Gang Ning, director of Penn State’s Microscopy & Cytrometry Facility (left), Todd LaJeunesse, associate professor of biology at Penn State (middle), and Drew Wham, a former graduate student in LaJeunesse’s lab, have been selected to receive the 2017 Tyge Christiansen Prize by the International Phycological Society

Huck Researchers Awarded Tyge Christensen Prize

Gang Ning, director of Penn State’s Microscopy & Cytrometry Facility, Todd LaJeunesse, associate professor of biology at Penn State, and Drew Wham, a former graduate student in LaJeunesse’s lab, have been selected to receive the 2017 Tyge Christensen Prize by the International Phycological Society

Ecology Institute announces call for new research center proposals

The Ecology Institute has established a modest funding program to help support the development of new centers that have a central ecological theme. The aim is to add value to ongoing basic and applied ecological research and to foster new collaborations across the Penn State community.

Novel Ecosystems Research Symposium: An afternoon with Penn State Ecologists (April 12th 1-8pm)

Submit abstracts: PSU Novel Ecosystems Research Symposium* As part of the Ecology programs Spring Seminar Series *Novel Ecosystems: Evolution and **Invasion*, and in association with our keynote speaker visit, Dr. Richard Hobbs.

Ecology Institute announces request for proposals

The Ecology Institute has established a modest funding program to strengthen basic and applied ecological research and to foster new collaborations across the Penn State community. Submission deadline is June 1, 2015.

Disease spread through ants

David Hughes talks about studying disease spread through ants.

Honey bees use multiple genetic pathways to fight infections

Honey bees use different sets of genes, regulated by two distinct mechanisms, to fight off viruses, bacteria and gut parasites, according to researchers at Penn State and the Georgia Institute of Technology. The findings may help scientists develop honey bee treatments that are tailored to specific types of infections.

In Mojave Desert tortoise, looking for answers to bigger questions

Huck researchers attempt to guide and improve conservation success through studying the Mojave Desert tortoise.

Living African group discovered to be the most populous humans over the last 150,000 years

New genetic research reveals that a small group of hunter-gatherers now living in Southern Africa once was so large that it comprised the majority of living humans during most of the past 150,000 years.

Never-before-seen insights into deer movement offered on research website

Two years into a study of factors influencing forest regeneration in Pennsylvania, researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are offering never-before-seen insights into deer movement.

Can fish feel pain?

On BBC's Newsnight, Victoria Braithwaite discusses science, business, and ethics in commercial fish harvesting.