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Biological Sciences remembers alum Bill Phillips
(12/17/2019)

Experiment in energy efficiency with Ross Reserve caretaker's cabin
(12/17/2019)

Newly discovered retinal structure may enhance vision for some birds
(12/16/2019)

Biological Sciences faculty members honored as Showalter University Faculty Scholar and with early career Showalter Trust funding
(11/26/2019)

Could Anthrax Help Fight Bladder Cancer?
(11/13/2019)

Risky business: Frogs’ mating calls also attract predators
(11/12/2019)

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.
(10/30/2019)

Purdue virus expert David Sanders comments on explosion at former Russian Bioweapons Lab.
(09/20/2019)

Structure-based Control of the Rate Limitation of Photosynthetic Electron Transport
(09/19/2019)

How do honeybees lead to a career in HPC?
(09/18/2019)

Kadlubowski, Tesmer earn nationally prestigious Goldwater Scholarships
(09/03/2019)

Conservation and disease in tropical amphibians
(08/29/2019)

Contemporary Approaches to Keeping Up With The Scientific Literature
(08/29/2019)

A novel role for CDK2 as a new approach for treating neutrophilic inflammation
(08/22/2019)

Collaborative effort by the Suter, Mattoo, and Huang labs provide new insights into filopodia formation
(08/20/2019)

Discovery provides path to pathogen-targeted antibiotics
(08/15/2019)

Aslihan Terzi and Logan Ganzen received PIIN travel grant
(08/08/2019)

A natural product chemical probe inhibits cardiac hypertrophy mediated by nuclear GPCR kinase 5
(07/26/2019)

Two Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research Awards for finding new retinal-degeneration drugs
(07/19/2019)

New Avenue for Parkinson’s Disease Research
(07/02/2019)

Mattoo lab graduate student, Ali Camara, selected for 2019 BIO I-Corps Bio-entrepreneurship Workshop
(07/02/2019)

Dr. Leifu Chang's Group published in Cell Host & Microbe
(06/19/2019)

Mattoo lab’s CryoAPEX technology highlighted by Science magazine!
(06/14/2019)

Prof. Fernandez-Juricic - 2019 eLife Ambassadors Program for Open Science
(04/22/2019)

These molecules could trap viruses inside a cell
(04/17/2019)

New quantum material could warn of neurological disease
(04/17/2019)

An invasive species is most successful with high resources and infectious disease
(04/17/2019)

Grad Student Shim receives AGSERS Award
(04/17/2019)

Mattoo lab develops a new cell biology tool called CryoAPEX
(04/12/2019)

Zhao-Qing Luo elected as a Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology.
(03/15/2019)

Professor Gelvin edits book on Agrobacteriuim Biology
(03/15/2019)

Dr. Fekete Receives Research Award
(03/15/2019)

Making sense of large-scale behavioural data for eye-drug discovery
(03/12/2019)

Dr. Chris Sahley receives Chiscon Award
(03/12/2019)

Nancy Pelaez, AAAS Section on Education (Q) Chair-Elect
(03/11/2019)

Welcome Janice Evans, Head of Biological Sciences
(02/27/2019)

Dr. Mattoo Awarded PRF International Travel Grant
(02/22/2019)

Ali Camara, Mattoo lab, wins CTSI Traineeship
(02/22/2019)

2019 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellance Travel Award Recipients
(02/08/2019)

Alumna Sarah Marshall Awarded "Best Clincial Research Poster"
(01/29/2019)

Smithsonian Channel Features Prof. Fernandez-Juricic's Research
(01/24/2019)

Professor Hollenbeck Passes the Mic for Biology 231
(12/14/2018)

Dr. Paschou Named a 2019 University Faculty Scholar
(12/12/2018)

Anna Berkovitz, Dear Friend and Colleague Passes
(11/29/2018)

Pelaez elected Fellow of American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science
(11/29/2018)

Claudia Li, Neurobiology and Physiology Major Competes with Purdue Supercomputing Team
(11/29/2018)

Sensorium 2018: our first live-streamed event
(11/29/2018)

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

How a single protein interferes with the immune system
(11/21/2018)

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

Dr. Fekete Receives Research Award
(11/20/2018)

Conference award winner at Midwest Photosynthesis Conference
(11/09/2018)

A CURE for learning about experimentation
(11/06/2018)

Sensorium 2018: Annual Symposium of Sensory Biology
(11/06/2018)

Nancy Peleaz Candidate for AAAS Section on Education
(11/05/2018)

Drs. Aguilar and Bartlett designated Showalter Faculty Scholars for 2018
(11/02/2018)

Structures of spherical viruses aren’t as perfect as we thought
(10/24/2018)

Insights magazine features Dr. Ximena Bernal
(10/01/2018)

Gelvin Lab present at Agrobacterium meeting in Ghent, Belgium
(09/28/2018)

