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March 30th, 2020

Cannabis and the Brain with Dr. Francesca Filbey

Dr. Francesca Filbey is the Bert Moore Endowed Chair and Professor at the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently funded Dr. Filbey’s research at the Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas $2.5 million to examine cannabis …read more

February 11th, 2020

Impure Milk Means Health Risks for Populations Across the Globe

Research at the University of Texas at Dallas offers practical recommendations to solve the milk-quality problem. A poster was created about this topic. Milk is a vital nutritional staple, especially in the developing third world. Economically motivated adulteration of milk is a serious and common problem widely reported in many countries such as Brazil, China, …read more

February 5th, 2020

UT Dallas Aims To Teach Younger Students, Too

The University of Texas at Dallas, known for its programs for undergraduate and graduate college students, also aims to impact grade school students in the areas of science, technology, engineering art, and, mathematics (STEAM). The Science and Engineering Education Center (SEEC) works with community partners and corporations to provide accessible learning opportunities meant to expand …read more

December 17th, 2019

2019 BEST Robotics Competition

Bringing science, technology, engineering, and math to middle and high school students is an overarching goal for BEST and a unique outreach opportunity for The University of Texas at Dallas.

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