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Iovance’s AMTAGVI™ receives FDA approval for treating advanced melanoma

Iovance Therapeutics, which has a presence in the USF Research Park, has received FDA approval for AMTAGVI, a new treatment for advanced melanoma.

February 20, 2024Innovation

Assistant Professor of Physics Jacob Gayles named a 2024 Cottrell Scholar

The Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement has named USF Assistant Professor of Physics Jacob Gayles a 2024 Cottrell Scholar.

February 19, 2024Honors and Awards

Four staff members move into new roles in USF Research & Innovation

Four staff members in USF Research & Innovation have moved into new roles within the organization during the past year.

February 16, 2024Honors and Awards

USF faculty members recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards

Three University of South Florida professors who have developed new technologies for stroke identification, blood flow monitoring and neural implants have been named recipients of the university’s Excellence in Innovation Awards.

February 16, 2024Honors and Awards, Innovation

USF ranks among the top 15 public universities in new patents

For the 11th consecutive year, the University of South Florida is one of the top 15 American public research universities for producing new U.S. utility patents, according to a new ranking released today by the National Academy of Inventors.

February 15, 2024Innovation

USF remains a top producer of Fulbright Scholars

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has recognized the University of South Florida (USF) as a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars.

February 14, 2024Honors and Awards

USF research expenditures up 14%, surging to more than $461 million

USF’s research spending rose 14% in fiscal year 2023 to more than $461 million. Spending on awards funded by federal agencies, such as the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense, increased to nearly 53% of USF’s total, up from 46% five years ago.

February 13, 2024Research

'State of the Region’ researchers unveil workforce and affordability trends in the Tampa Bay region

Once again, new residents are flocking to the Tampa Bay area. On the flip side, family budgets are squeezed, with nearly 57 cents of every dollar going toward housing and transportation. That financial strain reveals an alarming narrative — full-time work is not enough to make ends meet.

February 13, 2024Research

St. Petersburg Science Festival & MarineQuest return with exciting new STEM and art exhibits

The St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest will return with more hands-on activities than ever before, including a mobile aquarium, seagrass maze and a shark show utilizing virtual reality. The event aims to inspire creativity, engage curiosity and deepen knowledge of science and the arts.

February 8, 2024Innovation

USF partners with Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to preserve more than a century of law enforcement history

USF’s internationally recognized Institute for Digital Exploration is helping the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office preserve more than 80,000 items that date back to the late 19th century – some for historical purposes, others than can hold the key to solving crime.

February 7, 2024Innovation

A team of USF professors and students turns environmental data into performance art

Why not bring music and science together? That’s the premise of an innovative group at the University of South Florida, who present data-driven music played by the USF Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble.

February 2, 2024Innovation

USF Research Park building achieves LEED Silver certification for its sustainability features

The newest facility in the University of South Florida Research Park has achieved Silver LEED Certification status for its sustainability features.

January 31, 2024Honors and Awards


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