Knowing the variations in genomes across populations is essential to research design to reveal why certain people or groups of people may be more or less susceptible to common health conditions, such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
When the university’s Rising to the Challenge campaign concluded in October, the Whiting School had raised a record-breaking $292.6 million. Here’s how philanthropy has provided our faculty and students with the opportunities and resources they need to flourish, achieve, and make a difference.
“The goal is to create a robust, industrial-strength national storage substrate that can impact 80 percent of the NSF research community,” says Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Alexander Szalay.
It’s time to stop using the words “unprecedented” or “one in a pick-your-large-number-year flood” to fool ourselves into believing that we’re experiencing one-off weather that can’t be defended against.
Yannis Kevrekidis and his collaborators work on algorithms that exploit data to enhance, or even circumvent, conventional modeling of chemical and biological systems, and help scientists better predict system behavior—from reaction rates to materials properties.
Paul Ferraro is looking to win-win incentives to save the Chesapeake Bay—and the planet.