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Laura receives the 2015 Robert R. Wagner Award for outstanding research in the MIC department! Way to go, Laura!

Laura Gonyar, a former PhD student in the Kendall Lab was selected as the winner of the 2015  Robert R. Wagner Prize for Outstanding Research in Microbiology    Laura received the Wagner…

Search for inexpensive, accessible test for Ebola

MIC Professor Daniel Engel, PhD and structural biologist Zygmunt S. Derewenda, PhD search for inexpensive, accessible test for Ebola. "Derewenda and Engel recently made a breakthrough in Ebola research when…

UVA Team IDs effect of chronic stress on fat cells

MIC/Cell Signaling Center Researcher Lifu Wang in the David Brautigan Lab (UVA Cell Signaling Center) and team ID effect of chronic stress on fat cells. "The findings provide valuable insight…

MIC Students present at Mid-Atlantic Microbial Pathogenesis Meeting

MIC students Laura Gonyar, Emily Billings and Carrie Cowardin and postdoc Richard Juneau presented at the Mid-Atlantic Microbial Pathogenesis Meeting, January 25-27. This meeting occurs every 2 years and showcases…

School of Medicine Awards 2014: Dean’s Award for Excellence in Team Science Research

Congratulations to Kodi S. Ravichandran, Douglas A. Bayliss, Norbert Leitinger, Brant Isakson, Mark Yeager, Ulrike M. Lorenz, and Bimal Desai for winning the distinguished Dean’s Award for Excellence in Team…

SOM 2014 Awards for MIC Faculty

School of Medicine Awards 2014: Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Alison Criss, PhD received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching! Information about the award can be found here.…

Article of significant interest by Laura Gonyar

Congratulations to Laura Gonyar, a graduate student in the Kendall lab - her article, "Ethanolamine and choline promote expression of putative and characterized fimbriae in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7" was chosen as a…

Gene helps HIV virus adapt and maybe hide from the immune system

MIC Myles H. Thaler Center Professors Lou Hammarskjöld, MD, PhD and David Rekosh, PhD discovered how a specific HIV gene helps the virus adapt, and it may also help HIV…

Winner of the 2014 Robert R. Wagner Prize for Outstanding Research in Microbiology.

Brittany Johnson (from Alison Criss's laboratory), has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Robert R. Wagner Prize for Outstanding Research in Microbiology. Brittany will receive the Wagner Award…

2014 MIC Outstanding Student Award

Christine Coquery (from Loren Erickson’s laboratory), has been selected as the the 2014 MIC Outstanding Student, and will be the MIC Graduate Program's nominee for the Peach and Hungerford Awards.…