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Huck Institutes' research collaboration yields possible leukemia cure

Sandeep Prabhu and Robert Paulson discover that an Omega-3-derived compound targets and kills stem cells of chronic myelogenous leukemia

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Huck Institutes' researchers link biofilms in drains with human infections

Team led by Dylan Short and David Geiser finds the majority of plumbing systems sampled to be reservoirs for human pathogenic fungi

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Huck Institutes' faculty member overturns nearly half a century of erroneous science

Dr. Donald Bryant and his research team discover genes coding for complete TCA cycle in cyanobacteria

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Facility move complete!

The Microscopy and Cytometry Facility (formally the Electron Microscopy Facility and Flow Cytometry Facility) has completed its move to the Millennium Science Complex.

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Huck Institutes' faculty member makes diabetes breakthrough

Dr. Alaa S. Awad finds that blocking enzyme arginase-2 may prevent renal failure

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Galaxy genome-analysis system now available for cloud computing

Development provides vast increases in computational power for researchers worldwide

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Huck Institutes' faculty member receives $2.3m organic ag research grant

Dr. Jason Kaye's project is one of 23 chosen for funding by the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture

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Huck Institutes' faculty member recognized in international interdisciplinary publications

Recent papers in Nature feature the collaborative interdisciplinary work of international scientists and Penn State professor Beth Shapiro

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Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seeks to hire new faculty

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor and Endowed Chair positions are available in molecular virology and prokaryotic systems biology.

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ICS Faculty Fellows Program accepting applications through December 9, 2011

The Institute for CyberScience is offering up to five $25,000 awards for development of interdisciplinary collaborations

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Huck Institutes, CIDD pushing the data science envelope

Infectious disease specialists marshal computational resources, social media data in pursuit of larger goals

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Virus, bone marrow cells key in new cancer discoveries

Huck Institutes' researchers exploring innovative avenues of treatment

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Facility relocated fall 2011

The micro-calorimetry equipment which was previously located in 104 Chemistry Building was moved to 8 Althouse Lab.

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Huck Institutes may launch strategic initiatives in Africa

Potential collaborations are being explored with the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha, Tanzania.

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Vivek Kapur appointed Huck Institutes' first associate director for strategic initiatives

New role intended to drive interdisciplinary innovation, promote excellence in research and education

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Autumn colors may be later, less vivid this year

Dr. Marc Abrams discusses fall foliage and La Ni?a.

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Update on the move

Dates have been revised for the Microscopy and Cytometry Facility's move to the Millennium Science Complex.

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Openings for faculty positions: Department of Bioengineering

The department seeks to hire full time faculty.

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The Facility is moving...

The Microscopy and Cytometry Facility (formally the Electron Microscopy Facility and Flow Cytometry Facility) will be moving to the Millennium Science Complex in October 2011.

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Sun remains the best source of vitamin D

Dr. J. Lynne Brown debunks supplementation hype.

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