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2019 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellance Travel Award Recipients

2019 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellance Travel Award Recipients
2019-02-08

Graduate Students Receive Travel Scholarship

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Professor Hollenbeck Passes the Mic for Biology 231

Professor Hollenbeck Passes the Mic for Biology 231
2018-12-14

Thank You Professor Hollenbeck for the Past 21 Years of Inspirational Lectures!

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Dr. Paschou Named a 2019 University Faculty Scholar

Dr. Paschou Named a 2019 University Faculty Scholar
2018-12-12

One of the highest research honors at Purdue

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Anna Berkovitz, Dear Friend and Colleague Passes

Anna Berkovitz, Dear Friend and Colleague Passes
2018-11-29

In memory of our Dear Friend and Colleague

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Pelaez elected Fellow of American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science

Pelaez elected Fellow of American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science
2018-11-29

Pelaez receives the lifetime honor of being an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Claudia Li, Neurobiology and Physiology Major Competes with Purdue Supercomputing Team

Claudia Li, Neurobiology and Physiology Major Competes with Purdue Supercomputing Team
2018-11-29

Claudia Li Part of the All-Women Supercomputing Team

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Sensorium 2018: our first live-streamed event

Sensorium 2018: our first live-streamed event
2018-11-29

Sensorium 2018 live-streamed via Twitter

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Virology's New Editor-in-Chief Dr. Richard Kuhn

Virology's New Editor-in-Chief Dr. Richard Kuhn
2018-11-21

Congratulations Dr. Kuhn

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How a single protein interferes with the immune system

How a single protein interferes with the immune system
2018-11-21

The findings are published in Nature Microbiology, lead author is graduate student Ninghai Gan

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2018 College of Science recipient of the Violet Haas Fellowship is Professor Catherine L. Searle

2018 College of Science recipient of the Violet Haas Fellowship is Professor Catherine L. Searle
2018-11-21

Congratulations Dr. Searle!

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Dr. Fekete Receives Research Award

Dr. Fekete Receives Research Award
2018-11-20

Office of the Dean to honor the research accomplishments of some of our very best tenured faculty

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Conference award winner at Midwest Photosynthesis Conference

Conference award winner at Midwest Photosynthesis Conference
2018-11-09

Congratulations to Jillian Ness!

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A CURE for learning about experimentation

A CURE for learning about experimentation
2018-11-06

Lessons on experimentation from a biochemistry Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE)

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Sensorium 2018: Annual Symposium of Sensory Biology

Sensorium 2018: Annual Symposium of Sensory Biology
2018-11-06

November 10th from 1 PM to 9 PM at the Beck Agricultural Center

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Nancy Peleaz Candidate for AAAS Section on Education

Nancy Peleaz Candidate for AAAS Section on Education
2018-11-05

AAAS Election Login Information

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Drs. Aguilar and Bartlett designated Showalter Faculty Scholars for 2018

Drs. Aguilar and Bartlett designated Showalter Faculty Scholars for 2018
2018-11-02

Faculty members receive Showalter funding

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Structures of spherical viruses aren’t as perfect as we thought

Structures of spherical viruses aren’t as perfect as we thought
2018-10-24

Structural biologists Richard Kuhn, Matthew Therkelsen and Michael Rossmann have uncovered new details of icosahedral viruses by not imposing symmetry during imaging of the virus structure.

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Insights magazine features Dr. Ximena Bernal

Insights magazine features Dr. Ximena Bernal
2018-10-01

FROG-BITING FLIES TAP INTO MATING CALLS TO TARGET PREY

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Gelvin Lab present at Agrobacterium meeting in Ghent, Belgium

Gelvin Lab present at Agrobacterium meeting in Ghent, Belgium
2018-09-28

Gelvin Lab presents at 2018 Agrobacterium Conference

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Millions of birds die in collisions each year, but lights could change that

Millions of birds die in collisions each year, but lights could change that
2018-09-27

Millions of birds die each year in collisions with planes, and airports have used everything from fireworks to herding dogs to scare them away.

