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CPHG’s Civelek Lab Member Finds Her Passion

University of Virginia biomedical engineering student is trying to tackle the world’s No. 1 cause of death on a genetic level. Rita Anane-Wae, from Ghana by way of Glendale, Arizona,…

Major Asian Gene Study to Help Doctors Understand, Treat Disease

An ambitious new study of genes in Asian populations is filling in big gaps in our understanding of human genetics, shedding light on the history of human migration and ultimately…

Moving on Up!

Congratulations to Ani Manichaikul, PhD for her promotion to Associate Professor and Charles Farber, PhD on earning tenure! Both Ani and Charles are resident faculty in the Center for Public…

CPHG’s Josyf Mychaleckyj Appointed Assistant Dean for Biomedical Data Sciences

On July 22, 2019, UVA School of Medicine's Senior Associate Dean for Research, Margaret A. Shupnik, PhD, announced the appointment of Josyf Mychaleckyj, MA, PhD, as Assistant Dean for Biomedical…

Basel Al-Barghouthi Wins ASBMR Young Invesigator Award for PhD Training!

CPHG Congratulates the Farber Lab's Basel Al-Barghouthi on being selected as a recipient of the 2019 ASBMR Young Investigator Award for Ph.D. Training! With the aim of promoting general knowledge…

3 CPHG Faculty Members join the MilliPub Club

CPHG congratulates Wei-Min Chen, Nathan Sheffield, and Chongzhi Zang on their induction into the MilliPub Club, which honors School of Medicine faculty researchers who have reached a unique milestone: having a…

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…