Four graduate students from the
Department of Biologyreceived research grants from the
Pennsylvania Academy of Science for their thesis work.
The PAS provides educational and research support to Pennsylvania science students and educators, and offers an annual research funding competition for undergraduate and graduate students. This year, PAS received 33 student proposals from 19 institutions, and funded 24
projects for a total of $6,500.
Four students from the IUP Department of Biology MS program received funding for their thesis work. The students and their mentors include:
Effect of Hyperglycemia on the Circadian Rhythms of Erythrocyte Peroxiredoxins
Testing lhx1a dimerization in vitro using co-immunoprecipitation
Confirming lhx1a dimerization in vivo using split GFP
The Forgotten Ape: Exploring the Cognitive Abilities of Symphalangus syndactylus