Tag: TIPs 2018

  • Vanderbilt Initiative for the Study of Antimicrobial Resistance

    Vanderbilt Initiative for the Study of Antimicrobial Resistance

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) This project aims to challenge the existing paradigm and expand the understanding of the environmental drivers of antimicrobial resistance through research and teaching activities. This program will place Vanderbilt at the forefront of efforts to disseminate awareness, educate and identify effective… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2018

  • Digital Cultural Heritage Research Cluster

    Digital Cultural Heritage Research Cluster

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) Inspired by UNESCO’s mission to protect cultural heritage in danger of destruction, this program will harness expertise across multiple disciplines and schools at Vanderbilt to develop new digital methods for identifying, studying and preserving historic cultural expressions. This project connects humanistic… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2018

  • Vanderbilt Initiative for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Research

    Vanderbilt Initiative for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Research

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) Many of the biggest challenges facing humanity, and the biggest research questions facing faculty from across disciplines, have significant spatial dimensions that require sophisticated geospatial thinking, technology, modeling and analysis. Effective geospatial research and education requires intentionally transdisciplinary programs aimed at… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2018

  • The Initiative for Personalized Microbial Discovery and Innovation

    The Initiative for Personalized Microbial Discovery and Innovation

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Reinvestment Award (ViA) From drug-resistant pathogens to therapeutic probiotics, microorganisms (‘microbes’) dramatically impact all human life, and a deeper understanding of human-microbe relationships will generate new therapies to improve health and treat infections. However, just as every human individual is profoundly unique, so too… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2018

  • A Synchrotron-like X-ray Source for Structural Biology at Vanderbilt

    A Synchrotron-like X-ray Source for Structural Biology at Vanderbilt

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Reinvestment Award (VRA) Despite the development of new structural techniques such as Cryo-EM, X-ray crystallography remains the dominant method used in all structural biology. However, the rate of X-ray discovery is limited by long queues and maintenance downtime of synchrotron radiation sources, which are… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2018

  • VCL Intersectional Study of Black Women and Girls in Society

    VCL Intersectional Study of Black Women and Girls in Society

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) This transdisciplinary hub of research, discovery and teaching activities will center on elevating and understanding structural barriers and forms of resilience that black women and girls experience across various social contexts in society, and how intersectional interventions might be created to… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2018