Funded by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute at the NIH, Jacob Schwartz, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the UA College of Science, has created a new drug treatment for cancer with a focus on Ewing’s sarcoma.
With life-critical systems like pacemakers, insulin pumps and more, how can we protect users from malware? Roman Lysecky, PhD, professor at the UA Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has created multi-modal software that allows the user to interact with the system through various modes, potentially saving lives.
Funded by the US National Science Foundation, Kathleen Melde, PhD, professor and Prabhat Baniya, PhD candidate, have created a chip-level “add-on” module that enables (multi-core) chip-to-chip wireless communication using reconfigurable antennas. Check out our video interview with Kathie and Prabhat.
Patricia Stock, PhD, professor at the University of Arizona Department of Entomology and Interim Director of the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences has discovered compounds derived from an insect opathogenic bacterium, Photorhabdus, that have antimicrobial and nematicidal properties that can potentially replace the use of harmful chemical pesticides.
Funded by the National Eye Institute in the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and Tech Launch Arizona, Jim Schwiegerling, PhD, professor at the University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences has developed a series of lenses that might shorten your trip to the eye doctor.
Funded by NIH and the Packard Foundation, Michael Worobey and Tom Watts set out to push the limits of genome sequencing. Their findings have the potential of enhancing our ability to fight pandemics.
For this month’s blog, we had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Kuhns, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Immunobiology in the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
We visited the lab of Don Gervasio, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Arizona College of Engineering. He took us on a quick tour of a recent invention: a more efficient fuel cell.
To get beyond typical plant wash bases like chlorine and hydrogen peroxide to kill microbes, Sadhana Ravishankar, PhD, has developed a safer and more natural alternative for those leafy greens. Read more about the invention, available for licensing.