Biology Department News


Professor Fernandez-Juricic President-elect of Animal Behavior Society

Professor Fernandez-Juricic President-elect of Animal Behavior Society
2018-02-23

Congratulations Professor Fernandez-Juricic President-elect of Animal Behavior Society

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2018 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellance Travel Award Winners

2018 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellance Travel Award Winners
2018-02-13

Congratulations Winners!

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Happy Retirement Arleen Mullikin!

Happy Retirement Arleen Mullikin!
2018-02-06

Arleen Mullikin, thank you for 18 plus years of service!

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Eichinger named 150th Anniversary Professor

Eichinger named 150th Anniversary Professor
2018-01-29

Eichinger named 150th Anniversary Professor

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 Professor Richard Kuhn Appointed to NSF Advisory Committee for Biological Sciences

Professor Richard Kuhn Appointed to NSF Advisory Committee for Biological Sciences
2017-12-14

Professor Richard Kuhn Appointed to NSF Advisory Committee

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Dr. Kuhn honored as a named inaugural Director of PI4D

Dr. Kuhn honored as a named inaugural Director of PI4D
2017-12-11

Dr. Kuhn honored as a named inaugural Director of PI4D

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Professor Stan Gelvin took Purdue Biological Sciences Worldwide

Professor Stan Gelvin took Purdue Biological Sciences Worldwide
2017-12-11

Professor Gelvin presents talks at conferences

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Carol B. Post named Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Carol B. Post named Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
2017-12-11

Carol B. Post named Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

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Collaborative discipline-based education research leads to $1.2 million NSF Grant

Collaborative discipline-based education research leads to $1.2 million NSF Grant
2017-12-08

Collaborative discipline-based education research in Biological Sciences at Purdue leads to $1,270,155 from the National Science Foundation.

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Kasinski receives grants to improve gene therapy for cancer

Kasinski receives grants to improve gene therapy for cancer
2017-12-08

Kasinski receives grants to improve gene therapy for cancer

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Congratulations to Dr. Claudio Aguilar named a 2018 University Faculty Scholar!

Congratulations to Dr. Claudio Aguilar named a 2018 University Faculty Scholar!
2017-12-05

Congratulations to Dr. Claudio Aguilar named a 2018 University Faculty Scholar!

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W.A. Cramer's Research Honored in Hyderabod, India

W.A. Cramer's Research Honored in Hyderabod, India
2017-11-30

W.A. Cramer's Research Honored in Hyderabod, India

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Dr. Chubykin receives grant to study fragile X syndrome

Dr. Chubykin receives grant to study fragile X syndrome
2017-11-15

Alexander Chubykin has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health

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Proposed new STEM Biology-Chemistry Teaching Lab Building

Proposed new STEM Biology-Chemistry Teaching Lab Building
2017-11-03

Purdue begins plans for landmark new science teaching lab facility.

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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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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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