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Chancellor Honors Research and Creative Achievement at Annual Banquet

Research and Creative Achievement Awards

Daniella Corbetta, Steve McCallum, Thomas Papenbrock, Leon Tolbert Monica Black, Shawn Campagna, Sarah Colby, and Gong Gu won Research and Creative Achievement Awards at the 2016 Chancellor’s Honors Awards Banquet.

Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek honored faculty, staff and students for their research and creative achievements over the past year at the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet Tuesday.

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UT Researchers Find Unique Regulatory Pattern that Promotes Essential Cell Function

Maitreyi Das

Maitreyi Das, an assistant professor in UT’s Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology.

Scientists and clinicians often encounter road blocks in designing specific treatments for diseases like cancer or developmental disorders because proteins that regulate cell functions through complex mechanisms are misunderstood.

A researcher at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has discovered a novel aspect of a fundamental cellular process that could be a key to overcoming that barrier.
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Funding Opportunities Roundup, April 15

Limited Submissions

Find information about limited submissions on the Limited Submissions Opportunities page.

Innovation Corps- National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites)

The purpose of an I-Corps Site is to nurture and support multiple, local teams to transition their ideas, devices, processes or other intellectual activities into the marketplace. A competitive proposal for an I-Corps Site will be led by an institution having an already existing unit whose goal is to assist faculty, students and other academic personnel to engage in entrepreneurial activities and transition scientific and technological innovations. Such units are typically called: innovation centers, entrepreneurial centers, technology incubators, etc. Their mission is to provide resources to individuals and teams in the form of space, seed funding, entrepreneurial mentoring, curriculum, or other assets needed to transition technology into the marketplace. While different institutions may choose different mechanisms for achieving the goals of an I-Corps Site, certain characteristics of a Site must be consistent – the make-up of the teams the Site supports, the origin and nature of the projects, and the kind of support that is provided to the teams by the Site.
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Drumheller-Horton Participating in Crowdsourcing Competition

Stephanie Drumheller-Horton, assistant adjunct professor and lecturer in earth and planetary sciences, is involved in a unique funding competition. She and partner Christopher Noto, assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Wisconsin at Parkside and research affiliate with the Perot Museum, have been selected to participate in’s Paleontology Challenge.
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