
University of Virginia, Division of Nephrology

March 30, 2015 Marjorie Senechal, Smith College, Professor Emerita in Mathematics and History of Science and Technology

Apr 13, 2015 Matthew Lang Vanderbilt University, Department of Chemical Engineering

Apr 16, 2015 GBS Research Symposium

Apr 20, 2015 Vincent Hilser
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Biology

Apr 27, 2015 Yifan Cheng
UCSF, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

May 4, 2015 George Phillips, Rice University, Department of Biosciences

May 5, 2015 Mini-Symposium: Visiting Research Graduate Traineeship Program for Polish Masters Students


Departmental News ...

Lukas Tamm consulted by news journalists on Ebola Virus - August 6, 2014
Since the latest Ebola outbreak Dr. Tamm has been consulted by numerous news journalists for his expert knowledge of the Ebola virus.

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 …” Congratulations Lukas!

Discovery Offers Unprecedented Look at Regulation of Gene Expression - Jan 22, 2013
A groundbreaking new technique developed at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is allowing scientists to examine histone modifications of genetic loci - a process that regulates gene expression - in single cells ...

Cellulose Research May Offer Big Benefits for Biofuels, Infection Prevention - Dec 13, 2012 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have deciphered the secrets of the production of cellulose, the most common natural polymer on Earth, in a discovery that could have major for both biofuel production and the battle against bacterial infections ...

UVA Discovery Helps Explain Blood Pressure Regulation - Nov 13, 2012 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have shed new light on blood pressure regulation with the discovery of an unexpected mechanism by which hemoglobin controls the delivery of nitric oxide. The findings may point to a new therapeutic target for treating high blood pressure and may have far-reaching implications for many organ systems and illnesses ...