Jul. 29, 2020—Our faculty heads of house and colleges and their teams are excited to learn more about their new student residents! And they’re starting by revealing some things about themselves in this special portrait series. Get to know Faculty Head of Crawford House and Professor of Biological Sciences Doug McMahon.
May. 14, 2019—Seasonal light exposure during pregnancy had effects on serotonin and depression that persisted into adulthood in mice.
Sep. 1, 2015—The Osher Lifelong Learning classes at Vanderbilt this fall draw from professors' research in areas that include earth science, Hebrew Bible, music history, urban planning and more.
Feb. 2, 2015—The discovery of a new "reset" button for the brain’s master biological clock could eventually lead to new treatments for seasonal affective disorder, reduce the adverse health effects of working the night shift, and possibly even treat jet lag.
Jul. 28, 2011—The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in June that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded.
Apr. 22, 2011—The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in March that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded: Julie A. Adams, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received an award in the amount of $25,000 by the Department of Defense for “Expeditionary Capabilities Consortium: Urban Operations Laboratory.” Theodore A. Bapty, Electrical Engineering and...
Dec. 6, 2010—The season in which babies are born can have a dramatic and persistent effect on how their biological clocks function. That is the conclusion of a new study published online on Dec. 5 by the journal Nature Neuroscience. The experiment provides the first evidence for seasonal imprinting of biological clocks in mammals and was conducted...