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

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

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

Gelvin laboratory presents at IAPB meeting in Dublin, Ireland
(09/14/2018)

Professor Sanders writes about War on Cancer Anniversary
(09/12/2018)

Dr. Deng Wins SLB G. Jeanette Thorbecke Award
(08/29/2018)

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

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

Chubykin Led Research Team that Develop New Robotic System to Study Brain
(08/24/2018)

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

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

2018 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellance Travel Award Recipients
(07/30/2018)

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

Lecturer for Los Alamos 75th Anniversary
(07/20/2018)

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

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

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

PURDUE STUDENTS ATTEND AAAS WORKSHOP IN D.C.
(06/28/2018)

Leung Awarded Outstanding Professor of Basic Science
(06/26/2018)

New STEM Building Slated to Open Fall 2020
(06/22/2018)

Ganzen attended the Neural Systems & Behavior course at the Marine Biological Laboratory
(06/18/2018)

Parasites make the world go 'round
(06/04/2018)

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

Hummingbirds use low acuity vision to dock into flowers
(05/29/2018)

Suter Lab Graduate Students Win Research and Teaching Awards!
(05/23/2018)

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

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

CryoVR training platform received a grant from the National Institutes of Health
(05/22/2018)

Provost’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Mentor
(05/18/2018)

Minchella Faculty of the Month
(05/04/2018)

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

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

Genki Terashi and Daisuke Kihara develop new software
(05/03/2018)

Irwin Tessman Endowment for Biological Sciences
(05/01/2018)

Repeat spawning come with tradeoffs for trout
(04/27/2018)

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

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

Deng Lab develops acute endotoxemia model in zebrafish
(04/11/2018)

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

William Mbongo receives Fulbright Scholarship
(03/30/2018)

Kihara lab predicting assembly order of multimeric protein complexes
(03/29/2018)

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

Chang Receives Murphy Award
(03/22/2018)

Remembering Professor Henry Koffler, Former Biological Sciences Dept. Head
(03/19/2018)

2018 College of Science Faculty and Staff Awards Program
(03/14/2018)

Mattoo lab crystallizes a Pasteurella multocida toxin with a novel enzymatic fold
(03/07/2018)

Tropical carnivores stay social in a temperate environment
(03/05/2018)

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

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
(02/19/2018)

What makes a multimodal signal attractive?
(02/13/2018)

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

2018 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellance Travel Award Winners
(02/13/2018)

Happy Retirement Arleen Mullikin!
(02/06/2018)

Genetic diversity can “rescue” amphibians from a deadly pathogen
(02/02/2018)

Eichinger named 150th Anniversary Professor
(01/29/2018)

Bird females see male signals differently
(01/25/2018)

Professor Richard Kuhn Appointed to NSF Advisory Committee for Biological Sciences
(12/14/2017)

Dr. Kuhn honored as a named inaugural Director of PI4D
(12/11/2017)

Professor Stan Gelvin took Purdue Biological Sciences Worldwide
(12/11/2017)

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

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

Kasinski receives grants to improve gene therapy for cancer
(12/08/2017)

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

W.A. Cramer's Research Honored in Hyderabod, India
(11/30/2017)

Dr. Chubykin receives grant to study fragile X syndrome
(11/15/2017)

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

Yuk Fai Leung gives talk on Data, Data Collection and Data Sharing
(10/13/2017)

2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards
(10/13/2017)

How many moonlighting proteins are there in a genome?
(10/11/2017)

The blind gap in avian binocular vision
(09/21/2017)

Gardner awarded NSF Biology Education Research Grant
(09/21/2017)

Wnt9a induces cell fate changes and rewiring of neurites into the chicken cochlea.
(09/21/2017)

Mattoo Lab receives special recognition
(09/21/2017)

Kerry N Rabenold Pavilion Dedication
(09/13/2017)

Caleigh Roleck Named as Astronaut Scholar
(09/08/2017)

Leung Lab receives 2 year research grant
(08/29/2017)

Meet Ben Watson Phillips Undergrad Intern
(08/29/2017)

Therapeutic delivery of microRNAs
(08/24/2017)

Chubykin lab publishes an article in the Journal of Visualized Experiments
(08/11/2017)

Meet Caleigh Roleck Undergrad Intern
(08/10/2017)

Yuk Fai Leung attended the 2017 Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop
(07/26/2017)

Congratulations Samarth Mathur and Yuan Ren
(07/21/2017)

Meet Sarah Brokovich Undergrad Intern
(07/21/2017)

New mechanism to destroy viruses could lead to future therapies
(07/20/2017)

Gene Networks in Cochlear Patterning
(07/19/2017)

Meet Elaine Colomb Undergrad Intern
(07/14/2017)

Leung lab visited collaborating institutes in Asia
(07/11/2017)

Meet Chufan Cai Undergrad Intern
(07/07/2017)

