November 5, 2020

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

Note to journalists: Journalists visiting campus should follow visitor health guidelines.

You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.

 

New electronic diagnostic test sends COVID-19, other pathogen test results to smartphones

The Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease at Purdue has partnered with Cleveland-based technology firm IdentifySensors Biologics to develop a rapid diagnostic platform for detecting pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Media Contact: Steve Tally, steve@purdue.edu

 

Testing drugs within a tumor may combat pancreatic cancer drug resistance, ‘time machine’ suggests

Bumsoo Han, a Purdue professor of mechanical engineering, developed a tool that is helping scientists to more efficiently discover and test new drugs for pancreatic cancer.

Media Contact: Kayla Wiles, wiles5@purdue.edu

 

Augmented reality to provide new skills for manufacturing workforce education

A Purdue team has entered into a $5 million cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create an augmented and virtual reality experience prototype for workforce education in manufacturing.

Media Contact: Jim Bush, jbush@purdue.edu

 

Purdue ‘nanoHUB’ receives 2020 R and D 100 Award

Purdue nanoHUB.org, a web platform for online scientific simulations and computing, seminars, and interactive courses has been chosen as one of the recipients of a 2020 R&D 100 Award.

Media Contact: Jim Bush, jsbush@purdue.edu

 

Purdue Department of Theatre announces new plans for the 2020-21 season that explore new forms of theatre-making

The Purdue Department of Theatre has announced plans for the 2020-21 season, which explore new forms of theatre-making while maintaining a commitment to produce plays by artists of color and to deliver innovative educational and professional training opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.

Media Contact: Jodi Taylor, joditaylor@purdue.edu

 

About Purdue University

Purdue University is a top public research institution developing practical solutions to today’s toughest challenges. Ranked the No. 5 Most Innovative University in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, Purdue delivers world-changing research and out-of-this-world discovery. Committed to hands-on and online, real-world learning, Purdue offers a transformative education to all. Committed to affordability and accessibility, Purdue has frozen tuition and most fees at 2012-13 levels, enabling more students than ever to graduate debt-free. See how Purdue never stops in the persistent pursuit of the next giant leap at purdue.edu.

 

Journalists visiting campus: Journalists should follow Protect Purdue protocols and the following guidelines:

  • Campus is open, but the number of people in spaces may be limited. We will be as accommodating as possible, but you may be asked to step out or report from another location.
  • To enable access, particularly to campus buildings, we recommend you contact the Purdue News Service media contact listed on the release to let them know the nature of the visit and where you will be visiting. A News Service representative can facilitate safe access and may escort you on campus.
  • Correctly wear face masks inside any campus building, and correctly wear face masks outdoors when social distancing of at least six feet is not possible.

Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-4600

© 2015-20 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by Office of Strategic Communications

Trouble with this page? Disability-related accessibility issue? Please contact News Service at purduenews@purdue.edu.

乐体育