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UT Austin Biochemistry Professor Touts Low-Cost Technology for Diagnosing Ourselves

Andrew Ellington will describe how new biotechnology will improve health care on a global scale during the final ‘Hot Science – Cool Talks’ lecture of spring 2013. Event: “Hot Science – Cool Talks” lecture featuring Andrew Ellington, professor of biochemistry When: 7 p.m., Thursday, April 4. A pre-lecture science and community fair will begin at 5:45…   » Continue Reading

Austin Technology Incubator Awarded Grant for Wet Lab Project

The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) at The University of Texas at Austin was recently awarded a federal Economic Development Administration grant to develop a public-private partnership to support an Austin-area wet laboratory incubator. The project is a result of an earlier ATI feasibility study that quantitated demand for a wet laboratory space in the Austin vicinity.

UT Austin Opens Lab Crucial to Drug Development Process

The University of Texas at Austin is opening a laboratory that fills a critical gap in the process of developing new drugs and biotechnology products.

Professor Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Professor Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

George Georgiou, a professor at The University of Texas at Austin whose technology developments in the engineering, medical, biochemical and cellular fields could help treat tens of thousands of patients with diseases such as cancer and osteoporosis, has been elected as a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

University of Texas at Austin Bioscience Laboratory Welcomes First Corporate Tenant

A start-up company established by a Nobel Laureate chemist is the first tenant in the UTech Dorm Room, a cooperative research laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin's College of Pharmacy.

Science and Business Students Win Top Prize at Biotechnology Case Competition

Science and Business Students Win Top Prize at Biotechnology Case Competition

A team of graduate students from the McCombs School of Business and the College of Natural Sciences won top prize last month at the Wake Forest University Biotechnology Conference and Case Competition.

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur and Researcher to Lead Commercialization at The University of Texas at Austin

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur and Researcher to Lead Commercialization at The University of Texas at Austin

Richard A. Miller, M.D., a veteran biotechnology entrepreneur from Silicon Valley, has been named chief commercialization officer and research professor at The University of Texas at Austin.

Plants Grow Bigger and More Vigorously Through Changes in Their Internal Clocks

Plants Grow Bigger and More Vigorously Through Changes in Their Internal Clocks

Hybrid plants, like corn, grow bigger and better than their parents because many of their genes for photosynthesis and starch metabolism are more active during the day, report researchers from The University of Texas at Austin in a new study published in the journal Nature.