National Science Foundation

  • Vanderbilt University

    Hinton lab maps structure of mitochondria at different life stages

    Antentor Hinton Jr. spearheaded a collaboration with labs from across Vanderbilt University, the U.S., and Brazil to create 3D maps of mitochondria inside brown adipose tissue, which may help researchers identify potential therapies to treat metabolic ailments. Read More

    Apr. 4, 2024

  • 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

  • Hinton et al receive grant to host underrepresented minorities in STEM conference

    Hinton et al receive grant to host underrepresented minorities in STEM conference

    The Quality Education for Minorities Network, in partnership with Vanderbilt University, Louisiana Tech University, North Dakota State University and Temple University researchers, has been awarded nearly $70,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation to host the Pipelines to Pathways: Humanizing Diversity in STEM Conference. The conference aims to engage… Read More

    Oct. 7, 2022