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Welcome, Dr. Tak!

MIC’s new primary faculty member Dr. Uday Tak comes to us from the University of Colorado Boulder. He is interested in the mechanisms and evolution of innate immune signaling and…

Welcome, Dr. Spencer!

MIC’s new primary faculty member Dr. Brady Spencer comes to us from University of Colorado-Anschutz Medical Campus. She is interested in bacterial pathogenesis as well as host-pathogen interactions during systemic…

Welcome, Dr. Dremel!

MIC’s new primary faculty member Dr. Sarah Dremel comes to us from The National Cancer Institute – HIV and Malignancy Branch. She is interested in the interface of Virology and…

Congratulations Graduates!

Join us in congratulating our six graduates from 2023-24 academic year. Brandon Thompson- Petri lab Sarah Wang- Dudley lab Sara Dochnal- Cliffe lab Jessica Annis- Brown lab Alison Francois- Cliffe…

Caroline Riedstra from the Drew Dudley Lab wins prize in Thesis Slam!

Caroline Riedstra explains her research:  Melanoma is one of three most likely forms of cancer to spread to and grow within the brain. Therefore, it is important for us to…

MIC Students and Faculty help Host Local High Schoolers for Latest Discover Medicine Session

The UVA School of Medicine’s Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Chapter was excited to host another session of the 2023-2024 Discover Medicine program on Thursday, March 21. They welcomed 11…

Audrey Putelo and Melanie Rutkowski: Making medicine personal: Moving away from a one-size-fits-all approach to health care

Audrey Putelo and Melanie Rutkowski, PhD are making strides in understanding how to personalize treatment to individual patients’ needs, but challenges remain. Deep in the maze of laboratories on the…

2024 Phenomenal Women Award Winner: Jen Kashatus!

"Jennifer is a gifted scientist who implements and optimizes many of the challenging techniques and protocols that the Kashatus lab uses. She frequently and selflessly donates her time and efforts…

2024 Phenomenal Women Award Winner: Alexys Riddick!

"Alexys is a 5th year Ph.D. candidate in the Hui Zong lab. She is dedicated to DEI and is very supportive of all people around her. She is known for…

MSTP Student Evan Lamb Awarded Prestigious NIH F30 Fellowship

Evan Lamb is a MSTP student in the Alison Criss lab.  F30 Project Title: “Defining Mechanisms of Complement-Mediated Killing of Neisseria Gonorrhoeae” Evan is investigating how the complement cascade of the…