The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

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Luscher advisees awarded at Undergraduate Research Exhibition

Vladimir Khristov and Garret Cheung " two undergraduate students advised by Beni Luscher " took second prize in the life and health sciences category.

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Volumetrics helps dieters manage hunger while losing weight

Penn State professor Barbara Rolls " the Helen A. Guthrie Chair of Nutritional Sciences and a Huck Institutes faculty member in the Institute for Diabetes and Obesity " has just published her third book on volumetrics, entitled "The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet."

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New research reveals deep-ocean impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

A team led by Penn State biology professor and Huck Institutes faculty member Charles Fisher finds compelling evidence of the impact on deep-water coral communities in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Materials Visualization Competition announced for 2012

All Penn State researchers working on materials-related projects are eligible to enter. Deadline for submission is March 28, 2012.

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Faculty Research Expertise Database (FRED) to be replaced by Penn State Profiles

The Faculty Research Expertise Database (FRED) is scheduled to be decommissioned, and will be replaced on April 2, 2012 by Penn State Profiles.

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Two Huck Institutes faculty members to speak at Research Unplugged

Keith Cheng and Mary Poss will discuss genetics and virology, respectively.

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Wine ratings are a product of experts' sensitive taste

A team of researchers that includes Huck Institutes faculty member John Hayes has found empirical evidence that wine experts tend to be particularly sensitive to small taste differences, thereby casting doubt on the consumer utility of experts' wine ratings and recommendations.

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College of Medicine researchers featured in recent media

Huck Institutes faculty members Wafik El-Deiry, James Broach and Xuemei Huang have each been featured in recent Penn State publications.

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Huck Institutes establish the Huck Innovative & Transformational Seed (HITS) Fund

Through the establishment of the HITS Fund, the Huck Institutes seek to support truly innovative and transformational research within the life sciences arena at Penn State.

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Huck Institutes establish the Huck Innovative & Transformational Seed (HITS) Fund

Through the establishment of the HITS Fund, the Huck Institutes seek to support truly innovative and transformational research within the life sciences arena at Penn State.

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Researchers develop app for predicting effects of coffee and caffeine

Penn State professor and Huck Institutes faculty member Frank Ritter, and fellow professor Kuo-Chuan Yeh, have developed the Caffeine Zone app for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

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Department of Chemistry and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seek to hire junior faculty

Position in structural biochemistry with emphasis on X-ray crystallography and related methods

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Researchers seek participants for prostate cancer study

Huck Institutes faculty member Karam El-Bayoumy and fellow researchers from the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute are studying the effects of selenium on antigen levels and other markers.

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Andrew Read appointed Alumni Professor in Biological Sciences

The Penn State professor and director of the Huck Institutes' Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics has been recognized for excellence in teaching.

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Huck Institutes researchers featured in video "Inspiring Collaboration"

Penn State professors and Huck Institutes faculty members Robert Paulson and Sandeep Prabhu have been recognized for their research yielding a possible leukemia cure.

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Penn State Hershey campus plans to extend REDCap usage to University Park

The REDCap web application was designed exclusively to support data capture for research studies, and allows users to build and manage online surveys and databases quickly and securely.

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Huck Institutes and Penn State Hershey Medical Center announce grants concept development initiative

Portfolios are requested for high visibility, high risk, transformative research projects.

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Millennium Science Complex hosts first interdisciplinarily focused open house

Microscopy & Cytometry Facility collaborates with Materials Characterization Lab, showcasing benefits for materials researchers and life scientists, alike

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Two Huck Institutes faculty members named AAAS Fellows

Consuelo De Moraes and Steven Schiff honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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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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