News Articles for 2019
Bill identified first and foremost as a Boilermaker and became one of the Department's most enthusiastic and supportive alumni, which is how faculty, staff and students at Purdue will remember him.
An experiment is underway in energy efficiency with caretaker's cabin.
A newly discovered retinal structure in the eyes of certain kinds of songbirds might help the animals find and track insect prey more easily.
The Ralph W. & Grace M. Showalter Research Trust Fund recognizes the work of Associate Professor Perry Paschou and Assistant Professor Leifu Chang.
Could Anthrax Help Fight Bladder Cancer?
Anthrax may soon help more people win the fight against bladder cancer, which the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says strikes about 72,000 Americans each year and kills about 16,000, and is one of the most expensive cancers to treat.
Frogs have been struggling a bit in recent years. Their populations around the world have been declining for decades, and the reasons for their loss come from many fronts. In the túngara frog — a tiny native of Middle, Central and South America — disease, predation and communication are intricately intertwined. Parasites are transmitted by midges, which find their way to frogs by “intercepting” their mating calls.
Dr. Abebe Fola, Postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Giovanna Carpi's lab, was recently awarded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Travel Award to attend the Malaria 2019 Keystone Symposium.
Dr. Abebe Fola, Postdoctoral researcher in Carpi Lab, received the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Travel Award to attend the 2019 Keystone Symposium in Ethiopia.
An interview with Professor David Sanders about the explosion at the Novosibirsk Vector virus laboratory on the BBC, The World Tonight.
A publication from the laboratory of Bill Cramer, on which grad student Jillian Ness is a senior author, has received special mention in the journal, FEBS (Federation of the European Biochemical Societies) Letters.
How do honeybees lead to a career in HPC?
The Paths to HPC series, presented in collaboration with Women in HPC, showcases the women working in high-performance computing.
Two Purdue University students have earned the Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s preeminent scholarship for undergraduates in mathematics, natural sciences or engineering.
The fungal pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) has been associated with severe declines and extinctions of amphibians around the world.
My article, an invited contribution, on contemporary approaches to keeping up with the literature, addresses teaching and research, review articles, social media, and critique of the scientific literature.
Neutrophils are the first cells recruited to an immune stimulus stemming from infection.
The research was a collaborative effort by the Suter, Mattoo, and Huang labs at Purdue and was funded by multiple grants.
"Take with food" is a common warning for people using antibiotics, but a discovery announced this week in the scientific journal Nature may create a path to more targeted drugs.
Two graduate students, one from Suter Lab and one from Leung Lab, each received a PIIN travel grant.
Structure of malbrancheamide in complex with Ca2+·calmodulin
Leung Lab students awarded Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research
New Avenue for Parkinson’s Disease Research
Mattoo lab discovers new link between neurodegeneration and Fic proteins
Ali Camara (Mattoo lab) attends BIO I-Corps workshop in Philadelphia
Structural Basis for the Inhibition of CRISPR-Cas12a by Anti-CRISPR Proteins
Mattoo lab’s CryoAPEX technology selected for Editor's Choice column!
Prof. Fernandez-Juricic - 2019 eLife Ambassadors Program for Open Science
Role of heparan sulfate in entry and exit of Ross River virus glycoprotein-pseudotyped retroviral vectors
“This quantum material is about nine times more sensitive to dopamine than methods that we use currently in animal models,” said Alexander Chubykin
An adult Daphnia lumholtzi. This species has invaded many lakes throughout the United States.
Grad Student Shim receives AGSERS Award
Soo Won Shim receives Honorable Mention for In Progress Biology Education Research
New electron microscopy technique limits membrane destruction
Professor Luo, Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology
Professor Gelvin edits book on Agrobacteriuim Biology
Dr. Fekete Receives Research Award
College of Science 2019 Research Award Recipients
Making sense of large-scale behavioural data for eye-drug discovery
Dr. Chris Sahley receives Chiscon Award
Prof. Sahley receives Department’s highest teaching award
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Welcome Dr. Janice Evans, new Head of the Department of Biological Sciences starting March 1, 2019
Dr. Seema Mattoo received the 2018-2019 PRF International Travel Grant
Ali Camara awarded Pre-Doctoral Traineeship from the NIH/Indiana CTSI
Minchella Lab Alumna Sarah Marshall
Prof. Fernandez-Juricic’s research is featured in a Smithsonian Channel documentary