Paul Medvedev receives National Science Foundation CAREER award
NSF award will provide funding for Medvedev to develop algorithms for big genomic data
Nerve-cell signaling traced back to common ancestor of humans and sea anemone
New research led by by Tim Jegla shows that a burst of evolutionary innovation in the genes responsible for electrical communication among nerve cells in our brains occurred over 600 million years ago in a common ancestor of humans and the sea anemone.
Andrew Read named Eberly Professor in Biotechnology
Andrew F. Read, Evan Pugh Professor of Biology and Entomology and the Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD), has been named the Eberly Professor in Biotechnology at Penn State.