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Tag Archives: Research

Genome Scale View of Great White Shark Uncovers Unexpected and Distinctive Features

First Large-Scale Analysis of White Shark Gene Products Finds Fewer Differences
Compared To Humans Than Bony Fishes


Nova Southeastern University Researchers Receive $4.1 Million Grant from Department of Defense to Investigate Gulf War Illness

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced that a NSU research team led by Mariana Morris, Ph.D., and Nancy Klimas, M.D., was selected by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) as one of two DoD Gulf War Illness Research Program…


Nova Southeastern University Researcher Receives $1 Million Grant to Develop Virtual World Program to Support Amputees

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- Some people use alternate virtual world programs like Second Life® to escape reality, but one researcher is examining whether these same virtual worlds that are used to stimulate the imagination could help amputees develop the skills needed to navigate the real world. Sandra Winkler, who has a…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers Uncover Genetic Surprises in Florida’s Bottlenose Dolphins

A team of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Oceanographic Center (OC) researchers conducted a decade-long study to compare the genetic differences of bottlenose dolphins which lived in the Indian River Lagoon with other bottlenose dolphins that live offshore, in the northwest Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. The study…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers Uncover Genetic Surprises in Florida’s Bottlenose Dolphins

Nearly Decade-Long Study Focused on Dolphin Population in Florida’s Indian River Lagoon


Oceanographic Center’s Dr. Tracy Sutton interviewed by The Weather Channel

Tracey Sutton, Ph.D., of Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center and The Weather Channel’s Matt Sampson discussed  what could be the cause for the recent oarfish discoveries off the California coast.  According to Sutton, more and more dead oarfish are washing ashore because the fish are generally poor swimmers and have…


Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce that its Oceanographic Center has been awarded LEED® Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and…


NSU’s Oceanographic Center Researchers Continue to Study and Protect Marine Life With Help From a Federal Grant

Federal Grant Will Allow the Study of EMFs Generated by Offshore Electricity Generating Systems on Marine Life


HCA East Florida and NSU Join Forces to Create Research and Medical Center

A press conference was held on Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) campus on Monday, Sept. 23 to announce that HCA East Florida is filing a Certificate of Need (CON) with the Agency for Health Care Administration requesting approval to build and operate a hospital of up to 100 beds which will…


HCA East Florida and Nova Southeastern University Join Forces to Create NSU’s Research and Medical Center on Nova Southeastern University’s Main Campus

HCA East Florida is filing a Certificate of Need (CON) with the Agency for Health Care Administration requesting approval to build and operate a hospital of up to 100 beds which will significantly enhance teaching and research on the main campus of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie, Florida.


Nominations open for Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award, Last day to Submit Sept. 20

The Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award is now accepting nominations. Please view the nomination information below, and at this link. http://www.nova.edu/cwis/vpaa/provost-award.html   Purpose of the Award To recognize demonstrated achievement in research and scholarship by an NSU faculty member. Description of Award Research and scholarship are two of NSU’s core values….


NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY PHARMACIST WINS INTERNATIONAL MICROSOFT HEALTH APP CHALLENGE

More and more people are downloading applications or ‘apps’ to their cell phones to help manage their health, and in less than five years it is predicted that 50 percent of smartphone owners will have downloaded mobile health apps.

These developments have not gone unnoticed by Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Research Fellow Zaher Hajar, PharmD. Recently, Hajar, who is based at the College of Pharmacy (COP) Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research, assembled a team of clinicians and coders in response to an international app challenge by Microsoft and Health 2.0.


NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute’s Shark-Tracking Website Featured During Shark Week 2013

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute’s shark-tracking website was featured by several media outlets during the 2013 Shark Week


NSU Shark-tracking Website Helps Viewers ‘Dive Into Shark Week’

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) will help shark enthusiasts take their “Shark Week 2013” to the next level with an interactive website that tracks four shark species (mako, tiger, oceanic white tip and sand tiger) around the world. Users can interface with the technology to see where and how far the sharks travel over time.


‘Changing Seas’ Featured at NSU Summer Dive- In Series, July 31

NSU’s Oceanographic Center and WPBT2 invite you to free screenings of ‘Changing Seas’ as part of NSU’s Summer Dive-In film series on Wednesdays 6:00- 7:00 p.m., with a reception from 7-7:30 p.m.   The audience will discover exciting new ocean research, followed by the opportunity to ask questions during a…


NSU Bonds Upgraded by Moody’s to Baa1 from Baa2

NSU recently announced that Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the long-term rating of the university’s bonds to Baa1 from Baa2 with a positive outlook. According to the announcement made by Moody’s on July 16, 2013, “the rating upgrade is driven by the university’s consistently positive operating performance and, reduced liquidity…


College of Pharmacy announces Promotions and Appointments

The NSU College of Pharmacy is proud to announce: The promotion of Devada Singh-Franco, Pharm.D., to Associate Professor for the department of Pharmacy Practice. Singh-Franco has become a distinguished researcher in the field of meta-analysis, pharmacotherapy, chronic disease management, diabetes mellitus, obesity, diabetes-related complications, patient care, indigent patients, patient-reported outcomes,…


2013 Updated HIPAA Security Information

The Office of Information Technology Security is pleased to bring you this update regarding HIPAA Security. It is important that all NSU faculty, staff, students, and other computer users that come into contact with electronic patient data understand what the HIPAA Security rule requires and comply with the policies and…


Alvin Sherman Library wants to get kids ready for Back to School…

Become more familiar with Alvin Sherman Library’s vast selection of online resources which can lead to a more successful school year for you and your children. These resources can help with research projects, homework, and test-taking.  It is simple to find reliable information from your home computer any time; day…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Gives Plenary Talk at Top Math Conference

Fuzhen Zhang, Ph.D., professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, gave an invited plenary talk on “Generalized Matrix Functions” at the 18th Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) in Providence, Rhode Island, Jun. 3–7. The ILAS conference is the highest-level meeting of mathematicians from the field,…