Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

November 20, 2017
One of the most difficult to treat cancers – triple-negative breast cancer – may be vulnerable to a new approach, an early study indicates.
November 16, 2017
After three months on the job, Melur K. “Ram” Ramasubramanian is promoting collaboration among researchers from many fields in attacking the problems that will attract new sources of research funding.
November 15, 2017
The heart’s scaffolding, the “extracellular matrix,” is important to determining how well heart cells function – but is little studied. Until now.
November 08, 2017
A daylong event showcasing UVA activities in big data and data science will feature leading experts from Google, New York Times and Elder Research.
November 07, 2017
Meeting as a group for the first time, members of a new UVA institute began planning for action to mitigate infectious disease risks.
November 02, 2017
UVA environmental scientists have been monitoring stream water quality in the national park for decades. Then a wildfire presented an opportunity to study rapid changes in water chemistry.
November 02, 2017
On Monday, UVA will host a symposium designed to ramp up the biofabrication of body tissue. A UVA expert briefs us on the state of the art in the burgeoning field.
October 20, 2017
Physicist Cass Sackett is part of a new NASA mission, bringing novel physics experimentation to the International Space Station.
October 18, 2017
Beyond Pluto! Planetary scientist Anne Verbiscer is targeting an outer solar system object for new understanding of a mysterious region of space.
October 10, 2017
Located on a remote mountaintop in Southwest Virginia, Mountain Lake Biological Station offers a near-perfect setting for a range of biological studies.