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The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology recognizes Stefanie for her outstanding efforts in teaching. Stefanie is an undergraduate chemistry major and an outstanding Chemistry Laboratory TA. She is described by the faculty as "conscientious...
Dec 7 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS -- Synthesizing useful new compounds is what pharmaceutical discovery and development is all about. Researchers at the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have devised a method to substantially speed up the...
Dec 1 2016
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Scientists in Indianapolis and Cuba are now collaborating to discover treatments for neglected diseases.Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis undergraduate students and researchers recently traveled to Cuba to conduct a workshop and begin a...
Nov 21 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS -- Plants -- from the maple or the yew tree to the corn in roadside fields -- produce countless kinds of compounds, also known as natural products, that the plants manufacture using the enzymes predetermined by their genetic code. Many...
Nov 17 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS -- IUPUI Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar is leading a $4.8 million initiative to significantly increase the number of African Americans, Hispanic Americans and other historically underrepresented minorities in Indiana receiving...
Nov 2 2016
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 The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology recognizes Isaac and Gaganjot for their outstanding efforts in teaching. Gaganjot is an undergraduate chemistry major and one of the most reliable TAs. He goes above and beyond his duties to...
Oct 31 2016
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Brandon Bills, a graduate student in Professor Nick Manicke’s group, has recently received a fellowship from the National Institute of Justice. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (GRF-STEM)...
Oct 6 2016
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INDIANAPOLIS – The School of Science had another successful year at the eighth annual IUPUI Regatta, a boat race on the Indianapolis canal, on September 24.Eleven Science-affiliated teams competed and the Science Alumni 1 team, consisting of Justin...
Oct 4 2016
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Jim McCarthy, an integral part our department as a research professor, passed away on September 12, 2016. Prior to becoming a research professor, Jim was active for many years as an instructor in our organic labs, a guest lecturer, and as a co-director...
Sep 21 2016
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With recent approvals from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education of doctoral programs at the School of Science, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) has further strengthened its position as a leading provider of graduate...
Sep 20 2016