2018 Innovation Awards

UTRF 2018 Innovation Awards Celebrate UT Researchers

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) celebrated the researchers whose achievements made 2018 a record-breaking year at the annual Innovation Awards ceremonies, held December 4 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and December 5 at The Foundry on the Fair Site in Knoxville. The Innovation Awards recognize the researchers from… Read More

Inventor Spotlight Scott Lenaghan

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Scott Lenaghan

Scott Lenaghan, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Food Science at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) and holds an adjunct position in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering (MABE). His research focuses primarily on synthetic biology and bioengineering, and his lab is nationally recognized for its research… Read More

Katie Jones

UTRF Welcomes Katie Jones

UTRF is pleased to announce that Katie Jones has joined the organization as its new marketing coordinator. As UTRF’s marketing coordinator, Katie will lead the design and implementation of UTRF’s marketing initiatives and ensure communication efforts effectively reach UTRF’s diverse audience. She will manage UTRF’s website, newsletter, and social media presence, develop collateral materials, and… Read More