Category: News

Congratulating Ahmad Jomaa on the publication of his latest research article in Science

We congratulate Assistant Professor, Ahmad Jomaa, for his latest research article published in the journal Science. Mechanism of signal sequence handover from NAC to SRP on ribosomes during ER-protein targeting…

Dr. Jochen Zimmer Named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

We congratulate Dr. Jochen Zimmer for being named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator on September 23, 2021. The HHMI announcement can be found here.  Jochen is one of 33…

CMCP Faculty Herve Agaisse and Peter Kasson named 2021 Pinn Scholars

Two Center faculty members have been named Pin Scholars for 2021. Pinn Scholars are mid-career faculty selected on the basis of their scientific expertise and research productivity, and contributions to…

UVA Today article about Amanda Ward’s Research

Our very best congratulations to Amanda Ward of the Tamm Lab, who's paper recently published in JBC is getting recognition in the press. Her paper is now out in print…

Ai Lab develops improvement to fluorescent biosensors widely used in scientific and medical research.

Congratulations to Dr. Huiwang Ai and his lab, on their new red-shifted biosensor paper published in Nature Chemical Biology and  highlighted in UVA Today by Science feature writer Josh Barney.…

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…