Two UTA College of Science students have been named recipients of National Science Foundation funds to further their graduate education through the NSF’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program for 2017. Priscilla Glenn, a senior biology major, and Mayowa Olawoyin, a second-year Ph.D. student in mathematics, are among the awardees.
Researchers at UTA have discovered that diet changes and early diagnosis could help outcomes for patients with Glucose Transporter Type 1 Deficiency, a rare pediatric neurological disorder that can cause motor developmental problems and trigger seizures and epilepsy. The journal JAMA Neurology published this research.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is inaugural speaker at UTA’s “Responsible Shale Energy Extraction” Conference April 21-22 at Fair Park in Dallas, as part of Earth Day Texas. This free event is chaired by UTA’s Collaborative Laboratories for Environmental Analysis and Remediation or CLEAR lab.
Researchers at UTA and University of Utah have concluded that the body’s own immune response regulates the composition of bacterial communities in the intestine that improve health and help fight off infections.
UTA and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas signed a new agreement Monday. The partnership means expanded opportunities for research which will lead to job growth in the fields of plant science and sustainability.
UTA is becoming a major cancer research institution, receiving more than $6 million dollars in new grants in 2016 to strengthen its integrated cancer research program and improve outcomes across the complete spectrum of the patient experience.
This weekend UTA hosted the launch of a multi-year collaborative project among 10 leading educational institutions that aims to increase the number of university faculty from under-represented minority groups.