Tech Trailblazers: The pioneers, past and present, of Utah’s vibrant tech community Utah Business editors Oct 14, 2016 The tech sector has grown in fits and starts in Utah. Early successes like WordPerfect and Novell gave way to a period of simmering, slow development. The state produced many innovative ideas and businesses—but those were quickly
Although we sometimes associate creativity strictly with visual art, creativity can be found in all disciplines. Nobel Prize winner, Dr. Mario Capecchi consistently uses creativity to visualize and rework scientific answers and conclusions right here at The University of Utah. Due to his tenacity and ability to visualize, Capecchi pioneered research on the development of
UM confers honorary degree on Nobel laureate Mario Capecchi Prof Mario Capecchi, a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, today (23 May) was awarded a Doctor of Science honoris causa degree by the University of Macau (UM), in recognition of his contributions to the development of gene targeting and biomedical treatment
Today awarded the Nobel Mario Capecchi honorary degree in Medicine and Surgery “Thanks to many years of research, Professor Mario Renato Capecchi has made an essential contribution to the understanding of the mechanisms of embryonic development, and the molecular basis of many diseases, opening up important therapeutic prospects for medicine.” These are the words of
Two scientists from the University of Utah have been named to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine: geneticist Mario R. Capecchi and Vivian S. Lee, dean of the medical school. Capecchi and Lee are among 70 new U.S. members and 10 non-U.S. members elected in the class of 2015, the academy announced this week. They
PHILADELPHIA — Mario R. Capecchi, PhD, will be honored for his tremendous scientific contributions, which have had a profound impact on the understanding of cancer, including his groundbreaking work in the development of gene targeting technology, with the 12th annual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research at the
Click here for video Think losing your keys is a big deal? Mario Capecchi has misplaced his Nobel Prize for medicine. “Let’s see if I can find it,” he mumbles, opening dresser drawers. “I sometimes hide it around the house when kids are coming over who want to see it.” (I feel like a kid.