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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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Study Abroad Course Experience One of the Most Biodiverse Regions of the World

Study Abroad Course Experience One of the Most Biodiverse Regions of the World
2018-08-30

Group helped microchip animals at Bioparque Los Ocarros

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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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