Hundreds of students, faculty, scientists, friends and the curious flowed through the Marshall Student Center Friday to view undergraduate student research projects on a mind-numbing spectrum of projects. It was the University of South Florida’s ninth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Scholarship prizes totaling $10,000 went to top research projects and presentations.
The University of South Florida Memory Disorder Clinic will host two sessions Friday, May 13, to inform the public, senior service providers and local law enforcement officials about the Florida Silver Alert program.
For many undergraduate researchers, it’s easier to immerse themselves in projects that hit close to home. Melanie Kantor, a senior and biomedical sciences major, uses this reason for her passion towards the undergraduate research she conducted at USF.
USF researchers have developed a new technique to identify potentially crop-killing viruses before they strike by hunting for unknown viruses using both the lowly whitefly and advanced DNA-sequencing techniques.
Dr. Paul Sanberg, Distinguished University Professor and senior associate vice president for research and innovation at the University of South Florida, received the Everfront Award at the 4th Pan Pacific Symposium on Stem Cell and Cancer Research held earlier this month in Taichung, Taiwan.
How Tampa Bay's incubators and accelerators help nurture concepts into companies. Two West Point graduates hanging out in Hawaii, both physicists, were ready to move forward on a high-tech device that senses IEDs, those roadside bombs that have caused so much havoc for our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Breitbart Lab recently published a paper describing the diversity and distribution of single-stranded DNA phages in the North Atlantic Ocean. As the first study to examine the biogeography and diversity of ssDNA marine phage, this paper has been featured on the ISME Journal website.
University of South Florida College of Public Health student Jordan B. Markel, 22, was invited earlier this spring to travel to the Cleveland Clinic, where he presented his original research project “Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Complex Spinal Surgery: Impact of a Protocol Change at Children’s Hospital.” He was awarded third place and a $250 scholarship.
The Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper (H.O.W) organization announced today that they have awarded a $100,000 fellowship grant to a team of researchers at USF Health and Moffitt Cancer Center.
This policy notice sets forth the requirements for data and safety monitoring (DSM) for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)-conducted or -supported research involving interventions with human subjects where there is a greater than minimal risk (45 CFR 46.102), to ensure the safety of participants and the validity and integrity of the data.
See Notice NOT-OD-11-073. The intent of this Notice is to provide information on the statutory provisions that limit the use of funds on National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant, cooperative agreement, and contract awards for FY2011.
Her ground-breaking research in several areas related to aging has earned Paula Bickford, PhD, the 2011 Denham Harman Research Award from the American Aging Association.
Forensics isn’t just popular fodder for television these days, it’s gained ground with real research done by students. At the University of South Florida, undergraduate students are working on research with real-life implications for law enforcement and medical examiners.
USF senior Derek Hayward will be graduating in two weeks and there is no doubt, he has made his mark at USF. Winning first place in the Social Sciences category at the Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 15th, 2011 Derek’s research contributes to the understanding and prevention of earthquakes worldwide.
In November 2010 Karen Holbrook was charged with heading up international initiatives for the University of South Florida. With the addition of this role she now oversees the Office of Research & Innovation and USF World (formerly International Affairs) to create an integrated, system-wide global research strategy for the university.
USF’s Kala Vairavamoorthy to deliver prestigious Cambridge University lecture on urban water security. Kala Vairavamoorthy, USF’s globe-trotting director of the School of Global Sustainability and the Patel Center for Global Solutions, will deliver a prestigious lecture on water security Wednesday at Cambridge University.
Registration is currently open and closes Tuesday May 24th, 2011!! For the past eight years, the USF Office of Research and Innovation has supported this worthwhile summer program. The return on investment is reflected in the 752 compelling proposals submitted, totaling more than $225 million in competitive proposals, which has yielded 277 awards with more than $54 million in award dollars.