Archives for April 2013

Jake Morgan of the Zimmer Lab wins the NSF 2013 Graduate Research Fellowship

  2013 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program awarded to Jake Morgan of Dr. Jochen Zimmer’s Lab. Congratulations to Jake Morgan! NSF received over 13,000 submitted applications for the 2013 competition, and made 2,000 award offers. Congratulations to the awardees and honorable mentions. The National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity.  The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate … [Read more...]

Michael Wiener’s Lab in the News: Protein structure discovery could lead to better treatments for HIV, early aging

Dr. Michael Wiener’s Lab has been in the news and on the news, focusing on exciting developments. Click HERE to see the video from NewsPlex From the University’s PR department: By Josh Barney, Lead editor, University of Virginia Health System 434-243-1988   CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 29, 2013 – Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined the molecular structure of a protein whose mutations have been linked to several early aging diseases and side effects for common HIV and AIDS medications. This breakthrough could eventually help researchers … [Read more...]