Medical-Health Technology

Landmark genetic interaction map reveals the networks of cellular life

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A new study, involving University of Minnesota researchers, is no longer looking at genes as loners, but instead as social network of the body, interacting in groups. The new approach may ultimately change our understanding of the genetic roots of diseases.

Medical-Health Technology, Research

University of Minnesota named a Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research

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The University of Minnesota has been named a Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson’s Disease Research, joining eight other centers around the country. Biomedical engineering faculty will lead project exploring novel brain stimulation approaches.

Research

Popular geosciences free mobile app adds 53 new field trip guides with 400 stops

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The free Flyover Country app now includes 53 new field trip guides for Colorado and surrounding states, including almost 400 field trip stops.

Awards-Grants

Two CSE alumni receive UMAA’s Alumni Service Award

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Two CSE alumni have been awarded the University of Minnesota Alumni Association’s Alumni Service Award.

Awards-Grants

CSE alumna honored with UMAA U40 Alumni Leader Award

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Rebekka Feist receives UMAA’s U40 Alumni Leader Award

Awards-Grants

Four CSE alumni receive Outstanding Achievement Awards

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Four CSE alumni receive the Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award, the University of Minnesota’s highest alumni honor.

Awards-Grants

Professor Lorraine Francis named 3M Chair in Experiential Learning

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The University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) announced that Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Professor Lorraine Francis has been named the 3M Chair in Experiential Learning.

Energy-Environment

University of Minnesota-led project releases 3-D elevation maps of Alaska for White House Arctic Initiative

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A team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota Polar Geospatial Center released the first-ever, publicly available set of high-resolution, three-dimensional topographic maps of the entire state of Alaska.

Medical-Health Technology

University of Minnesota awarded multimillion-dollar grant for physics-based approach to cancer

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The National Cancer Institute (NCI) awarded the University of Minnesota an $8.2 million Physical Sciences in Oncology Center (PS-OC) grant over the next five years to develop a cell migration simulator that will predict how cancer cells spread in the body leading to invasion and metastasis.

Research

Two U of M startups with ties to CSE named among nation’s “Best University Startups”

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Two University of Minnesota startups with ties to the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) have been named among the nation’s “Best University Startups 2016.”