Faculty Excellence


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Rutgers Office for Research is honoring Women’s History Month by highlighting researchers from each of the university’s four campuses: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick. These five women, and the impressive work they do every day to make the world a better place, represent the best of Rutgers; the diverse faculty and the variety of research conducted within, inclusive of STEM, arts, humanities and the social sciences.

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To celebrate Black History Month, the Office for Research is highlighting some of the many researchers from across Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey who are making an impact on the university and their field of study. The vital work being conducted represents the diversity of research within Rutgers, which is inclusive of STEM, arts, humanities and the social sciences. The faculty members featured in this Q&A story are not just leaders in their fields; they also represent the notions of diversity, equity, and inclusion that the university and the Office for Research strive to uphold.

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Rutgers Office for Research has signed an exclusive license with SoftGenetics, LLC for the company to commercialize innovative software technology developed by Rutgers-Camden professors Catherine Grgicak, PhD and Desmond Lun, PhD. The technology, called NOCIt, is a computational tool that calculates the probability of the number of contributors in a DNA profile.