Author: Marissa Shapiro
Sep. 29, 2020—Zelik and team demonstrate how a clothing-like exoskeleton can reduce back muscle fatigue and providing needed physical relief to material handlers, medical professionals and frontline workers.
Sep. 25, 2020—In a regional webinar on Friday, Kelvin Droegemeier, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, urged researchers to be aware of the pervasive threat by some foreign governments to the United States. The talk was hosted by Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee System.
Vanderbilt biologists test evolutionary theories with novel empirical study of ‘cheater’ mitochondria
Sep. 25, 2020—Studying “cheater” and “cooperative” mitochondria under environmental pressure delivers solid evolutionary conclusions in a longstanding theoretical field.
Vanderbilt researcher receives $3.9 million in grants to redesign regional transit system using artificial intelligence, community engagement
Sep. 17, 2020—Working on multiple elements of Chattanooga’s transit system, Abhishek Dubey is reimagining the way a city moves.
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Director Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier to speak Sept. 25
Sep. 16, 2020—Kelvin Droegemeier, director of The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will deliver a regional webinar on Friday, Sept. 25, co-hosted by Vanderbilt and the University of Tennessee System.
Sep. 16, 2020—During a summer of exoplanet discoveries, astronomer Keivan Stassun helps identify new worlds and expand understanding of our own.
Vanderbilt researchers extend software-development efforts for sustainable microgrids through $2.5 million Department of Defense project
Sep. 15, 2020—Vanderbilt leading green energy project to better manage microgrids, local energy systems, funded by the Department of Defense.
Sep. 14, 2020—By popular demand, computer science engineers develop additional open online courses on Coursera, sharing Vanderbilt-caliber education with people around the world.
International collaboration with Vanderbilt scientists sheds light on rare exocyst mutations that cause severe developmental disabilities in children
Sep. 14, 2020—Mukhtar Ahmed, Christian de Caestecker and Ian Macara, in collaboration with geneticists from Australia and Italy discover novel mutations in the Exocyst, providing new understanding of a critical cellular protein complex.
Vanderbilt scientists awarded NSF grant to examine the future of international shipping in the Arctic Ocean
Sep. 11, 2020—Comparing risk of shipping along the Arctic and the Suez Canal through 2100 scientists weigh factors including climate change in their calculations.
Sep. 11, 2020—A new $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health is enabling Vanderbilt University chemist Renã A.S. Robinson to expand her research on racial disparities in Alzheimer’s and other diseases.
Vanderbilt team works across disciplines to replicate cellular filament behavior for the first time, shedding new light on a fundamental cellular process
Sep. 8, 2020—Cell biologists, physicists and computer scientists use computational modeling to pinpoint the components that shape cell behavior.