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National Academy of Sciences elects Ed Egelman

Please join us in sending huge congratulations to Ed Egelman, Harrison Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, who was just elected to the National Academy of Sciences! We are honored to have Ed as a GIDI member and colleague. See the links below for the official press release and more about Ed’s research.
NAS Online
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GIDI Spring Symposium April 24

Thank you for making the 2019 GIDI Symposium a great success.

If you missed the symposium, you can check out the talks and photos of the event HERE

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Building Bridges Lecture Kick-off

UVA Institute Directors (L-R) Jadeep Kapur (Brain), Karen Mcglathery (Environmental Resilience), Alison Criss (GIDI), Chris Barrett (Biocomplexity), and Phil Bourne (DSI, not picured), Kick off the Building Bridges Lecture Series to strengthen the culture of transdisciplinary research across Grounds. MORE

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Meet the 2019-2020 GIDI iGrant Awardees

The 2019-2020 GIDI iGrant Awardees have now been announced. Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2019-2020 Collaborative Research Grants.

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Martin Wu Presenting at 2019 GIDI Symposium

Martin Wu Presenting at 2019 GIDI symposium

05/10/2019 - 2:00pm

Congratulations to GIDI's Team Wu (Martin Wu, Ann Hays, Cirle Warren, and Hoang Sook) on their new award from the Commonwealth Health Research Board (CHRB) to study C. difficile persister cells in recurrent C.

03/25/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Building Bridges Lecture Series is organized by the Pan-University Institutes in coordination with the Office of the Vice President for Research, and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.


"We need concerted responses to handling notorious and urgent global infectious diseases."

-Alison Criss, Director