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Accolades

UT Biologist Awarded Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

April 14, 2022 by Esther R Robards-Forbes

John Wallingford, professor of molecular biosciences at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a fellowship by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

John Wallingford Headshot

Research

New Vaccine Advances Could Help Against More Viral Illnesses

March 14, 2022 by Marc Airhart

Some of the same researchers at The University of Texas at Austin who created a key to all coronavirus vaccines used in the U.S. have...

Image of researchers Ching-Lin Hsieh and Jason McLellan at a computer screen reviewing data

Research

Dried Bacteria Could Revolutionize Testing, Laboratory Science

March 3, 2022 by Esther R Robards-Forbes

When you think of the type of labs driving biomedical discoveries, you may envision beakers and test tubes filled with a rainbow of chemicals, where...

Microscopic images of E.coli bacteria.

Research

Unraveling How One of the Most Important Cell Types Form

February 14, 2022 by Esther R Robards-Forbes

Microscope image of cells

Research

Ancient Cousins, New AI Could Reveal Clues About Causes of Birth Defects

January 11, 2022 by Colleen Mulvihill

Editor's note: Each December, the journal Science identifies one scientific discovery as its "Breakthrough of the Year." For 2021, this recognition went to...

researchers working in the Marcotte lab

Accolades

Keiko Torii Receives Asahi Prize

January 4, 2022 by Christine S Sinatra

headshot of Keiko Torii