Posts Tagged ‘research’

Why Where You Live Can Impact Lung Health

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Why Where You Live Can Impact Lung Health Poor air quality where you live can increase risk for lung-related diseases like asthma and COPD, but Texas ChE research indicates it can even increase risk for obesity.

Students Step Up to Help COVID-19 Testing Companies

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Students Step Up to Help COVID-19 Testing Companies Students from Jennifer Maynard’s lab are transferring their skills and training from researching infectious disease therapies and vaccines towards helping produce and analyze COVID-19 tests.

Novel Hydrogel Platform Enables On-demand Bioproduction

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Novel Hydrogel Platform Enables On-demand Bioproduction Texas ChE researchers publish a paper showcasing a hydrogel platform that could make it easier to access medicines in areas where pharmacies, doctor's offices or refrigeration are scarce.

“Antibody-like” T Cell Receptors May Be New Potential Treatment for Cytomegalovirus (#CMV) and Brain Tumors

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“Antibody-like” T Cell Receptors May Be New Potential Treatment for Cytomegalovirus (#CMV) and Brain Tumors

Texas ChE Professor Jennifer Maynard and her research team have engineered “antibody-like” T cell receptors that can specifically stick to cells infected with cytomegalovirus, or CMV, a virus that causes lifelong infection in more than half of all adults by age 40. These receptors represent a new potential treatment option, could aid the development of Read the rest »

Top 10 Highlights of 2018

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Top 10 Highlights of 2018 An established tradition, we invite you to celebrate some of our top achievements and highlights from this year.

Shivani Shah, Henykumari Patel win Student Writing Flag Award

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Shivani Shah, Henykumari Patel win Student Writing Flag Award

Henykumari Patel (left) and Shivani Shah (right).

This spring, the School of Undergraduate Studies honored outstanding student papers written within the last year during its second Writing Flag Awards. Texas ChE students, Shivani Shah and Henykumari Patel, won first place in the collaborative paper category. Their paper, Ethical Analysis and Report of the Blue Read the rest »

New Lithium Collection Method Could Boost Global Supply

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New Lithium Collection Method Could Boost Global Supply Global demand for lithium has quickly outpaced the rate at which it can be mined or recycled, but a University of Texas at Austin professor and his research team may have a solution.

Alumni in Academia

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Alumni in Academia

The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering is well established in preparing students for careers in industry, but many of our students also go on to pursue roles in research, teaching and administration. Texas ChE graduates have taught and conducted research at nearly 90 universities around the world, including some of the top engineering programs in … Read the rest »

Maynard Group’s Preclinical Findings Bring Whooping Cough Treatment Closer to Human Trials

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Maynard Group’s Preclinical Findings Bring Whooping Cough Treatment Closer to Human Trials

Texas ChE researchers recently published preclinical test results showing the use of antibodies in mice and baboons was successful in providing short-term immunity and an accelerated recovery from pertussis, also known as whooping cough. The findings, which were published in a paper on Dec. 2 in Science Translational Medicine, will help advance the treatment … Read the rest »

2015 Graduate Student Paper of the Year and TA of the Year Awards

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