Nov 15, 2023
Q&A: How does mental health affect sports concussion recovery?
Athletes hitting the field for the fall sports season may want to pay just as much attention to their mental health as their physical health.
Oct 09, 2023
Nikki Crowley honored with Women in STEAM Award by the Whitaker Center
Nikki Crowley, Huck Early Career Chair in Neurobiology and Neural Engineering and assistant professor of biology and of biomedical engineering, has been named among Women to Watch: Class of 2023 as part of the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts’ Women in STEAM Awards.
Oct 06, 2023
Girirajan named T. Ming Chu Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Santhosh Girirajan, professor and interim head of the Penn State Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been named the T. Ming Chu Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Aug 29, 2023
Penn State again named among nation's most LGBTQ-friendly universities
Penn State has once again earned a spot on Campus Pride’s “Best of the Best” LGBTQ-friendly College and Universities list, achieving an overall 5 out of 5 stars in the Campus Pride Index for 2023. Institutions are evaluated on eight LGBTQ-friendly factors, including housing, campus safety, academics, student life, and recruitment and retention efforts.
Aug 18, 2023
Uncovering the role of somatostatin signaling in the brain
New research in mice demonstrates how the signaling molecule somatostatin acts to dampen neural circuits in the prefrontal cortex and stimulate exploratory behavior.
Jul 26, 2023
HGSAC looks to raise the bar with election of new co-chairs
HGSAC students elected Avery Sicher and Jessica Walnut to serve as the graduate co-advisors to the Huck Institutes for the upcoming 2023-24 academic year.
Jun 09, 2023
Mouse models of adolescent binge drinking reveal key long-lasting brain changes
Heavy alcohol consumption may cause permanent dysregulation of neurons, or brain cells, in adolescents, according to a new study in mice.
Apr 20, 2023
Grad Students in Huck Labs Win Awards for Innovative Research
Two graduate students—one in the Huck's Neuroscience program and the other in the Eberly College of Science's BMMB program—have been named recipients of an award available to those working in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology labs. Both PIs are also part of the Huck.
Apr 13, 2023
Penn State announces 2023 University-wide faculty and staff awards
Each spring, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. These awards highlight many of the University's faculty and staff who go above and beyond in their work at Penn State.
Mar 21, 2023
MD/PhD Class of 2023 students find out their residency matches
Several Penn State College of Medicine MD/PhD Program students graduating this year received their residency destinations as part of Match Day 2023.