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Genomic research may be key to understanding cancer resistance in Tasmanian devils

Over the past 30 years, Australia’s Tasmanian devil population has been afflicted with an infectious cancer that has pushed the species to near extinction.

March 11, 2024Research

USF, Corridor collaboration supports infrastructure innovation, vaccine development and infection fighting strategies

USF Research & Innovation and the Florida High Tech Corridor are partnering to provide $100,000 to support the advancement of technologies developed by USF researchers.

March 4, 2024Innovation

IP attorneys to discuss open source licenses and academic tech commercialization

USF Tech Transfer and the College of Engineering will host intellectual property attorneys Steve Gardner and Heather Buchta, partners at the law firm Quarles & Brady LLP.

March 4, 2024Innovation

Three start-ups receive BRAG grants to commercialize new inventions and antibiotics

An AI-driven technology that can improve communication abilities for individuals with speech or language impairments, including stroke victims’ speech, a new surface coating that reduces heat retention to cool surfaces during hot weather and a novel medicine to combat antibiotic resistance are the products of three start-up companies that have recently received Foundation Bull Ring Accelerator Grants (BRAG).

February 29, 2024Honors and Awards

Synapse showcases USF's leadership in the tech industry

Dozens of USF tech experts, colleges, departments and startup companies transformed Amalie Arena into a dynamic hub of innovation at Synapse 2024.

February 29, 2024Innovation

Seven USF faculty named senior members of National Academy of Inventors

They are being recognized for their innovative research and patented work developing assistive devices for the disabled, treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, innovative wastewater and resource recovery technologies, integrated intelligent systems for telecommunications operations, microfluidic technologies, microbiome treatments, and robotics technologies, as well as inspiring and mentoring the next generation of innovators.

February 27, 2024Innovation

An interdisciplinary team of faculty and students turn environmental impact data into music

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Heather O’Leary’s research data on the depletion of coral reefs due to Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease and the impact of Harmful Algae Blooms on coastal economies was converted and performed as a piece of music by the university’s Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble.

February 27, 2024Innovation

USF wins AUTM's Better World Project Award for Professor Yeh's NEWgenerator

AUTM, the national organization for university technology managers, has named the University of South Florida the winner of its 2024 Better World Project Award.

February 23, 2024Honors and Awards

e-Nose technology research team garners $400K accelerator grant from NSF

An AI-powered, gas-sensing technology developed by researchers at the University of South Florida, University of Texas-Dallas and Linkoping University has received a $400,000 NSF accelerator grant. The team is led by Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Arash Takshi.

February 22, 2024Innovation

USF to tackle environmental challenges through new initiative with Tampa Bay Wave and the St. Petersburg Innovation District

USF continues to strengthen its collaboration with Tampa Bay Wave and the St. Petersburg Innovation District through the creation of a new program that addresses some of the nation’s most pressing environmental concerns.

February 21, 2024Innovation

NSF awards $650K grant to USF-led research team to address water sustainability on islands

Daniel Yeh, an environmental engineering professor in the USF College of Engineering, is leading a team of researchers focused on resilient, equitable, safe and sustainable water for islands.

February 21, 2024Research

Science fiction meets reality, USF researchers develop technique to overcome obstructed views

Using a single photograph, Murray-Bruce and his doctoral student, Robinson Czajkowski, created an algorithm that computes highly accurate, full-color three-dimensional reconstructions of areas behind obstacles – a concept that can not only help prevent car crashes, but help law enforcement experts in hostage situations, search-and-rescue and strategic military efforts.

February 21, 2024Research


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