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Drexel Joins Philadelphia Science Festival's Weeklong Celebration of Science and Technology

May 06, 2015
Philadelphia Science Festival

Students, faculty and staff from Drexel University will help make the fifth anniversary of the Philadelphia Science Festival one of the biggest citywide celebrations to date. More than 200 regional partner organizations from museums to cultural centers and educational institutions will present over ...

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Call for STEM Presenters at Start Talking Science 2015

April 23, 2015
Start Talking Science

Drexel faculty in the STEM fields are invited to submit their research for consideration at Start Talking Science 2015, a free public event where researchers present non-technical posters to local students and the community in order to make STEM research more accessible....

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Studies of Africa's Most Endangered Chimpanzees Show Complex Evolutionary Past, Perilous Future

January 21, 2015
Chimpanzee

In central Cameroon, two different subspecies of chimpanzees live on opposite banks of the Sanaga River, the only instance of two different chimp subspecies living in the wild in a single country. The area is roughly at the geographic center of the range for all four known subspecies of these great ...

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Spanning the Globe: Drexel Research Reaches Around the World in 2014

November 19, 2014
Spanning the Globe: Drexel Research

The coast of Antarctica. The Canadian Arctic. Delhi, India. The Congo. There's little that these places, oceans apart, seem to have in common, except for this: At some point in 2014, researchers from Drexel were or will be visiting them, helping to make discoveries and an impact on people's lives....

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Meshagae Hunte-Brown Wins Outstanding Online Faculty Award

October 28, 2014
Meshagae Hunte-Brown

Meshagae Hunte-Brown, PhD has been selected by Dean Murasko as the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Online Faculty Award for National Distance Learning Week....

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R. Vivian Allahyari Wins Honorable Mention at Discovery Day

October 10, 2014
R. Vivian Allahyari

R. Vivian Allahyari, a 2nd year Ph.D. student in the Garcia Lab, received an honorable mention at Drexel University College of Medicine’s (DUCOM) Discovery Day 2014....

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Video Captures Gail Hearn's Legacy

September 25, 2014
Gail Hearn, PhD

This summer, renowned Drexel conservationist Gail W. Hearn, PhD, retired from her roles as director of the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program (BBPP) and professor of biology at Drexel University. Hearn built a distinguished career in conservation, education and research, focusing her efforts over...

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Ezekiel Crenshaw Awarded R36 NIH Grant

September 04, 2014
Ezekiel Crenshaw

Ezekiel Crenshaw, a PhD candidate in the lab of Aleister Saunders, PhD (Co-Advised by Michael Akins, PhD), has been awarded the Aging Research Dissertation Award to Increase Diversity (R36) from the National Institutes of Health....

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Lee Dolat Awarded F31 NIH Grant

August 21, 2014
Lee Dolat

Lee Dolat, PhD student in the Spiliotis lab, was awarded an F31 grant from the NIH titled "Regulation of Cell Migration by Septin 2 in Renal Cancer"...

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Meet Biologist Katy Gonder

June 25, 2014
Katy Gonder

Katy Gonder, PhD, comes to Drexel with nearly 20 years of research experience from Central Africa. The primate enthusiast specializes in African biodiversity and conservation strategies, and joins bio prof Gail Hearn as co-director of the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program....

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Xiaobo Bai and Siddhita Mhatre Awarded For Research Excellence

June 05, 2014
Siddhita Mhatre and Xiaobo Bai

Xiaobo Bai (Spiliotis Lab) and Siddhita Mhatre (Marenda Lab), were awarded Research Excellence Awards through the Office of Graduate Studies at Drexel Graduate Student Day on May 30, 2014....

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You Catch (and Kill) More Flies with This Sweetener…

June 05, 2014
Flies that have been killed by sweetener

In a study that began as a sixth-grade science fair project, researchers at Drexel University have found that a popular non-nutritive sweetener, erythritol, may be an effective and human-safe insecticide....

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