Past News

Office of the Provost and Discovery Park add fourth data science forum

September 29, 2017

To accommodate the high level of interest and demand, the Office of the Provost and Discovery Park are adding a fourth agile strategy forum on Purdue’s new data science initiative. Those who were unable to register for the previous sessions and are interested in participating may sign up now for the newly added session from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 2 in Stewart Center, Room 218.

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ACS Diversity Award

September 29, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Jean Chmielewski

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Graham Cooks receives medal for contributions to mass spectrometry

September 22, 2017

Graham Cooks, a professor of analytical chemistry at Purdue University, has been awarded the Aston Medal from the British Mass Spectrometry Society.

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Purdue University scientists find breakthrough in treating obesity and diabetes

September 22, 2017

In a potential breakthrough for the treatment of obesity and diabetes, Purdue University scientists have found a way to deliver a drug directly to stored white fat cells to turn them into more easily burned brown fat cells.

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New kinase detection method helps identify targets for developing cancer drugs

September 21, 2017

Purdue University researchers have developed a high-throughput method for matching kinases to the proteins they phosphorylate, speeding the ability to identify multiple potential cancer drug targets.

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Spectrometers could improve point-of-care patient diagnosis

September 20, 2017

PURSPEC Technologies Inc., whose miniature spectrometers may improve medical diagnosis and patient compliance by reducing the time needed to analyze samples, has opened offices in the Purdue Research Park.

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Purdue Profiles: Kaethe Beck

September 19, 2017

Kaethe Beck, director of operations, life sciences, in the Office of Research and Partnerships.

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Kaethe Beck - Director of Operations Life Sciences

September 19, 2017

Kaethe Beck has always been passionate about science, but after too many late nights staring into a microscope at the University of Illinois, she decided she needed a change. Still inspired by the infinite possibilities that come with research, she was determined to find a way to contribute to the advancement of science from outside the lab. Her position as director of operations, life sciences, in the Office of Research and Partnerships has allowed her to do just that.

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Purdue Team of Neuroscientists receives major NSF grant to study how language relates to vision in the human brain.

September 18, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Siskind, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a member of the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience, and his collaborators have been awarded a $1.0M from the National Science Foundation entitled “Neuroimaging to advance computer vision, NLP, and AI".

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Device to identify risks for breast cancer created by Purdue researchers

September 12, 2017

Researchers at Purdue University are creating a device that they hope will help identify risk factors that cause breast cancer.

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