Year 2018

The maverick of big data


How did composing modern music and motivating teams under extreme environmental conditions contribute to Dr. Gaudenz Danuser’s unique perspective?

Dissecting data to defeat disease


The Bioinformatics Core Facility helps researchers across campus add world-class bioinformatics components to their work.

Customizing cures with CRISPR


Dr. Eric Olson, whose laboratory recently developed a CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing method that might one day repair many of the mutations that cause Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), talks with In Pursuit.

The frontier that lines the gut


Dr. Lora Hooper began the research for which she is now internationally known – studying the microbes that live inside the gut – just as the field took off.

Working smarter with AI


Imagine a future in which the clinic is wired with sensors that recognize you and streamline your visit.

High-quality research


Hobbs awarded international prize, Reese named UT Southwestern's newest Pew Scholar, and more.

Hairpin turns ahead: Scientists identify the ‘Big Bang’ of Alzheimer’s


A UT Southwestern research team uncovers the precise point at which a healthy tau protein turns toxic.

To Woods Hole and beyond: A team approach to scientific discovery


Dr. Michael Rosen recently led a major international experiment that posed the question: How can researchers best structure teams to speed discovery?

Leading the state in HHMI Investigators


UTSW leads the state in HHMI Investigators, and its cryo-EM facility continues to astound.

Synthetic chemistry core: Improving potency, stability, safety


Across UT Southwestern, ongoing collaborations in medicinal chemistry strive to improve the potency, stability, and safety of biologically active small molecules.