In the News
Lindsay Brettmann won the Life Technologies Award for Excellence in Molecular Biology or Genetics Research, and Kevin Hu won the Award for Excellence in Public Health, Nutrition, or Biomedical Sciences Research, at the 2013 Undergraduate Research Forum, hosted by the College of Natural Sciences.
Lindsay Brettmann wins 2013-2014 Fulbright U.S. Student award.
Excellence in Graduate Education: Joshua Russell
Joshua Russell Wins $6,000 Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award.
Research by the Pierce-Shimomura lab was included in the university’s 2012 Retrospective: Looking Back on a Historic Year.
As a member of the UT Graduate Science Outreach student group, Joshua Russell discussed his Ph.D. thesis at a local K-12 classroom. Russell presented a poster on the outreach program at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Oct. 13-17, 2012.
The high value of short-lived worms, January 2012, Know, The University of Texas at Austin.
One chemical makes you crawl, another makes you swim, if you are C. elegans, December 2011, Scientific American.
Encouraging Era for Treating Down syndrome, November 2011, Austin American-Statesman.
Tests on Mutated Worms Uncover Drugs for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, November 2011, KEYE TV, Austin CBS affiliate.
Parkinsonian Worms May Hold the Key to Identifying Drugs for Parkinson’s Disease, November 2011, e! Science News.
“Parkinsonian” Worms May Hold the Key to Identifying Drugs for Parkinson’s Disease, Says Scientist, November 2011, News, The University of Texas at Austin.
Reversing Ageing, October 2011, Features, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin.
Jon’s Worms, 2011 September/October issue of The Alcalde, the alumni magazine of The University of Texas at Austin.
New Photoreceptor Technology Aids Waggoner Center Studies, 2010 fall newsletter, Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research, The University of Texas at Austin.
The Sound of Silence, 2008 winter issue of Focus on Science, the magazine of the College of Natural Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin.