Alissa Weaver

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt basic scientists receive National Science Foundation grant to explore RNA behavior

    Manuel Ascano and Alissa Weaver are one of nine research teams to receive funding to understand the potential biotechnological uses of RNA more fully. The research is expected to provide opportunities to partner with industry to translate knowledge gained in the laboratory into marketable new therapeutics. Read More

    Mar. 18, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    $3M NSF grant to advance biomanufacturing

    A team of Vanderbilt engineers, biologists and education specialists have received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to advance large-scale biomanufacturing of cell-derived nanoparticles that can deliver precisely targeted drugs to the site of a disease. The grant is part of the NSF’s Future Manufacturing program that is… Read More

    Sep. 28, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    High-impact science

    By Selene Colon The School of Medicine Basic Sciences would like to recognize our faculty for pursuing high-impact research that leads to national recognition of Vanderbilt’s research excellence. High-impact science is often identified by the number of citations related papers receive, but highly cited papers are not always in premier… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Alissa Weaver & Matthew Tyska named 2022 ASCB Fellows!

    Alissa Weaver, Professor and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair, Vanderbilt University, and Matthew Tyska, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, Vanderbilt University have been named 2022 ASCB Fellows. “The 2022 ASCB Fellows are individuals who have contributed broadly and significantly to the cell biology community and to the Society. We honor their scientific achievement and their… Read More

    Sep. 2, 2022