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Purdue University's College of Science is committed to the persistent pursuit of the mathematical and scientific knowledge that forms the very foundation of innovation. Nearly 350 tenure-track faculty conduct world-changing research and deliver a transformative education to nearly 1500 graduate students and 5200 undergraduates. We are a community of learners that develops practical solutions to today's toughest challenges with degree programs in the life sciences, physical sciences, computational sciences, mathematics, and data science.

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Building tools to shape the future of health science

As he reflects upon his journey in computer science, Dr. Myson Burch can pinpoint the experience that transformed the discipline from something he enjoyed to a purpose-filled passion. That opportunity, where Burch (PhD computer science ’23) discovered how his computer and mathematics skills could improve health outcomes, inspired him to pursue graduate study at Purdue.

Purdue researchers test previously approved FDA drugs to treat Lowe syndrome

Purdue University researchers have developed a patented therapeutic strategy for Lowe syndrome, an incurable and rare genetic disorder, by repurposing two drugs previously approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for other conditions.

Uyeda honored with College of Science Faculty Research Award for groundbreaking contributions to organic synthesis and catalyst development

Chris Uyeda, H. C. Brown Professor of Chemistry, has been honored with the prestigious College of Science Faculty Research Award. This accolade recognizes his exceptional contributions to the field of chemistry, particularly in the realm of organic synthesis and catalyst development.

Peace, Love, and Parasites: The Enduring Legacy of Dennis Minchella

Dennis Minchella's journey at Purdue University began with a Greyhound bus ride from Rochester, New York, armed with little more than a suitcase and a vision. A first-generation college student, Minchella's early days at Purdue were marked by uncertainty and challenges.


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