Ribbon-cutting Ceremony Celebrates Updated Agricultural Engineering Building
Improvements include new, cutting-edge shared fermentation facility
Six Huck Institutes IGDP students receive awards in spring 2018
Six Huck Institutes students of notable achievement honored with awards
SciArt: Interacting with Zombie Ants
The Huck Institute of the Life Sciences will present the first in a series of 'SciArt@TheHuck' exhibits when 'The Zombie Ant Experience' opens at the Millennium Science Complex May 21
Altered body odor indicates malaria even if microscope doesn't
An international team of researchers is working toward a way to identify malaria patients including infected individuals who show no malaria symptoms
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.
Plant biology symposium slated for June at University Park
Penn State will host world-renowned scientists as part of the 21st Penn State Plant Biology Symposium: Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes, set for June 19-22 in the Huck Life Sciences Building on the University Park campus.
Chad Nihranz receives Intercollege Graduate Student Outreach Achievement Award
Chad Nihranz, a doctoral student in ecology, is the 2018 recipient of the Intercollege Graduate Student Outreach Achievement Award.
Divyanshi Srivastava awarded the Academic Computing Fellowship
Doctoral student Divyanshi Srivastava has been awarded the Academic Computing Fellowship. The fellowship, established in 1987, is offered through a partnership between the Graduate School and Penn State Information Technology Services.
Peter Hudson to receive Penn State Honorary Alumni Award
Peter Hudson, Willaman Professor of Biology in the Eberly College of Science and director of The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, has been selected to receive the Honorary Alumni Award from the Penn State Alumni Association.
Zombie Ant Team Accepts Cozzarelli Prize in the Biomedical Sciences
David Hughes accepts Cozzarelli Prize on behalf of interdisciplinary team at the National Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony in Washington D.C.
Bioinformatics student selected for National Science Foundation fellowship
Jordan Hughey doctoral student in the Bioinformatics and Genomics program, has been selected as a fellow for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) in 2018
Introducing two new instruments in our Microscopy and Cytometry Facility
We are pleased to announce the addition of two new instruments to our Microscopy and Cytometry Facility; the Miltenyi VYB and Miltenyi’s Tyto cell sorter.
Andrew Read elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Andrew Read, Evan Pugh University Professor of Biology and Entomology in Penn State's Eberly College of Science and the College of Agricultural Sciences, has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS).
CBBC Day April 20th
The Center for Brain Behavior and Cognition (CBBC) is hosting an event April 20th in 201 MSC
ARL, Huck join to support partner research in global health security
Building on the University’s expertise in interdisciplinary biological, global health and defense-related research, Penn State has launched the Applied Biological and Biosecurity Research Laboratory (ABRL).
Register Now for Summer 2018 Microscopy School
Registration is now open for two weeks of electron microscopy courses, focused on TEM methods at the convergence of Materials and Life Sciences.
Penn State-developed plant-disease app recognized by Google
A mobile app designed by Penn State researchers to help farmers and others diagnose crop diseases has earned recognition from one of the world's tech giants.
Driving Discovery and Revealing Insight In Any Genome
Join us for this exciting seminar.
Study of climate change could lead to understanding future of infectious disease
Over the past 34 years, rainfall in Uganda has decreased by about 12 percent even though many of the global climate models predict an increase in rainfall for the area, according to an international team of researchers. Rainfall levels in Uganda impact agriculture, food security, wildlife habitats and regional economics as well as the prevalence of certain diseases.
Infected 'zombie ants' face no discrimination from nest mates
Carpenter ants infected with a specialized parasitic fungus are not subjected to aggression or isolation from their nest mates