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Department of Defense Funds Development of 'Heart-on-Chip' System for Mitochondrial Diseases

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

A two-year, $300,000 Discovery Award will enable an interdisciplinary research team to integrate patient-specific cardiac cells on a chip that could lead to testing of therapeutic drugs for treating mitochondrial diseases.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Research and Innovation Science Department of Biological Sciences Department of Biomedical Engineering

Biological Sciences Doctoral Candidate Awarded Leggett Fellowship

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Zachery D. Zbinden, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, is this year's recipient of the Harry and Jo Leggett Chancellor's Fellowship.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Research and Innovation Science Department of Biological Sciences

University of Arkansas Biologists Receive NSF CAREER Awards

Friday, April 17, 2020

Sarah DuRant and Jeffrey Lewis, assistant professors of biology, were awarded major early career awards by the National Science Foundation.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research and Innovation Science Department of Biological Sciences

U of A Donates Medical and Testing Supplies to UAMS to Help COVID Response

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Students and faculty in engineering, business and entrepreneurship can form interdisciplinary teams through a digital platform during the coronavirus pandemic.

College of Education and Health Professions Giving Health, Fitness & Wellness Department of Biological Sciences Department of Biomedical Engineering Eleanor Mann School of Nursing University of Arkansas Police Department

Biologists Give Talk on Slime Molds at International Meeting

Monday, March 23, 2020

Steve Stephenson and Fred Spiegel gave invited lectures at the 10th International Congress on the Systematics and Ecology of Myxomycetes, held Feb. 25-28 in Turrialba, Costa Rica.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Lectures Natural Environment Research and Innovation Science Department of Biological Sciences

Biology Researcher Receives Award for Work on Ozark Fish Communities

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society presented the Jimmie Pigg Memorial Outstanding Student Achievement Award to Zachery D. Zbinden, a doctoral student in biology.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Science Department of Biological Sciences

Biology Dissertation Chapter Wins Editor's Choice Award

Monday, March 09, 2020

Tyler Chafin, a doctoral candidate in biological sciences, recently published a chapter of his dissertation in the journal Heredity, and it received the journal's Editor's Choice award.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research and Innovation Science Department of Biological Sciences
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