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Biological Sciences graduate Keri Pilgrim Ricker - 2019 Oregon High School - Teacher of the Year

Biological Sciences graduate Keri Pilgrim Ricker - 2019 Oregon High School - Teacher of the Year
2018-09-21

Biological Sciences grad named Teacher of the Year

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Aashish Jain and Professor Kihara have recently developed Phylo-PFP

Aashish Jain and Professor Kihara have recently developed Phylo-PFP
2018-09-14

Accurate Protein Function Prediction by Combining Database Search and Phylogenetic Tree Construction

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Gelvin laboratory presents at IAPB meeting in Dublin, Ireland

Gelvin laboratory presents at IAPB meeting in Dublin, Ireland
2018-09-14

Professor Stanton Gelvin and Research Scientist Dr. Lan-Ying Lee attend International Assoc. of Plant Biotechnology

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Professor Sanders writes about War on Cancer Anniversary

Professor Sanders writes about War on Cancer Anniversary
2018-09-12

Professor David A. Sanders contributes article on 50th Anniversary of War on Cancer

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Dr. Deng Wins SLB G. Jeanette Thorbecke Award

Dr. Deng Wins SLB G. Jeanette Thorbecke Award
2018-08-29

Congratulations Dr. Qing Deng

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Pelaez, Gardner and Anderson Presented Advancing Competencies in Experimentation - Biology (ACE-Bio) at SABER

Pelaez, Gardner and Anderson Presented Advancing Competencies in Experimentation - Biology (ACE-Bio) at SABER
2018-08-28

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A community-building framework for collaborative research coordination across the education and biology research disciplines

A community-building framework for collaborative research coordination across the education and biology research disciplines
2018-08-28

ACE-Bio Network to foster linkages between research scientists and education experts

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Chubykin Led Research Team that Develop New Robotic System to Study Brain

Chubykin Led Research Team that Develop New Robotic System to Study Brain
2018-08-24

New tool for potential development of medications for Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy.

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Professor Fernandez-Juricic Elected Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society

Professor Fernandez-Juricic Elected Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society
2018-08-20

A Well-deserved Honor For Professor Esteban Fernandez-Juricic!

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Of mice and worms: are co-infections with unrelated parasite strains more damaging to definitive hosts?

Of mice and worms: are co-infections with unrelated parasite strains more damaging to definitive hosts?
2018-08-07

Parasite infections with multiple strains are more harmful to vertebrate hosts

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2018 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellance Travel Award Recipients

2018 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellance Travel Award Recipients
2018-07-30

Graduate Students Receive Travel Scholarship

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Dr. Andrea Kasinski - Rising Scientist at Purdue Center for Cancer Research

Dr. Andrea Kasinski - Rising Scientist at Purdue Center for Cancer Research
2018-07-27

New Scientists Add Fresh Energy to PCCR

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Lecturer for Los Alamos 75th Anniversary

Lecturer for Los Alamos 75th Anniversary
2018-07-20

Dr. David Sanders Invited Lecturer

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“nox2/cybb Deficiency Affects Zebrafish Retinotectal Connectivity"

“nox2/cybb Deficiency Affects Zebrafish Retinotectal Connectivity"
2018-07-13

The eye of a zebrafish embryo deficient in NADPH oxidase 2

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Dr. Dennis Minchella awarded the 2018 American Society of Parastologists' Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Dennis Minchella awarded the 2018 American Society of Parastologists' Distinguished Service Award
2018-07-10

Minchella awarded 2018 American Society of Parastologists' Distinguished Service Award

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Kerry Rabenold Pavilion about to become a net-zero energy building

Kerry Rabenold Pavilion about to become a net-zero energy building
2018-06-29

Kerry Rabenold Pavilion about to become a net-zero energy building

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PURDUE STUDENTS ATTEND AAAS WORKSHOP IN D.C.

