The brain. Digital health. Climate science. These are just a few topics the six finalists for 2021-22 Creativity Hubs program want to tackle. Winning teams receive $500,000 in support from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research to execute … Continued
On the same day the U.S. confirmed its first case of the omicron variant, UNC epidemiologist Justin Lessler found himself before a legislative commission answering questions about ongoing efforts to end the pandemic, encouraging state and local governments to promote … Continued
“I think there is a silver lining to [the J&J] vaccine that a lot of people don’t see,” says David Martinez, a UNC Gillings School of Public Health postdoctoral fellow. He researches immune responses to COVID-19 vaccines. Several researchers report early hints that, while J&J offers less protection up front, it may remain effective in the body for much longer.
UNC alumnus Will Larsen’s undergraduate research experience in the Galápagos made a lasting impact that helped him get to where he is today – still enjoying the great outdoors alongside science as a graduate student at Rice University, where he … Continued
At the Graduate School’s annual Three Minute Thesis competition, Ava Vargason, a doctoral candidate in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, won first place for her presentation explaining her research on the trillions of microbes in our bodies which are … Continued