Undergraduate Summer Internships
January 5, 2017
Zoetis is a global animal health company with summer internships available for undergraduates.
Applications open up January 23, 2017.
More Than a Gut Feeling
January 3, 2017
Nicole Hume, a senior majoring in veterinary and biomedical sciences, is investigating the gut microbiome, which involves all of the microorganisms that populate the gastrointestinal tract, with a goal of teasing apart the processes that lead to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
Where there's Smoke and a Mutation there May Be an Evolutionary Edge for Humans
December 20, 2016
Troy Hubbard, Ph.D candidate in molecular biology, reviews as chart of proteins collected from a sample with Dr. Gary Perdew in their Life Sciences Lab at Penn State. The researchers are part of a team that examined whether a genetic mutation that is now ubiquitous in humans increased our tolerance to smoke, leading to an evolutionary advantage over other hominins, such as Neandertals.
Troy Hubbard Awarded the 2016 McCarl Graduate Scholarship Main
December 19, 2016
Troy Hubbard, graduate student in the Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Biology (BMMB) degree program at Penn State University, has been awarded the Richard L. and Norma L. McCarl Graduate Scholarship for the 2016 academic year. He works in the Perdew lab.
Dr. Wolfgang Named Pennsylvania State Veterinarian
August 8, 2016
Dr. David Wolfgang, who has served for the past 17 years as the Penn State Extension veterinarian overseeing the Dairy Production Medicine Certificate Program, has been named the state veterinarian by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.