FAU neuroscientist Alex Keene, Ph.D., is working on a joint project that uses genomic and transgenic technology in Mexican cavefish to identify genetic loci that contribute to sleep, feeding, and metabolism.
Florida Atlantic University has named Bret Danilowicz, Ph.D. as its provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 1.
Researchers from FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science recently launched FloridaSOAR, a first-of-its-kind, large-scale analysis of the magnitude of compromised Internet of Things devices globally.
Scientists from FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute have identified several strains of actinobacteria derived from sea sponges that have potent antifungal, anti-MRSA and antibacterial activities.
FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing will establish a primary care workforce of BSN degree students who are practice ready and willing to serve veterans and patients in rural and underserved communities.
A study led by a researcher at FAU is the first to use gold-standard measures to show that antipsychotic medication use in youths adversely affects body fat and insulin sensitivity.
Kathleen E. Brush, who earned an M.B.A. from FAU in 1980, has donated more than $1.3 million to the College of Business to establish the Kathleen Brush Program for Women in Leadership.
FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $500,000 gift from the Gangal family's nonprofit foundation to establish an endowed scholarship fund for engineering graduate students.
Research conducted by Florida Atlantic University and Cleveland State University has, for the first time, quantified the relationship between the lack of paid sick leave and poverty in the United States.
FAU's College of Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded a $1.25 million grant by the United States Navy for research on autonomous unmanned marine vehicle platforms.