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  • Prof. Erill finds modern drug resistance in ancient bacteria

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu “The drug you design ten years from now may already be obsolete,” Ivan Erill says. In a new study in Frontiers in...
    Posted: February 13, 2019 9:36 AM
  • Prof. Burge shows aquaculture limits wild oysters' disease

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu The potential spread of disease from farmed oysters to wild oysters is a frequent concern for oyster producers and...
    Posted: February 13, 2019 9:34 AM
  • Dr. Lien explores mysterious blast from across the universe

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu A brief and unusual flash spotted on June 16, 2018  has puzzled astronomers and astrophysicists across the globe....
    Posted: February 13, 2019 9:32 AM
  • Prof. Smith developing new antibiotic targets with NIH grant

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu With antibiotic resistance on the rise, it’s critical that researchers develop new ways to stop bacteria that cause...
    Posted: February 13, 2019 9:28 AM
  • UMBC tackles hurdles in aquaculture with new NOAA grant

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu As consumer demand for fish continues to grow worldwide, scientists are working to address some of aquaculture’s...
    Posted: February 13, 2019 9:26 AM
  • From lab to museum, new grads show impact of their research

    This story was written by Sarah Hansen and first appeared on news.umbc.edu “I just had this feeling that there had to be more to this story,” says Nicolle “Niki” Konkel ’18, on the striking...
    Posted: February 13, 2019 9:25 AM
  • Hilltop to Predict Risk of Avoidable Hospitalizations

    The Hilltop Institute has entered into an interagency agreement with the Maryland Primary Care Program (MDPCP) to design and implement a model that will predict the risk of avoidable...
    Posted: February 4, 2019 2:35 PM
  • Hilltop Studies the Costs to Medicaid of Tobacco Use

    The Hilltop Institute has just completed a study funded by the Center for Mississippi Health Policy titled Estimating the Costs to Mississippi Medicaid Attributable to Tobacco. To conduct...
    Posted: January 9, 2019 4:33 PM
  • UMBC’s Tim Finin named an ACM fellow

    for work in artificial intelligence, semantic web technology
    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu UMBC’s Tim Finin, professor of computer science and electrical engineering (CSEE), has been named a fellow of the...
    Posted: January 3, 2019 9:13 AM
  • UMBC in top 150 US universities in federal research funding

    This story was written by Megan Hanks and first appeared on news.umbc.edu The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently released its latest Higher Education Research and Development (HERD)...
    Posted: January 3, 2019 9:10 AM