PURDUE STUDENTS ATTEND AAAS WORKSHOP IN D.C.
2018-06-28

Students attend 2018 Catalyzing Advocacy for Science and Engineering (CASE) Workshop

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Leung Awarded Outstanding Professor of Basic Science

Leung Awarded Outstanding Professor of Basic Science
2018-06-26

Leung Awarded an Outstanding Professor of Basic Science at the Indiana University School of Medicine

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New STEM Building Slated to Open Fall 2020

New STEM Building Slated to Open Fall 2020
2018-06-22

Watch the new STEM Building construction progress!

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Ganzen attended the Neural Systems & Behavior course at the Marine Biological Laboratory

Ganzen attended the Neural Systems & Behavior course at the Marine Biological Laboratory
2018-06-18

Ganzen attended the Neural Systems & Behavior course at the Marine Biological Laboratory

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Parasites make the world go 'round

Parasites make the world go 'round
2018-06-04

Parasites and their impact on ecosystem nutrient cycling.

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Ocean-migrating trout adapt to freshwater environment in 120 years

Ocean-migrating trout adapt to freshwater environment in 120 years
2018-05-31

Steelhead trout, a member of the salmon family that live and grow in the Pacific Ocean, genetically adapted to the freshwater environment of Lake Michigan in less than 120 years.

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Hummingbirds use low acuity vision to dock into flowers

Hummingbirds use low acuity vision to dock into flowers
2018-05-29

Hummingbirds use low acuity vision to dock into flowers

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Suter Lab Graduate Students Win Research and Teaching Awards!

Suter Lab Graduate Students Win Research and Teaching Awards!
2018-05-23

Congratulations! Yuan Ren and Aslihan Terzi!

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Female’s sensory physiology affects her preference for different types of males

Female’s sensory physiology affects her preference for different types of males
2018-05-23

Mate choice in the eye and ear of the beholder? Female multimodal sensory configuration influences her preferences.

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Konieczny Lab has developed a new strategy to induce terminal differentiation of pancreatic cancer cells.

Konieczny Lab has developed a new strategy to induce terminal differentiation of pancreatic cancer cells.
2018-05-22

Induced PTF1a Expression in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Cells Activates Acinar Gene Networks, Reduces Tumorigenic Properties, and Sensitizes Cells to Gemcitabine Treatment

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CryoVR training platform received a grant from the National Institutes of Health

CryoVR training platform received a grant from the National Institutes of Health
2018-05-22

Purdue master’s student Jun Zhang, seated, and doctoral student/Purdue undergrad alum Brenda Gonzalez demonstrate the CryoVR

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Provost’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentor

Provost’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentor
2018-05-18

Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Taparowsky who received the 2018 Provost’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentor.

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Minchella Faculty of the Month

Minchella Faculty of the Month
2018-05-04

Scientific Notations Faculty of the Month!

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2017-2018 J. Alfred & Martha Chiscon Undergraduate Teaching Award

2017-2018 J. Alfred & Martha Chiscon Undergraduate Teaching Award
2018-05-04

Congratulations Woody Walls!

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A low-cost 3D cell culture system for imaging neurons

A low-cost 3D cell culture system for imaging neurons
2018-05-04

Low-cost microwell device for high-resolution imaging of neurite outgrowth in 3D

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Genki Terashi and Daisuke Kihara develop new software

Genki Terashi and Daisuke Kihara develop new software
2018-05-03

"Genki Terashi and Daisuke Kihara developed a new software for modeling protein structures from cryo-electron microscopy density maps. The work was published on Nature Communications."

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Irwin Tessman Endowment for Biological Sciences

Irwin Tessman Endowment for Biological Sciences
2018-05-01

Biological Sciences benefits from generous gift!

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Repeat spawning come with tradeoffs for trout

Repeat spawning come with tradeoffs for trout
2018-04-27

Spawn till you die: life history variation is maintained by fitness trade-offs and negative frequency dependence

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Ultimate Achievement in Life Sciences Scholarship Honoring Dr. Joseph W. Vanable, Professor Emeritus

Ultimate Achievement in Life Sciences Scholarship Honoring Dr. Joseph W. Vanable, Professor Emeritus
2018-04-25

Anonymous Donor Honors Dr. Joseph W. Vanable for Purdue’s Fifth Annual Day of Giving

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Dr. Seema Mattoo receives Purdue University’s "2018 Walk the Talk Award!"

