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December 6, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Joseph Suelzer received the award at the SPIE Active Photonic Materials VIII conference for his paper titled “Parity-time symmetry breaking in optically coupled semiconductor lasers.” 

SPIE is an international society for optics and photonics. Suelzer’s abstract was reviewed by our program committee members and selected to enter the second phase of the student award competition. Suelzer’s presentation was then judged on-site by a panel of experts in the field.

Haibo Ge and a graduate student working in a lab
December 1, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Researchers at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have devised a method to substantially speed up the process.

The IUPUI chemists have developed and tested a new molecular binding technique that could shorten or abridge the human and animal drug discovery and development process. The new method also is potentially more economical and ecologically friendly than that currently used. 

November 21, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis undergraduate students and researchers recently traveled to Cuba to conduct a workshop and begin a partnership with the University of Havana implementing IUPUI's Distributed Drug Discovery, or D3, program. The American Chemical Society and the School of Science at IUPUI funded the workshop. 

November 17, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Many of these natural products are very useful as antibiotics, anti-cancer drugs or vitamins, among myriad other applications. Many of these compounds are far too complex to synthesize in the laboratory, but they can be purified from the plants in which they are found. 

November 10, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Black blow flies have environmental, medical and forensic uses, functioning as nature's recyclers, as wound cleansers and as forensic timekeepers. They have a blue or green sheen and are similar in size to common houseflies.

The female genome was found to contain 8,312 genes; the male genome had 9,490 genes.

November 2, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- The National Science Foundation awarded the grant to IUPUI as the lead institution of the Indiana STEM Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, which was formed to achieve that goal. Other alliance partners are IU Bloomington, Ball State University, IU Northwest, IU South Bend and Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis, which is the top provider of transfer students to IUPUI STEM-degree programs.

November 1, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – This award, one of the most prestigious of American Psychological Association's graduate scholarships, reflects the outstanding contributions Luther and her mentor Michelle Salyers, Ph.D., have made to IUPUI and psychology research.

October 28, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – Doss, a 1986 geology alumnus accepted the award after presenting his talk “Water Wars: Earth Science and Capitol Hill” and leading a discussion about environmental science and public policy at the October IUPUI Science on Tap, a monthly event that showcases Science alumni and faculty research.

ASOP graduates and professors
October 21, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- This degree program will equip students with a strong research foundation and the professional skills necessary not only for conducting research to understand how individuals function within groups and organizations but also for applying research findings to the solution of real-world societal and organizational problems. 

October 7, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Students will have the option to earn a minor in computer science from the Department of Computer and Information Science.

The Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will offer the health data science degree in partnership with the School of Science's Department of Computer and Information Science and the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI.

Data science is a burgeoning interdisciplinary field requiring a diverse set of skills to extract knowledge and insights from data.

October 4, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – Eleven Science-affiliated teams competed and the Science Alumni 1 team, consisting of Justin Kosiba, Jeremy Sherer, Dillon Etter and Whitney Walker, took home fifth place in the co-ed division.

Walker, a 2016 interdisciplinary studies alumna, was excited to row for the first time as a Science alumna.

“I couldn’t have asked for a more welcoming and supportive team,” Walker said. “Regatta is one of my favorite ways to reconnect with the sense of community I had as a Science undergraduate.”

October 1, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Patel received her Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on neuroscience from the IUPUI School of Science. She completed her doctoral degree in the Medical Neuroscience Graduate Program at Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) under the guidance of Theodore Cummins, Ph.D.

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