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Farm sale to support agricultural sciences, forestry students

Animals suitable for raising, breeding, riding and consumption will be featured during Louisiana Tech University’s 46th Annual University Farm Production Sale, scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Tech Farm located on Louisiana Tech’s South Campus. Included in the sale will be 20 Black Baldy heifers and 20 F-1 (Brahman/Angus) heifers that will be exposed to [more]

NFBR lecture series concludes with presentation by renowned botanist

Dr. Joseph Spatafora, professor of botany and plant pathology at Oregon State University and a 1986 Louisiana Tech University alumnus, will discuss his research during a presentation titled, “Phylogenomics of Fungal Secondary Metabolism” in the final installment of Louisiana Tech’s 2015-2016 New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Spatafora’s lecture is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. [more]

Student art exhibit, auction showcases interdisciplinary creativity

Faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s biological sciences and biomedical engineering programs teamed up with art faculty from the School of Design to provide students with a unique opportunity to use their talents to promote Louisiana Tech’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. The apex of this interdisciplinary experience was the April 14 opening of [more]

Fine arts, biosciences faculty join forces to highlight student creativity

— Interdisciplinary effort features student designs to promote research lecture series — Students in Nick Bustamante’s ART 320 Painting class at Louisiana Tech University are using their artistic talents in digital design to promote biological sciences and biomedical engineering through Louisiana Tech’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. The interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty from [more]

Louisiana Tech students, professor to present research at national conference

— 3D printing, regenerative medicine research to be highlighted at Experimental Biology 2016 — Students and faculty from Louisiana Tech University will present their research in 3D bio-printing and regenerative medicine at 2016 Experimental Biology (EB), as part of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology’s Annual Meeting, April 2-6 in San Diego, California. [more]

ANS professor publishes book on life, experiences as a rural veterinarian

Dr. William Green, professor of agricultural sciences and interim director of the School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry at Louisiana Tech University, has published a book based on his experiences as a rural veterinarian titled, “Doc, Did I Wake You Up?” The book, published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, is a collection of unique and [more]

Louisiana Tech lecture series to host expert in metabolic, molecular medicine

Dr. Joseph Bass, the Charles F. Kettering Professor of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine at Northwestern University, will visit Louisiana Tech University on April 4 as part of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Bass will present a lecture titled, [more]

Louisiana Tech earns Nursing School of the Year honors

Louisiana Tech University’s Division of Nursing was named the 2016 Nursing School of the Year-Undergraduate Degree Program by the Louisiana Nursing Foundation during its Nightingale Awards Gala held recently in Baton Rouge. The annual statewide event of the Louisiana Nursing Foundation recognizes quality, service, commitment and excellence for registered nurses throughout the State of Louisiana. [more]

Louisiana Tech to host LSUHSC physiologist as part of research lecture series

Louisiana Tech University’s will host a presentation by Dr. Neil Granger, the Boyd Professor and head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, on March 14 as part of its New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Granger’s presentation titled, “How Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease after the Injury [more]

ANS professor named to list of nation’s best in healthcare informatics

Dr. Angela Kennedy, department head and professor of health informatics and information management at Louisiana Tech University, has been recognized as one of “20 of America’s Best Healthcare Informatics Researchers, Professors and Minds” by PokitDok, a provider of cloud-based web services to integrate healthcare transactions into apps, websites or products. According to its blog posting [more]