News & Research

IUPUI Top 100 Nominations Now Being AcceptedEligible students are undergraduate degree-seeking juniors and seniors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 who have completed a minimum of 56 credit hours applicable to her/his degree program; 25 or more of...
Nov 30 2010
Researchers report that a drug commonly used to treat diabetes may also retard the growth of fluid-filled cysts of the most common genetic disorder, polycystic kidney disease. PKD does not discriminate by gender or race and affects one in 1,000 adults...
Nov 11 2010
Science News
On Friday, September 24th over 300 IUPUI science students, faculty and staff crowded the north lawn of the library to welcome the class of 2014 at the second annual Science!Welcome Picnic. Despite a strong wind and the threat of rain, 119 freshmen...
Sep 30 2010
A $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is targeted to boost the number of students graduating with bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by 10 percent....
Sep 24 2010
The School of Science at IUPUI proudly announces the appointment of two assistant professors to the Department of Biology. Andrew Kusmierczyk joins the IUPUI Biology department as an assistant professor after spending nearly six years as an associate...
Sep 16 2010
Simon J. Atkinson, Life Sciences Researcher and Award Winning Teacher Cell biologist Simon J. Atkinson, Ph.D., has been named chairman and professor of biology at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Simon...
Aug 24 2010
N. Douglas Lees, Ph.D., one of the longest serving department chairmen in the history of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, is stepping down as leader of the Department of Biology in the School of Science. Lees joined the faculty of...
Aug 23 2010
INDIANAPOLIS – Science is playing a significant role in today’s news, including hot-button topics such as toxic waste disposal, global warming, emerging diseases and dozens of other critical concerns. Faced with these issues, there has never been a...
Jul 23 2010
  Indianapolis, IN, Jan. 27, 2010 – According to the Centers for Disease Control, millions of Americans are affected by brain injury and brain disease each year. In an effort to better understand the brain’s reaction to injury and disease, the...
Jan 27 2010
Study will advance research in cells that contribute to hearing loss Indianapolis, IN, Oct. 20, 2009 - The National Institute of Deafness and other Communication Disorders at the National Institutes of Health recently awarded Dr. James Marrs, an...
Oct 20 2009