• Anzela Niraula, assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences, in collaboration with Jacques Robert, professor in microbiology and immunology at the University of Rochester, has been awarded a Picker ISI grant for a project to enhance understanding of the biological changes in the metamorphic brain.
    March 14, 2024
  • What is Dark Matter, and how can we find it?
    Cosmin Ilie, assistant professor of physics, in collaboration with Katherine Freese (University of Texas), Andreea Petric (the Space Telescope Science Institute), and Jillian Paulin (University of Pennsylvania), has been awarded $84,500 funding for a project to investigate the nature of the elusive dark matter particle by using observations of the first stars and galaxies in the universe.
    March 13, 2024
  • physiological and brain mechanisms
    Wan-chun Liu, associate professor of PBSC and Neuroscience, and Spencer Kelly, Professor of PBSC and Neuroscience, have received an award for $8,344 for their project. The project will use songbirds as animal models to explore the cognitive functions, physiological and brain mechanisms, and molecular underpinnings of co-speech gestures in humans and songbirds.
    March 13, 2024
  • Joe Levy lectures outdoors near a weather instrument
    Joe Levy (Geology) and Adam Burnett (Geography) received $30,000 to generate a long-term record of climate change in the central New York region in order to better understand the local impacts of global climate change in the form of changes to temperature, precipitation patterns, hydrological systems, and biogeochemical systems.
    December 18, 2023
  • Alma Stokely's pen and ink illustration
    James “Eddie” Watkins (Biology) and Joshua Finnell (University Librarian) received an award for $25,000 to thoroughly examine, organize, and digitize the Alma Stokey personal papers collection to create a morphological trait matrix to generate a phylogeny of shifts in form gametophyte character states.
    December 18, 2023