Dr. Angela Bricker completed the summer faculty development program where participants study topics such as human learning and adult development, integrated course design and assessment, and teaching methods that promote engagement and collaboration.
Dr. Greg Smutzer is coauthor of a recent paper: Arlt, J.M., Smutzer, G.S., and Chen, E.Y. (2017). Taste Assessment in Normal Weight and Overweight Individuals with Co-occurring Binge Eating Disorder. Appetite. 113: 239-245 [DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.02.034]. He also applied for patents related to microencapsulation and edible strips with two Temple undergraduates (Kevin Lee and Dhruti Patel).
Dr. Erik Cordes has received a new 5-year contract from the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research to explore the deep sea off of the southeast US coast. He will be leading a team with TDI Brooks International and working with scientists from the US Geological Survey to locate and understand potentially sensitive deep-sea coral and methane seep communities in advance of future energy leasing in the region.
Antonio Giordano's group investigating the potential of tomatoes to slow growth in stomach cancer was highlighted on the CST website. LINK: http://cst.temple.edu/about/news/italian-cuisine-inspired-antonio-giordanos-cancer-fighting-tomatoes-study
Other members of the group's work was highlighted by LinkedIn and Newswise: Research Reveals Gene Differences in Mouse Model Versus Humans. LINK: https://www.newswise.com/articles/research-reveals-gene-differences-in-mouse-model-versus-humans
Dr. Nei, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Biology, has won the prestigious John Scott Award for contributing to the “comfort, welfare and happiness” of humankind. Past winners include Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, R. Buckminster Fuller, Jonas Salk and Nikola Tesla. For more details see: http://cst.temple.edu/about/news/professor-nei-named-john-scott-award-winner
The 2nd International Congress on "Clinical Needs and Translational Research in Oncology," was held November 22-23, 2017 at the Centro Oncoematologico Regio Emilia (CORE), of the USL-IRCCS of Reggio Emilia, bringing together prominent oncologists from Europe and the United States.
The CORE Prize for Oncology 2017 was shared by two researchers, Professor Luca Gianni, Director of the Department of Oncology of the IRCCS Hospital, Milan, and Professor Antonio Giordano, Director of the Sbarro Health Research Organization, Temple University. Prof. Giordano was honored for his groundbreaking discoveries in the field of the cell cycle which have allowed for an understanding of the fundamental mechanisms at the basis of cancer and the development of a new class of anticancer therapeutics.