Cancer researcher Channing Der to lecture May 27 at NIU

NIU’s Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Studies will host an upcoming public lecture delivered by renowned cancer researcher Channing Der. Der is considered one of the world’s leading experts on the RAS family of oncogenes and their role in driving cancer-cell growth.

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NIU Chem Demo Night

St. Patrick’s Day fun continues for NIU Chemistry Club

The NIU Chemistry Club invites the public to its spring 2014 chemistry demo night at 7 p.m., Friday, March 28, in Faraday Hall 143. The theme of the night will be “green chemistry,” in post-celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, featuring chemistry with

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NIU to boost secondary science, math education

NIU this semester is launching a new Center for Secondary Science and Mathematics Education, aimed at strengthening the university’s support of science and mathematics education throughout the region. The Illinois Board of Higher Education recently approved center status for a duration of

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Professor Oliver Hofstetter

Grants boost NIU chemist’s work to help CSIs

NIU Chemistry and Biochemistry professor Oliver Hofstetter will continue his collaboration with Australian universities and police departments, developing antibodies for use in the visualization of latent fingerprints. Professor Hofstetter and his colleagues received about $330,000 in grants – $240,000 from the Australian

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