Category: People

3 Civelek Lab Members Create The Genomics Society of UVA

Exciting news from Civelek Lab! Rita Anane-Wae, Dillon Lue, and Zhiwen Xue put their efforts together and created The Genomics Society of UVA, hoping to promote undergraduate research. The primary…

Zang Lab’s Research Published in Genome Biology & Featured in UVA Today

Cancer's Dangerous Renovations to Our Chromosomes Revealed Cancer remodels the architecture of our chromosomes so the disease can take hold and spread, University of Virginia researchers have revealed. This remodeling…

Manichaikul Lab publishes paper in Nature Communications

The Manichaikul Lab published a paper today in Nature Communications. The paper is entitled: "Whole genome sequence analysis of pulmonary function and COPD in 19,996 multi-ethnic participants". Paper authors include…

Civelek Lab Among the First Class of UVA Certified Green Labs, 2019

UVA Green Labs Certification is an adaptable program that allows researchers the freedom to introduce changes at their individual pace while tailoring action items to their specific processes. This year,…

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…

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…

Graduate Student Kaity Allen in Helsinki for Externship

University of Virginia CPHG/BMBG graduate student Kaity Allen was in Helsinki, Finland for a two-month industrial externship for the Biotechnology Training program. During her stay, she worked at Mobidiag, Ltd.,…