Nov 29, 2018
Penn State root research results in breeding of improved bean plants for Africa
In the culmination of more than a decade of research on root traits conducted by Penn State plant scientists, about three tons of seed for common bean plants specifically bred to thrive in the barren soils of Mozambique will be distributed there Dec. 11.
Aug 30, 2018
Penn State's Plant Biology Symposium: Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes; a wild and untamed success
The 21st Biennial Penn State Plant Biology Symposium was a four-day event that attracted top scientists from around the world to weave a narrative about the complex and expanding field of phytobiomes
May 13, 2018
Cocoa CRISPR: Gene editing shows promise for improving the 'chocolate tree'
Use of the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 could help to breed cacao trees that exhibit desirable traits such as enhanced resistance to diseases, according to Penn State plant scientists.
May 02, 2017
Six Huck Institutes IGDP students receive awards in spring 2017
Apr 24, 2017
Graduate student excellence celebrated at annual awards luncheon
Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones presented 10 awards to more than 30 graduate students â€” including Huck Institutes IGDP students Yurika Matsui (MCIBS), Weile Chen (Ecology), Bastian Minkenberg (Plant Biology), and William Turbitt (Integrative and Biomedical Physiology) â€” in recognition of outstanding achievement during the annual Graduate Student Awards Luncheon held on April 18 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Apr 02, 2017
Penn State's valued relationship with its graduate students
President Eric Barron's letter to the University community
Feb 16, 2017
Call for nominations: IGDP student excellence
Attention Huck Institutes Intercollege Graduate Degree Program (IGDP) chairs and faculty: The Huck Institutes is seeking nominations for exceptional graduate students to be highlighted on the Huck Institutes website and social media.
Jan 30, 2017
Ming-Yang Ho awarded the Paul Berg Prize in Molecular Biology
Ming-Yang Ho, a student in the Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Plant Biology, is this yearâ€™s recipient of the Paul Berg Prize in Molecular Biology. It is awarded to an outstanding graduate student by the Eberly College of Science each year.
Nov 21, 2016
Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences builds on commitment to graduate student professional development
Over the past two years, the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, with the assistance of members of Penn Stateâ€™s Industrial/Organizational Psychology program, has built and implemented a developmental system for graduate students in the Intercollege Graduate Degree Programs (IGDPs) in the life sciences.
Nov 16, 2016
NRC rankings place Penn State's research doctorate programs among the nation's best
Penn State was one of the largest institutional participants from among 212 universities in the latest National Research Council Assessment of Research Doctorate Programs, with 69 Ph.D. programs participating (65 ranked) in 51 different primary and three emerging fields of study.