Category: Spring

A Record Breaking Year


In 2019, UTHSC achieved record-breaking growth in research funding.  Year-end numbers from the Office of Research show grants and contract awards for FY19 totaling over $100 million for the first time in UTHSC history.  This number represents a tremendous leap over a 3-year period, with funding jumping nearly 20%, from approximately $84 million in all… Read More

Colleen Jonsson: Propelling the RBL Forward


Colleen Jonsson, PhD, director of the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has dedicated her life to studying highly pathogenic viruses and plant infectious agents.  In a career that spans nearly 30 years, she has been involved in the fight against such global viral threats as West Nile, SARS,… Read More

Collaborating with Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Connections that Lead to Growth


Under the leadership of Dr. Goodman, Vice Chancellor for Research, the UTHSC Office of Research has worked to expand the unique partnership between the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). A new emphasis on pursuing collaborative opportunities with ORNL was woven throughout his Operational Strategic Plan for Research, the 5-year blueprint for… Read More