Apr. 16, 2021—Assistant Professor of Chemistry Steven D. Townsend has been awarded the 2021 David Y. Gin Young Investigator Award by the American Chemical Society. The award is one that “encourages outstanding contributions to research in carbohydrate chemistry by scientists in the first seven years of their independent career.”
Mar. 31, 2021—Vanderbilt’s Muktar Aliyu, MBBS, MPH, DrPH, and Hilary Tindle, MD, MPH, will be inducted this year into the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), an elite honor society of physician-scientists from the upper ranks of academic medicine and industry.
Vanderbilt College of Arts and Science recognizes outstanding faculty teaching during COVID-19 pandemic
Mar. 8, 2021—The College of Arts and Science has recognized more than 50 faculty with COVID-19 Innovative Teaching Awards, which celebrate faculty who responded to the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19 by going above and beyond in adapting their coursework and teaching during the fall 2020 semester.
Feb. 12, 2021—Bruce Carter, professor of biochemistry and an associate director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, has been appointed to the scientific advisory board of the CMT Research Foundation, which shapes research directions and therapeutic development of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Jan. 8, 2021—Vanderbilt alumnus Graham Gaylor and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology Cody Siciliano have been named to the 2021 Forbes “30 Under 30.”
Nov. 30, 2020—Justus Ndukaife, assistant professor of electrical engineering, spent 20 minutes describing his optical nanotweezers to a panel of five distinguished professors from the United States, Australia, and China during a live online competition—Rising Stars of Light—that has drawn 260,000 viewers worldwide.
Nov. 24, 2020—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Nov. 18, 2020—Marjan Rafat, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received an award for young and innovative cancer researchers from the Concern Foundation. With it, she will investigate whether and how radiation therapy for triple negative breast cancer encourages circulating tumor cells to return to the original tumor site, creating conditions for relapse. She...
Vanderbilt environmental engineers appointed to National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board executive and climate change adaption committees
Nov. 9, 2020—Mark Abkowitz and Craig Philip will assume influential positions on the Transportation Research Board, bringing expertise and forward-looking vision to community and infrastructure resiliency planning.
Jun. 25, 2020—Read about recent faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Dec. 19, 2019—Read about recent faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Apr. 18, 2019—Read about recent faculty and student awards, appointments and achievements.