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plasma physics center  

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at West Virginia University received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to fund the new Center for Kinetic Experiment, Theory and Integrated Computation Physics. The center will integrate experimental, theoretical and computational efforts to investigate some of the most important aspects of kinetic-scale physics in plasmas.

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The West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Office of Research and Graduate Education are co-hosting a special visit from Dr. Thomas Burklow, director of the National Institutes of Health Medical Research Scholars Program, July 25 from noon to 1 p.m. In room G119 of the WVU Health Sciences Center.

Mariette Barbier  

Mariette Barbier, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine, has received a National Institutes of Health R01 grant to identify how the vaccine that protects against Bordetella pertussis—or whooping cough—can better target the bacteria as they adapt.

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The WVU Research Office, along with college research offices, is hosting the annual "Write Winning Grant Proposals" Seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Law School Event Hall, Room 180.