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Abebe receives 2016 Kraska Award

02/29/2016

Abebe receives 2016 Kraska Award

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Rodger named Newington Medalist

02/22/2016

Chris Rodger, Don Logan Endowed Chair of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, was named a Newington Medalist by Newington College’s Old Newingtonians’ Union.

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Auburn scientists participate in atomic and molecular collision physics

02/22/2016

A group of scientists from Auburn University, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Queen’s University of Belfast and the University of Giessen, are involved in large-scale computational atomic and molecular collision calculations.

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Congratulate Chris Easley on the renewal of his NIH R01 Grant

02/18/2016

Please join me in congratulating Chris Easley on the renewal of his NIH R01 grant, "Mouse-on-a-chip systems to evaluate pancreas-adipose tissue dynamics in vitro". The grant runs for 4 years with a total budget of $1.5M. Co-PIs are Robert Judd and Doug Goodwin.

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Crayfish collected in the Tallapoosa River Basin have a mysterious genetic heritage.

02/17/2016

Crayfish, crawfish, crawdad, mudbug – for most people, these names refer to a delectable crustacean commonly served boiled. For two Auburn University scientists, a crayfish is an enigmatic creature with a genetic heritage that is as much mysterious as it is fascinating.

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Auburn University biologist discovers new tarantula species, names it after Johnny Cash

02/16/2016

A team of researchers, led by Chris Hamilton, former doctoral student in the Department of Biological Sciences at Auburn University, has discovered a previously unknown species of tarantula and named it after legendary singer-songwriter Johnny Cash.

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Auburn University unveils $1 million supercomputer, initiates new technology acquisition plan

02/11/2016

Auburn University unveiled a new $1 million supercomputer that will enhance research across campus, from microscopic gene sequencing to huge engineering tasks. The university is also initiating a plan to purchase a new one every few years as research needs evolve and expand. The College of Sciences and Mathematics’ Dean Nicholas Giordano, along with Bliss Bailey, chief information officer in the Office of Information Technology, led the effort to bring the new supercomputer to the university.

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Auburn biologist and alumni seek invasive Burmese Pythons in Everglades competition

02/10/2016

A team led by Auburn University biologist David Steen is participating in the 2016 Python Challenge in south Florida. The event, sponsored by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida, is geared toward eradicating the Burmese Python from the region and raising awareness of the serious consequences posed to the environment by the invasive predators.

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Campbell nominated for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

02/08/2016

Stephanie Campbell, a double major in animal sciences and microbial, molecular and cellular biology, has been nominated for the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

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Guanqun Cao: A recipient of the 2015-16 Daniel F. Breeden Endowed Grant Program

02/02/2016

Guanqun Cao's proposal entitled "Developing Statistical Thinking and Enhancing Communications Skills of Statistical Students" is one of the recipients of the 2015-16 Daniel F. Breeden Endowed Grant Program

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