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Kenneth Graham, assistant professor of chemistry, was awarded a $750,000 CAREER Award from the Department of Energy.
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Yinan Wei Receives National Science Foundation Award

Yinan Wei, associate professor of chemistry at the University of Kentucky, has received an award to study membrane protein interactions in bilayers. The award is suppored by the Chemistry of Life Processes Program in the Chemistry Division of NSF. This project also integrates an outreach program for girls 12-18 at the Hope Hill Youth Service, introducing science and science careers.

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UKAccel Program Has First Graduating Class, Demo Day

UKAccel, a joint program of the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship and the Office of Technology Commercialization at UK, educates UK researchers on turning their intellectual property into startup companies.

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UK Hemp Field Day Sept. 9

The field day is in conjunction with the 2017 Hemp Industries Association's Hemp Conference Sept. 8-11 in Lexington. The event is from 10 to noon at UK’s Spindletop Research Farm. Hemp Day preregistration is not required.

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New Study Discovers "Killer Peptide" That Helps Eliminate Resistant Cancer Cells

A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that when therapy-sensitive cancer cells die, they release a "killer peptide" that can eliminate therapy-resistant cells.

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