UT will celebrate the seventh annual Research Week April 11–15 with a series of events centered around research, art, and scholarship from undergraduate students across campus.
At 3:45 p.m. Monday, April 11, David Songstad, director of cell biology at Cibus, a San Diego-based biotechnology company known as a leader in precision gene editing for agriculture, will present the Department of Plant Sciences Seminar “Genome Editing: Beyond GMOs.”
Forensic Magazine featured UT’s Anthropology Research Facility–commonly known as the Body Farm–in this story about new forensic techniques that might help law enforcement solve crimes.
Thirty students have been selected to participate in the 2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program (SURIP). The program, administered by the Office of Undergraduate Research, pairs an undergraduate student with a faculty mentor to conduct research during the summer.
The Board of Trustees approved a proposal Friday to rename a joint UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory research institute. The Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences is now the Shull Wollan Center—A Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences, named in honor of two esteemed physicists and pioneers in neutron scattering, Clifford Shull and Ernest Wollan.
The Board of Trustees approved two proposals today to name a national research center and a new residence hall on the Knoxville campus.
UT has been selected to participate in a $317 million public-private partnership run by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and announced today by US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter.
Researchers from the College of Nursing are seeking young adults from Appalachia to participate in a diabetes study.
Neal Stewart Jr., professor of plant sciences and Ivan Racheff Chair of Excellence in Plant Molecular Genetics, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
The New Yorker magazine and the Washington Post recently featured a new book co-edited by Stephen Blackwell, a UT professor of Russian.