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A biologist in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is developing treatments for polycystic kidney disease, which affects between one in 400 and one in 1,000 people worldwide. Bonnie Blazer-Yost, professor of biology...
Mar 22 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS -- Using stem cells derived from human skin cells, researchers led by Jason Meyer, assistant professor of biology, along with graduate student Sarah Ohlemacher of the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis,...
Mar 21 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) School of Science is excited to announce that 46 of its students will recognized by the IUPUI Alumni Council and the Student Organization for Alumni Relations (SOAR) at the...
Mar 10 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS -- The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year grant of $1.1 million to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to provide nanotechnology experiences for high school students and teachers in the Indianapolis...
Feb 17 2016
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After a fierce and exciting competition, Carmel High School sophomore Xuchen Wei was named the victor of the sixth annual Indianapolis Brain Bee at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Xuchen was among the youngest of contestants,...
Dec 9 2015
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INDIANAPOLIS -- A treatment for a disease that can make kidneys grow as large as footballs before renal failure occurs is the focus of human clinical trials that begin this fall under the guidance of a team of Indiana University researchers and a...
Sep 24 2015
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A doctorate student in the School of Science has been awarded a prestigious scholarship from the J. Edgar Hoover Foundation. Gina Dembinski was named the J. Edgar Hoover Foundation’s 2015 recipient of the Scientific Scholarship in recognition of her...
Sep 23 2015
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A little rain wasn’t enough to stop the School of Science from having a great time at the IUPUI Regatta on Sept. 19.The School of Science had one of its most successful years at the seventh annual IUPUI Regatta. Justin Kosiba, Jeremy Sherer, Dillon Etter...
Sep 21 2015
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INDIANAPOLIS -- The American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific organization, has presented its “Outstanding Continuing Public Relations Program” award to its Indiana members for assisting Celebrate Science Indiana, announced Robert Yost,...
Sep 17 2015
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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor-Select Nasser H. Paydar today announced the appointment of Simon Atkinson as interim vice chancellor for research effective Aug. 16. Atkinson will serve as interim vice chancellor for up to two...
Jul 29 2015