EL PASO, Texas – Ann Quiroz Gates, Ph.D., a nationally recognized computer science scholar with an extensive background in higher education administration, research and education in science, has been named vice provost for faculty affairs at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), effective Aug. 1, 2020.
EL PASO, Texas – The University of Texas at El Paso was awarded $1.3 million from the National Institutes of Health to shed light on how the combined function of neural circuits impacts specific behaviors in humans.
The STEMGrow Program, a groundbreaking initiative between The University of Texas at El Paso and El Paso Community College (EPCC) that has successfully stewarded students between the two institutions, continues to bridge gaps between faculty and students forced to be physically distant this summer by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since Amanda Labrado was a young girl, she has been passionate about rocks and the great outdoors.
EL PASO, Texas - Biology students and faculty members from The University of Texas at El Paso have discovered a new target for tuberculosis drug development. Their study recently was published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, a publication of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).
Kathleen Cox, DNP, and Guillermina R. Solis, Ph.D., assistant professors of nursing at The University of Texas at El Paso, have been inducted as Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP).
As a queer Latinx immigrant, William Campillo Terrazas, a pharmacy student at The University of Texas at El Paso, understands full well the unique challenges facing the LGBTQ+ population during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chuan Xiao, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at The University of Texas at El Paso, is contributing his expertise to research on the transmission of the novel coronavirus from animals to humans.
In the Systems Neuroscience Laboratory at The University of Texas at El Paso, where Arshad Khan, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences, directs a team of undergraduate and graduate student researchers, the focus is on mapping individual pathways of the brain – down to a cellular level – to help understand how the human brain works.
EL PASO, Texas – The contributions of researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) have yielded the first indication that carbon quantum dots, a class of nanoparticles, can be utilized to combat neurological disorders, according to a paper published in the journal Processes as part its special issue on protein biosynthesis and drug design and delivery.
A trio of researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso’s Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems (CTIS) will partner with The University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Transportation Research on a $494,000 award from the Texas Department of Transportation to create realistic conditions for assessment of asphalt mixtures in an effort to enhance their durability.
The Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) Program at The University of Texas at El Paso Department of Biological Sciences is at the helm of biomedical and behavioral research on the border, utilizing 21st century technology to promote biomedical research that includes anti-cancer drug discovery, vaccine development against infectious agents, drug addiction, health disparities, and other basic research.
EL PASO, Texas – The National Science Foundation (NSF) has approved a $114,000 RAPID award to The University of Texas at El Paso’s April Gile Thomas, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, to conduct research related to COVID-19.
Computer science students from The University of Texas at El Paso are part of a contingent from Hispanic-Serving Institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities that are working remotely during the final month of Google’s Tech Exchange program.
EL PASO, Texas – Researchers in The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry have developed a nanohybrid vehicle that can be used to optimally deliver drugs into the human body.
National statistics show that Hispanics — who comprise 82% of the population in El Paso — largely abstain from alcohol. However, when they do drink, they drink in ways that are more likely to adversely impact their lives.
The University of Texas at El Paso’s R1 designation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has raised UTEP’s national research profile and attracted highly competitive research faculty to the University. These faculty engage in meaningful academic exploration to enhance the quality of life in the Paso del Norte region and beyond.
EL PASO, Texas – Meagan Kendall, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Education and Leadership at The University of Texas at El Paso, has been awarded the majority of a $2 million collaborative grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to design engineering leadership academies as part of an effort to enhance the quality of undergraduate STEM education at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).
Research is underway at The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Pharmacy to develop vaccines and antiviral drugs to combat the novel coronavirus within 15 months to two years.
A new agreement between The University of Texas at El Paso and the City of El Paso will enable UTEP faculty and staff to assist the city’s Department of Public Health in identifying cases of the novel coronavirus.
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