Spring/Graduation Celebration

May 24, 2021 By Civelekl

We celebrated the graduation of our BME seniors and the end of the research restrictions with a party in Mete’s house. A great time was had by all.

Rita Anane-Wae is the UVA Engineering’s Outstanding Student Awardee

May 4, 2021 By Civelekl

Biomedical Engineering undergraduate student Rita Anane-Wae is 2021 UVA Engineering Outstanding Student Awardee. Rita has been tremendously successful in her undergraduate studies. She will continue her career as a process engineer at Merck. We will miss her and wish her well.

Dr. Warren Anderson accepts a position at Bristol Myers Squibb

May 4, 2021 By Civelekl

Dr. Warren Anderson will complete his postdoctoral training in the Civelek Lab on May 31st, 2021. He will be a Principal Scientist, Translational Bioinformatics Late Stage Immunology, Cardiovascular and Fibrosis at Bristol Myers Squibb in the Bay Area. We will miss him and wish him well in his new position.

Harrison Undergraduate Research Award

February 14, 2021 By Civelekl

Diana Albarracin, third-year BME student, and Zhiwen Xu, second-year Biology student were awarded the Harrison Undergraduate Research Award. This is an award given to only 40 undergraduate students around the university every year. This is the second time Zhiwen won this award. Diana joins Lisa, Rita, Ngozi, Dillon, and Zhiwen as the latest Harrison Awardees. Congratulations to all of them.

Cavalier Daily highlights our research

January 20, 2021 By Civelekl

UVA’s student newspaper Cavalier Daily featured our lab’s research in an article. You can read it here.

In depth conversation about Dr. Aherrahrou’s paper in Discover CircRes podcast

December 17, 2020 By Civelekl

You can listen to the podcast highlighting Dr. Aherrahrou’s paper recently published in Circulation Research here.

Dr. Civelek was interviewed at CBS19 News

December 8, 2020 By Civelekl

Dr. Civelek was interviewed for a news spot highlighting Dr. Aherrahrou’s paper. Check out the interview here.

Dr. Aherrahrou published his paper on genetic regulation of smooth muscle cell function

December 4, 2020 By Civelekl

Dr. Redouane Aherrahrou published his paper entitled “Genetic regulation of atherosclerosis-relevant phenotypes in human vascular smooth muscle cells” in Circulation Research. You can read about the work here.

3 Civelek Lab Members Create The Genomics Society of UVA

November 24, 2020 By Civelekl

Rita Anane-Wae, Dillon Lue, and Zhiwen Xu put their efforts together and created The Genomics Society of UVA, hoping to promote undergraduate research. You can read about it here.

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