DNA-Repairing Protein May Be Key To Preventing Recurrence of Some Cancers

DNA-Repairing Protein May Be Key To Preventing Recurrence of Some Cancers

Just as the body can become resistant to antibiotics, certain methods of killing cancer tumors can end up creating resistant tumor cells. But a University of Central Florida professor has found a protein present in several types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer, which could be helpful in preventing tumors from coming back. The […]

Provost A. Dale Whittaker Earns Promotion

Provost A. Dale Whittaker, a highly respected leader who is approaching the completion of his first year at the University of Central Florida, has been promoted to provost and executive vice president. “Dr. Whittaker has provided UCF with his experience, expertise, and enthusiasm,” said President John C. Hitt, who announced the promotion Tuesday. “He has […]

Laser Researcher Receives Grant to Partner with 5 Universities

The University of Central Florida researcher who holds the world record for the shortest laser pulse ever produced has been awarded part of a Department of Defense grant with an international team to continue study on ultrafast lasers. Zenghu Chang, a distinguished professor of physics and optics who has appointments with both the College of […]

Dean Named to College of Nursing

A long-time UCF professor and administrator has been named dean of the University of Central Florida’s College of Nursing after a national search for the position. Mary Lou Sole, who has served as the college’s interim dean since 2013, starts in her new role on July 1. Sole joined UCF in 1991 as a visiting […]