Dynamic regulation of the chaperone protein Hsp27 was required to get rid of abnormally accumulating tau in the brains of mice genetically modified to develop the memory-choking tau tangles associated with Alzheimer’s disease, a University of South Florida-led study found.
Anthropology Assistant Professor Antoinette Jackson directs and manages the USF Department of Anthropology Heritage Research and Resource Management Lab. It is the first of its kind in the state. The lab’s stated mission is: “Preserving and promoting heritage as a key cultural resource for education and empowerment of all community residents and visitors.”
William Haley, Kathryn Hyer and Tamara Baker in USF’s College of Behavioral & Community Sciences’ School of Aging Studies were recently appointed to the editorial board of The Gerontologist by incoming editor, Rachel Pruchno.
The University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine (COM), Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine is pleased to announce the release of version 2.0 of IDPodcasts Mobile Viewer, one of the first infectious diseases applications ever developed for the iPad. It is the first iPadcompatible universal application developed by the University of South Florida and the first iPad application developed within the State University System.
Please read about NSF Data Sharing Policy, Data Management Plan Requirements. Links to data management requirements and plans relevant to specific Directorates, Offices, Divisions, Programs, or other NSF units are also provided.
In February 2011, the Division of Research Integrity & Compliance (DRIC) will launch an electronic system called e-COI which will replace the paper-based Financial Relationships Disclosure Form. Once implemented, eCOI will vastly improve efficiency in the review process and save a tremendous amount of investigator time when completing and submitting COI disclosures.
Two prestigious grants were recently awarded for thermal energy storage (TES) research to Prof. Yogi Goswami, director of the USF arm of FESC, and co-director of the USF Clean Energy Research Center (CERC). USF Co-PIs include CERC Director Prof. Lee Stefanakos and Mechanical Engineering’s Prof. Muhammad Rahman.
USF receives grant from National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support "Re-stitching Tampa to its Riverfront" design project. This latest round of funding totaling $26.68 million awarded through 1,057 grants is provided through three grant programs: Access to Artistic Excellence, Challenge America Fast Track, and Creative Writing Fellowships.
As an assistant professor of geography who oversees the USF Weather Center, Collins’ research is helping deconstruct mysterious weather patterns and honing in on what prompts hurricane activity in various parts of the world. Collins hopes that an accurate picture of the world’s storm patterns will help home and business owners make better decisions on how to protect their lives and property and give emergency managers better information on which to develop more comprehensive response systems.
Kathleen Heide, a Professor of Criminology at University of South Florida's College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, studies violence in children, has evaluated hundreds of troubled kids and has testified in court many times.
Geography professor Graham Tobin, Ph.D., was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers (SEDAAG). The Lifetime Achievement Award is not the first award Tobin has received from SEDAAG; he also received the Research Honors Award from the association in 2001.
More variety of training workshops have been scheduled for next year. For more information or to request training for your individual or departmental needs, contact TRAIN™. Telephone: 813-97-HELP1 (813-974-3571).