The Center for Pollinator Research announces the new Pennsylvania Pollinator Protection Plan (P4)
The P4 was developed with input from 36 individuals representing 28 state and national organizations and stakeholder groups. It summarizes the current state of pollinators in Pennsylvania, and provides recommendations for best practices and resources to support and expand pollinator populations.
Announcing new chair of the Huck Graduate Student Advisory Committee
Integrative and Biomedical Physiology student, Kelly Ness, has been elected Chair of the Huck Graduate Student Advisory Committee (HGSAC) for the 2017-2018 academic year
Convergence of Transmission Electron Microscopy Methods for Materials and Life Sciences
On November 3rd there will be a workshop to discuss common transmission electron microscopy methods and new instrumentation. This workshop is part of the new Common Vision initiative established by MRI and the Huck Institutes to foster collaboration between Life Sciences and Materials Sciences.
The Reproducibility Crisis in Computationally-Intensive Research
Rick Gilmore will deliver a talk on the reproducibility crisis September 7th as a part of the ICS CyberScience Seminars, a monthly lecture series exploring cutting-edge topics related to computational and big data research
Pathway's power to boost, halt tumors may be promising cancer therapy target
Protein may serve as key driver in series of molecular interactions
Potato waste processing may be the road to enhanced food waste conversion
A novel approach to more efficiently convert potato waste into ethanol
Viruses up their game in arms race with Immune System
Evolutionary race between a host and a pathogen, introduced to control rabbit population in Australia in 1950
Graduate Student Profile: James Fraser
Learn more about James Fraser, a Ph.D. student in the molecular, cellular, and integrative biosciences program
Invitation for collaboration on NSF's “Smart and Connected Communities” funding opportunity
The Institute for CyberScience (ICS) will host a collaboration session to bring together researchers interested in an upcoming National Science Foundation (NSF) funding opportunity on “Smart and Connected Communities” (S&CC)
Researchers to develop new gene-editing method for the study of arthropods
A grant from the National Science Foundation will enable a Penn State-led team of entomologists to develop and disseminate a technology they say could bring gene-editing capabilities within reach of everyday scientists, regardless of the arthropod species they study.
Antibodies may reveal timing of previous influenza infection
In the largest study of its kind, researchers identify antibody concentrations that correspond to recent and past exposure to the flu strain H1N1.
Researchers receive scientific grants from Kaufman Foundation
Jim Marden, professor of biology and Huck Institutes Director of Operations, receives Kaufman Foundation Grant
Video of New Solution to age-old Bedbug Problem
Invent Penn State entrepreneurial ecosystem helping to bring biopesticide to market
Biological Data Analysis: The Right Way
How Penn State’s annual data reproducibility boot camp has shaped data collection in the biological sciences
Choosing the best supercomputer for your research
Upcoming seminar will help researchers find the best high-performance computing resources to support their work
New Malaria Study
Malaria parasites sense and adapt to their host’s nutritional status
Potential new target for anti-malarial drugs identified
A newly described protein could be an effective target for combating drug-resistant malaria parasites
Targeting Stem Cells
Two-part system turns stem cells into whatever you want
Penn State DNA ladders:
Inexpensive molecular rulers for DNA research
Cocao for Peace
Cacao for Peace is an outgrowth of the historic peace accord signed in November 2016 between the Colombian government and the leftist rebels known as the FARC, after 53 years of civil war.