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Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute Appoints New Director

Jul 6, 2018
James A. Hewett, associate professor of biology and neuroscience, brings nearly three decades of experience to the position.

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Arts and Sciences, Maxwell School Welcomes New Assistant Dean of Student Success

Jun 21, 2018
Steven Schaffling comes from Drexel University to Syracuse and will oversee the newly restructured Advising and Career Services unit benefiting A&S and Maxwell students.

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Syracuse Awarded $1 Million Grant to Support Diversity, Inclusion in STEM

Jun 20, 2018
The University is using an Inclusive Excellence grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to promote the "inclusion, persistence and development" of all science students.

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Biologists Awarded NIH Grant to Study Origins of Brain Disorders

Jun 11, 2018
Professors Sandra and James Hewett are interested in the physiological mechanisms governing excitatory and inhibitory balance in the brain.

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Scientists Rethink Co-Evolution of Marine Life, Oxygenated Oceans

May 31, 2018
Ph.D. candidate Wanyi Lu is the lead author of a paper in Science magazine, rethinking the causes and impacts of increased oxygenation on the continental shelves more than 2 billion years ago.

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New Faculty Snapshot: Alison Patteson

May 2, 2018
As newest member of the Soft Matter Program, research assistant professor Alison Patteson is excited to collaborate with Syracuse's renown Physics department.

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Psychologists Earn Rare Perfect Score on NIH Grant Application

Apr 5, 2018
"I doubt this will happen again in our careers," says Assistant Professor Sarah Woolf-King, who, along with Professor Stephen Maisto, scored a perfect "10" on her planning grant application.

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Student Scholars Head to Meeting of the Minds Conference

Mar 29, 2018
Six Syracuse undergraduates will participate in the 2018 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Meeting of the Minds conference April 6-8 at Boston College.

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Neuroscience Research Day Invites Scholars to Campus on April 6

Mar 18, 2018
Syracuse University will present its 4th Annual Neuroscience Research Day on Friday, April 6, at Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center.

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Researchers Close to Understanding 'Disease Mechanisms' of ALS

Mar 8, 2018
Assistant Professor Carlos Castañeda leads studies of the molecular causes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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College of Arts and Sciences Appoints Director of Pre-Health Advising

Mar 7, 2018
Lauren L. O’Neil will report to the assistant dean for student success and focus on advising and supporting students interested in pursuing careers in the health-related professions.

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Biologists Discover Link Between Protein in Brain, Seizure Suppression

Mar 7, 2018
Associate Professor James Hewett and Ph.D. candidate Yifan Gong co-author a cover story in the prestigious Neuroscience journal.

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'A Time to Become My Own Person'

Feb 26, 2018
Emily Dyckman ’19 stepped on campus ready for the career on the stage. However, she quickly discovered her true passion in the foundational beauty of applied mathematics.

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M. Cristina Marchetti Named Director of Soft and Living Matter Program

Feb 26, 2018
M. Cristina Marchetti, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor and Distinguished Professor of Physics will lead the program through a new period of research growth and educational outreach.

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Voices from the Deep

Feb 22, 2018
Holly Root-Gutteridge, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Sussex (U.K.), is the author of a new study about the sound production of North Atlantic right whales. Her paper is based on work she did as a postdoc in A&S from 2014-16.

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Scientists Examine Link Between Surface-Water Salinity, Climate Change in Central New York

Feb 22, 2018
A new study by Kristina Gutchess, a Ph.D. candidate in Earth sciences, considers the impact of de-icing salt on the Tioughnioga River watershed.

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Biologist Studies Climate Change in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Feb 13, 2018
Jason Fridley, associate professor of biology, is measuring the impact of climate change on forest vegetation and ecosystems in the country’s most popular national park.

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Celebrated Chemist Geraldine Richmond to Deliver Prins Lecture Feb 13

Feb 8, 2018
Richmond’s lecture, “Mulling Over Emulsions: Molecular Assembly at Complex Liquid Surfaces,” will focus on her team’s most recent research regarding the molecular structure of the oil-water interface.

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Chemist Designs Diabetic Treatment Minus Harmful Side Effects

Feb 8, 2018
Robert Doyle, a Meredith Professor in the chemistry department, has invented a compound that triggers the secretion of insulin in the pancreas, without causing nausea, vomiting or malaise.

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Biology Professor Receives NIH Grant for Study of Genes Critical in Development

Feb 5, 2018
A new two year National Institute of Child Health and Human Development grant will help fund critical research of reproductive cells in Biology Professor Eleanor Maine's lab.

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College Unveils Academic Strategic Plan

Jan 31, 2018
A&S Dean Karin Ruhlandt praises the document as a "roadmap for the future."

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Moving the Needle

Jan 29, 2018
George M. Langford, Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience and A&S Dean Emeritus, is working on a cure for Type 2 diabetes.

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Pinpointing a Perpetrator

Jan 23, 2018
Being able to narrow down biological evidence to a single cell could have wide-reaching applications for survivors of sexual assault. Researchers in the FNSSI are hoping a new tool may be the key to bringing swift justice.

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Biology Department Engages in Local Outreach

Jan 19, 2018
Students, postdocs and faculty are using a grant award to promote a better understanding of evolutionary biology.

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Britton Plourde Develops Tools for Quantum Computer

Jan 18, 2018
Five questions for one of Syracuse's leading proponents of quantum computing technology.

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Fast Talker

Jan 10, 2018
Scott Ely, a Ph.D. candidate in physics, took top honors in the “Lightning Round” contest at the U.S. Large Hadron Collider Users Association Meeting, recently held at Fermilab near Chicago.

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New York Academy of Sciences Lauds Psychology Alumnus

Jan 4, 2018
William Aue G’14, who earned a Ph.D. in psychology, has been recognized by The New York Academy of Sciences for his study of how information is updated in memory.

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Chemist Named DAAD Research Ambassador

Jan 4, 2018
Ivan Korendovych, associate professor of chemistry, is a research ambassador for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The former Humboldt Research Fellow helps promote transnational cooperation and university partnerships.