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Brian Chadwick is an associate professor of biology in the Department of Biological Sciences, part of Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. He earned his doctorate from University College London in 1997.

Florida State University scientific computing alumni have developed a speech-to-speech artificial intelligence program used to help train phone operators who dispatch emergency services. Through a partnership with Priority Dispatch, the call-simulator software produced by NewSci — an artificial intelligence software development company based in Tallahassee — has been adopted by 911 call centers across the nation and around the globe.

A Florida State University professor has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to investigate possible alternatives to rare and expensive materials used in an array of clean energy applications.

A Florida State University researcher has received a prestigious National Institutes of Health grant to examine the role that protein-RNA interactions play in promoting fibrosis and cancers.

A team of FSU researchers from the College of Nursing, College of Medicine and College of Arts & Sciences has received a $12.8 million National Institutes of Health grant to build a diverse community of early career researchers committed to improving mental health and chronic disease prevention and management.

Spirit Karcher earned her master’s degree in College STEM Teaching through the Florida State University College of Arts and Sciences' Office of STEM Teaching Activities in 2020. She previously served as a teaching assistant in FSU’s Department of Mathematics, and she presented during the 2020 Diversity and Inclusion in Research and Teaching, DIRECTO, fall symposium.

A Florida State University researcher has received funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to improve the accuracy of tropical cyclone formation forecasting. Allison Wing, assistant professor of meteorology in the Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, will use the three-year, $539,000 award to develop a new set of tools that identify tropical disturbances.

A team of Florida State University chemists has developed a faster way to synthesize a class of compounds that are commonly used in the development of new medications. Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Joel M. Smith along with doctoral student Thiago Grigolo and undergraduate Ariana Subhit published a paper in the journal Organic Letters that outlines the process.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on the causes of and treatments for the second most common cancer among American women. About one in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer sometime in her life, according to the American Cancer Society.

Luis Sanchez is a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Classics with a major in Greek and Latin within the Department of Classics, and a minor in German via the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, both part of Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

A group of researchers from Florida State University and Florida A&M University has received a $1 million grant from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to form a new program to support students at both institutions who are interested in tackling challenges facing the Gulf of Mexico region.

More than three dozen Florida State University students, including 12 researchers from the College of Arts and Sciences, will present their research at the Virtual 2021 President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence 5:30-8:15 p.m., Wednesday Oct. 6.