Purdue University is working with Argonne National Laboratory to supercharge a "metagenomics data" system that could bring innovations in personalized medicine, better management of oil spills and other clinical and ecological applications.
Renowned Purdue faculty members Arvind Varma and Jian-Kang Zhu will give free public lectures on Oct. 31 in Stewart Center's Fowler Hall to commemorate their selection as the 2016 recipients of two of Purdue's most prestigious awards for research and scholarship.
A Purdue-related startup is developing a unique nanoparticle ultraviolet radiation technology that could enhance cancer cell killing effects of radiation treatment, thus reducing radiation doses and patient side effects.
Four Purdue Engineering professors (five professors in total at Purdue) were nominated and selected as fellows of the American Physical Society for "their exceptional contributions to the field of physics."
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos invited Purdue University to work with Colombian partners to assist with the development of a master plan for sustainable development of the Orinoquía region. As a result, Purdue has studied the region and is using its research expertise to assist in a collaborative plan with Colombian institutions for the sustainable development of agriculture and tourism in the Orinoquía region.