News and Events from the Eberly College of Science
29 October 2014 — A landmark study to be published in the October 30, 2014 print edition of the journal Nature provides new insight into the function of an enzyme related to the BRCA1 breast cancer protein. The study by a team at Penn State University is the first to produce a detailed working image of an enzyme in the Polycomb Repressive Complex 1 (PRC1) -- a group that regulates cell development and is associated with many types of cancer.
Miriam Freedman Receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award (20 August 2014)
Pygmy phenotype developed many times, adaptive to rainforest (18 August 2014)
Penn State Joins New Project to Map the Universe (12 August 2014)
The Birth of Topological Spintronics (23 July 2014)
Boal Named 2014 Searle Scholar (22 July 2014)