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Twenty-five high school students from across the state will have an opportunity to prove their brain power by competing in the fifth annual Indianapolis Brain Bee on Saturday, December 7, 2013, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI...
Dec 6 2013
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Click photo to go to gallery.Speaking at the dedication, undergraduate chemistry major Devin Bready (above) said that many students at IUPUI have been significantly influenced by their involvement in research. Bready has been investigating the biology...
Nov 19 2013
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The Department of Psychology at IUPUI has renamed a portion of its graduate program to better emphasize its history of addiction research and strong focus on the emerging field of neuroscience.The Addiction Neuroscience Graduate Program, previously known...
Sep 18 2013
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The upcoming meeting of the Indianapolis chapter for the Society for Neuroscience will include a one-day conference highlighting the latest advances in neuroscience across Indiana and the opportunity for student researchers to represent the local chapter...
Sep 13 2013
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A.J. Baucum, Ph.D., BiologyThe School of Science at IUPUI continues to strengthen its neuroscience program with the recent addition of an assistant professor and researcher who specializes in protein interactions in brain development and aging disorders...
Aug 8 2013
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Kevin Berkopes, new director of the IUPUI Math Assistance Center, gets it. Math is hard for many college students. Some people are “scared of math like they are scared of spiders,” he said.The key thing to remember is that math doesn’t have to be looked...
Jul 17 2013
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A cross-disciplinary collaboration of researchers in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) explores the neural synchrony between circuits in the brain and their behavior under simulated drug addiction. The two...
Jun 4 2013
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Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard on Tuesday praised the efforts at IUPUI to improve education initiatives in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields as “absolutely critical” to the long-term economic future of Indiana.“There is...
May 8 2013
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Researchers from IU campuses across the state partnered to submit 108 proposals for IU Collaborative Research Grant (IUCRG) funds, designed to facilitate and support outstanding research and cutting edge discoveries by teams who have not worked together...
May 3 2013
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When President Barack Obama announced plans recently to invest $100 million in advancing the study of the brain, he likened the potential of this research to the Apollo space missions and the Human Genome Project. Indiana sits in a prime position to play...
Apr 10 2013