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Esteemed astrophysics professor Keivan Stassun co-authors study for NASA on increasing diversity and inclusion in space mission leadership

May 18, 2022—Keivan Stassun, Stevenson Professor of Physics and Astronomy and director of the Frist Center for Autism and Innovation, is a co-author of the study “Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in the...

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Esteemed astrophysics professor Keivan Stassun co-authors study for NASA on increasing diversity and inclusion in space mission leadership

May 18, 2022—Keivan Stassun, Stevenson Professor of Physics and Astronomy and director of the Frist Center for Autism and Innovation, is a co-author of the study “Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in the...

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Vanderbilt researchers develop new evolutionary approach for identifying proteins that functionally interact

May 4, 2022—Graduate student measures the coevolution of genes in genomes; method may fundamentally change how we identify genes with similar functions.

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Vanderbilt researchers develop new evolutionary approach for identifying proteins that functionally interact

May 4, 2022—Graduate student measures the coevolution of genes in genomes; method may fundamentally change how we identify genes with similar functions.

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NIMH awards $3.4M to Womelsdorf to study how next generation of schizophrenia drugs affects brain networks, cognition

April 28, 2022—The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded a $3.4 million grant to professor Thilo Womelsdorf to study the underlying mechanisms of action for potential drugs to regulate cognitive function...

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NIMH awards $3.4M to Womelsdorf to study how next generation of schizophrenia drugs affects brain networks, cognition

April 28, 2022—The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded a $3.4 million grant to professor Thilo Womelsdorf to study the underlying mechanisms of action for potential drugs to regulate cognitive function...

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Kalousová, Bolton receive Alzheimer’s Association awards

April 21, 2022—Lucie Kalousová, assistant professor of medicine, health and society and of sociology, has received a two-year New to the Field Award of $114,000 from the Alzheimer’s Association. Corey Bolton, a...

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Kalousová, Bolton receive Alzheimer’s Association awards

April 21, 2022—Lucie Kalousová, assistant professor of medicine, health and society and of sociology, has received a two-year New to the Field Award of $114,000 from the Alzheimer’s Association. Corey Bolton, a...

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New Study: Black women face higher maternal mortality rates than previously determined

April 18, 2022—By: Celeste Malone The effects of racism and sexism lead to higher maternal mortality rates among Black women in the U.S. than previously realized, according to new research from Associate...

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New Study: Black women face higher maternal mortality rates than previously determined

April 18, 2022—By: Celeste Malone The effects of racism and sexism lead to higher maternal mortality rates among Black women in the U.S. than previously realized, according to new research from Associate...

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Vanderbilt Unity Project launches “Unity Index” showing quarterly snapshot on Americans’ faith and trust in democracy

April 12, 2022—A new index designed by researchers at Vanderbilt University shows a steady erosion of trust in American political institutions over the past 40 years, with it hitting its lowest point...

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Vanderbilt Unity Project launches “Unity Index” showing quarterly snapshot on Americans’ faith and trust in democracy

April 12, 2022—A new index designed by researchers at Vanderbilt University shows a steady erosion of trust in American political institutions over the past 40 years, with it hitting its lowest point...

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Graduate student Steenwyk receives prestigious 2022 Harold M. Weintraub Award

March 22, 2022—Jacob Steenwyk, a sixth-year doctoral student studying biology in the Rokas Lab, is a recipient of the 2022 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award presented by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer...

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Graduate student Steenwyk receives prestigious 2022 Harold M. Weintraub Award

March 22, 2022—Jacob Steenwyk, a sixth-year doctoral student studying biology in The Rokas Lab, is a recipient of the 2022 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award presented by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer...

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NEA research grant supports study of the role of arts internships in graduates’ career opportunities

March 14, 2022—Researchers at Vanderbilt and Arizona State University recently won a two-year, $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts research grant to support a mixed-methods study on the prevalence of arts internships...

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Wikswo and VIIBRE team on track to build third-generation ‘self-driving lab’ with $1M from National Science Foundation

March 4, 2022—Vanderbilt and Chalmers University of Technology are teaming up to build a self-driving biological laboratory that uses microfluidics, artificial intelligence and machine learning to create a third-generation robot scientist that...

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Vanderbilt astronomers discover exceedingly rare star

February 11, 2022—A team of astronomers has made the discovery of a lifetime that will help answer burning questions on the evolution of stars. The group is led by Keivan Stassun, Evolutionary...

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