Karen Maruska, LSU assistant professor of biological sciences and 2013 recipient of the Ralph E. Powe Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities, and postdoctoral scholar Brian Grone at the University of California, San Francisco, have uncovered the long lost twin of one of the most extensively studied genes in the brain. The researchers’… Read More
The LSU System has about 140 active licensing agreements with businesses, and it received 16 patents for new inventions in the last fiscal year, LSU Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research-Technology Transfer Andy Maas told the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge this afternoon.
BATON ROUGE –Seven current LSU students or recent graduates have been recognized by the National Science Foundation, or NSF, as 2015 Graduate Fellows, and three received honorable mention. The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, or GRFP, recognizes and supports exemplary students in the NSF-supported STEM fields who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral… Read More
When she arrived at LSU in 1976 to study English, Mary Manhein was focused on sentence structures, Southern authors and completing her degree while raising two elementary school-age sons. More than 30 years later, as her career is winding down, Manhein is one of the most well-known forensic anthropologists in the nation thanks to her… Read More
Business Report: New LSU Inventorship Showcase highlights tech transfer between researchers and regional business community
The LSU Office of Innovation and Technology Commercialization will showcase the breakthrough technologies, inventions and potential commercial applications of LSU researchers to the regional business community at a first-of-its kind event next month.
Renewable Natural Resources Professor Zhijun Liu is planting the seeds of change for cancer treatment. One of his specializations is working with medicinal plants, and since 2008, he has been using his expertise to reduce the effects of chemotherapy on cancer patients.
Using a novel, helicopter-borne sensor to penetrate below the surface of large swathes of terrain, a team of researchers supported by the National Science Foundation, or NSF, has gathered compelling evidence that beneath the Antarctica ice-free McMurdo Dry Valleys lies a salty aquifer that may support previously unknown microbial ecosystems and retain evidence of ancient… Read More
LSU’s Stephenson Disaster Management Institute will partner with a California company in an effort to solve cyber security issues for critical infrastructure. The institute will use California-based Ixia’s PerfectStorm test in its “cyber range” to simulate cyber attacks on structures that provide basic but vital services, such as power stations and water treatment plants.