Biology Department News


Yuk Fai Leung gives talk on Data, Data Collection and Data Sharing

Yuk Fai Leung gives talk on Data, Data Collection and Data Sharing
2017-10-13

Yuk Fai Leung participated in an NIH workshop to establish standards in reporting zebrafish research

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2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards

2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards
2017-10-13

Outstanding Alumni Award recipients Dr. Melissa Harrington and Dr. Kevin Camphausen at the Awards dinner in their honor.

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How many moonlighting proteins are there in a genome?

How many moonlighting proteins are there in a genome?
2017-10-11

Moonlighting proteins (MPs) are an important class of proteins that perform more than one independent cellular function.

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The blind gap in avian binocular vision

The blind gap in avian binocular vision
2017-09-21

Study shows that the evolution of binocular vision in birds is not just about what birds can see but also about what they cannot.

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Gardner awarded NSF Biology Education Research Grant

Gardner awarded NSF Biology Education Research Grant
2017-09-21

Stephanie M. Gardner was awarded a research grant from the National Science Foundation’s Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) program to better understand and improve undergraduate biology student analysis and graphing of biological data.

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Mattoo Lab receives special recognition

Mattoo Lab receives special recognition
2017-09-21

Congratulations to Seema Mattoo. Her lab was selected out of several hundred by the Journal of Biological Chemistry as a “foundational article” and compiled in a special issue on “Protein Folding in the Cell”. A snapshot of the letter informing us of this honor is attached. The link to the special issue is at http://www.jbc.org/site/vi/folding.xhtml

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Kerry N Rabenold Pavilion Dedication

Kerry N Rabenold Pavilion Dedication
2017-09-13

Biology's new log cabin, built at the Ross Biological Reserve, was officially dedicated on Sept 9.

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Caleigh Roleck Named as Astronaut Scholar

Caleigh Roleck Named as Astronaut Scholar
2017-09-08

Caleigh Roleck studies biochemistry in the College of Science. She is also a member of Purdue Honors College and pursuing minors in statistics and biotechnology. The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation recognized the junior with the Astronaut Scholarship in 2017, an award highlighting initiative, creativity and excellence of science and engineering students. The national honor is designed to ensure the U.S. maintains its leadership in science and technology.

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Meet Ben Watson Phillips Undergrad Intern

Meet Ben Watson Phillips Undergrad Intern
2017-08-29

I am a rising senior pursuing a biochemistry undergraduate degree. The Mattoo lab has a broad goal of studying and determining the details of a family of proteins that provide a unique post-translational modification.

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Therapeutic delivery of microRNAs

Therapeutic delivery of microRNAs
2017-08-24

Work from the Kasinski and Low labs has identified a novel mechanism capable of delivering therapeutic microRNAs in the absence of toxicity

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Meet Caleigh Roleck Undergrad Intern

Meet Caleigh Roleck Undergrad Intern
2017-08-10

I am a rising junior majoring in the Biology Department's Biochemistry program, and upon completion of my Bachelor's Degree, I plan on pursuing a PhD and embarking on a career as a government or military scientist.

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Yuk Fai Leung attended the 2017 Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop

Yuk Fai Leung attended the 2017 Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop
2017-07-26

Yuk Fai Leung participated in the 2017 Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop (DBTW) from 27th June 2017 to 1st July 2017

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Congratulations Samarth Mathur and Yuan Ren

Congratulations Samarth Mathur and Yuan Ren
2017-07-21

Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Travel Award for the Fall 2017

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Meet Sarah Brokovich Undergrad Intern

Meet Sarah Brokovich Undergrad Intern
2017-07-21

Hi, I’m Sarah Brokovich. I am a senior majoring in Genetic Biology at Purdue University.

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Gene Networks in Cochlear Patterning

Gene Networks in Cochlear Patterning
2017-07-19

Vidhya Munnamalai awarded NIDCD Early Career Award R21

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Meet Elaine Colomb Undergrad Intern

Meet Elaine Colomb Undergrad Intern
2017-07-14

I’m a senior in general biology, and I’ve been working in a biochemistry lab for about a year and a half.

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Leung lab visited collaborating institutes in Asia

Leung lab visited collaborating institutes in Asia
2017-07-11

The Leung lab discovers new drugs for retinal degeneration through extensive collaborations in Asia

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Meet Chufan Cai Undergrad Intern

Meet Chufan Cai Undergrad Intern
2017-07-07

I am Chufan Cai from China, and I am a senior in biology now!

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Kelly Ronald gets the prestigious Allee Award

Kelly Ronald gets the prestigious Allee Award
2017-06-23

Kelly Ronald — former Ph.D. student in our Department - was awarded the Walter Clyde Allee Award at the 2017 Animal Behavior Society meeting.

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Meet Undergraduate Intern, Jillian Ness

Meet Undergraduate Intern, Jillian Ness
2017-06-21

As a senior majoring in Biochemistry, it was an honor to receive the Biology Internship Scholarship for the summer of 2017.

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