Tourette Syndrome risk increases in people with genetic copy variations
(07/05/2017)

Kelly Ronald gets the prestigious Allee Award
(06/23/2017)

Meet Undergraduate Intern, Jillian Ness
(06/21/2017)

Leung lab established a statistical approach to analyze zebrafish locomotor behaviour
(06/19/2017)

The Department of Biological Sciences Congratulates Richard Kuhn
(06/16/2017)

Structural Modeling of Protein Complexes with Disordered Proteins
(06/16/2017)

Structure-Function relations in physiology education: Where’s the mechanism?
(06/14/2017)

Hawk-eyed songbirds
(06/12/2017)

Leung lab published a review article on using zebrafish to screen drugs for retinal degeneration
(06/12/2017)

Leung lab research featured in an educational science video
(06/12/2017)

2016-17 Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Awards
(05/22/2017)

2016-17 Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Awards
(05/22/2017)

Tom Walter awarded the 2017 J. Alfred and Martha O. Chiscon Undergraduate Teaching Award
(05/16/2017)

Gleichsner Selected for Research and Teaching Honors
(04/28/2017)

Purdue Science award winners at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium
(04/26/2017)

Links between DNA methylation and nucleosome occupancy in the human genome Clayton K. Collings and John N. Anderson
(04/19/2017)

Dr. Claudio Aguilar presented 2016 Sigma Xi Midcareer Research Award
(04/17/2017)

Venkatraman awarded a 2017 Faculty for the Future Fellowship
(04/17/2017)

Ross Biological Reserve breaking ground for a new building
(04/10/2017)

LSC teacher inducted into National Hall of Fame
(04/10/2017)

Spring 2017 Biological Sciences Alumni Advisory Council Meeting
(03/31/2017)

Gardner receives Murphy Exceptional Early Career Award
(03/22/2017)

Human antibody for Zika virus promising for treatment, prevention
(03/20/2017)

Professor succeeds in protein modeling competitions using Purdue’s community clusters
(03/09/2017)

How reliable are protein structures determined by electron microscopy?
(03/03/2017)

The College of Science annual Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon
(03/02/2017)

Congratulations Dr. Donna Fekete
(02/24/2017)

Spatial and temporal analysis of alphavirus replication and assembly in mammalian and mosquito cells
(02/24/2017)

Purdue Springfest 2017
(02/23/2017)

Logan Ganzen awarded a Neuroscience Collaborative Research Fund from the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience
(02/22/2017)

High-throughput discovery of ligand binding proteins in a proteome
(02/13/2017)

Biology Major Shovik Bandyopadhyay awarded the prestigious Churchill Scholarship
(02/09/2017)

Bio Ed Research Publication: Model the Use of Evolutionary Trees (MUET)
(02/03/2017)

The Department of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce the winners of the Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Travel Award for the Spring 2017 competition.
(02/02/2017)

Logan Ganzen awarded a Survey Fund from the Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery
(01/31/2017)

A new strategy to disrupt the host cytoskeleton by the pathogen Legionella pneumophila
(01/30/2017)

#IAM GOLDEN Student Feature: Danielle Rivers
(01/25/2017)

The Third Midwest Membrane Trafficking and Signaling Symposium
(01/23/2017)

Susan Karcher Legacy
(01/17/2017)

New findings detail structure of immature Zika virus
(01/10/2017)

Discovery made by the Luo Lab selected as a “Signaling Breakthrough” of 2016
(01/09/2017)

MIST1, PTF1, and XBP1 Link Secretion and Stress as both Transcriptional Targets and Regulators
(12/20/2016)

Collective animal behavior models revisited
(12/19/2016)

Gelvin lab identifies epigenetic process impacting Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of Arabidopsis
(12/15/2016)

Professor Gelvin wins JSPS Fellowship
(12/15/2016)

Dr. Michael Rossmann received the Sackler International prize in Biophysics for 2016
(12/14/2016)

Suter Group presents research at ASCB Meeting in San Francisco
(12/13/2016)

Professor Gelvin attends Paris GENIUS meeting
(11/28/2016)

Sue Karcher Retirement Celebration
(11/22/2016)

Purdue professors elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
(11/22/2016)

Devika Sirohi from Dr. Kuhn's Lab to Serve as a 2017 Trainee Councilor
(11/18/2016)

Fish eyes: modeling genetic mutations behind ocular disease
(11/14/2016)

Impact of Drought on Disease using a Human Parasite System
(11/10/2016)

Gelvin laboratory attends the 37th Crown Gall Conference
(11/10/2016)

Fall 2016 Building Momentum for Biological Sciences at Purdue – BSAAC
(11/04/2016)

Dr. Ed Bartlett Named University Faculty Scholar
(10/27/2016)

Dr. Ximena E Bernal’s Paper is Posted on the Cover of Biotropica
(10/24/2016)

