Having trouble viewing this email? Click here.
Follow us on social media!
Dec. 6, 2017
Improving Melanoma Diagnoses
Researchers in the College of Engineering and Computer Science have developed a technique using machine learning that will enhance computer-aided diagnosis of melanoma. READ MORE.
Arts & Letters Professor Published in Routledge History
Ilaria Serra, Ph.D., has had a chapter, “Italian American Femininities,” published in the new Routledge History of the Italian Americans. In it, she creatively structures a review of memoirs by women as a walk among the rooms of their homes.
Scientist Authored Encyclopedia Chapter
J. William Louda, Ph.D., a research professor in the College of Science, had an invited chapter, "Porphyrins," published in Springer's Encyclopedia of Geochemistry. It places porphyrins in a geochemical context as the premier biomarkers.
Lessons from Hurricane Irma
The Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions, along with internal and external partners, recently hosted a summit in Fort Lauderdale on response and recovery after Hurricane Irma. Attendees explored the implications for resilience plans and policy. READ MORE.
Indian University Hosts English Faculty Fulbrighter
Don Adams, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of English, has been researching Indian philosophy and theology while affiliated with Christ University in Bangalore as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in India. READ MORE.
Recent Sponsored Research Awards
Investigator Name and Project
Sponsor Name and Total Anticipated Funding
James Galvin
A Study to Model Rates of Change on Neuropsychological Test Measures in Subjects Diagnosed with Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia and Healthy Subjects
Quintiles, Inc./Biogen MA
$121,290
Joel Herbst
Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants
Florida Department of Education
$13,337
Aleksandar Stevanovic
Impact of Accurate Assessment of Freeway Traffic Conditions on the Operations of I-95 Express Lanes in Broward County
Florida Department of Transportation
$99,859
To see more recent awards, scroll down in the digital magazine  here.
4 p.m. TODAY
Max Planck Florida Institute, Jupiter 
For details, click here.
Noon Dec. 8, Board of Trustees conference room, Boca Raton campus
Video conference available
Postdoctoral fellows take turns presenting their research to their peers. Faculty members are encouraged to join and provide feedback. For more information, click here.
4 p.m. Dec. 12, Jupiter campus
Video conference available
Steven Maier, Ph.D., will present "Dissecting Prefrontal Circuits that Mediate Resilience in the Face of Adversity." Details here.
7 p.m. Dec. 14
Due South Brewing Co., Boynton Beach
Jason Hallstrom, Ph.D., director of I-SENSE, will present “Everything, Everywhere, Connected: The Internet of Things.” For more information, click  here.
10 a.m. Dec. 14, LE 103 FAU Harbor Branch
Video conference available
Melissa Omand, Ph.D., of the University of Rhode Island, will present "Diel Rhythms in Phytoplankton Physiology and Marine Snow Export Observed From a Wirewalker Autonomous Platform." Details here .
Due: Feb. 28, letter of intent Jan. 30
Expand Your Search for Research Funding 
To find funding opportunities, visit GrantForward. To find university-based resources, expertise and collaborators, use Florida ExpertNet. Click on the images below.
Now, more than ever, it's important to broadcast your scientific and scholarly achievements.

Please send research news and accomplishments to 
Luis F. Perez or Beth C. Barak   here .
Funding graphic created by  Freepik.