"Virtually" every major center conducting type 1 diabetes research is now linked to the USF Pediatric Epidemiology Center led by Jeffrey Krischer, PhD
A team of USF chemists has initiated a new interdisciplinary research center called USF-SMMARTT (Smart Metal-organic Materials Advanced Research and Technology Transfer) for collaborative research in the development of 'smart' metal-organic materials, or MOMs, materials constructed from a combination of inorganic (metal) and organic (carbon-based) molecules.
Governor Charlie Crist and Draper Laboratory's CEO Jim Shields today announced Cambridge, Mass.-based Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc., will be establishing a BioMEMS R&D Center at the University of South Florida in Tampa and a Multi Chip Module (MCM) Center in St. Petersburg.
Tampa Electric, USF’s Power Center for Utility Explorations (PCUE) and Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo will partner on a project to develop, design and test a renewable solar energy system to help power the zoo's Skyfari sky ride, the project will be funded in part by a grant from the Florida High Tech Corridor.
USF’s College of Marine Science has monitored the bay area’s main shipping channel for years, using its network of buoys, sensors and computers to provide instant information regarding water levels and wind speeds at the mouth of Tampa Bay. This information is critical to emergency preparedness managers, tanker captains, pleasure boaters, and windsurfers, but the state’s recent budget crunch was one undertow that the system did not see coming.
USF Receives $1 M Grant from USDoEd and Support from Local Businesses to Study Innovative Prosthetics for Rock Climbing Enthusiasts
USF’s School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences is conducting an innovative study of the efficiency of prosthetics and rock climbing thanks to a $1 M grant from the U.S. Department of Education (USDoEd) and gracious donations of consultants’ time and facilities by local bay area and national businesses.
Just in time for summer, Bradenton veterinarian Dr. Michael C. Fleck is launching the first pet sunscreen compliant with U.S. Food & Drug Administration standards later this month. Through the University of South Florida’s USF Connect, a relationship was established that helped this entrepreneur deliver his product to market before the season was lost.
NIH has announced the availability of a Web-based tutorial that reviews the requirements of and responsibilities for compliance with the Federal regulation on Financial Conflict of Interests (FCOI).
USF Chief of Cardiology Anne Curtis, MD, weighs in on the setbacks in rhythm control for atrial fibrillation in the June 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Kandethody Ramachandran, a professor in USF’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics, was awarded $1,153,251 by the National Science Foundation (NSF), to support the STEP project, which is designed to increase student recruitment, education, and retention of students in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines.
University of South Florida’s College of Medicine faculty member John Curran, MD — a physician recognized nationally and locally for building bridges with organized medicine, the community and academic medicine — has been installed as 2008-09 president of the Hillsborough County Medical Association.
USF anthropologist Linda Whiteford named AVP for Global Strategies and International Affairs. The University of South Florida has appointed an award winning teacher and researcher as its new head of global initiatives.
As the 60th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) recognized the University of South Florida's William T. Hogarth, dean of the College of Marine Sciences, for his contributions to the commission as its current chair and for "his outstanding leadership and work on the discussion on the future of the IWC."
Transfer Technology International appointed USF's Director of Patents & Licensing, Ms. Valerie Landrio McDevitt as the company's first Director of the Scientific Advisory Board.
Angelman Syndrome research by USF Health neuroscientist Edwin Weeber, PhD, and collaborators, published last year in Nature Neuroscience, was chosen as the Scientific Highlight of the Year by the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).
Dan Huber, graduate student in biology at the University of South Florida, talks with Discovery News about his recent work with colleagues on recreating the bite of a great white shark in 3-D in order to more accurately measure the force of its bite which is currently estimated to be at 3 tons per square centimeter.
Nobel Laureate Alfred Gilman, M.D., Ph.D. will be Keynote Speaker at the Symposium on March 4, 2010.
USF’s College of Marine Science will serve as the host institution for the 2008 Coastal Cities Summit: Values & Vulnerabilities, to be held November 17-20 at the Trade Winds Island Resorts on Saint Petersburg Beach, Florida. The conference will focus on three themes: Climate Change, Risk and Vulnerability, and Sustainable Development.