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Linda Kinkel
Sep 8, 2021

Plant pathology professor Linda Kinkel used her scientific discoveries to launch a startup company that helps farmers manage crops more sustainably and without using harmful chemicals.

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Abdennour Abbas and Michelle Bellanca sit in a laboratory
Sep 6, 2021

Abdennour Abbas, co-founder of "green chemistry" company Claros Technologies, hopes to address a state water pollution problem. 

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Aug 23, 2021

Michael Oakes has accepted the interim vice president for research position following the departure of VP Chris Cramer in summer 2021.

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Hand using a pipette in a lab setting to drop liquid into a well plate
Jul 28, 2021

A Tech Comm program helps researchers share tools developed in the course of their work with others in academic and industry settings.

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Jul 28, 2021

Four new PI (principal investigator) reports are now available in OVPR's Research Reporting Center, which provides reporting on UMN research measures, such as sponsored awards and research expenditures, as well as custom reports for specific business unit needs.

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Emily J. Pomeroy portrait in a laboratory setting.
Jul 26, 2021

Recent UMN grad student Emily J. Pomeroy leveraged her scientific expertise, and a knack for developing new ideas, to innovate new cell therapies for cancer.

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Jul 22, 2021

An update on Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) and Office of Cost Analysis (OCA)'s on-campus and remote work arrangements beginning August 2, 2021.

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Pile of pills
Jul 21, 2021

RoundtableRx, a nonprofit startup launched by UMN College of Pharmacy students, is Minnesota’s first and only statewide medication repository.

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Boat tied to a dock on a lake
Jul 11, 2021

Carp Solutions, which specializes in controlling water pests, is helping investigate how goldfish are harming aquatic ecosystems.

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Allison A. Ferro (pictured left) and Mary MacCarthy (pictured right)
Jul 9, 2021

Technology Portfolio Manager Allison Ferro and Venture Program Manager Mary MacCarthy explain Tech Comm's role in advancing UMN inventions and discuss efforts to engage more women and other underrepresented groups in technology commercialization.

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