Professor Morris (Morry) Levy – Playground Named in His Honor
(10/18/2016)

Jeff Dukes Named the Inaugural Belcher Chair for Environmental Sustainability
(10/14/2016)

2016 Outstanding Alumni
(09/30/2016)

Alex Chubykin – Neurobiology Research
(09/30/2016)

Department of Biological Sciences Fall 2016
(09/30/2016)

Congratulations Dr. Michael Rossmann named 2016 Laureate of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics
(09/26/2016)

Dr. Catherine Searle paper published: “Population density, not host competence, drives patterns of disease in an invaded community”
(09/26/2016)

US News Ranks Purdue #13 Nationally for Undergraduate Teaching
(09/26/2016)

The laboratory of W. A. Cramer, has completed studies on paradigm-changing studies in two major areas of membrane protein structure-function
(09/12/2016)

Pelaez wrote the Cover Article for the September 2016 issue of The Physiologist, the newsletter of The American Physiological Society
(09/12/2016)

Dr. Francis Collins visits the Department of Biological Sciences
(09/02/2016)

NSF grant to fund College of Education STEM research project
(09/01/2016)

United Way Campaign Kick Off
(09/01/2016)

Congresswoman Susan Brooks visits Purdue's Zika researchers
(09/01/2016)

UNAL-Purdue develop successful bioinformatics workshops
(09/01/2016)

Lafayette recognized as one of the best small cities for college graduates
(08/25/2016)

In Silico drug discovery method for computationally modelled target proteins
(08/18/2016)

Bio alumna Amanda Elmore wins Olympic gold in women's rowing event!
(08/18/2016)

Stan Gelvin presents keynote address at the MAPMBS annual meeting
(08/17/2016)

Kuhn: Don't panic over Zika, but start taking it seriously
(08/16/2016)

Delving into Host-Parasite Interactions
(08/16/2016)

Sam Postlethwait, 98-year-old retired biology professor continues educating others, giving back to community
(08/15/2016)

Professor Daniel Suter organizes and presents at the Heraeus Seminar on Neuronal Mechanics
(08/15/2016)

Summer happenings in the Mattoo Lab
(08/15/2016)

Professor Wen Jiang selected as a 2016 Showalter Faculty Scholar
(08/15/2016)

Professor Cynthia Staffuacher to serve as Associate Head of Research and Graduate Education
(08/09/2016)

Bit by a tick? Next steps and species to know
(08/08/2016)

Chubykin lab grows by two feet
(08/08/2016)

Professor Stephen Konieczny steps into new role as Interim Department Head
(08/05/2016)

Dismantling Disease
(08/01/2016)

Fall 2016 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Travel Award
(08/01/2016)

Professor Gelvin presents at IS-MPMI international conference
(08/01/2016)

Ag Research Spotlight: Jeffrey Dukes
(08/01/2016)

Rapid, low-temperature process adds weeks to milk’s shelf life
(07/20/2016)

Principles for integrating sensory biology and animal behavior to protect and manage wildlife
(07/08/2016)

Dr. William Cramer edits book to be published mid July
(06/29/2016)

Dr. David Sanders assumes the office of Chair of the University Senate
(06/15/2016)

Biological Sciences students represent the department at the 68th Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists
(06/13/2016)

Konieczny and Taparowsky labs 30th reunion
(06/10/2016)

An instructional design process for teaching about mechanisms - a report from our BEAST (Biology Education Area for Scholarship and Teaching)
(06/01/2016)

Logan Ganzen awarded CTSI Predoctoral Investigator Award in Translational Research
(06/01/2016)

Hollenbeck named vice provost for faculty affairs
(05/17/2016)

Clark Gedney recognized by the Office of Engagement
(05/12/2016)

Meet the class of 2016: McKeith Pearson, Hannah Craft and Goldie Razban
(05/10/2016)

Development of the Neuron Assessment for Measuring Biology Students’ Use of Experimental Design Concepts and Representations
(05/09/2016)

Collaboration between biologists and engineers leads to new software to measure the morphology of the centers of acute vision in vertebrates
(05/05/2016)

2016 Department of Biological Sciences Awards & Recognition Program
(04/28/2016)

Finding moonlighting proteins, in genomes, which perform two independent functions
(04/26/2016)

Professor Jeffrey Dukes named AAAS Leshner Leadership Institute Public Engagement Fellow
(04/22/2016)

Biology Students Winners at Purdue University Undergraduate Research Symposium
(04/22/2016)

A hands-on, problem-solving toolkit to teach neuroscience and mental health concepts using mobile computing devices
(04/22/2016)

College of Science Merit Awards
(04/22/2016)

Dr. Wen Jiang Promoted to Full Professor
(04/22/2016)

2016 Life Sciences Postdoc Mini-Symposium
(04/19/2016)

A single enzyme with the power of three could offer shortcut to therapeutic target
(04/18/2016)

