Nov. 30, 2018—Qi Liu, PhD, Ken Lau, PhD, and colleagues have developed a new tool, sc-UniFrac, to quantify diverse cell types in single-cell studies.
Nov. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt's 10 newest endowed chair holders, who come from six schools and colleges across campus, were lauded for their exemplary teaching and scholarship at a Nov. 27 ceremony .
Nov. 28, 2018—Angelina Hernandez-Carretero, a staff scientist at the City of Hope Beckman Research Institute, will discuss "Novel Regulators of Obesity-Induced Insulin Resistance and Diabetes" on Thursday, Dec. 6, as part of Vanderbilt's Discovery Science Emerging Scholars Lecture Series.
Nov. 19, 2018—Recommendations from the national report “Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine” will be presented on campus Nov. 26.
Nov. 12, 2018—Lisa Monteggia is professor of pharmacology and Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute.
Nov. 6, 2018—The next Discovery Sciences Emerging Scholars Lecture will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 4 p.m. in 206 Preston Research Building. Luisa Escobar-Hoyos, a postdoctoral research fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and research assistant professor at Stony Brook University, will discuss her pancreatic cancer research.
Oct. 30, 2018—A memorial symposium will be held in honor of Professor H. Alex Brown on Monday, Nov. 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Commons Center Multipurpose Room.
Oct. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt chemists have been awarded $7.2 million over the next five years from the National Cancer Institute to lead an initiative to better understand how a combination chemotherapy for breast cancer targets DNA.
Oct. 11, 2018—Loss of a protein that regulates mitochondrial function can greatly increase the risk of a heart attack, report Eric Gamazon, Sandra Zinkel and graduate students Christie Salisbury-Ruf and Clinton Bertram in new research.
Sep. 28, 2018—Biochemistry professor Richard Caprioli, director of the Mass Spectrometry Research Center, and Jeff Spraggins, research assistant professor of biochemistry, and their team will build a platform to molecularly characterize cells.
Sep. 27, 2018—A trans-institutional team of researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University has received an $11 million Cancer Moonshot grant to build a single-cell resolution atlas to map out the routes that benign colonic polyps take to progress to colorectal cancer, the third most common cancer among both men and women in the United States.
Sep. 21, 2018—Research led by Matthew Tyska gives new insight into the formation of the lining of the gut that helps us absorb nutrients and guard against illness.