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Biology

How bacteria hunt other bacteria

INDIANAPOLIS -- A study published March 28 in Biophysical Journal sheds light on this question, revealing that the bacterial predator Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus (BV) homes in on its target by taking advantage of fluid forces generated by its own swimming movements and those of its prey. These hydrodynamic flow fields bring the bacteria in close proximity, giving BV a greater chance of successful attack.

School of Science announces new record number of Top 100 Students for 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – "We congratulate all of the Top 100 honorees," said School of Science Dean Simon Rhodes. "At IUPUI and in the School of Science, our students combine academic excellence with a unique environment where they can also develop remarkable research, leadership and community engagement skills".

Computer trained to predict which AML patients will go into remission, which will relapse

INDIANAPOLIS -- "It's pretty straightforward to teach a computer to recognize AML, once you develop a robust algorithm, and in previous work we did it with almost 100 percent accuracy," said Murat Dundar, senior author of the disease-progression study and associate professor of computer science in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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    Biology Ph.D. Ph.D.

    The degree of Doctor of Philosophy can be pursued in the Department of Biology through the Purdue University Graduate School.

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    Biology M.S. M.S.

    The Master of Science program in Biology, which awards a Purdue University degree, requires 30 credit hours of study.

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    Pre-Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional Programs

    Graduates of the School of Science are well prepared for veterinary school.

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    Pre-Physician Assistant Pre-Professional Programs

    As a pre-PA student at IUPUI, you'll have access to five leading hospitals right on campus...

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    Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Professional Programs

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    Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Professional Programs

    Located in the heart of Indianapolis, IUPUI's campus provides access to major pharmacy companies around the city...

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    Pre-Optometry Pre-Professional Programs

    Students seeking professional careers in optometry at IUPUI have access to our world-class professors.

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