Category: News

Ebola’s ‘Fist’: U.Va. Unlocks How Deadly Virus Smashes Into Human Cells

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered how the deadly Ebola virus punches its way into the cytoplasm of cells. The finding identifies an important target for blocking…

Gratitude expressed towards UVA Scientific Community in May, 2014 issue of Annual Review of Biochemistry

Dr. Philip Yeagle, of Rutgers University, has publicly thanked the University of Virginia community of scientists in an open letter in the May 2014 issue of the Annual Review of…

New Publication from Dr. Zimmer’s Lab-Congratulations!

Congratulations to Dr. Zimmer, Jacob Morgan and Joshua McNamara for their recent publication in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology. In this paper they describe how the bacterial signaling molecule cyclic…

Congratulations to Center Director Dr. Lukas Tamm, Recipient of the 2014 Humboldt Research Award

Congratulations to Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology Director, Lukas Tamm, PhD, Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, for being elected to receive a Humboldt Research Award. This honor is…

CMCP Linda Columbus has received the 2014 Outstanding Faculty Award.

University of Virginia chemist Linda Columbus and infectious diseases researcher and physician Dr. William A. Petri have received the state’s highest honor for professors, the Outstanding Faculty Award. - See…

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…

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, focusing on exciting developments. From the University’s PR department: By Josh Barney, Lead editor, University of Virginia Health System 434-243-1988  …

What do you and Ben Franklin have in common? He was a Membrane Biophysicist.

Biophysical Journal published Benjamin Franklin, Philadelphia’s Favorite Son, was a Membrane Biophysicist, written byDa-Neng Wang, Heather Stieglitz, Jennifer Marden, and Lukas Tamm.  When it first came out, this article ranked number…