Invent Penn State’s Fund For Innovation helps start seven new ventures
A little less than two years after the launch of the Fund for Innovation, Invent Penn State has backed nearly 50 emerging Penn State technologies and has provided startup funding to promising new ventures that were born out of the program.
Limited submission: Announcing Brain Research Foundation's Scientific Innovations Award competition
We are pleased to announce the launch of Brain Research Foundation's Scientific Innovations Award competition.
Huck Institutes welcomes new staff in 2017
Please join us in welcoming Daryl Branford, Steve Bumbarger, and Kimberly Ripka to the Huck Institutes.
Using metabolomics to assess potential toxicity of plasticizers
The Omiecinski Lab collaborates with the Metabolomics Facility.
Professor’s TEDxPSU talk about benefits of conflict featured on TED.com
Jonathan Marks advocated conflict between government and corporations in his TED talk, which has been featured on TED.com.
Announcing the second annual Life Science Symposium
The Symposium will be held May 18 and 19, 2017, with the aim of promoting communication and collaboration among the life science students and faculty at the University Park and Hershey campuses.
An important message from the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Announcing a new pilot requiring the use of a spreadsheet template for identifying Collaborators and Other Affiliations information
You're invited to the Blue-White Science Expo on Saturday, April 22, 2017
Join Penn State's research community and show your support for science at the Blue-White Science Expo! The Science Expo will feature lightning talks in each of Penn State's five areas of focus: Enhancing Health, Stewarding our Planet's Resources, Driving Digital Innovation, Transforming Education, and Advancing the Arts & Humanities.
Talk to focus on new National Institutes of Health rules
Directors from Penn State's Office for Research Protections will present a 15-minute overview on the recent and upcoming changes to National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research at noon on May 2 in 112 Henderson Building.
Fast capture of cancer markers will aid in diagnosis and treatment
A nanoscale product of human cells that was once considered junk is now known to play an important role in intercellular communication and in many disease processes, including cancer metastasis.
Ades named 2017 Penn State Teaching Fellow
Sarah Ades, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology in the Eberly College of Science, has received the Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching and have been named 2017 Penn State Teaching Fellows.
Perdew recognized with 2017 Palmer Faculty Mentoring Award
Gary H. Perdew, John T. and Paige S. Smith Professor in Agricultural Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences, is the recipient of the 2017 Howard B. Palmer Faculty Mentoring Award.
Hazen named 2017 Staff Excellence Award winner
Missy Hazen, research technologist at the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences in the Office of the Vice President for Research, has been named the 2017 Staff Excellence Award winner.
Paul Babitzke elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology
Paul Babitzke, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.
Penn State's valued relationship with its graduate students
President Eric Barron's letter to the University community
Ninth biennial Workshop in Virus Evolution a success
Marilyn Roossinck reflects on the international meeting of virologists.
2017 Graduate Exhibition award winners announced
Forty-one graduate students -- including Adwitia Dey of the Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Integrative and Biomedical Physiology -- received awards for their research and creative scholarship in the 32nd annual Graduate Exhibition, held March 24 and 26 on Penn State's University Park campus.
Moriah Szpara awarded Priscilla Schaffer Memorial Award
Moriah Szpara, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State, has been awarded the Priscilla Schaffer Memorial Award by the 2017 International Herpesvirus Workshop selection committee.
Can computers one day understand emotions? New patent paves the way
A new patent awarded to a Penn State team led by James Wang, professor in the College of Information Sciences and Technology; Reginald Adams, associate professor of psychology in the College of the Liberal Arts; Jia Li, professor of statistics in the Eberly College of Science; and Michelle Newman, professor of psychology, takes the next step in computer learning techniques in the hopes that computers can one day understand the complex realm of human feelings.
Penn State develops first-of-a-kind model to research post-malaria epilepsy
A first-of-its-kind mouse model could lead to an understanding of how cerebral malaria infection leads to the development of epilepsy in children, and to the prevention of seizures.