Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Open House

Friday, October 4th, 2019

The details of the 2019 PULSe Fall Open House are as follows:

Date: Friday, October 4, 2019
Time: 9:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: Stewart Center and Purdue Memorial Union, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Parking Available in the Grant Street Parking Garage (passes will be provided at check-in).

Activities: Overview will begin at 9:30, including meet the faculty session, lab tours, lunch with students, and tour of campus facilities.

Students will gain exposure to some of the life science research being done at Purdue, while they are also given an opportunity to talk with faculty and students to familiarize themselves with the PULSe Program.

Lunch will be provided.

RSVP: https://gradapply.purdue.edu/register/2019PULSeopenhouse


Questions: 496-1635 or pulse@purdue.edu


Lindsey B. Springer

Graduate Program Specialist, PULSe

Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs

The Graduate School

Purdue University


IU Biology Alum Wins Lasker Award

Congratulations to Dr. H. Michael Shepard, recipient of one of this year’s Lasker Awards! This year’s Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, given for a major advance that improves the lives of many thousands of people, recognizes Shepard’s role in the development of the drug Herceptin (trastuzumab). Dr. Shepard earned his Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology in 1977 from the IU Department of Biology. More information about Dr. Shepard’s research and the Lasker Awards can be found at the link below:


Undergraduate Research Opportunity

The laboratory of Dr. Lingling Chen, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, has undergraduate research positions open!

We are searching for reliable, intelligent students who are genuinely interested in scientific research. Students must have good note-taking skills, good communications skills, and be fast learners.

The position will provide you with practical skills to advance your future career aspirations.

Applicants must submit a final fall class schedule and resume to linchen@indiana.edu

Walter Center for Career Achievement Fall 2019 Career Events

Lilly Day at IU – Thursday, September 5th – IMU, Alumni Hall – 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Career Fair Prep + Employer Networking Night – Monday, September 16th – Ernie Pyle Hall, 2nd floor – 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Career + Internship Fair – Tuesday, September 17th – IMU, Alumni Hall – 3:00 – 7:00 PM

Qualtrics Case Competition – Saturday, October 26th – Ernie Pyle Hall, 2nd floor – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

SOAAD Portfolio Review – Tuesday, November 12th – IMU, Alumni Hall – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Media Career Day – Friday, November 15th – Franklin Hall – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


For more information, visit the Walter Center for Career Achievement events site at careers.college.indiana.edu/events or contact the Center at iuwalter@indiana.edu

Health Professions and Prelaw Center Orientation Events and Fairs for 2019-2020

Prelaw Orientation with Dean Greg Canada, IUB Law School and HPPLC Prelaw Advisor Jacob Rossman – Tuesday, September 10th – IUB Law School, Room 123 – 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Predental Orientation with Amanda Posto, HPPLC Health Professions Advisor – Tuesday, September 10th – IMU, Oak Room – 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Pre-Physician Assistant Orientation with David Owen, HPPLC Health Professions Advisor – Wednesday, September 11th – IMU, Maple Room – 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Pre-Physical Therapy Orientation with Amanda Posto, HPPLC Health Professions Advisor – Tuesday, September 17th – IMU, Dogwood Room – 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Pre-Occupational Therapy Orientation with Amanda Posto, HPPLC Health Professions Advisor – Tuesday, October 1st – Global International Studies, 1112 – 6:00 – 7:00 PM

MAPLA Law Caravan: Law School Dean’s Panel – Friday, October 4th – IMU, Whittenberger Auditorium – 9:00 – 10:45 AM

MAPLA Law Caravan Fair – Friday, October 4th – IMU, Alumni Hall – 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Health Programs Fair – Wednesday, March 3rd – IMU, Alumni Hall – 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM


For more information, visit the Indiana University Health Professions and Prelaw Center at hpplc.indiana.edu or contact the HPPLC at hpplc@indiana.edu.