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Jochen Zimmer’s lab published structure of plant cellulose synthase in Science

Jochen Zimmer’s lab published structure of plant cellulose synthase in Science. Cellulose is the most abundant biopolymer produced on earth. Cellulose synthase is an trimeric integral membrane protein that stiches…

CMCP Faculty Dr. P. Todd Stukenberg in the news: New Organelle That Helps Prevent Cancer Discovered Inside Our Cells

October 21, 2019   Written  by  Josh Barney   Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a strange new organelle inside our cells that helps to prevent cancer…

Center member Dr. Ed Egelman elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ed Egelman to his election to the National Academy of Sciences. Ed has been a pioneer in electron microscopy, cryo-EM and the analysis of…

Leading Science Organization Adds Five More From UVA as Fellows – Including two from CMCP

Our Center Director and Chair of Molecular Physiology, Dr. Lukas Tamm (far right), and colleagues Dr. Wladek Minor (left) and Center member and Chair of Cell Biology, Dr. Doug DeSimone…

CMCP Congratulates Three American Heart Association Fellowship Winners!

CMCP faculty members, Dr. Swapnil Sonkusare and Dr. Lukas Tamm, have the pleasure to announce winners of prestigious American Heart Association Fellowships. From the Sonkusare Lab, Dr. Kwangseok Hong, received…

Two CMCP Faculty Members Honored as 2018 Pinn Scholars

  Congratulations to CMCP Faculty: Alison K. Criss, PhD Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology Neutrophilic inflammation due to Neisseria gonorrhoea infection Jeffrey J. Saucerman, PhD Biomedical Engineering Systems biology of…

Huiwang Ai: Powerful Glow Lights the Way to Medical Breakthroughs, by Joshua Barney

Thank you to Joshua Barney for this enthusiastic article written about Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology Professor, Huiwang Ai who is working on promising breakthroughs in bioluminescence technology. To…

Advocating Science – Biophysical Society on Capitol Hill

Lukas Tamm, President of the Biophysical Society and Director of the Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology did just that... Bill Gates and Francis Collins (Director of NIH and UVa…