Jan. 16, 2019—A team led by biomolecular engineer John Wilson and cancer biologist Rebecca Cook have found a way to trigger an immune response that targets breast cancer cells.
Nov. 16, 2018—Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems is unveiling the Cyber-Physical Systems Virtual Organization Portal, created and curated by researchers at Vanderbilt, Arizona State University, University of Pennsylvania, UCLA and University of Arizona.
Nov. 8, 2018—Evolutionary biologists decoded the genomes of nearly a third of known budding yeast species, allowing them to reconstruct an ancient parent’s metabolic characteristics.
Nov. 2, 2018—The Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development has received five grants totaling $6.6 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs.
Oct. 31, 2018—Far from being a weak-willed sap easily paralyzed by the emerald jewel wasp’s sting to the brain, the cockroach can deliver a stunning karate kick that saves its life, biologist Ken Catania has found.
Oct. 11, 2018—After studying layers of pumice, measuring the amount of crystals in the samples and using thermodynamic models, the team determined magma moved closer to the surface with each successive eruption.
Oct. 4, 2018—The $4 million pilot program, entitled Engineering For US All, will test the effectiveness of a standardized educational curriculum across multiple states and eventually may lead to college credit.
Oct. 2, 2018—No politics is local anymore and it’s driving us apart, according to a new mathematical model of political competitiveness developed by political economist Mattias Polborn.
Sep. 28, 2018—The Academic Pathways postdoctoral program bridges academic training and entry-level faculty positions with a particular emphasis on scholars with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Sep. 27, 2018—Vanderbilt University physicists developed detailed quantum mechanical simulations that accurately predict the outcomes of various additive combinations in water used for enhanced oil recovery.