Tessa Burch-Smith, assistant professor of biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology, will speak on the topic “Can Anything Good Come Out of Genetically Modified Organisms?” in Friday’s Science Forum to be held at noon in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
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Sharon Jean-Philippe, an assistant professor of urban forestry, and Sam Adams, UT campus arborist, will present “A New Vision for Trees on the University of Tennessee Campus” at the semester’s first Science Forum at noon on Friday.
Zebrafish, commonly found at pet stores, share 12,800 genes in common with humans. That link is helping researchers at UT with research that could make medicine more affordable.
Omer Onar, an Alvin M. Weinberg Fellow at ORNL, will talk about the world’s first dynamic wireless charging system without coils at this week’s Science Forum.
Stefan Spanier, physics professor at UT, will talk about the European Council for Nuclear Research’s study on matter at this week’s Science Forum on Friday, October 31.
Urbanism, sustainability, and other structural challenges that many American cities are facing will be discussed at this week’s UT Science Forum.
Good communication is key to workplace success. That’s the gist of the message Joan Rentsch, a communication studies professor, will share at this week’s Science Forum.
Emerging diseases, medical advancements, and their impact on society will be analyzed at the Science Forum this week.
Obesity touches the lives of more than one-third of American children and teenagers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This week’s Science Forum at UT will look at the obesity epidemic among adolescents and one program that’s trying to help. Sarah Colby, assistant professor of nutrition at UT, will speak at noon on Friday, September 26, in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
This week’s Science Forum at UT will look at alternative transportation energy sources and innovations. Claus Daniel, deputy director of the Sustainable Transportation program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will talk on “Electrification of Transportation: Cost and Opportunities.” His discussion begins at noon on Friday, September 19, in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.