Skip to main content

DTRA

Significant progress toward creating “benchtop human” reported

Mar. 27, 2014—Vanderbilt physicist John Wikswo reported significant progress toward creating “homo minutus” – a human-on-a-chip that can be used to test drugs and toxins – on Mar. 26 at the Society of Toxicology meeting in Phoenix.

Read more


Nanoscale optical switch breaks miniaturization barrier

Mar. 13, 2014—An ultra-fast and ultra-small optical switch has been invented that could advance the day when photons replace electrons in the innards of consumer products ranging from cell phones to automobiles.

Read more


New tool for mining bacterial genome for novel drugs

Jan. 25, 2013—Vanderbilt biochemists have discovered that the process bacteria undergo when they become drug resistant can act as a powerful tool for drug discovery.

Read more


VIEW MORE EVENTS >