Spring 2016 Biological Sciences Alumni Advisory Committee Meeting
(04/18/2016)

How to Identify and Interpret Evolutionary Tree Diagrams, a report from our BEAST (Biology Education Area for Scholarship and Teaching)
(04/18/2016)

Rising CO2 levels reduce protein in crucial pollen source for bees
(04/14/2016)

Purdue student receives national Goldwater Scholarship
(04/12/2016)

Venkatraman has been awarded a 2016 Faculty for the Future Fellowship
(04/11/2016)

Crowdfunding campaign to support Zika virus research
(04/07/2016)

Support Zika Virus Research
(04/04/2016)

Researchers reveal Zika virus structure, a critical advance in the development of treatments
(03/31/2016)

Aakanksha Angra wins first place in the 2016 Sigma Xi Graduate Poster Competition
(03/23/2016)

2016 Arthur C. Guyton Educator of the Year Award
(02/29/2016)

Meet the BIOL13100 peer leaders!
(02/16/2016)

Purdue professor part of National Academies Zika virus workshop
(02/16/2016)

Spring 2016 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Travel Award
(02/08/2016)

Zika virus and mosquito experts
(02/02/2016)

Name that song - Biology professor tailors playlist to day’s lecture
(01/19/2016)

Purdue Undergraduate Students Used the Difference in Swimming Behaviour to Classify Different Strains of Zebrafish
(01/05/2016)

Including plant acclimation to temperature change improves climate models
(12/08/2015)

Dr. Wen Jiang named University Faculty Scholar from the College of Science for 2016
(12/07/2015)

Bio senior mixed research, study abroad for full Science experience
(11/30/2015)

Congratulations to Dr. Zhao-Qing Luo on his College of Science Research Award
(11/24/2015)

Two Purdue faculty members win NIH grants for brain research
(11/11/2015)

Assistant Professor Mark Christie receives Great Lakes Fisheries Commission Grant
(11/04/2015)

Satarupa Bhaduri wins Midwest Graduate Student Oral Presentation Award
(10/29/2015)

Purdue Profiles: Jeff Bolin
(10/21/2015)

Dr. Christopher Staiger named Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences
(10/19/2015)

Purdue makes major new investments in the life sciences - Life Sciences Pillars of Excellence
(10/14/2015)

DP Announcement - Life Sciences Pillars of Excellence
(10/14/2015)

Purdue Undergraduate Students Established a Statistical Framework for Studying Zebrafish Behavior
(10/12/2015)

2015 Outstanding Alumni - Michelle Hood and Simon Rhodes
(09/28/2015)

Amanda Elmore - Purdue Biology Graduate Continues Olympic Quest
(09/22/2015)

Aakanksha Angra receives the Andrews-John Scott A. and the Ella A Travel Award to present work at the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research meeting.
(09/11/2015)

Dr. Gribskov Presents at National University of Colombia
(08/27/2015)

Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Travel for Fall 2015
(07/30/2015)

Dr. Hollenbeck and Devireddy Publish in Journal of Neuroscience
(07/30/2015)

Dr. Andrea Kasinski to be featured in upcoming Webinar
(07/08/2015)

Alyssa Gleichsner receives award for her presentation at the Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists
(07/08/2015)

Purdue researchers successfully target 'Achilles' heel' of MERS virus
(06/16/2015)

Research reveals the mechanism of precise attack in infection
(06/15/2015)

Team USA selected from USA Biology Olympiad at Purdue
(06/15/2015)

Marcy Nevius graduates from the Accomplished Clerical Excellence program
(06/02/2015)

Adding app to course helps students Pattern their study habits
(05/21/2015)

Dr. Minchella helps send off 30 Biology graduates!
(05/18/2015)

Alex Chubykin awarded Whitehall Foundation grant
(05/15/2015)

Findings reveal clues to functioning of mysterious 'mimivirus'
(05/15/2015)

Evolution in action: Mate competition weeds out GM fish from population
(05/08/2015)

Biology Undergrads awarded Stamps and Beering Scholarships
(05/07/2015)

College of Science hosts, succeeds in undergraduate poster symposium
(05/06/2015)

Spring 2015 Senior Send Off
(05/05/2015)

Departmental Awards Ceremony - April 28, 2015
(05/05/2015)

Spring 2015 Biological Sciences Alumni Advisory Committee Meeting
(05/01/2015)

Purdue Day of Giving 04.29.15
(04/28/2015)

Congratulations to Dr. Zhao-Qing Luo on his faculty promotion
(04/10/2015)

2015 Umbarger Outstanding Graduate Student
(04/08/2015)

Venkatraman has been awarded a 2015 Faculty for the Future Fellowship
(04/06/2015)

Protein determines life or death fate of stressed cells
(04/02/2015)

Disturbed ecosystems more sensitive to climate change?
(04/01/2015)

