• Annual BME Tug of War

    Team Dominant Alleles decked in “genes” ready to take on the other teams in the annual BME Tug of War.

    September 10, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events Social
  • Transformational Project Award

    Civelek Lab has been awarded a three-year Transformational Project Award from the American Heart Association. The title of the award is “Genetic Regulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Gene Expression.”

    May 15, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events
  • Goodbye Lunch for Jewel and Lisa

    Jewel and Lisa graduated with a degree in Biology and Biomedical Engineering, respectively. Jewel will be attending a PREP program at the University of Georgia and Lisa will do a design-focused Biomedical Engineering MS program at UVA.

    May 8, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events Social
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor

    Mete was awarded the “Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year” by the UVA Office of Undergraduate Research. He was nominated for this award by Lisa, Ngozi, and Rita. See the news about this award.

    April 1, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events
  • FASEB Capitol Hill Day

    Mete represented the Genetics Society of America as part of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Capitol Hill Day to lobby Virginia lawmakers to increase funding for NIH and NSF.

    March 9, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events
  • Harrison Undergraduate Research Award

    Rita Anane-Wae and Sarah Innis, both second year BME students, were awarded the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award. Rita will work with Redouane over the summer and Sarah will be part of the summer Diabetes Research Program at UVA.

    February 1, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events
  • American Diabetes Association Funding

    Our laboratory was awarded a three-year Innovative Basic Sciences grant from the American Diabetes Association entitled “Dissecting the KLF14-regulated transcriptional network in adipocytes.” See the news about the grant.

    January 1, 2019 By Civelek Lab News & Events
  • BME Tug of War 2019

    August 28, 2018 By Civelek Lab News & Events Social
  • Second NIH Funding

    We received our second grant, a two-year R21, from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. This grant will fund our computational work to characterize loci associated with increased risk for coronary artery disease.

    August 22, 2018 By Civelek Lab News & Events
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