Student Stories

Welcome, BIMS Class of 2020!

Incoming first-year BIMS PhD students marked the beginning of their graduate school training by participating in a Welcome Lunch and Summer Orientation Zoom session on Monday, July 6th.  Associate Dean…

Pharmacology Student Shares Story of Finding Power in Resilience at Story Collider Live Event

Brittany Martinez shared her experience of finding power in resiliency at the February 12th Story Collider live event featuring stories of Power in Science. “I think a lot of people…

Neuroscience Student Has Essay Published in “Working Life” Column in Science Magazine

Kate Still’s article, How I Got Through My Grad School Slump, was published in the February 13th “Working Life” column in Science Magazine. The article shared how she adjusted her…

Congratulations to Pedro Costa-Pinheiro

Congratulations to Pedro Costa-Pinheiro for being the first BIMS student to have received a Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This award supports…

Ellen Mintz

Ellen Mintz graduated in the summer of 2019 with a degree in Experimental Pathology.  She was the first student to join the lab of George Christ when he moved to…

Molly Kelly-Goss

Medical researchers Gary Owens, left, and Molly R. Kelly-Goss collaborated to make the discovery, which will advance the burgeoning field of angiogenesis, or blood vessel formation. (UVA Health System photo)…

Lessons from Lindau

By Ricky Baylis When I was 8 years old, my parents took me and my siblings to Disney World. I can still remember the feeling of unbridled awe I experienced…