5/22/23: Aberrant Glycosylation Regulates Glycocalyx Architecture and Viscoelasticity in Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Cells


Speaker: Alexander X. Cartagena-Rivera, Ph.D. Earl Stadtman Investigator NIH Distinguished Scholar Chief, Section on Mechanobiology National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health Host: Seham Ebrahim, Ph.D.…

6/2/23: Live Cell Imaging of Early Metabolic Changes in FUS ALS Motoneurons


Speaker: Vitaly Zimyanin, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Redemann Lab, Center for Membrane & Cell Physiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine Host: Lukas Tamm, Ph.D. Dates: Friday, June 2, 2023 - Friday, June 2,…

9/11/23: Dynamic Imaging of Live Prostate Cancer Cells: FLIRR Microscopy


Speaker: Dr. Ammasi Periasamy, Ph.D. Director and founder of WM Keck Center for Cellular Imaging, Professor of Biology & Biomedical Engineering Host: Dr. Anne Kenworthy Refreshments will be served at…

9/25/2023: Phase Separation in Chromatin Organization and Transcription


Speaker:  Pilong Li, Ph.D. Associate Professor of School of Life Sciences Tsinghua University Host: Dr. Ling Qi Refreshments to be served prior to the event. Dates: Monday, September 25, 2023 - Monday, September…

More kudos to Anne Kenworthy, elected to the Council of the Biophysical Society


The Department congratulates Anne Kenworthy on this great honor! Anne Kenworthy, PhD, was elected to the Council of the Biophysical Society. Consisting of 7,500 members, the Biophysical Society is a…

Huiwang Ai, Ph.D., Congratulations on being selected a Pinn Scholar for 2023-2026!


Huiwang Ai has been selected as a Pinn Scholar for 2023-2026. The Pinn Scholars program is named in honor of Dr. Vivian Pinn who was a graduate of the UVA…

Ahmad Jomaa selected for the 2023 Searle Scholar program supporting high risk, high reward research.


Congratulations to assistant professor Ahmad Jomaa on being selected a 2023 Searle Scholar. Ahmad joins a group of 15 exceptional young faculty in biological, chemical and engineering sciences from top…

Huiwang Ai, PhD Awarded Two Grants From the NIH for $5.3 Million


Huiwang Ai, Ph.D., was honored in the UVa Medicine in Motion newsletter for receiving two new R01 grants totaling $5.3M. We congratulate you Huiwang!