3/20/2017: Bevan & Brown Sigma Xi video featuring Creighton Friend. We would like to thank Jonathan Briganti, Hytham Soueid, Dr. Anne Brown, Dr. Stephanie Lewis, and Dr. David Bevan.


1/27/2015: Congratulations to Hannah for being featured in The Roanoke Times for her Summer 2015 plans. Hannah will run across the USA (San Francisco, CA to Baltimore, MD) to support the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. Article


9/24/2014: The Bevan Lab would like to extend its condolences to the family of lab alumna Caroline Osborne, who passed away after a long illness on September 4, 2014. She will be remembered fondly by all who knew her and had the opportunity to work with her. In Memoriam

5/16/2014: Congratulations to our 2014 graduates - Jerilyn, Karen, and Suh finished their B.S. degrees!

4/9/2014: Congratulations to Anne for winning the S.J. Ritchey Award for research in the area of aging.


6/11/2013: Congratulations to Nikki for passing her dissertation defense!!

5/18/2013: Congratulations to our 2013 graduates - Franco, Stacey, Isabelle, and Melissa finished their B.S. degrees!

4/29/2013: Congratulations to Anne for being accepted into the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Graduate Teaching Program!

4/18/2013: Congratulations to Anne for passing her prelim!

3/29/2013: The award winners at the Graduate Education Week awards banquet:

2/28/2013: Congratulations to Dr. Bevan for winning the award for outstanding adviser in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics!

2/28/2013: Congratulations to Nikki for winning the Graduate School's outstanding doctoral student in an interdisciplinary program!

2/27/2013: Congratulations to Justin for winning the Graduate School's outstanding dissertation award for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics!


11/21/2012: Our work was featured on the cover of the Special Issue on Alzheimer's Disease of ACS Chemical Neuroscience.

7/11/2012: Keeping up with our alumni, Caroline Osborne (VT class of 2007) was recently featured in a front-page Roanoke Times article about her experience in medical school.

5/11/2012: Congratulations to our 2012 graduates - Justin got his Ph.D. and Ross, Madeline, Nick, and Zulma finished their B.S. degrees!

3/26/2012: Congratulations to Justin for winning the award for outstanding doctoral student in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences!

3/7/2012: We are participating in a new interdisciplinary project, funded by the NIH (VT News story).

3/7/2012: Congratulations to Justin for passing his dissertation defense!

1/25/2012: Congratulations to Somaye for passing her dissertation defense!


5/13/11: Congratulations to Joe for graduating with his Ph.D., and to Lera and Michaila for finishing their undergraduate degrees! Best of luck in the future!

4/14/11: Zulma and Michaila are participating in the Undergraduate Research and Prospective Graduate Student Conference. See the photo gallery.

4/14/11: Congratulations to Joe for winning the award for outstanding doctoral student in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences!


6/15/10: We welcome Dr. Rogerio Sotelo-Mundo and Dr. Aldo Arvizu-Flores from the Universidad de Sonora in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. We look forward to productive meetings and a fruitful collaboration!

5/17/10: Justin and Sahil will be traveling up to James Madison University on Friday to present at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Virginia Academy of Science. Sahil's talk is entitled "Experimental and Computational Approaches to Identify Selective Inhibitors of Casein Kinase 1 from Trypanosoma cruzi," and Justin's talk is entitled "Advancing Therapeutics for Alzheimer's Disease Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations."


10/16/09: Congratulations to Justin for winning first prize in the Student Biomedical poster category at the 6th Annual Via Research Recognition Day!

7/22/09: We're off to the Protein Society's 23rd Annual Symposium in Boston. Joe will be presenting a poster, "Using Molecular Modeling to Investigate the Curious Nature of the p53 C-terminus" (co-authored by C. Finkielstein, D. Capelluto, and D. Bevan); Justin will be presenting a poster, "Dissolving Alzheimer's Amyloid Plaques with Red Wine: Insights from Molecular Dynamics Simulations" (co-authored by D. Bevan).

4/16/09: Congratulations to Justin for passing his prelim!

3/27/09: Congratulations to Joe for winning the Best Poster prize at the 4th Annual Virginia Tech Structural Biology Symposium. That makes two years in a row!


5/11/08: Congratulations to J.P. for graduating with a B.S. in Chemistry! Best of luck!

4/21/08: Congratulations to Joe for passing his prelim! He is officially on track for his Ph.D.


7/26/07: The Protein Society Symposium was a great time. Congratulations to Caroline for winning a prize in the poster competition! Only 10 winners were chosen from 220 posters, and only two of the winners were undergraduates. View the photo gallery

5/24/07: Caroline and Justin will be traveling to Boston in July with Dr. Bevan to participate in the Protein Society's 21st Annual Symposium. Caroline will be presenting her poster, "Kinetic Studies and Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Structure and Function of Zea mays β-Glucosidase." Justin will be giving a poster and platform presentation, "A Comparative Molecular Dynamics Analysis of the Amyloid-&beta Peptide in a Lipid Bilayer: Insights into the Molecular Mechanism of Alzheimer's Disease."

5/12/07: Congratulations to Jory on earning her Ph.D.! Undergrads Will, Justin, and Caroline also earned their B.S. degrees in Biochemistry, with Caroline adding a B.A. in Chemistry on top of that!