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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Engineer, biologist team up to reverse aging

Cockrell School of Engineering Associate Professor Adela Ben-Yakar and College of Natural Sciences Assistant Professor Jon Pierce-Shimomura received a competitive $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The grant will fund research that aims to prevent degeneration of the nervous system, which occurs through natural aging and diseases like Alzheimer's. Photo by Marsha Miller

Cockrell School of Engineering Associate Professor Adela Ben-Yakar and College of Natural Sciences Assistant Professor Jon Pierce-Shimomura received a competitive $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The grant will fund research that aims to prevent degeneration of the nervous system, which occurs through natural aging and diseases like Alzheimer’s. Photo by Marsha Miller

This article originally appeared on the Cockrell School of Engineering Web site. It was written by Melissa Mixon.

Technology developed by researchers at The University of
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

The Research Alert gets a makeover

research_alertThe Research Alert, the e-newsletter for the university’s research community, has entered the 21st with a new look.

Now in html format, the Research Alert e-mail is brighter, cleaner and easier to read and includes photos and other images.

The weekly Research Alert notifies researchers of funding opportunities in the sciences, arts and humanities. The newsletter is put together and published by the Office of the Vice President for Research.

The Research Alert also has news about awards made to UT Austin researchers,
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