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November 20th, 2019

New Faculty Symposium

The Office of Research sponsored a New Faculty Research Symposium on November 8, 2019, providing an opportunity for new faculty members to showcase their research in a “three minute thesis” style forum. New faculty (start date after January 2019) who participate in this event, and established faculty (those hired prior to January 2019) who attend …read more

November 19th, 2019

Collaborative Think Tank with Dr. Ronald Smaldone

Dr. Ronald Smaldone is an Associate Professor of Chemistry with a research interest in nanoporous polymers. Along with Co-PIs Dr. Mihaela Stefan and Dr. Jeremiah Gassensmith, the team received a grant to host a workshop of a team of scientists from UT Dallas, and other prestigious universities, to discuss major problems and potential solutions in …read more

October 28th, 2019

Dr. Lawrence Reitzer, Defining Bacteria in UTIs

Dr. Lawrence Reitzer is a Professor in the department of Biological Sciences of the School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics at the University of Texas at Dallas. In collaboration with Dr. Philippe Zimmern of the urology department at the University of Texas Southwestern, Dr. Reitzer’s current research aims to understand and characterize the two major …read more

October 14th, 2019

Q&A with Seed Grant Winner, Dr. Bart Rypma

Dr. Bart Rypma was recently awarded the Major Extramural Grant Award (MEGA) for Development of Calibrated fMRI at the UT Dallas Center for BrainHealth Imaging Center. Dr. Rypma’s research is aimed at exploring the cognitive and neurobiological mechanisms of human memory and how those mechanisms are affected by aging and disease. Dr. Rypma is a …read more

September 30th, 2019

Big Cat Conflicts in Guyana with Andrew Stoeckel

Last summer, Andrew Stoeckl traveled to Guyana with Dr. Anthony Cummings of the Geospatial Information Science department at UT Dallas to look at human-wildcat interactions. Since returning, he has been analyzing obtained data to be included in various publications. During our conversation, Andrew reflected on his favorite aspect of research and lends advice to students …read more

September 18th, 2019

BONES with Dr. Danieli Rodrigues

Dr. Danieli Rodrigues is an Associate Professor in the department of Bioengineering at UT Dallas. She runs the BONE (Biomaterials for Osseointegration and Novel Engineering) lab to develop novel biomaterials for bone-contacting interfaces to address current challenges related to implant performance and biomaterial-implant-body interactions. Dr. Rodrigues was recently awarded a CoBRA (Collaborative Biomedical Research Award) …read more

August 27th, 2019

2019 WOW Poster Competition

On August 22, 2019, the Office of Research hosted the 2nd annual Weeks of Welcome Poster Competition. Students from the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics presented recent work to a campus audience. You can view the submitted posters here.

August 22nd, 2019

The Future of Medicine in Virtual Reality with Joel Rizzo

Joel Rizzo is a student programmer in the Center for Modeling and Simulation, humans and synthetics lab with Dr. Majorie Zielke. He is currently working on an Emotive Virtual Patient (EVP) project which is a collaborative research effort between UT Dallas and UT Southwestern to create an augmented-reality patient with natural language processing (NLP) that …read more

August 1st, 2019

R.O.A.D. to DC: Dr. Catherine Thorn

Dr. Catherine Thorn is an Assistant Professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at UT Dallas. Her research examines how learning-related changes in neural activity within the cortex and basal ganglia support memory encoding and behavioral performance improvement. We caught up with Dr. Thorn to discuss current progress with her research as well …read more

August 1st, 2019

Open Science Framework

The Office of Research is proud to announce the broad availability of OSF.io. The Open Science Framework is a platform to publicly share, host, and maintain your research artifacts. This includes but is not limited to lab documentation, research preregistration, publications, data sets, workflows, and data management plans. OSF also enables you and your team …read more