June 06, 2017
A Tulane endocrinologist has co-authored a guide in the latest issue of Cell Metabolism to help scientists who study obesity, diabetes or other metabolic diseases better account for inherent sex differences in research.
June 01, 2017
A team of scientists, including virologists from Tulane University, have for the first time mapped the molecular structure of an elusive surface protein on the Lassa virus that allows the pathogen to infect human cells. The breakthrough, more than a decade in the making, is featured on the cover of Science.
May 16, 2017
An interdisciplinary team from Tulane University’s bioinnovation and biomedical engineering departments has won the International Business Model Competition (IBMC) in Mountain View, California, receiving a first-place prize of $30,000.
May 11, 2017
After 17 years as dean, Nick Altiero is leaving his post. He looks back with pride at a record of accomplishment and forward to a bright future for the school.
April 27, 2017
A team from one of the nation’s hottest biotech sectors tapped Tulane Bioinnovation PhD student Nicholas Pashos to join an intensive, four-month program in San Francisco to fast-track high-potential startups.
April 12, 2017
A combination of densely populated cities and porous borders between neighboring countries helped ignite the historically deadly West African Ebola outbreak that killed more than 11,200 people, according to a comprehensive genetic study of the virus published in Nature.
April 07, 2017
Zhiqiang Mao, the Nicholas J. Altiero Professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, received the Outstanding Researcher Award from the School of Science and Engineering on Thursday.
April 06, 2017
Tulane University has formally relaunched the School of Continuing Studies as the School of Professional Advancement. The school is one of six at Tulane that offer both undergraduate and graduate programs.
April 04, 2017
Some scientists reject consciousness study outright, arguing that there is no mystery to consciousness—the brain creates the mind, end of story. To explore consciousness is to invite scientifically unprovable concepts such as higher powers, miracles and intelligent design. But philosophers say, wait a minute, There is much more to discover about how we understand and experience the world.
April 04, 2017
Some scientists reject consciousness study outright, arguing that there is no mystery to consciousness—the brain creates the mind, end of story. To explore consciousness is to invite scientifically unprovable concepts such as higher powers, miracles and intelligent design. But philosophers say, wait a minute, there is much more to discover about how we understand and experience the world.
April 02, 2017
Dr. Andrew Lackner, who served as director of the Tulane National Primate Research Center since 2001, passed away Sunday, April 2. Read an excerpt of President Mike Fitts' message to the Primate Center community.
March 29, 2017
Computer scientists are in the thick of the hot field of artificial intelligence. They touch lives in all kinds of ways from programming ethics into self-driving cars to interpreting how the brain reads sounds.
March 24, 2017
David Armentor, digital imaging specialist in the Tulane School of Architecture, welcomes the Tulane community to use a new cutting-edge printing and scanning center located in the Digital Output Lab on the uptown campus.