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Lukas Tamm Receives Humbolt Research Award - Mar 5, 2014
According to the foundation’s website, “The award is granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline … producing cutting-edge achievements …” Congratulations Lukas!

Discovery Offers Unprecedented Look at Regulation of Gene Expression - Jan 22, 2013
A groundbreaking new technique developed at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is allowing scientists to examine histone modifications of genetic loci - a process that regulates gene expression - in single cells ...

Cellulose Research May Offer Big Benefits for Biofuels, Infection Prevention - Dec 13, 2012 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have deciphered the secrets of the production of cellulose, the most common natural polymer on Earth, in a discovery that could have major for both biofuel production and the battle against bacterial infections ...

UVA Discovery Helps Explain Blood Pressure Regulation - Nov 13, 2012 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have shed new light on blood pressure regulation with the discovery of an unexpected mechanism by which hemoglobin controls the delivery of nitric oxide. The findings may point to a new therapeutic target for treating high blood pressure and may have far-reaching implications for many organ systems and illnesses ...

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