2019 UTRF Maturation Grant Funding Program – Call for Submissions

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is announcing a call for submissions for the eleventh annual UTRF Maturation Funding program. Proposals are due into your Campus Research Office by 5:00 p.m., October 19, 2018. The program helps UT researchers further develop technologies that have the potential for commercial success. Up to $15,000 in direct costs will… Read More

UTRF Inventor, Dr. Linda Frank Wins the 2018 Award

Infosurhoy Article: KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The American College of Veterinary Dermatology has honored Dr. Linda Frank, a board-certified specialist in veterinary dermatology, with the 2018 Award for Excellence for Outstanding Contributions to Science and Education. As a professor of dermatology in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary… Read More

WVLT Article: University of Tennessee develops disease-resistant Dogwood trees

  University of Tennessee develops disease-resistant Dogwood trees KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — A research foundation that began more than a decade ago to develop disease-resistant dogwood trees was started by the University of Tennessee Research Foundation. In the late 80s up to the mid-90s, two fungal diseases, Dogwood anthracnose, and powdery mildew hit the dogwood population.… Read More