The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently visited the Louisiana Business & Technology Center at the LSU Innovation Park to meet with St. James Technologies, or SJTechs, in celebration of National Manufacturing Day. SJTechs is an electronics design and contract manufacturer that specializes in sensors and industrial applications.
LSU CAMD, Middleton Library Host Scientific Photo Exhibition Oct. 21-Nov. 14 Highlighting Synchrotron Technology
LSU Veterinary School faculty participate in NIH and USDA Study Sections for infectious disease research
Five LSU School of Veterinary Medicine faculty serve on or have accepted invitations to participate in Study Sections in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): Kevin Macaluso, PhD; Juan Martinez, PhD; Samithamby Jeyaseelan, DVM, PhD; Christopher Mores, ScD; Antonieta Guerrero-Plata, PhD.
The Louisiana Business and Technology Center’s prototyping center ProtoStripes was awarded $25,000 by the Louisiana Business Incubation Association, or LBIA. The grant will be used to purchase a Creaform 3D scanner for the prototyping center. With the addition of the 3D scanner, the LBTC will be able to shrink the cost and time it would… Read More
Recent Honors College graduate Edward Lo has had his 2013 Honors Thesis accepted for publication in Geo-Marine Letters, a prestigious marine geology scholarly journal. Edward is the first author, and his thesis advisor Dr. Samuel Bentley, Director of the LSU Coastal Studies Institute, is second author. Dr. Kehui Xu, Assistant Professor of Oceanography at LSU, is third… Read More
The Neotropics, a region rich in rainforests that stretches from Mexico to the southernmost tip of South America, is rich in bird biodiversity. Now, scientists have challenged a commonly held view that explains how so many species of birds came to inhabit this area, revealing a bit more about the movements of birds.
In a study that sheds light on the origin of bird species in the biologically rich rainforests of South America, LSU Museum of Natural Science Director and Roy Paul Daniels Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, Robb Brumfield, and an international team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation, or NSF, published a… Read More
All 14 member universities of the Southeastern Conference will be represented by faculty and administrators who will participate in the 2014 SEC Symposium in Atlanta on Sept. 21-23. A number of LSU researchers will be part of the discussion on “Prevention of Obesity: Overcoming a 21st Century Public Health Challenge” symposium at the Hyatt Regency… Read More
LSU’s Mark Batzer, LSU Boyd Professor and Dr. Mary Lou Applewhite Distinguished Professor, along with Research Assistant Professor Miriam Konkel and Research Associate Jerilyn Walker in Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Science, contributed to an article featured on the cover of the scientific journal Nature, titled “Gibbon Genome and the Fast Karyotype… Read More
LSU Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Professor Robert Twilley, a fellow in the Coastal Studies Institute, is the lead investigator of a joint project focusing on the sustainability of deltaic landscapes. The project, “DELTA SEES: Sustainability of Deltaic Coastlines – The Trillion Dollar Problem,” has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s, or NSF,… Read More