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Louisiana Tech selects area teachers for LA-SiGMA/Shell summer research program

The LA-SiGMA/Shell Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program at Louisiana Tech University has accepted ten teachers from elementary, middle and high schools across the region into its summer 2014 program class. David Andersen (Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts), Alex Chen (Forney High School), Theresa Do (Holly Ridge Elementary School), Anna Drago (Elm [more]

I-20 Top 20 to showcase innovation, entrepreneurship

Business and community leaders, technology entrepreneurs, and leaders in innovation throughout north Louisiana will gather at Louisiana Tech University, April 29 for the second annual I-20 Top 20 Regional Showcase. On display at the event will be innovative entrepreneurs, products, and services developed through the I-20 Corridor Regional Accelerator as well as a variety of [more]

Harvard professor to present final lecture in ‘New Frontiers’ series

Dr. Konrad Hochedlinger, professor of stem cell and regenerative biology at Harvard University and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, will present a lecture titled “Understanding Cellular Reprogramming and Pluripotency” at 4:00 p.m. April 14 in University Hall on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. Hochedlinger’s presentation will be the final session in Louisiana [more]

Louisiana Tech students recognized for outstanding research presentations

Sixteen undergraduate and graduate students from across the Louisiana Tech University campus were recognized Wednesday for their outstanding oral and poster presentations during the 2014 Undergraduate/Graduate Student Research Symposium held recently in Scotty Robertson Memorial Gymnasium Louisiana Tech President Les Guice hosted the students in his office in Wyly Tower and congratulated them as they [more]

Biomed professor featured in publication for drug delivery research

Dr. Mary Caldorera-Moore, assistant professor of biomedical engineering for Louisiana Tech University’s College of Engineering and Science, is being featured in “Design News” for her research in intelligent drug delivery. The article mentions Caldorera-Moore’s research alongside that of Robert Langer, a professor at MIT and U.S. National Medal of Science winner, and Nicholas Peppas, professor [more]

Innovation, entrepreneurship collide at Louisiana Tech’s “Thingery”

America has been called the “Great Melting Pot” with a wide variety of people and experiences coming together to form new opportunities from which all can benefit.  Louisiana Tech University’s “Thingery” is embracing this same notion, bringing innovation and entrepreneurship together for the benefit of communities and economies throughout all of north Louisiana. “The Thingery [more]

Tech professor named Fellow of national biomedical organization

Dr. Leon Iasemidis, the H.A. ‘Dusty’ Rhodes Eminent Scholar Chair in Biomedical Engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has been named a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) for “outstanding contributions to understanding the origin of and to developing methods for diagnosing, predicting and treating epileptic seizures.” The AIMBE’s College of [more]

‘New Frontiers’ seminar series welcomes leading neuroscientist

Dr. Andrew Schwartz, professor of neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh, will discuss his groundbreaking research during a presentation titled, “Progress Toward a High-Performance Brain-Machine Interface” as a part of the “New Frontiers in Biomedical Research” seminar series at Louisiana Tech University. The presentation will take place at 3:30 p.m., February 10 in University Hall [more]

Louisiana Tech professor, researcher receives prestigious Humboldt Prize

Dr. Yuri Lvov, professor of chemistry and T. Pipes Eminent Endowed Chair in Micro and Nanosystems at Louisiana Tech University’s Institute for Micromanufacturing, has been selected to receive the prestigious Humboldt Research Award in chemistry, also known as the Humboldt Prize, by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. Annually, up to 100 Humboldt Prizes [more]

“New Frontiers” series welcomes renowned environmental, health researcher

Dr. Louis J. Guillette, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of the Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences Center at the Medical University of South Carolina, will present two lectures on January 27 in Louisiana Tech’s University Hall as a part of the “New Frontiers in Biomedical Research: Impacts on Health and Society” seminar series. [more]