Catalyzing and facilitating excellence in interdisciplinary life science research and education at Penn State

The Huck Institutes are searching for a new Director and conducting a faculty cluster hire in Resistance Evolution.

Featured Content

Graduate Programs

Innovative interdisciplinary Ph.D. and M.S. degree programs

Research Institutes & Centers

Established around major research areas and supported by faculty from across the University.

Instrumentation Facilities

Offering leading-edge equipment and technical expertise.

3D Printed Nose

3-D printing improves cell adhesion and strength of PDMS polymer

Combining two different polymer forms can switch manufacturing of silicone parts from molding, casting and spin coating of simple forms to 3-D printing of complex geometries with better mechanical characteristics and better biological adhesion, according to a team of Penn State researchers.

full article

Have RNA, will travel

Malaria parasite packs genetic material in preparation for trip from mosquitoes to humans

full article

Researchers map druggable genomic targets in evolving malaria parasite

Research collaboration use whole genome analyses and chemogenetics to identify new drug targets and resistance genes in 262 parasite cell lines of Plasmodium falciparum — the protozoan pathogen that causes malaria — that are resistant to 37 diverse antimalarial compounds.

full article

John Gershenson and Members of the Pennsylvania Quintet
Weekly Wednesday Wartik Genomics Seminar speaker Christopher (Casey) Brown