Departmental News


  • NinthAnnual Undergraduate Research

    Symposium / ICAMS and LCRD Research Retreat. Open to undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs. Come present your posters on October 21!

  • Congratulations Bob!!!!

    According to the ACS, Professor Robert Diegelmann has the 20th most cited paper in Biochemistry, just behind a paper by a Nobel Laureate.

  • Avanti Young Investigator Award

    Associate Professor Charles Chalfant has been awarded the prestigious Avanti Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research for his pioneering work with ceramide and ceramide-1-phosphate!

  • Congratulations Paul!!!!

    Professor Paul H. Ratz received the 2010 VCU Distinguished Mentor Award, which recognizes his significant contributions to the career development of others, including colleagues, residents, fellows and students.

  • Congratulations Bill!!!!

    Dr. Bill Barton and his PhD student Tom Seegar discovered a new mechanistic role of Tie1 in angiogenesis suggesting a potential new therapeutic target for solid-tumor cancers published in March 2010 in Molecular Cell

  • Dr Larner publishes paper in Science!!!!

    Dr. Larner and his Research Team Identify New Function of Stat 3 in Cellular Respiration Published in Science in February 2009.

  • Avanti Award in Lipids

    Dr. Spiegel Honored with ASBMB Avanti Award in Lipids in April 2009.

  • Congratulations Bob!!!!

    Dr. Diegelmann Receives Recognition for the Development of WoundStat in May 2009.

  • Congratulations Tomek!!!!

    Dr. Kordula Receives the Faculty Teaching Excellence Award September 2009.

  • Dr Spiegel and colleagues publish paper in Science!!!!

    Dr. Spiegel and Colleagues, Drs. Hait, Kordula, and Milstien, Discover a New Function for Sphingosine-1-Phosphate in the Nucleus Published in Science September 2009.