Tania Martinez Chavez, a member of the Arkansas Business Navigator Project team at ASBTDC, is helping small businesses address and overcome some of the systemic challenges that face entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities.

ASBTDC Awarded $125,000 FAST Grant to Provide Services for Arkansas’s Entrepreneurs

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $125,000 grant to assist companies pursuing federal Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) grants and contracts. Continue reading “ASBTDC Awarded $125,000 FAST Grant to Provide Services for Arkansas’s Entrepreneurs”

Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya, professor of biology at UA Little Rock and Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) fellow, will discuss her pioneering research in crop improvement through the use of carbon-based nanomaterials during the ARA Project Scope at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Khodakovskaya to Highlight Research During Arkansas Research Alliance Project Scope

Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya, professor of biology at UA Little Rock and Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) fellow, will discuss her pioneering research in crop improvement through the use of carbon-based nanomaterials during the ARA Project Scope at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. Continue reading “Khodakovskaya to Highlight Research During Arkansas Research Alliance Project Scope”

Kanishka Manna, a Ph.D. student in the joint bioinformatics program at UA Little Rock and UAMS, presented his research at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology Conference held July 10-14 in Madison, Wisconsin.

UA Little Rock Researcher Studying How to Combat Diseases by Identifying Therapeutic Vulnerabilities

A joint UA Little Rock/UAMS doctoral student has been recognized for his research to create a custom protein database to combat complex diseases like melanoma by identifying therapeutic vulnerabilities. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Researcher Studying How to Combat Diseases by Identifying Therapeutic Vulnerabilities”

UA Little Rock professors, from left, Mark Baille, Ronia Kattoum, Michael Moore, David Montague and Lundon Pinneo received a large grant from the National Science Foundation to work to improve undergraduate education in the Donaghey College of STEM.

Largest NSF Grant Awarded to UA Little Rock Will Support Ongoing Undergraduate STEM Education Efforts

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a nearly $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to enhance teaching and learning and to promote student success in undergraduate STEM education. This is the largest grant UA Little Rock has ever received from the National Science Foundation.  Continue reading “Largest NSF Grant Awarded to UA Little Rock Will Support Ongoing Undergraduate STEM Education Efforts”

Dr. Nitin Agarwal

UA Little Rock Partnering in $660,000 Department of Defense Grant

Dr. Nitin Agarwal of UA Little Rock and Dr. Samer Al-Khateeb of Creighton University have received a $660,407 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)/Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) to research violent mob behavior to strengthen domestic and national security apparatus. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Partnering in $660,000 Department of Defense Grant”