COVID-19 Game Changer
Aug 26, 2021A discovery by Texas A&M chemist Wenshe Ray Liu and his research group leads to an agreement with a California biopharmaceutical company to develop a drug that could be the most effective treatment yet for patients with COVID-19, including more aggressive variants of the virus such as Delta and others.
Jul 30, 2021Alex Keene, a leading neuroscientist, geneticist and evolutionary biologist and professor of biological sciences at Florida Atlantic University since 2015, has been appointed as head of the Texas A&M Department of Biology, effective August 1, 2021.
Nov 30, 2017Texas A&M astronomer Casey Papovich is a co-investigator for one of the 13 proposals recently selected to go forward as the first official round of science using the $8 billion James Webb Space Telescope, the latest NASA wonder involving Papovich's chair namesake Ralph Schilling '68.
Math & Stat Fair 2022
Jan 26, 2022Texas A&M is gearing up to host hundreds of students and their families Saturday, February 26, in the John R. Blocker Building for some free math- and stat-inspired fun in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the annual Mathematics and Statistics Fair.
In Service of Science
Targeted Brain Therapeutics
Jan 24, 2022Dr. Ya Wang, holder of the Leland T. Jordan Career Development Professorship in Texas A&M's J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical Engineering, will present the 2021-2022 Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Memorial Lecture, set for 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, January 26, in Room 440 of the Zachry Engineering Education Complex.
Science of Inspiration
Jan 20, 2022On Jan. 8, Texas A&M served as the host site for judging for the eighth annual U.S. Crystal Growing Competition, a national contest that challenges teams of K-12 students and educators to test their scientific abilities in determining who can grow the biggest, most beautiful crystals while experiencing a bit of the beauty and symmetry intrinsic to the field of chemistry.
Quantifying Quantum Optics
Dec 22, 2021Texas A&M physicist and Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering member Girish Agarwal is part of an international effort to quantify wave-particle duality in photons that has been selected as a "Physics World" Top 10 Breakthrough of 2021.
Excellence in Aggieland
Dec 21, 2021For the second consecutive year, the Texas A&M Society of Physics Students chapter has been recognized by the association's national office for its excellence as a top-tier student-led physical sciences organization among the hundreds of chapters located at colleges and universities across the United States and internationally.
Leaders in Isotope Science
Rising Research Star
Dec 09, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M chemist Sarbajit Banerjee, who has been selected by The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas to receive the 2022 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Science, one of four such annual awards celebrating rising stars in the Texas research community and their pioneering achievements.
Honoring HOH and His Legacy
Dec 03, 2021Harvard University statistician, computer scientist and National Academy of Medicine and Sciences member Susan Murphy will visit the Texas A&M campus Dec. 6 as the guest speaker for the biennial H.O. Hartley Lecture, sponsored by the Texas A&M Department of Statistics.
Postdoc With Potential
Dec 02, 2021Texas A&M biology postdoctoral research associate Elizabeth Brown has been selected as one of 32 inaugural Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) K99 Fellows in recognition of her research promise and compelling commitment to diversity in the biomedical sciences.
Basic Turned Breakthrough
Nov 30, 2021More than 40 years after helping to create a compound now being used to treat peripheral T-cell lymphoma in Japan, Texas A&M Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Ralph Zingaro is set to be recognized for his basic-turned-breakthrough research success by Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp at a December 9 Community of Faculty Retirees Chancellor's Luncheon on the Texas A&M campus.