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2015-01-30

Khaled Noui-Mehidi joined us as an undergradute resesearch student. Welcome Khaled!

2015-01-30

Yuk Fai Leung gave a guest lecture in BIOL293 Sophomore Seminar

2015-01-12

Mozhu Li joined us as a graduate rotation student. Welcome Mozhu!

2014-11-19

Yuk Fai Leung gave a guest lecture in SCI 29000-Interdisciplinary Science

2014-11-11

Yuk Fai Leung participated in the 4th Annual Research Roundtable, Purdue University

2014-11-10

Lama Alabdi joined us as a graduate rotation student. Welcome Lama!

2014-11-04

Yuk Fai Leung gave a guest lecture in BIOL 19700-Freshman honors seminar

2014-10-22 - 24

Prof. Motokazu Tsujikawa from the Department of Ophthalmology and the Department of Visual Regenerative Medicine at the Osaka University Medical School in Japan visited Purdue, Leung Lab, Indiana University School of Medicine - Lafayette, Bindley Bioscience Center and Drug Discovery Center. He also gave a departmental seminar on  "Retinal degeneration research using zebrafish - from an ophthalmologist's perspective" during his visit. See pictures of the visit from our blog.

2014-10-20

Logan Ganzen joined us as a graduate rotation student. Welcome Logan!

2014-09-26

Yuk Fai Leung was invited to give a seminar "Discover new eye drugs by zebrafish visual-behaviour assay" in the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at Rutgers University.

2014-09-08

Mang Gao joined us as an undergradute resesearch student. Welcome Mang!

2014-07-25

Wan Jiang presented a poster in the HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Program at Purdue University.

2014-06-30

Yuk Fai Leung's teaching in the IU School of Medicine - Lafayette was featured in an article entitled "Good Medicine – Purdue and IU Build on a Healthy Relationship Training Doctors” published in the spring edition of Insights Magazine by Purdue University College of Science.

2014-06-28

Wan Jiang presented a poster in the HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Program at Purdue University.

2014-06-27

Prahatha Venkatraman's participation in  the 2014 Neurobiology Course at the Marine Biological Laboratory
was highlighted by Purdue News.

2014-06-09

Prahatha Venkatraman's successful application for a 2014 Faculty for the Future Fellowship by the Schlumberger Foundation was highlighted by Purdue News.

2014-06-07 - 08-03

Prahatha Venkatraman attended the Neurobiology Course at the Marine Biological Laboratory.

2014-06-04

Yuk Fai Leung and Prahatha Venkatraman led a Development and Disease Research Lab section in the 12th USA Biology Olympiad Finals at Purdue University and shared our lab research on eye drug discovery using the zebrafish model. The students also learned essential basic skills for zebrafish research. See pictures from our blog post.

2014-06-01

Wan Jiang joined us as an HHMI summer undergraduate research student. Welcome Wan!

2014-05-30

Prof. Tim Corson from the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at the Indiana University School of Medcine gave a departmental seminar on “Retinoblastoma and ocular angiogenesis: new mechanisms, targets, and compounds” and interacted with members from the Leung lab.

2014-05-30

Prahatha Venkatraman passed her prelminary examination. Congratulations Prahatha!

2014-05-19

Ryan Wyer joined us as an undergraduate research student. Welcome Ryan!

2014-05-04 - 08

Yuk Fai Leung attended The ARVO Annual Meeting – Leading Eye and Vision Research organized by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in Orlando. He also gave a lecture at the JSIEC Lecture Dinner Meeting on 5/6.

2014-04-22

Yuk Fai Leung was awarded with the J. Alfred & Martha Chiscon Undergraduate Teaching Award at the 2014 Department of Biological Sciences Awards & Recognition Program.

2014-04-22

Prahatha Venkatraman was recognized at the 2014 Department of Biological Sciences Awards & Recognition Program for the following achievements:

  1. Successful application for a 2014 Faculty for the Future Fellowship by the Schlumberger Foundation,
  2. Selection to participate in the 2014 Neurobiology Course at the Marine Biological Laboratory with the support from a Marine Biological Laboratory Summer Scholarship, and
  3. Successful application for a travel award from the Purdue Women in Science Programs to attend the the Neurobiology Course 2014 at the Marine Biological Laboratory. Congratulations Prahatha!

2014-04-22

Gaonan Zhang was recognized at the 2014 Department of Biological Sciences Awards & Recognition Program for his successful application for a William H. Phillips Summer Research Internship in 2013. Congratulations Gaonan!

2014-04-22

Zain Abedali and Patrick Tiffany were awarded with a Biological Sciences Departmental Scholarship at the 2014 Department of Biological Sciences Awards & Recognition Program. Congratulations Zain and Patrick! 

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