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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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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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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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Wnt9a induces cell fate changes and rewiring of neurites into the chicken cochlea.

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

Fekete lab published an article on how Wnt9a induces cell fate changes and rewiring of neurites into the chicken cochlea.

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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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Leung Lab receives 2 year research grant

Leung Lab receives 2 year research grant
2017-08-29

Leung lab received a research grant from the International Retinal Research Foundation to evaluate new drugs for retinal degeneration

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Chubykin lab publishes an article in the Journal of Visualized Experiments

Chubykin lab publishes an article in the Journal of Visualized Experiments
2017-08-11

Qiuyu Wu, the graduate student in Chubykin lab, has published a peer-reviewed article “Application of Automated Image-guided Patch Clamp for the Study of Neurons in Brain Slices” in the Journal of Visualized Experiments.

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New mechanism to destroy viruses could lead to future therapies

New mechanism to destroy viruses could lead to future therapies
2017-07-20

Researchers at Purdue University have uncovered the way some antibodies neutralize infections caused by viruses.

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Tourette Syndrome risk increases in people with genetic copy variations

Tourette Syndrome risk increases in people with genetic copy variations
2017-07-05

An international team that just conducted the largest study of Tourette Syndrome has identified genetic abnormalities that are the first definitive risk genes for the disorder

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Leung lab established a statistical approach to analyze zebrafish locomotor behaviour

Leung lab established a statistical approach to analyze zebrafish locomotor behaviour
2017-06-19

Leung lab established a statistical approach to analyze zebrafish locomotor behaviour

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Structural Modeling of Protein Complexes with Disordered Proteins

Structural Modeling of Protein Complexes with Disordered Proteins
2017-06-16

A substantial fraction of the proteins encoded in genomes are intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs), which lack a single stable structure in the native state.

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Structure-Function relations in physiology education:  Where’s the mechanism?

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

Matthew Lira and Stephanie Gardner published a study in Advances in Physiology Education published June 1st, 2017 Vol. 41 no. 2, 270-278

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Hawk-eyed songbirds

Hawk-eyed songbirds
2017-06-12

Hawks and falcons have been portrayed as examples of animals with magnificent vision in the animal kingdom.

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Leung lab published a review article on using zebrafish to screen drugs for retinal degeneration

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

Logan Ganzen and Prahatha Venkatraman, graduate students in Prof. Yuk Fai Leung’s lab, have published a review article entitled “Utilizing Zebrafish Visual Behaviors in Drug Screening for Retinal Degeneration” in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences.

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Links between DNA methylation and nucleosome occupancy in the human genome  Clayton K. Collings and John N. Anderson

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

Epigenetics & Chromatin 2017 10:18 DOI: 10.1186/s13072-017-0125-5

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