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 […]

UCF's Nanotechnology Master’s Degree is First in Florida

UCF is now the first and only university in Florida to offer a research-focused master’s degree in nanoscience. The Master of Science in Nanotechnology program further elevates the prominence of UCF’s nanotechnology research, said Sudipta Seal, director of the university’s NanoScience Technology Center, Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC) and interim chair of Materials […]

30 Undergraduate Researchers Accepted at Summer Programs

More than 30 UCF student researchers will participate in research programs around the world this summer. The students will receive stipends, lodging, and often travel funding as compensation for their work in the research programs. “Being an undergraduate researcher has opened doors for me that I did not even know existed,” said chemistry major Samantha […]

UCFPD, OCSO Announce Partnership to Enhance Off-Campus Safety

The University of Central Florida Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office today announced an initiative to enhance the safety of the area near campus through additional enforcement. UCFPD officers and OCSO deputies also are continuing collaboration that started in April to target underage drinking and parties in areas near campus. UCF Police Chief […]