Huck Institutes Seeks Assistant Director of Graduate Education, Training, and Diversity
The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences is seeking an energetic Penn State tenured graduate faculty member with a proven background in teaching and mentoring graduate students to serve as the Assistant Director of Graduate Education, Training and Diversity.
Ecology Alum Jennifer Tennessen Brings Acoustics to Killer Whale Conservation
Dr. Jennifer Tennessen applies the lessons of her interdisciplinary research at the Huck to her professional work with killer whales in the Pacific Northwest.
Simple drug combination creates new neurons from neighboring cells
A simple drug cocktail that converts cells neighboring damaged neurons into functional new neurons could potentially be used to treat stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, and brain injuries. A team of researchers at Penn State identified a set of four, or even three, molecules that could convert glial cells—which normally provide support and insulation for neurons—into new neurons.
Apr 19, 2019
NIH Trainees Juan Cerda and Catherine Douds Receive NSF-GRFP Honorable Mentions
Juan Cerda and Catherine Douds, both members of NIH-sponsored training programs overseen by the Huck Institutes, were recognized for their promising research ideas.
Apr 18, 2019
Advances In Cryo-EM Materials May Aid Cancer And Biomedical Research
Cryogenic-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM) has been a game changer in the field of medical research, but the substrate used to freeze and view samples under a microscope hasn’t advanced much in decades. Now, thanks to a collaboration between Penn State researchers and the applied science company Protochips, Inc., this is no longer the case.
Apr 17, 2019
Bootcamp for Science Entrepreneurs To Run May 13-17
"The Business of Science" is a week-long opportunity for grad students and postdocs considering nontraditional careers. Applicants must register by April 29, 2019.
CIDD lunch: Connecting the dots between research and response in public health emergencies
Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics
A Role for Plant LINC Complexes in Pollen Tubes, Guard Cells, and During Nodulation
Talk Title- "Understanding Chronic Inflammatory Disease: Lessons From Hematopoietic Stem Cells"
Immunology and Infectious Diseases , Molecular Cellular and Integrative Biosciences