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Peter Kasson named 2021 Pinn Scholar for his timely project “Protecting against future pandemic viruses that don’t yet infect humans.”

Pinn Scholars are mid-career faculty selected on the basis of their scientific expertise and research productivity, and contributions to the School of Medicine and to the greater research community, including…

Faculty Position: TENURED/TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION in Cryo Electron Microscopy or Tomography

TENURED/TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION in Cryo Electron Microscopy or Tomography (ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, FULL PROFESSOR) The Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics at the University of Virginia invites applications for a…

Congratulations Pornillos Lab for paper in Science on reconstitution of HIV replication

There is great news from Owen Pornillos' lab. They published a paper in Science on the Reconstitution and visualization of capsid-dependent replication of HIV transcription.  See https://science.sciencemag.org/content/370/6513/eabc8420.long  

Biophysical Society names Dr. Lukas Tamm in their 2021 Class of Fellows

Dr. Lukas Tamm has been honored as a member of the 2021 Class of Fellows in recognition for his contributions to our understanding of the structural biology and functional biophysics…

Ai Lab develops improvement to fluorescent biosensors widely used in scientific and medical research.

Congratulations to Dr. Huiwang Ai and his lab, on their new red-shifted biosensor paper published in Nature Chemical Biology and  highlighted in UVA Today by Science feature writer Josh Barney.…

Jochen Zimmer’s lab published structure of plant cellulose synthase in Science

Jochen Zimmer’s lab published structure of plant cellulose synthase in Science. Cellulose is the most abundant biopolymer produced on earth. Cellulose synthase is an trimeric integral membrane protein that stiches…

Important paper on COVID-19 spread by Peter Kasson and Lynn Kamerlin getting world news coverage

Managing COVID-19 spread with voluntary public-health measures: Sweden as a case study for pandemic control Shina C L Kamerlin, Peter M Kasson  Clinical Infectious Diseases, ciaa864, https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa864  Published: 01 July…

We celebrate Mateusz Czub from Wladek Minor’s lab, recently awarded a Wagner fellowship

Please join us in congratulating Mateusz Czub for earning the Robert R. Wagner Fellowship. In 1997, Bob and Mary Wagner established The Robert R. Wagner Fellowship Fund with the goal…

Congratulations to the Isakson Lab! In the course of 8 days, Dr. Brant Isakson and his Lab received a lot of great news…

            In the course of 8 days, Dr. Brant Isakson and his Lab received a lot of great news: —Claire Ruddiman (2nd year Pharm student…

Congratulations Dr. Minor: Testosterone discovery may explain low levels in men with diabetes.

March 27, 2019 Josh Barney, jdb9a@virginia.edu UVa Today Scientists at the University of Virginia and elsewhere have mapped out how the body transports testosterone, and their surprising findings may explain…