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May 21st, 2020

Dr. Price Secures Research Funding From NIH

Dr. Ted Price was awarded nearly $800 thousand from the National Institute of Health (NIH) in conjunction with Thomas Jefferson University to study extracellular mechanisms regulating synaptic functions and pain plasticity. His research aims to determine the mechanism mediating the EphB-NDMAR interaction, characterize molecules and other tools to disrupt this interaction, and determine whether preventing …read more

May 19th, 2020

NSF Career Previous Awardee Panel Webinar

This panel discussion provides practical tips and guidance on not only program development and writing, but what happens during the review process.  The panelists include Drs. Kyle Fox, Yifei Lou, and Faruck Morcos, with Dr. Ravi Prakash participating as the moderator.

May 19th, 2020

Dr. Bryan Black’s Alternative to Opioid-Based Pain Management is Funded by NIH

Congratulations to Dr. Bryan Black for his National Institute of Health (NIH) award for hiPSC-based DRG Tissue Mimics on Multi-well Microelectrode Arrays as a Tissue Chip Model of Acute and Chronic Nociception. The project seeks to develop an innovative 3D tissue-chip model of acute and chronic pain using human-derived sensory neurons, immunoreactive support cells, and …read more

May 19th, 2020

Wind Energy with Dr. Rotea

Dr. Mario Rotea is the Erik Jonson Chair and Professor and Department Head of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Rotea also serves as Director of UT Dallas’ WindSTAR Center. His research involves optimization and control of wind energy systems. Dr. Rotea took a beat to discuss why his research matters …read more

May 5th, 2020

NIH Grants Dr. Morcos $1.8 Million for Research

Dr. Faruck Morcos received a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research on Characterizing the Effects of Protein and RNA Variability in Molecular Function and Interactions. The project’s goal is to quantify and uncover the spectrum of functional biomolecular variability sculpted by evolutionary processes. This will help Dr. Morcos …read more

May 4th, 2020

Spring 2020 Seed Grant Winners

The Office of Research’s seed grant initiatives provide funding for faculty across various disciplines. The University’s award from the State of Texas National Research University Fund (NRUF) has helped us afford these internal funding opportunities. Congratulations to this year’s recipients: Seed Program for Interdisciplinary Research (SPIRe) The Marriage of Two-Dimensional Materials and Topological Insulators $100,000 …read more

April 22nd, 2020

Research 411: COI & Startups

In this talk show, Conor Wakeman and Steve Guengerich discuss the startup ecosystem at UTD and how faculty and researchers can avoid conflict of interest when starting a company to commercialize UTD technology.

April 22nd, 2020

Dr. D’Arcy Receives Nearly $2 million from NIH

Dr. Sheena D’Arcy received a $1.9 million award from the National Institute of Health (NIH) for her Molecular Mechanisms Underlying the Regulation of Local Chromatin Structure project. Her research will focus on the quantification of nucleosome dynamics and the molecular basis of its regulation. The proposed work will impact translational studies motivated to develop anti-fungal …read more