UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Tarek Hewezi

Using epigenetic information to understand plant-nematode interactions  Nationwide, soybean farmers are facing a serious adversary: a microscopic, parasitic worm that causes over a billion dollars in yield losses every year. As soybeans represent one of the largest agricultural commodities in the U.S., this parasite not only endangers soybean farms but poses a threat to agricultural… Read More

Discover 2019: UTRF Annual Report

UTRF is delighted to share Discover 2019, which celebrates our researchers and UTRF’s impact on innovation, new venture formation, and corporate engagement for the University of Tennessee. 2019 UTRF Discover Report (interactive pdf with hyperlinks)   View past annual reports.… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Zachary Ruble and Dr. Daniel Pack

Filtering Out the Noise, In Search of a Signal The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a mainstay of modern life. We use it every day, but most of us have little understanding of how it works – or its vulnerabilities. Yet as technology advances, GPS signal vulnerability is a growing problem: Intentional or inadvertent satellite… Read More