Richard Caprioli Archives
Caprioli honored for mass spectrometry contributions
Jun. 19, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Richard Caprioli, Ph.D., has received the 2014 Award for a Distinguished Contribution to Mass Spectrometry from the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS). Caprioli, the Stanford Moore Professor of Biochemistry and director of the Mass Spectrometry Research Center at Vanderbilt, was honored for development of Imaging Mass Spectrometry (IMS) using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization...
Vanderbilt awarded $16.5 million agreement to determine how toxic agents affect human cells
Mar. 3, 2014—Vanderbilt University has been awarded a Cooperative Agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Army Research Office that is worth up to $16.5 million over five years.
Mapping brain membrane proteins
Sep. 16, 2013—New mass spectrometry imaging methods will enable studies of the distribution and identification of membrane proteins directly within tissues.
Zinc: a new antibiotic target?
Jan. 17, 2013—It may be possible to fight hospital-acquired pathogens like Acinetobacter baumannii by targeting the bacterium’s need for the nutrient metal zinc.
Record number elected AAAS fellows
Nov. 29, 2012—Seventeen members of Vanderbilt University’s faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this year.
Team creates new view of body’s infection response
Aug. 9, 2012—A new 3-D view of the body’s response to infection — and the ability to identify proteins involved in the response — could point to novel biomarkers and therapeutic agents for infectious diseases.
Digestive disease research bolstered by grant renewal
Jan. 20, 2012—The Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with a second five-year renewal of its federal research grant.
New group of faculty endowed chairs celebrated
Sep. 28, 2011—Ten of Vanderbilt’s new endowed chairs were praised as leaders in their fields and on campus during a Sept. 26 ceremony at the Student Life Center.
Grant bolsters molecular imaging resource
Apr. 1, 2011—Vanderbilt has received a $10.3 million federal grant to establish a national research resource for mass spectometry.