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Professor Low named State Leader

Philip Low was recently recognized as one of the most influential and impactful leaders in the state of Indiana by the Indianapolis Business Journal.

Real-time Precision Opto-control Technology

Zhang Lab and the Jonathan Amy Facility for Chemical Instrumentation team up to develop a tool that has applications in life sciences, biological and pharmaceutical research.

Scientific Collaboration

Watch how our Amy Instrumentation Facility recently worked with Professor Jesse Zhang’s Lab to develop a patent-pending technology which allows users to have site-specific and chemical-specific control of chemical processes within live cells.

Drug Discovery

Professor Sintim and team engineer compound designed to treat drug-resistant acute myeloid leukemia.

Molecular Labeling Tumor Tissue

Purdue chemists use mass spec tool to help surgeons detect tumor tissue during cancer surgery.



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