Category: News and Events

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! Excellence of Teaching Award for Dr. Barbie Pornillos

Dr. Barbie Ganser-Pornillos is one of this year’s recipients of the University of Virginia School of Medicine Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Dean David S. Wilkes will recognize Dr. Ganser-Pornillos’…

Dean David S. Wilkes announces that Lukas Tamm, PhD, has been appointed as chair of the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, effective July 1, 2018.

Dr. Tamm received his basic training in molecular biosciences at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, Switzerland. He spent a year at Cornell University studying microtubules by electron microscopy…

Team led by Wladek Minor, PhD creates guide for the submicroscopic world inside us

Wladek Minor's group has "established new guidelines for scientists mapping out the body molecule by molecule to help us better understand how our cells use metals such as iron and…

Minor Lab’s publication has been featured on the cover of Nature Protocols!

Metals play a variety of essential roles in biological processes, but are often improperly modeled or misidentified in protein structures determined by various methods. The Minor Lab’s publication outlining the best…

C-ville article: Researching Ebola cure

"Ebola. The flu. The common cold. None of them have cures, or even adequate prevention drugs because they evolve and splay into thousands—possibly millions—of varying strains each year."  Molecular Physiology…

We welcome Dr. Stefanie Redemann!

Stefanie Redemann, Assistant Professor is joining our department and the Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology. The Redemann Lab is interested in uncovering and understanding the underlying principles of spindle…

Congratulations to Dr. Huiwang Ai!

Dr. Ai is the winner of the 2017 American Chemical Society, Division of Toxicology,  Young Investigators Award.  Dr. Ai joined the Center for Membrane & Cell Physiology in August of…

Dr. Lukas Tamm Advocates for Science on Capitol Hill

Dr. Lukas Tamm, President of the Biophysical Society and Director of the Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology for sciences on Capitol Hill, as part of a Biophysical Society effort…