Discovery Learning Research Center

$2 Million Grant Will Help People with Disabilities Study Science

October 25, 2010

Bradley S. Duerstock an assistant research professor at the Purdue Center for Paralysis Research, received a $2 million grant to help people with disabilities study science. Duerstock is collaborating with Susan M. Mendrysa, an assistant professor of basic medical sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine. The grant will support the creation of an Institute for Accessible Science at Purdue. The institute will include an accessible wet laboratory and a Web-based interactive community for individuals with disabilities currently working in, or interested in, biomedical research careers. The new Accessible Biomedical Immersion Laboratory will utilize flexible space in the Discovery Learning Research Center.
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