University of Alaska Fairbanks

The University of Alaska, Fairbanks (UAF) was established in 1917. UAF is a land grant, sea grant, space grant and sun grant university. UAF has approximately 17,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Noteworthy academic departments and research institutes include, the Geophysical Institute, International Arctic Research Center, the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center, Arctic Biology and Engineering. The Arctic Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station is known world-wide for its research.

Address
P.O. Box 757500 Fairbanks, AK 99775
Website
http://www.uaf.edu/uaf/index.html
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Alaska_Fairbanks

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Medical research

Hibernation study yields insights about organ protection

Novel adaptations discovered in hibernating animals may reveal ways to mitigate injuries associated with strokes, heart attacks and organ transplants, according to researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Duke ...

Health

Scientists find new biomarker to measure sugar consumption

Scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks identified a new tool that can dramatically improve the notoriously inaccurate surveys of what and how much an individual eats and drinks. Their research is published in the ...