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New kinase detection method helps identify targets for developing cancer drugs

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 University News Story

Purdue University researchers have developed a high-throughput method for matching kinases to the proteins they phosphorylate, speeding the ability to identify multiple potential cancer drug targets.

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Workshop helps answer the question, ‘Who gets the family farm?’

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 University News Story

One of the toughest challenges facing Hoosier farmers has nothing to do with unpredictable weather, price fluctuations and damaging infestations. It has to do with the question inevitably facing every owner of a family farm: ‘Who should I designate to …

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Program director awarded Indiana Social Worker of the Year

Friday, September 15th, 2017 University News Story

Purdue University alumnus Kimber J. Nicoletti-Martinez, program director and creator of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) at Purdue’s Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education, has been awarded the Social Worker of the Year by the Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

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Breakthrough soybean research by Purdue and Dow AgroSciences could save farmers millions

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 University News Story

Through a collaborative project, Purdue University and Dow AgroSciences researchers have discovered a novel soybean gene that provides resistance to a devastating and costly fungal disease.

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Purdue online tool to help farmers make precision decisions, keep data private

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 University News Story

An innovative online tool developed by a Purdue University engineering professor will allow farmers to process data collected from their fields without requiring them to share it with third-party companies.

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Beginning farmers invited to a farm viability workshop for Northwest Indiana

Friday, September 8th, 2017 University News Story

Beginning farmers who want to take their operation to the next level can receive profitable business tools and training during a farm viability workshop presented by a specialty crop farmer and farm business consultant.

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Get up to speed on cutting-edge genetics and genomics research at Purdue symposium

Thursday, September 7th, 2017 University News Story

Some of the nation’s top scientists will share their lastest research insights during Purdue University’s inaugural Biochemical Horizons Symposium on Nov. 17. The event will give students, educators and the general public an opportunity to hear about new developments that are challenging paradigms in the areas of systems biology, genomics and genetic engineering.

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Understanding ground conditions before storms helps scientists predict heavy rains in monsoon regions

Thursday, September 7th, 2017 University News Story

As heavy flooding events, including those in Houston, Texas, and Mumbai, India, continue, research teams from Purdue University and India have been working on improving the models that can help predict heavy rainfall from weather events.

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Producer sentiment down slightly as commodity prices weaken

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 University News Story

Farmer sentiment dropped seven points in August as both grain and oilseed prices fell, according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer

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Beginning Farmer Southeast Regional Workshop scheduled

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 University News Story

Beginning farmers who want to take their operation to the next level can receive profitable business tools and training during a farm viability workshop presented by a specialty crop farmer and farm business consultant.

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