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UVA Cell Biology Welcomes Dr. Joshua Wythe

4/26/2024

          We are very excited to welcome Dr. Joshua Wythe, a new Associate Professor in our Cell Biology Department, who recently relocated from Baylor College of…

Drs. Hirschi and Genet Awarded $3 Million to Study the Role of Endothelial Cell Cycle Control

3/26/2024

Karen Hirschi, PhD, Alumni Professor of Cell Biology, Director of the Developmental Genomics Center, Associate Director of the UVA MSTP, and member of the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center,…

UVA Cell Biology Welcomes Dr. Elias Spiliotis

2/15/2024

We are very excited to welcome Dr. Elias Spiliotis, a new Professor in the Cell Biology Department, who is arriving from Drexel University in Philadelphia. Elias’ research focuses on understanding…

Hirschi Lab Members Receive AHA Career Development Awards

8/21/2023

Congratulations to Nick Chavkin, Gael Genet, and Nafiisha Genet, who have all received Career Development Awards from the American Heart association!       Nick Chavkin is a Research Assistant…

Magdalena Magaj Awarded Wagner Fellowship

8/21/2023

                Congratulations to Magdalena Magaj, who was been awarded a Wagner Fellowship! Magdalena is a graduate student in Dr. Stefanie Redemann's lab, and…

Dr. Xiaowei Lu Named 2023 Pinn Scholar

6/8/2023

Dr. Xiaowei Lu has been named one of three Pinn Scholars for 2023. This prestigious award, named in honor of Dr. Vivian Pinn, provides $120,000 to fund a research project…

UVAToday highlights two of our newest faculty members

10/25/2021

In its October 25th edition, UVAToday features twelve new faculty from across grounds including Drs. Karen Hirschi and Saurabh Kulkarni from the Department of Cell Biology.  Both Drs. Hirschi (Alumni…

The Department of Cell Biology welcomes Dr. Uma Paila to the Developmental Genomics Center

10/25/2021

Dr. Uma Paila was recently appointed Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of Cell Biology where she will play a key role in the newly created Developmental Genomics Center.…

Dwyer lab shows how aberrant neural stem cell divisions cause brain malformation

7/1/2021

Neural stem cells divide rapidly to grow the brain during development. The Dwyer Lab has discovered a role for the gene Cep55 in ensuring the speed and success rate of…