Dr. Seema Mattoo receives Purdue University’s "2018 Walk the Talk Award!"
2018-04-23

Dr. Seema Mattoo receives Purdue University’s "2018 Walk the Talk Award!"

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Deng Lab develops acute endotoxemia model in zebrafish

Deng Lab develops acute endotoxemia model in zebrafish
2018-04-11

Alan Hsu, Deng Lab - Development and characterization of an endotoxemia model in zebrafish

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Aguilar Lab - "Use of induced pluripotent stem cells from Lowe syndrome patients provide insight into disease mechanism"

Aguilar Lab - "Use of induced pluripotent stem cells from Lowe syndrome patients provide insight into disease mechanism"
2018-04-02

"Use of induced pluripotent stem cells from Lowe syndrome patients provide insight into disease mechanism"

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William Mbongo receives Fulbright Scholarship

William Mbongo receives Fulbright Scholarship
2018-03-30

Congratulations William Mbongo 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar

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Kihara lab predicting assembly order of multimeric protein complexes

Kihara lab predicting assembly order of multimeric protein complexes
2018-03-29

Predicting assembly order of multimeric protein complexes

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Deng Lab - Neutrophil-specific knockout demonstrates a role for mitochondria in regulating neutrophil motility in zebrafish

Deng Lab - Neutrophil-specific knockout demonstrates a role for mitochondria in regulating neutrophil motility in zebrafish
2018-03-28

Deng Lab - Neutrophil-specific knockout demonstrates a role for mitochondria in regulating neutrophil motility in zebrafish

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Chang Receives Murphy Award

Chang Receives Murphy Award
2018-03-22

Congratulations to Murphy Award Recipient Henry Chang!

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Remembering Professor Henry Koffler, Former Biological Sciences Dept. Head

Remembering Professor Henry Koffler, Former Biological Sciences Dept. Head
2018-03-19

Former Biological Sciences Dept Head Passes at 95

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2018 College of Science Faculty and Staff Awards Program

2018 College of Science Faculty and Staff Awards Program
2018-03-14

Congratulations Biological Sciences Award Winners and Years of Service Recipients!

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Mattoo lab crystallizes a Pasteurella multocida toxin with a novel enzymatic fold

Mattoo lab crystallizes a Pasteurella multocida toxin with a novel enzymatic fold
2018-03-07

Mattoo lab crystallizes a Pasteurella multocida toxin with a novel enzymatic fold

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Tropical carnivores stay social in a temperate environment

Tropical carnivores stay social in a temperate environment
2018-03-05

Tropical carnivores stay social in a temperate environment

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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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Dynamic Remodeling Lipids Coincides with Dengue Virus Replication in the Midgut of Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes   Mosquito gut may hold the key to preventing Dengue and Zika

Dynamic Remodeling Lipids Coincides with Dengue Virus Replication in the Midgut of Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes Mosquito gut may hold the key to preventing Dengue and Zika
2018-02-19

Mosquito gut may hold the key to preventing Dengue and Zika

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What makes a multimodal signal attractive?

What makes a multimodal signal attractive?
2018-02-13

What makes a multimodal signal attractive?

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The sensory substrate of multimodal animal communication: are females sensory ‘specialists’ or ‘generalists’?

The sensory substrate of multimodal animal communication: are females sensory ‘specialists’ or ‘generalists’?
2018-02-13

The sensory substrate of multimodal animal communication: are females sensory ‘specialists’ or ‘generalists’?

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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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Genetic diversity can “rescue” amphibians from a deadly pathogen

Genetic diversity can “rescue” amphibians from a deadly pathogen
2018-02-02

Genetic diversity can “rescue” amphibians from a deadly pathogen

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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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Bird females see male signals differently

Bird females see male signals differently
2018-01-25

Testing a key assumption in animal communication: between-individual variation in female visual systems alters perception of male signals

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