Professor Kihara among best in protein modeling contests
(04/01/2015)

Jefferson High School Students Visit The Department of Biological Sciences
(04/01/2015)

Researchers identify a new trigger of cellular self-destruction
(03/17/2015)

Song complexity determines high frequency hearing in birds
(03/16/2015)

Spring 2015 Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Travel Award Winners
(02/23/2015)

Dr. Stephanie Gardner receives College of Science Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching by an Assistant Professor
(02/17/2015)

Finding mooonlighting proteins from genomes
(02/17/2015)

Thinking ahead: how a unicellular nitrogen fixing cyanobacterium manages its gene expression to accommodate the challenges it faces through out a 24-hour day
(02/12/2015)

Surprises for Agrobacterium T-DNA integration into host genomes
(02/10/2015)

Mini-Symposium on Integrating Structure, Function and Interactions of the Protein Universe
(02/04/2015)

Professor David Sanders will be the 2015 Haines Biochemistry Lecturer at Wabash College
(01/30/2015)

Biology senior Carly Marshall is Purdue's first finalist for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship
(01/20/2015)

Purdue to collaborate with Argentine Republic
(01/16/2015)

Purdue research suggests approach to treat virus causing respiratory illness, possible paralysis in children
(01/05/2015)

Congratulations to Dr. Emery and Dr. Zhou on their PRF Travel Grants
(12/17/2014)

Professor Dennis Minchella featured in The Purdue Review
(12/17/2014)

Congratulations Fall 2014 Graduates - Senior Send Off
(12/16/2014)

First Year Research Experience Poster Session
(12/16/2014)

Website for life sciences at Purdue debuts
(12/15/2014)

Professor Gelvin attends the GENIUS meeting in Paris, France
(12/12/2014)

Thumbs Up: C. David Bridges
(12/08/2014)

A Rubric for Diagnosing Knowledge of Experimental Design
(12/03/2014)

A new microchip amplifier for patch-clamp electrophysiology of neurons
(12/03/2014)

The Fall 2014 Biological Sciences Alumni Advisory Committee Meeting
(11/26/2014)

Purdue professor elected as fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
(11/25/2014)

Fall 2014 Biological Sciences Departmental Retreat
(11/24/2014)

Dr. Nancy Pelaez receives Barrows Teacher Award from McMaster University
(11/21/2014)

How to know which computational protein structure model is correct?
(11/20/2014)

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Staiger on his College of Science Research Award
(11/19/2014)

35th Annual Crown Gall Conference at Purdue University
(11/19/2014)

Song type affects hearing sensitivity in sparrows
(11/18/2014)

Biology professor uses instructional tools to support in-class active learning
(11/05/2014)

A new eye tracker for understanding how animals use their eyes
(11/04/2014)

Professor Dukes selected to lead Purdue Climate Change Research Center
(10/21/2014)

2014 Outstanding Alumni Event
(10/17/2014)

Nicole Biddinger is among 5 students who are moving the world forward with their Purdue education.
(10/14/2014)

Fat molecules influence form and function of key photosynthesis protein
(09/30/2014)

Researchers uncover structure of enzyme that makes plant cellulose
(09/25/2014)

Dr. Pelaez Receives Fulbright Award
(09/24/2014)

Science on Tap talk to focus on deceptive characteristics of coronaviruses
(09/19/2014)

How much a host moves can affect disease severity
(09/12/2014)

Discovery Park dedication to celebrate opening of Drug Discovery, Bindley Multidisciplinary Cancer Research facilities
(09/03/2014)

Bio soph gets minor planet named after her
(08/05/2014)

Sanyal, Hale and Sirohi awarded Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Travel Scholarship
(08/01/2014)

Something known to cut is doing the jointing job
(07/11/2014)

A Fatty Sandwich in the Membrane
(07/11/2014)

Prahatha Venkatraman received a scholarship to participate in the neurobiology course
(07/01/2014)

Can you go both ways?
(06/27/2014)

How important is a Very Important Protein?
(06/26/2014)

Discovery Park center awarded $12 million DOE grant to advance research for converting plant biomass into liquid hydrocarbon fuels
(06/23/2014)

Reactive Oxygen Species are Not All Bad for Plants Either
(06/20/2014)

Team USA selected by Center for Excellence in Education at Purdue event to compete at International Biology Olympiad
(06/16/2014)

Professor Jeff Dukes recently organized INTERFACE meeting in Beijing
(06/16/2014)

Purdue researchers shut down a SARS cloaking system; findings could pave the way to vaccines for SARS virus, MERS
(06/04/2014)

Biological Science Maintenance Crew Renovates Watson's Crick
(06/03/2014)

High school students selected to participate in 12th USA Biology Olympiad finals at Purdue
(05/27/2014)

Reactive Oxygen Species: Not only bad for neurons
(05/19/2014)

