Thursday, July, 27th, 2017 News OVPR
Laboratories throughout Tufts often have reason to transport materials that may be hazardous in some way, such biohazardous, toxic, or radioactive. It is important for individuals to transport these materials in a way that contains the hazard within an appropriate transport container. When packaged correctly, hazardous materials can be safely carried through public spaces without Read More
Wednesday, July, 19th, 2017 DISC Updates News
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Wednesday, July, 19th, 2017 News Opportunities
The workshop organizers are offering an opportunity for emerging researchers to exhibit their research in novel methods for evaluating natural experiments in obesity prevention and control. The ODP will award the top emerging researchers with travel awards based on the quality of their submitted abstract. For this activity, an emerging researcher is defined as a graduate Read More
Monday, July, 10th, 2017 Award Highlights
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Friday, June, 30th, 2017 News
It’s the season for tick bites. Each year, at least 300,000 people contract Lyme disease and about 10 to 15 percent report stubborn, long-lasting symptoms like achy joints, fatigue and memory lapses despite treatment. What are the mysteries of Lyme, and why is there no effective vaccine on the market for humans? Science correspondent Miles Read More
Friday, June, 23rd, 2017 News
Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA), at a U.S. House Agriculture Committee hearing, praised the leadership of Tufts University and the ARS Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging for their leadership in agriculture research.
Tuesday, June, 20th, 2017 News OVPR
The Offices of the Provost and Vice Provost for Research are pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of seed grants through the Tufts Collaborates Seed Grant Program. This program seeks to encourage the essential first steps in interdisciplinary collaboration by supporting new faculty pilot projects that engage at least two disciplines and cross institutional lines. Read More
Wednesday, June, 14th, 2017 News Researchers in the News
Michael Levin led a team that examined how living in space affected the growth and regeneration of planarian flatworms and how their bodies adjust upon their return to Earth. Levin and Junji Morokuma are quoted. Researchers sent flatworms aboard the International Space Station for five weeks to study how an absence of normal gravity can Read More
Tuesday, June, 13th, 2017 Appointments News
Message from Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health: I am very pleased with the news that President Trump intends to select Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless, M.D., as the new director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Sharpless’ current roles at the University of North Carolina include serving as director of Read More
Thursday, June, 8th, 2017 News OVPR Researchers in the News
Each year two prizes are awarded annually, made possible by generous gifts from the Zucker family. The Milton O. and Natalie V. Zucker Prize is awarded annually to a woman scientist for outstanding research in any department of Tufts Medical School. The Zucker Family Prize is awarded annually to any member of the TUSM faculty Read More