Archie A. Silver, MD, a Distinguished Scholar and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at USF, died Wednesday, Feb. 24. He was 93.
It all started with a YouTube video. Eden Feldman, outreach coordinator of USF’s Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center (PDMDC), saw a short movie posted on the internet featuring a group of seniors having fun performing a dance to a song from West Side Story. She thought it would be wonderful if her clients had that kind of opportunity.
The University of South Florida launched the nation’s first School of Global Sustainability Thursday, an innovative effort aimed at preparing students for a new generation of “green collar” careers and finding solutions for a world challenged with the protection of its fragile environment and limited resources.
A new laboratory is changing the climate of research at the USF College of Nursing, attracting bright students and accomplished veteran faculty from around the world.
The Biobehavioral Laboratory, which opened in the summer of 2009, is a comprehensive wet laboratory research facility that enables College researchers to launch and support biological data analysis for multiple faculty and student projects.
As part of a group called Central Florida Innovation, Marshall Goodman, VP and CEO of the University of South Florida Polytechnic, attended the world's largest technology trade show to help attract high-tech companies to central Florida. Held in Las Vegas Jan. 7-10, the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world's biggest platform for new technology.
The Home Depot Foundation's Awards of Excellence for Sustainable Community Development recognizes public-private partnerships that have successfully developed projects and/or initiatives that promote and exemplify a more sustainable community. The program seeks to recognize sustainable projects that take a holistic, integrated approach, whereby sustainability planning, affordable housing, and the creation of green spaces and planting of trees are inextricably linked.
New Considerations for Applications and Awards under the New NIH Guidelines for Human Stem Cell Research
NIH Notice (NOT-OD-10-056) released on February 19, 2010 lifting the restriction on additional materials for applications proposing the use of hESC going to review in May/June 2010 Councils and thereafter.
Led by USF anthropologist Erin Kimmerle and geologist Sarah Kruse, a half-dozen graduate students and one undergraduate from USF marked out specific locations of the three graves at Memorial Park Cemetery and helped Pinellas authorities remove the bodies on Feb. 10 for lab testing.
USF’s Office of Research & Innovation is proud to announce the 2010 Research Administration Faculty Fellows: Kiki Caruson, associate professor of government and international affairs, and Sudeep Sarkar, a professor of computer science and engineering.
A tumor cell interacts with the environment around it, urging nearby cells to mutate and causing them to become inflamed, two actions that help a tumor grow.
Knowing how tumor cells initiate these changes is the basis of current cancer research the world over because knowing this could mean direct, dramatic strategies for drug delivery.
Adriana (Anda) Iamnitchi, assistant professor of Computer Science and Engineering in the College of Engineering, received a five-year award totaling $485,000 from the National Science Foundation, CAREER: Socially-Aware Distributed Systems.
Dr. Dmitry Goldgof, professor of Computer Science and Engineering, has been named to the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Systems, Man & Cybernetics (SMC) Society Board of Governors.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) is pleased to announce that Dr. Karen A. Holbrook has been elected vice chair of its Board of Directors. The board provides policy and fiduciary oversight of ORAU operations for its membership.
Dr. Cynthia Patterson of the University of South Florida Polytechnic has received an honorable mention from the "Research Society for American Periodicals in its ProQuest-RSAP Prize for scholarship on American periodicals.
Dr. Lockey, Distinguished University Health Professor and director of Allergy and Immunology at USF and James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital, was recently elected president of the World Allergy Organization (WAO).
A leading international malaria expert, Wilbur Milhous’ career has spanned five continents. He has spent his life tracking drug-resistant strains of malaria and promoting global health initiatives to prevent and combat the mosquito-borne tropical disease.
The 2010 series will begin on Thursday, Feb. 25, with an appearance by astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History and Visiting Research Scientist and Lecturer at Princeton University. America’s leading astrophysicist, a noted economist, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and a cultural theorist are among the seven speakers.
Location: Don CeSar Hotel in St. Petersburg Beach, FL
For more information or to register for the upcoming USF Women in Surgery Career Conference, please go to www.cme.hsc.usf.edu/wis/
For more information on the USF Women in Surgery initiative, contact Dr. Sharona Ross at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 813-844-4006.
Date: Mar 16, 2010
Time: 9am - 10am
Location: IDRB/Oak View Room
SIG 109/Science & Technology Bldg.
This workshop provides "TRAINees" with an overview of the Award Setup phase of the research administration life cycle, highlighting the process steps and forms, including the Grant Budget Release and subaccount documentation.