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Six College of Natural Sciences Faculty Bring In $6.4 Million for Groundbreaking Cancer Research

Six College of Natural Sciences Faculty Bring In $6.4 Million for Groundbreaking Cancer Research

Rising young researcher and new recruit one of esteemed group of faculty receiving a new round of grants from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas.

Georgiou Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Georgiou Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

George Georgiou has been elected as a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies.
Biologist Sara Sawyer Receives Early Career Award from White House

Biologist Sara Sawyer Receives Early Career Award from White House

Sawyer, assistant professor of molecular genetics and microbiology, is being recognized for her research on the evolution of DNA repair genes, providing insight on both the formation of cancers and susceptibility to viral infection.
Faculty Awarded NIH Grants to Study Prevention and Treatment of Neurodegenerative and Vascular Diseases

Faculty Awarded NIH Grants to Study Prevention and Treatment of Neurodegenerative and Vascular Diseases

Neurobiologist Jon Pierce-Shimomura will research nervous system degeneration, which occurs through natural aging and diseases like Alzheimer's.
Top Faculty Recruited to the College With $2 Million Cancer Research Grants

Top Faculty Recruited to the College With $2 Million Cancer Research Grants

Three natural sciences professors will use substantial start-up funds to pay graduate students and get their labs up and running.

Mike Downer Named to Prestigious Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Mike Downer Named to Prestigious Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Physicist is one of seven faculty members recognized for sustained and significant contributions to education, particularly at the undergraduate level.

University of Texas at Austin Researchers Awarded $4.7 Million for Cancer Research

Grants from Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) will be used to further understand cancer biology and develop new cancer treatments.

Office Hours: Tanya Paull

We sat down with Tanya Paull to learn more about her research and its relation to tumor development.

New Susceptibility Gene for Skin Cancer Discovered By University of Texas at Austin Researchers

Discovery of gene that plays a role in susceptibility to nonmelanoma skin cancer could lead to novel strategies for prevention.

Researchers to Further Cancer Research with $3.3 Million in Grants

College researchers have received $3.3 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to train a new generation of cancer researchers and study processes related to cancer cell growth and death.