Dr. Gribskov joins NIH/NIAID Systems Biology Program Steering Committee
(05/14/2014)

Purdue MERS experts working on way to block dangerous virus
(05/05/2014)

Commencement speaker for the College of Science knows how to be successful
(05/02/2014)

Bio student creates a 'Capitol' research poster
(04/25/2014)

Biology alum Ianthe 'Cookie' Bryant-Gawthrop's Purdue Profile
(04/23/2014)

2014 Departmental Awards Program
(04/22/2014)

Parasites change life history of snails
(04/22/2014)

2014 Biological Sciences Distinguished Alumni - Dr. Ronald Breaker
(04/21/2014)

The Department of Biological Sciences welcomes new Director of Development, Jimmy Parker
(04/10/2014)

Drs. Morry and Maria Levy receive College of Engineering Faculty Awards of Excellence
(04/10/2014)

Purdue trustees approve faculty promotions
(04/09/2014)

The Spring 2014 Biological Sciences Alumni Advisory Committee recently visited the department
(04/08/2014)

Caleb Waddell is among 5 Students Who are looking to use a Purdue education to move the world forward
(04/01/2014)

Dr. Eichinger named Murphy Award winner
(03/26/2014)

Dr. Nancy Emery chosen as College of Science Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching by an Assistant Professor
(03/19/2014)

Gene swapping: Hosts and parasites share more than food
(03/17/2014)

Dr. Christopher Staiger awarded the distinction of Fellow from the American Society of Plant Biologists
(03/14/2014)

Caleb Trujillo is among 5 Students Who are looking to use a Purdue education to move the world forward
(03/05/2014)

Gene identified by Purdue scientists may ease the genetic modification of plants
(03/05/2014)

Dr. Andrew Mesecar a 2014 recipient of the Lafayette Lions Club Award for outstanding achievements in Cancer research
(03/04/2014)

Our Department's 2013-14 College of Science Faculty/Staff Awardees Recognized Today
(02/20/2014)

Love bites: midges and bats attack frogs while they are trying to attract a mate
(02/19/2014)

Decoding Dengue and West Nile: U-M researchers take steps toward control of growing public health problems
(02/10/2014)

My eyespots are up here: Expert says peacocks' legs, lower feathers and dance attract most attention during courtship
(02/07/2014)

Findings point to potential treatment for virus causing childhood illnesses
(01/30/2014)

Virus grows tube to insert DNA during infection then sheds it
(12/18/2013)

Is leaving home the best choice for kangaroo rats?
(12/16/2013)

Erramilli, Lai and LaRue awarded Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Travel Scholarships
(12/13/2013)

New findings reveal protein structure in rubella virus
(12/10/2013)

Mechanistic insights into Lowe syndrome may lead to new therapies
(12/10/2013)

Drs. Peter Hollenbeck and David Eichinger inducted into the Book of Great Teachers
(12/04/2013)

Prairie birds have retinas configured to look upwards
(12/03/2013)

Dr. Jeffrey Lucas awarded the distinction of Fellow from the American Association for the Advancement of Science
(12/02/2013)

Dr. Esteban Fernandez-Juricic named University Faculty Scholar from the College of Science for 2014
(11/25/2013)

New visualization technique has potential to advance structural biology
(11/22/2013)

Purdue researchers apply new technique to manipulate virus, make it a possible cancer treatment
(11/12/2013)

Onset of hearing correlated with rapid refinement of neuron inhibition
(11/11/2013)

Our Department's Biological Sciences Alumni Advisory Committee Meeting Today and Tomorrow
(11/08/2013)

House Sparrows tweak auditory system seasonally
(11/01/2013)

David Sanders is the Editor of a recently-published volume
(10/29/2013)

Environmentally friendly building planned for Ross Biological Reserve
(10/22/2013)

Purdue University Biological Sciences 2013 Outstanding Alumni Award Ceremony
(10/11/2013)

Purdue University Teaching Academy inducts 13
(10/11/2013)

Dean Roberts Visits Our Department
(09/26/2013)

New Purdue lab focused on finding drugs to prevent vision loss
(09/18/2013)

Our Department's Maintenance (aka, Building) Crew Remodels One of Our Teaching Labs
(08/16/2013)

BioIT's New and Improved Services for Our Classes
(08/16/2013)

Team USA wins top team, individual honors at International Biology Olympiad
(07/22/2013)

Post wins highest award given by Purdue College of Pharmacy
(07/18/2013)

Congratulations to Dr. Daisuke Kihara on being named the 2013 Showalter University Faculty Scholar
(07/15/2013)

Team USA selected from USABO National Finalists at Purdue
(07/01/2013)

Biology With A Side of Bike Polo
(06/28/2013)

Purdue researchers seek treatment for new MERS coronavirus
(06/20/2013)

