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In Profile: Sam Prien walks a technology bridge between AFS, Tech’s HSC

In Profile: Sam Prien walks a technology bridge between AFS, Tech’s HSC

 Sam Prien’s work world is divided between two disparate parts of the Texas Tech campus. The professor, an expert in assisted reproductive technologies, splits his daily duties between Tech’s Health Sciences Center Obstetrics and Gynecology Department and the university’s nationally-known Department of Animal and Food Sciences.  more »

 

FBRI researchers honored among Texas Tech’s Top Inventors

image image Texas Tech honored its inventor community at an end-of-semester ceremony Tuesday (May 11) at the International Cultural Center. Included among the honorees were Hamed Sari-Sarraf from electrical engineering, Eric Hequet from the Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute and Chris Turner, an electrical engineering doctoral student.  more »

 

Bayer CropScience: New research funds offer hope for improved cotton

image image Bayer CropScience has announced a $7.5 million contribution to Texas Tech’s Department of Plant and Soil Science. The contribution in support of new research initiatives and facilities development is eligible for a full funding match through the Texas Research Incentive Program (TRIP), creating a $15 million total contribution to the university.  more »

 

In the News: Tech grants Bayer Cropscience exclusive license

Texas Tech University System Office of Technology Commercialization and Bayer CropScience have signed an exclusive licensing agreement to utilize a new cotton technology from the university’s International Center for Excellence in Agricultural Genomics and Biotechnology.  more »

 

Tech grants Bayer CropScience license to cotton technology

image imageAn exclusive licensing agreement to utilize a new cotton technology from Texas Tech University’s International Center for Excellence in Agricultural Genomics and Biotechnology has been inked by the university’s Office of Technology Commercialization and Bayer CropScience.  more »

 

Plant ecologist joins Tech’s Plant & Soil Science Department

image imageJyotsna Sharma, a plant ecologist and conservationist from the University of Florida, has joined Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science as a new assistant professor of environmental horticulture. She began her research and teaching duties in March.  more »

 

New soil, environmental microbiologist comes to Texas Tech

image imageJennifer Moore-Kucera has joined Texas Tech University’s Department of Plant and Soil Science as assistant professor of soil and environmental microbiology. She stepped into her post on Sept. 1.  more »