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Jian Yang named National Academy of Inventors fellow

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named Jian Yang, professor of biomedical engineering, as an NAI Fellow.

Open-source discovery of chemical leads for next-generation chemoprotective antimalarials

Congratulations to Manuel Llinas and his lab for their paper in last week’s edition of ‘Science’ on novel drug candidates against the malaria parasite.

Penn State, Mérieux Foundation partner to advance humanitarian efforts in Africa

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State’s Applied Biological and Biosecurity Research Laboratory (ABRL), the Mérieux Foundation, and Mérieux Foundation USA have signed a memorandum of understanding that establishes a new... Read More >

Large-scale study reveals new candidates for malaria prevention drug

Over 500,000 compounds were screened during immense undertaking  

The role of translational research in using video to capture health vitals

Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute has role in new technology

Plant virus alters competition between aphid species

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — In the world of plant-feeding insects, who shows up first to the party determines the overall success of the gathering; yet viruses can disrupt these intricate... Read More >

New technology improves CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing in mosquitoes, other species

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A technology designed to improve CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing in mosquitoes and other arthropods succeeds with a high degree of efficiency, while eliminating the need for difficult... Read More >