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Civelek wins teaching fellowship to examine ethical issues in BME data science course

Dr. Mete Civelek was selected by The Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life (IPE) to receive a 2018 Donchian Teaching Fellowship.  The fellowships enable UVA faculty to develop or enhance…

Redouane Aherrahrou and Warren Anderson awarded AHA fellowships

Congratulations to Redouane and Warren! Both are Research Associates in the Civelek Lab, and have been awarded an American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship which will commence on July 1, 2018…

Mychaleckyj Lab publishes research paper funded by Gates Foundation

The Mychaleckyj Lab has published the first genome-wide association study on breast milk fatty acid composition funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The paper is entitled: "Multiplex genomewide…

Chongzhi Zang receives NIH Career Development Award

Dr. Chongzhi Zang was recently awarded a K22 Transition Career Development grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The goal of his proposed project, titled…

Sabik named Wagner Fellow

Olivia Sabik, a Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics graduate student working in the Farber Lab, has been named a 2017 Wagner Fellow.  The Robert R. Wagner Fellowship was established by Bob and…

Promotion for Wei-Min Chen

Wei-Min Chen has been promoted to Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, without term, effective July 1, 2017. Dr. Chen's research focuses on the design and statistical analysis of human gene mapping data.…

Center welcomes Clint Miller to UVA

The Center welcomes its newest resident faculty member Clint Miller, PhD, who joined UVA this summer as Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences. He was previously an instructor at Stanford University in…

Sale group publishes paper in Stroke

Dr. Michèle Sale and her collaborators recently published a paper in the June 2017 issue of Stroke. The researchers' aim was to investigate the potential role of circulating von Willebrand factor (vWF)…

Graduate Student Olivia Sabik awarded travel grant

Olivia Sabik of the Farber Lab received a travel grant to attend the European Calcified Tissue Society PhD training course. She will spend a week in Paris learning about bone…

Robertson selected for Biomedical Data Sciences predoctoral appointment

Cassie Robertson, graduate student in the Rich Lab, was recently selected for a predoctoral appointment for the second year of the Biomedical Data Sciences Training Program. The purpose of the…