UA Geneticists Help Make Tomato Genome an Open Book
An international consortium including the UA's Dr. Rod Wing has deciphered the genetic code of the cultivated tomato and a wild relative.
Davis Travel Fellowship Winner to Study Human Attention in Netherlands
Assistant professor of Psychology Paige Scalf is going to travel halfway around the world to learn more about attention as a cognitive function.
Two UA Professors Elected to National Academy of Sciences
Roy Parker, Regents’ Professor in molecular and cellular biology, and Marcia Rieke, a Regents’ Professor in astronomy, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
UA Tests Consumer Water Filters for Contaminant Removal
A UA study of water filtration devices and the chemicals they removed appears in the March 2012 issue of Good Housekeeping, and was featured on national TV.
New Center will Aid the Transfer of Ideas to Market
Tech Launch Arizona is a new technology commercialization center designed to consolidate efforts around moving knowledge and inventions to market.
At a Loss for Words
The National Institutes of Health awarded the UA Aphasia Research Project a $2 million grant to research communication impairments in adults who have suffered brain injury.
Biosphere 2: A Model City for Sustainability
The Biosphere 2 campus will be a testing site for new solar technology as part of the Model City concept study, an environmentally sound municipality with efficient energy generation and use.
Early career award will support studies exploring links between childhood asthma and pollutants
Dr. Paloma Beamer (left), an environmental engineer, has been awarded $666,000 to study the connection between environmental pollutants and the development of respiratory disease in children.
Grants support junior faculty & community outreach projects
The UA Foundation and the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research provide grants to 16 UA junior faculty members and six UA projects that partner with the local community.
Muscular Dystrophy surveillance program awarded $1.35M
The grant from the Centers for Disease Control will expand the identification of individuals with Duchenne/Becker and other muscular dystrophies throughout Arizona. Photo: Dr. Edwin P. Ewing.