BIG Events

The Virginia Symposium on Brain Immunology and Glia – October 23, 2014

Coverage of the event: http://uvaconnect.com/school-of-medicine/2014/10/28/it-was-a-big-event/

Picture of UVA's Howard Weiner keynote address at symposium

Howard Weiner delivers the keynote address

Picture of UVA's Dr. Weiner taking questions at the symposium.

Dr. Weiner takes questions after his talk

Picture of researchers Noel Derecki and Dr. Weiner at UVA symposium

Noel Derecki and Dr. Weiner chat

Picture of Jeff Dupree crediting his lab at UVA symposium.

Jeff Dupree credits his lab

Picture of Nancy Desmond presents her view from NIH at UVA symposium.

Nancy Desmond presents her view from NIH

Picture of Sarah Kucenas presenting her work on zebrafish at UVA symposium.

Sarah Kucenas presents her work on zebrafish

Picture of student poster presentation viewing at UVA symposium.

Student poster presentation viewing begins during the lunch break

Picture of UVA student researchers taking in the poster submissions at UVA symposium.

Sanja Arandjelovic and Scott Seki take in the poster submissions after lunch

Picture of UVA B.I.G. researcher Sachin Gadani explaining his poster at UVA symposium.

Sachin Gadani explains the details of his poster

Picture of UVA Poster judge Tajie Harris listening to poster presentation at UVA symposium.

Poster judge Tajie Harris listens to Natalie Wheeler’s presentation.

Picture of UVA B.I.G researcher Geoff Norris discussing his poster at symposium.

Geoff Norris discusses his poster

Taylor Welsh presents her poster submission to judge Jeff Dupree

Taylor Welsh presents her poster submission to judge Jeff Dupree

Student Lounge Opening – April 1, 2013

UVA B.I.G. Students chatting and hangin out in the student lounge.

Ali Radjavi & Anthony Fernandez- Castaneda chat with Shadi Khalil outside the room

UVA B.I.G. Faculty cutting the ribbon to the student lounge.

Jony cuts the ribbon

UVA B.I.G students in student lounge enjoying cake.

Time for cake!

Group shot of UVA B.I.G researchers and students in the student lounge.

Left to right, seated-Sharon Heyka, Jony Kipnis, Alban Gaultier, Ali Radjavi, Jamie Walsh, Noel Derecki, Tracy Burcin, Shadi Khalil, Anthony Fernandez-Castaneda, Abagail Rosen, Tajie Harris, Tzu-Ying Chuang, standing-Kevin Lee, on the floor-Lansdale Henderson, Ioana Marin, Sachin Gadani, Geoff Norris

Opening Celebration – July 27th, 2012

Picture of UVA B.I.G faculty welcoming guests.

BIG Center Director Jony Kipnis and Alban Gaultier welcome their guests!

UVA B.I.G researchers and students conversion over snacks.

Bettina Winckler, Kevin Lee, Jeff Corwin & Serena Liu

UVA B.I.G researchers enjoying a beverage.

Bettina Winckler, Kevin Lee, Jeff Corwin & Serena Liu

Picture of UVA B.I.G researchers Sachin Gadani and Shadi Khalil of Kipnis Lab

Sachin Gadani and Shadi Khalil of
Kipnis Lab

Picture of UVA B.I.G. celebration

Jony Kipnis, Sanja Arandjelovic, Alban Gaultier and Bettina Winckler