Research at UT Dallas

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The Office of Research and Innovation fosters the advancement of cutting-edge research discoveries and technology at the University of Texas at Dallas, an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas that has achieved Tier One national research status.

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thumbnail Researchers Illustrate How Caregiver Speech Shapes Infant Brain
Dr. Meghan Swanson directs UT Dallas’ Baby Brain Lab, which seeks to better understand how the infant brain develops and how to support optimal development. A team led by a University of Texas at Dallas neurodevelopment researcher has uncovered some of the most conclusive evidence yet that parents who talk more to their infants improve [...]


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thumbnail Team Creates Potentially Faster Test for Urinary Tract Infections
From left: Dr. Shalini Prasad, Dr. Nicole De Nisco and biomedical engineering doctoral student Antra Ganguly MS’17 are working on a biosensor that may detect a urinary tract infection within minutes. “We could take this technology and adapt it to any kind of urine diagnostic based on different kinds of molecules,” De Nisco said. Researchers [...]


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thumbnail Researcher Tastes Success in Winning Young Chemist Award
Manish Samson’s work in the lab at UT Dallas involves preparing and testing food samples. The biology senior received the 2023 Metrohm Young Chemist Award for his contributions to the development of portable sensor technology to detect pesticides and genetically modified organisms in food. Manish Samson is no ordinary undergraduate student. Since The University of [...]


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