Summer research project promotes collaboration between Statistics and Biological Sciences
(06/17/2013)

Kelly Ronald awarded Yeunkyung Woo Fund travel grant
(06/13/2013)

High school students selected to participate in 11th USA Biology Olympiad finals at Purdue
(06/03/2013)

New visualization reveals virus particles have more individuality than thought
(05/29/2013)

Purdue professor part of national study of science-education specialists
(05/20/2013)

Dr. Fernandez-Juricic to give College of Science Research Award Lecture - April 29, 2013 - 3:00 pm - LWSN 1142
(04/24/2013)

Purdue professor identifies proton pathway in photosynthesis
(04/22/2013)

Biological Sciences Alumni Advisory Committee Spring Meeting - April 19-20, 2013
(04/19/2013)

Dr. David Sanders to present at 2013 Purdue Pugwash Conference
(04/19/2013)

Suter Lab showcases research at Purdue Spring Fest
(04/16/2013)

2013 Biological Sciences Distinguished Alumni - Dr. Hao Wu
(04/12/2013)

Annwesa Dasgupta and Cory Weaver receive CETA Excellence in Teaching Award
(04/02/2013)

College of Science impresses at Research Symposium
(03/29/2013)

Findings to help in design of drugs against virus causing childhood illnesses
(03/22/2013)

Congratulations Dr. Peter Hollenbeck - 2013 Murphy Award recipient
(03/20/2013)

Spring Fest - April 13 and 14, 2013
(03/12/2013)

2013 College of Science Faculty and Staff Awards
(03/01/2013)

Hollenbeck delivers Colella Lecture on Neurodegeneration at University of Pittsburgh Med
(02/22/2013)

Congratulations to Dr. Fernandez-Juricic on his College of Science Research Award
(02/05/2013)

2010 Biological Sciences Outstanding Alumni Award
(12/08/2010)

Dr. Samuel Postlethwait, Professor Emeritus receives Founders Award
(11/04/2010)

Recent study sheds new light on the human neurodegenerative disease, Friedreich ataxia
(09/07/2010)

Welcome New Faculty Member Andrew Mesecar
(09/07/2010)

BBC World Today interviews Prof. David Sanders on the Ebola virus
(09/07/2010)

Jeffrey Lucas made Fellow of the Animal Behavior Society
(09/07/2010)

McCann selected as director of Discovery Park's Energy Center
(09/07/2010)

Clark Gedney, Associate Fellow of the Teaching Academy
(07/15/2010)

Alumni in the spotlight: Jan Ramer
(06/29/2010)

Dennis Minchella named Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the College of Science.
(06/18/2010)

2010 Distinguished Science Alum
(06/07/2010)

Dr. Perry M. Kirkham, PhD
(05/21/2010)

Brent Auer, class of 1988 (BS)
(05/21/2010)

Going the Distance!
(05/21/2010)

Purdue receives $1.5 million for undergraduate life science education
(05/20/2010)

Purdue student sees thyroid hormone's link to vision; wins Sigma Xi award
(04/19/2010)

Students, Faculty and BSAAC Forging a New Future
(04/01/2010)

Zhao-Qing Luo receives NIH 5 year Career Development Award
(03/23/2010)

Arthur Rosen invited to international conference in Xi'an China
(03/08/2010)

Reid J. Leonard, Ph.D., stops by to talk with class
(03/05/2010)

BIOL 293, Planning Your Future in Biology
(02/15/2010)

Richard Kuhn one of three finalists for provost position
(02/09/2010)

“Second Careers” becoming Popular with Biology Alumni
(01/27/2010)

New CAPSiE laboratory
(01/15/2010)

Congratulations Zeran Li!
(01/14/2010)

Dr. Mike Stern, newly elected chair of BSAAC
(01/14/2010)

New Face of Biological Sciences at Purdue
(01/14/2010)

Biological Sciences researcher wins NSF early-career award
(01/08/2010)

Structural Biologists, Welcome Home...
(01/07/2010)

New Horizons in Purdue Structural Biology
(01/07/2010)

Michael Rossmann
(01/07/2010)

Richard Kuhn
(01/07/2010)

Jue Chen
(01/07/2010)

Jeff Bolin
(01/07/2010)

Cynthia Stauffacher
(01/07/2010)

William A. Cramer
(01/07/2010)

Carol Post
(01/07/2010)

David Sanders
(01/07/2010)

Alan M. Friedman
(01/07/2010)

Barbara Golden
(01/07/2010)

Wen Jiang
(01/07/2010)

Dinesh Yernool
(01/07/2010)

Michael Gribskov
(01/07/2010)

Daisuke Kihara
(01/07/2010)

Dr. William H. Phillips, Biological Sciences 2009 Outstanding Alumni
(01/05/2010)

Run! Peter Run!
(01/05/2010)

Jeff Bolin joins Office of the Vice President for Research
(01/05/2010)

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