Subhrangsu Mandal, right, and Linda Perrotti are using a $439K grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate ovarian hormones’ role in regulating cholesterol balance in the blood, and examining their effect on cardiovascular health or disease.
Misty Martin has excelled while balancing classes and lab research with being a mom. She plans to go on to medical school and make a career out of helping others through medicine and research.
The College and University presented awards in a variety of categories for the 2017-18 academic year, with COS faculty and staff members receiving numerous accolades for their efforts.
Greg Hale, UTeach Arlington co-director and assistant dean of science, is the recipient of the UTeach STEM Education Association’s (USEA) 2018 Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award.
They found a link between a strong immune response in diseased corals and a lower expression of genes associated with growth and reproduction. Co-authors of the study include, from left, UTA Ph.D. graduate in biology Lauren Fuess, associate professor of biology Laura Mydlarz, and UTA Ph.D. graduate in biology Whitney Mann.
The funding brings close to $1.5 million in a Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program grant to promote the recruitment, preparation and induction of new science and mathematics teachers, and adds computer science and engineering teachers to the pool.