Dr. Alan R. Price will present on “Public Research Misconduct Cases in Texas: What We Can Learn From Them and How to Avoid Such a Case in Your Lab”
Research at University of Houston
At the University of Houston, faculty and students conduct world-class research through more than 40 research centers and in every academic department. From biomedical sciences to community advancement to arts and human enrichment, UH research regularly breaks new ground and opens doors to new ways of understanding the world.
By Marisa Ramirez:: Math and science fiction meet at the University of Houston. Learn more in this UH Moment.
By Melissa Carroll:: More than 40 to 50 percent of the cigarettes in the United States are consumed by people with anxiety and other mental disorders, according to Michael J. Zvolensky Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Distinguished University Professor at the University of Houston and director of the new Anxiety and Health Research Laboratory – Substance Use Treatment Clinic.
By Marisa Ramirez:: Music may calm the savage beast, but it also inspires the future researcher. Listen to the story on UH Moment.
By Shawn Lindsey:: The University of Houston received a legacy gift from The Stanford and Joan Alexander Foundation to create The Stanford Alexander Center for Excellence in Real Estate in UH’s C.T. Bauer College of Business.
By Lisa Merkl:: Ognjen Miljanic, assistant professor of chemistry, is the first UH faculty member to be selected as a 2013 Cottrell Scholar. Miljanic is this year’s only recipient from Texas.
By Marisa Ramirez:: Alonso S. Perales, one of the first Mexican-American lawyers in Texas, spent his life defending the civil rights of Mexican-Americans. Now a renowned UH law scholar who edited a book on Perales will donate royalties to create a scholarship.
By Laura Tolley:: Melanoma Research Alliance awards grant to Navin Varadarajan to study a therapy that has helped melanoma patients who aren't responding to other treatments.
By Marisa Ramirez:: Rugby athletes are thought to be the toughest in sports. Wearing minimal padding to protect against the maul, they’re a scrum of toughness and athleticism. A UH professor is exploring how that perception of athletes changes when the toughness comes from a wheelchair.
By Laura Tolley:: Professor Peter Vekilov received a grant from NASA to further his research into crystal formation aboard the International Space Station.
By Lisa Merkl:: A device co-developed by a UH physicist to detect the spread of breast cancer and allow physicians to better plan intervention is extending its market reach, bringing it another step closer to clinical trials in the U.S.
By Marisa Ramirez:: Twelve University of Houston students are packing for La Crosse, Wis. for the 27th National Conference on Undergraduate Research. More than 3,500 undergraduates from 45 states, plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada, are expected.
By Marisa Ramirez:: A five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institute of Health / National Institute of Drug Abuse will support research from the College of Education to investigate mechanisms that influence drug-related health disparities in the African-American community.
By Marisa Ramirez:: A research study from the University of Houston Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP) partners with NASA and astronauts aboard the International Space Station to examine how spaceflight affects the immune system.
By Lisa Merkl:: More than 200 delegates from around the world will assemble at UH next week to share research and discoveries about oil and the environment at an international conference on the economic and environmental use of fossils.
By Lisa Merkl:: The Welch Foundation named UH chemist Olafs Daugulis the 2013 recipient of the Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research. This is the first time it has been bestowed upon a UH faculty member.
By Lisa Merkl:: An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Houston has found a new way to influence the vital serotonin signaling system — possibly leading to more effective medications with fewer side effects.
By Laura Tolley:: University of Houston President Renu Khator has named Dow Chair Professor Ramanan Krishnamoorti as a special assistant to the president/chancellor for UH Energy, a collection of the university’s preeminent energy research and education programs.
By Lisa Merkl:: The University of Houston System Board of Regents took a bold step Wednesday to address changing health care needs by unanimously approving the creation of a Health Science Center at UH.
By Richard Bonnin:: Adding to an impressive list of accomplishments that continues to raise the national profile of the University of Houston, President Renu Khator has recruited and hired retired NASA astronaut and engineer Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar to lead a new University STEM Center (science, technology, engineering and math) and to join the faculty of the College of Engineering.
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