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Attention Students - New Class Offering

November 20, 2018

PSY 633-002 Special Lectures in Neuroscience: The Neuroscience of Obesity

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NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH TRAVEL AWARDS

November 6, 2018

ATTENTION ALL PURDUE NEURO GRAD STUDENTS: PIIN is now accepting applications for the Spring 2019 Neuroscience Research Travel Awards!  These awards are designed to support graduate student travel to scientific meetings or workshops held January-Jun 2019. APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2018.

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Dr. Tamara Kinzer-Ursem Receives Award

October 17, 2018

Dr. Tamara Kinzer-Ursem awarded the 2018 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Young Innovator Award

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Dr. Tamara Kinzer-Ursem Awarded $1.4 Million R61 Grant

October 17, 2018

Dr. Kinzer-Ursem awarded an R61 grant funded by both NIAID and NIMH

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PIIN Member Vibha Viswanathan Receives Award

October 16, 2018

PIIN Member Vibha Viswanathan Receives Award

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PIIN Members Receive Showalter Funding

October 5, 2018

R. Claudio Aguilar, associate professor of biological sciences, a world-renowned cell biologist who is making important contributions to understanding Lowe syndrome and the cellular processes associated with this devastating disease. Edward Bartlett, associate professor of biological sciences and biomedical engineering, an internationally recognized neuroscientist who studies the central auditory system to understand the fundamental basis of sound perception and auditory signal processing as well as changes in human hearing with age or acoustic trauma.

PIIN Members Receive Showalter Funding

Dr. Aaron Bowman Receives $318,584 R01 Award

October 2, 2018

Dr. Aaron Bowman Receives $318,584 R01 Award

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Dr. Jason Cannon Granted a $336,582 R01 Award

October 2, 2018

Dr. Jason Cannon Granted a $336,582 R01 Award

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Millions of birds die in collisions each year, but lights could change that

September 26, 2018

Millions of birds die each year in collisions with planes, and airports have used everything from fireworks to herding dogs to scare them away. Some methods have been relatively successful, but they’re useless after the plane takes off. Researchers at Purdue University may have just found a solution. Red and blue LED lights lead some birds in the opposite direction, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal PeerJ. Congratulations to Esteban Fernandez-Juricic for his excellent work!

Millions of birds die in collisions each year, but lights could change that

NIH R21 Grant Awarded: “LRRK2 Kinase Activity and Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress”.

September 15, 2018

Dr. Mathew Tantama, Assistant Professor at the Purdue Department of Chemistry, along with Dr. Chris Rochet, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, has been awarded $192,785 for the initiation of their project of Leucine-Rich Repeat Kinase 2 being a potential treatment for Parkinson's disease (PD) intervention. Congratulations!

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