Laura Dobbins, a Baylor University graduate student from Knoxville, Tenn. has been awarded a Greater Research Opportunities Graduate Fellowship by the Environmental Protection Agency. Dobbins is among 98 students chosen from more than 1,200 applicants nationwide for the highly coveted fellowships.
Baylor's Institute of Biomedical Studies Expands Options For Graduates
Baylor University's Institute of Biomedical Studies has signed a two-year inter-institutional agreement with one of the nation's leading cancer research centers, the Mary Crowley Medical Research Center (MCMRC) in Dallas, which will allow Baylor graduate students to conduct their graduate studies in MCMRC labs.
Baylor Researchers Identify Compounds When Making Cellulosic Ethanol
As cellulosic ethanol becomes more and more a front-runner to help reduce the country's "addiction to oil," the high cost of producing it still stands as one of the major hurdles. But now, Baylor University researchers have identified about 40 different compounds created in the pre-treatment step when making cellulosic ethanol that could be responsible for restricting the fermenting process, which ultimately leads to higher production costs.
Baylor Scientists Expand Cancer Treatment Research
Two Baylor University researchers have been awarded several significant grants from OXiGENE Inc., an international biopharmaceutical company, to continue and greatly expand their research into new cancer fighting compounds.
Baylor Programs Ranked in U.S. News Grad School Survey
Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, biological sciences and health disciplines were among those nationally ranked in the 2008 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," which was released today (Friday, March 30) by U.S.News & World Report.
Baylor Grad to Lead Baylor Health Care System Trustees
Judge Ed Kinkeade, a graduate of Baylor University and Baylor Law School, has been named chairman of the board of trustees of the Baylor Health Care System (BHCS). He will serve a two-year term.
Baylor's Institute of Biomedical Studies Provides Clinically Relevant Research Opportunities For Students
Two Baylor University adjunct faculty members and a Baylor graduate student are working to develop vaccines against melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. In another project, a Baylor adjunct faculty member and a graduate student are researching islet cell transplantation to treat diabetes. These are just two of the latest examples of the research students are involved in through Baylor's Institute of Biomedical Studies.
SCIENTISTS AT BAYLOR INSTITUTE FOR IMMUNOLOGY RESEARCH RECEIVE $3 MILLION GRANT TO CREATE CANCER VACCINES
Baylor Institute for Immunology Research (BIIR), a component of Baylor Research Institute, has been awarded a three-year, $3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop vaccines against melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer.
Dr. Eric Lyng Doctoral Dinner Photos
Congratulations to Eric Lyng, Ph.D.
BMS Students honored by GSA for ISF Presentation
BMS Student Awarded MCMRC Excellence Award
Baylor Institute for Immunology Research Reports Success in Treating Children with Juvenile Arthritis
Baylor Research Institute Receives $2.9 Million to Study Lupus