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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…

Hervé Agaisse, PhD, Awarded $ 3.5 Million to Study the Role of Host Factors in Shigellosis

Hervé Agaisse, PhD, a professor in the department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, was recently awarded a five-year, 3.5 million R01 grant from the NIH to investigate the role…

MIC Researchers Identify Unknown Factor in HIV Transmission

Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology researchers have found long-sought answers to questions about HIV transmission, and those findings could lead to new ways to prevent the disease’s spread.…

Amy Bouton, PhD, Receives 2023 Research Achievement Award

Amy Bouton, PhD, Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, was honored with the Research Mentor Award, for her dedicated and extraordinary efforts to help other faculty succeed in their…

Research in Motion: Sarah Ewald, PhD

Sarah Ewald's research is feathered in "Research in Motion".  Please click the link below. Sarah Ewald, PhD (youtube.com)

Inside Cancer Careers Podcast Features Amy Bouton, PhD

Amy Bouton, PhD, Professor of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology and Ex Officio Past President of the Cancer Biology Training Consortium (CABTRAC), appeared on a recent episode of the NCI’s…

Dan Gioeli and Cancer Center Team Seek to Harness Wearable Devices to Tailor Medical Treatments

In a new scientific paper, Dan Gioeli, PhD and Philip I. Chow and collaborators, argue there is “strong but unrealized potential to harness people’s mobile sensing data to improve our…

Research in Motion: Kristin Anderson, PhD

My research is focused on modifying immune cells, specifically T cells, to recognize and kill cancer more effectively. Solid tumors like ovarian and pancreatic cancer present additional obstacles, so my…

Dave Kashatus, PhD, is leading the second Spark Innovation Competition and Serves as Next Culture Leads for UVA Health’s Culture Journey Initiative

  Dave Kashatus, PhD, is leading the second Spark Innovation Competition, which is focused on improving the research environment. The Spark Innovation Competition seeks to empower individuals and teams to make…