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2019-11-11

Yuk Fai Leung was invited to become an Associate Editor in Molecular Medicine, a specialty section of Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology.

2019-10-23

Yuk Fai Leung was invited to give a seminar on "Discover new drugs for retinal degeneration by zebrafish research" in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

2019-10-19 – 23

Logan Ganzen attended the Neuroscience 2019 and presented a poster on "Drug screening utilizing the visual behavior of a night blindness zebrafish model".

2019-10-01

Logan Ganzen was invited to give a seminar at Konkuk Univerisity on finding new drugs for retinal degeneration.

2019-09-21 – 25

Logan Ganzen attended the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) 10th Quadrennial World Congress in Daegu, Korea and presented a poster on finding new drugs for retinal degeneration.

2019-09-17

Logan Ganzen received a Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Award to support his attendance at the International Brain Research Organization 10th Quadrennial World Congress in Daegu, Korea from 9/21 to 9/25. Congratulations Logan!

2019-08-19

Emre Coskun published his research as a snapshot article in the Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research. Congratulations Emre!

2019-08-01

Truc Kha presented her summer research at the SURF Research Symposium. Pictures of her presentation.

2019-08-01

Logan Ganzen received a travel grant from the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience to attend the Neuroscience 2019 from October 19 to 23. Congratulations!

2019-05-31

Emre Coskun and Rebecca James were each awarded with a Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research. They were also nominated to become an associate member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society. Congratulations Emre and Becca! See departmental news here.

2019-05-27 – 29

Yuk Fai Leung was invited to visit ZhongShan Ophthalmic Center at Sun Yat-Sen University, and lectured on "Discover new drugs for retinal degeneration by zebrafish research". See pictures of the visit here.

2019-05-03 – 2019-05-07

Logan Ganzen and Yuk Fai Leung attended the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Vancouver, Canada. Logan presented a poster.

2019-04-09

Emre Coskun attended the Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference and presented a poster entitled "Investigating Inhibition of Apoptosis as a Novel Treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa using a Transgenic Zebrafish Model". See pictures on our blog post.

2019-04-05

Truc Kha received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) from Purdue University. Congratulations Truc!

2019-04-03

Logan Ganzen received an IBRO World Congress Travel Grant to attend the 10th IBRO World Congress, Daegu, South Korea from 21 to 25 September 2019. Congratulations Logan!

2019-03-30

Emre Coskun, Rebecca James, Logan Ganzen, Truc Kha and Yuk Fai Leung attended the 134th Annual Meeting for the Indiana Academy of Science in Indianapolis, IN. Emre presented a poster entitled "Investigating Inhibition of Apoptosis as a Novel Treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa using a Transgenic Zebrafish Model"; Becca presented a poster entitled "Utilization of a Zebrafish Visual Motor Response Assay to Discover FDA Approved Drugs to Treat Retinitis Pigmentosa"; Logan gave an oral presentation on finding an FDA-approved drug that can potentially treat retinitis pigmentosa. See pictures on our blog post.

2019-03-29

Logan Ganzen was selected as the recipient of the BIOL 2019 TA Honorable Mention Award by the Department of Biological Sciences at Purdue University. Congratulations Logan!

2019-02-22

Logan Ganze, Emre Coskun and Yuk Fai Leung's paper on "A critical evaluation of TRPA1-mediated locomotor behavior in zebrafish as a screening tool for novel anti-nociceptive drug discovery." was published in Scientific Report. This study is a collaboration between Logan and Mee Jung Ko in Richard van Rijin's lab. Congratulations everyone!

2019-02-15

Yuk Fai Leung received a "Best Lecture Memes" award from the first-year medical students, class of 2022, at the 20th Annual Spring Celebration Dinner of the Indiana University School of MedicineWest Lafayette. The students acknowledged Fai for his effective teaching of molecular and cellular medicines, sharing of mnemonic tricks, and great humor throughout the course.

2019-02-15

Yuk Fai Leung, Prahatha Venkatraman, Gaonan Zhang, Robert Carmer and Skylar Kantola's paper on "Normalization of large-scale behavioural data collected from zebrafish" was published in PLOS ONE. Congratulations!

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