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New NSF Grant Aims To Learn More About Operator Algebras

New NSF Grant Aims To Learn More About Operator Algebras

A new National Science Foundation (NSF) focused research group grant awarded to a mathematician in the Eberly College of Science aims to learn new information about operator algebras and their connections with dynamical systems.

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Penn State, TB Alliance, and GSK Partner to Discover New Treatment Options for Tuberculosis

Penn State, TB Alliance, and GSK Partner to Discover New Treatment Options for Tuberculosis

A new collaboration between TB Alliance, GSK, and scientists in the Eberly College of Science seeks to find new small molecules that can be used to create antibiotics in the fight against tuberculosis (TB).

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Research in Action: NIH Grant Enables Cavener Lab to Discover Mechanisms to Improve Insulin Regulation

Research in Action: NIH Grant Enables Cavener Lab to Discover Mechanisms to Improve Insulin Regulation

A typical day for Doug Cavener, the new Dean of the Eberly College of Science, is anything but typical. While he spends most of his week attending to administration and fundraising duties for the college, one may also find him sitting at a microscope looking at fluorescent pancreatic beta cells with one of his graduate students or analyzing giraffe genome sequences at his computer.

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Research in Action: PML Consortium Grant Seeks to Identify How JC Virus Causes Fatal Brain Disease

Research in Action: PML Consortium Grant Seeks to Identify How JC Virus Causes Fatal Brain Disease

A two-year grant from the PML Consortium awarded to scientists in the Eberly College of Science aims to unravel sequence variations within the JC virus genome that could case the development of a rare fatal brain disease.

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Research in Action: NSF Grant Helps to Further the Search for Earthlike Exoplanets

Research in Action: NSF Grant Helps to Further the Search for Earthlike Exoplanets

A four-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) is allowing scientists in the Eberly College of Science to better search for Earthlike planets outside of our solar system.

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Research in Action: NIJ Grant Allows Penn State Scientists to Explore Heteroplasmic Variants in Mitochondrial DNA

Research in Action: NIJ Grant Allows Penn State Scientists to Explore Heteroplasmic Variants in Mitochondrial DNA

A new grant from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will help scientists from Penn State’s Eberly College of Science delve deep into the world of mitochondrial DNA, or mtDNA, used to help solve crime in forensic investigations.

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Research in Action: With New Grant, Penn State Aims to Bring Next-Generation DNA Sequencing to Working Crime Laboratories

Research in Action: With New Grant, Penn State Aims to Bring Next-Generation DNA Sequencing to Working Crime Laboratories

Penn State’s Forensic Science program is a partner on a new National Institute of Justice grant that will test DNA investigative tools that utilize next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology. Penn State will work in conjunction with the Battelle Memorial Institute, the lead institution on the grant, and six other federal and local laboratories. As the sole university partner, Penn State will be performing evaluations of forensic investigative tools that will expand the capabilities of forensic DNA laboratories.

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