Category: News and Highlights

Abby Antoine Awarded NIH NRSA Award

Abigail Antoine, a Cell and Developmental Biology PhD student working  in the laboratory of Dr. Brant Isakson (Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics) has been awarded a highly competitive…

Jessica Neville Little successfully defends PhD dissertation

Jessica Little, a student in the combined MD-PhD (MSTP) program, has successfully defended her PhD dissertation entitled "Mutations of key cytokinetic abscission mediators cause microcephaly". Her exciting research, conducted in…

Danielle DaCrema receives Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

Cell Biology graduate student Danielle DaCrema has been awarded the prestigious Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in Washington,…

Congratulations to Chris Bott from the Winckler Lab!

Congratulations to Chris Bott!  He won our second image of the month competition with his image "The skeleton of a baby neuron: The labeled cytoskeleton of a baby mouse neuron…

Doug DeSimone elected as Fellow of the AAAS

Congratulations to Doug DeSimone, Chair of the Department of Cell Biology, who has just been elected a Fellow of the American Society for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his…

Winckler Lab discovery getting media attention

A recent article in UVa Today by Josh Barney highlights recent work from the lab of Dr. Bettina Winckler that challenges scientific dogma about how neurons stay healthy by disposing…

Congratulations to André Landin Malt from the Lu Lab!

Congratulations to André Landin Malt from the Lu Lab! His image, won our first image of the month competition. "The mysteries of neural tube closure." E8.75-E9.0 Wt Mouse Embryo stained for…

Congratulations to Jessica Neville Little from the Dwyer lab for her recent publication in Human Molecular Genetics!

Congratulations to Jessica Neville Little from the Dwyer lab for her recent publication in Human Molecular Genetics! The paper is entitled: "p53 deletion rescues lethal microcephaly in a mouse model…

Ryan D’Souza wins Best Poster Presentation at 2018 FASEB SRC Conference

Congratulations to Ryan D’Souza (Casanova lab) for winning Best Poster Presentation at a recent 2018 FASEB SRC conference - Small GTPases in Membrane Processes: Trafficking, Autophagy and Disease.

Three Cell Biology Faculty are Recipients of new 3 Cavaliers Grants from the Office of the VP for Research

In the first round of funding for a new seed-funding initiative, called the 3 Cavaliers Fund, designed to promote cross-disciplinary research, three cell biology faculty members are participants in two…