The Virginia United Genetically Engineered Machine (VGEM) team, including members from the University of Virginia’s Engineering School and College of Arts & Sciences, won a bronze medal from the prestigious International Genetically Engineered Machines competition, held last November at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The 2010 VGEM team members from U.Va. are Rohini Manaktala (), Austin Chamberlin (environmental science), Megan Barron (biology), Arjun Arthreya (psychology and chemistry) and Yong Wu (chemical engineering).
- Related Awards and Honors
- Bushweller Research Lab’s paper, A small-molecule inhibitor of the aberrant transcription factor CBFβ-SMMHC delays leukemia in mice, featured in Science
- Undergraduate Chemistry Major Declan McCarthy wins Double-Hoo Award
- Rob Garrod’s research featured in Science
- Michael Webster-Gardiner named Jefferson Scholars Foundation’s Dissertation Year Jefferson Fellow