Kristi Kiick

Aug. 9: NPR Science Friday

Kiick to discuss medical applications for protein resilin on NPR's Science Friday

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9:09 a.m., Aug. 8, 2013--The University of Delaware’s Kristi Kiick will appear on the National Public Radio weekly science talk show Science Friday on Aug. 9.

Kiick, professor of materials science and engineering and biomedical engineering, will discuss her research on resilin, a rubber-like protein that occurs in nature and may have practical applications in medicine.

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The McNair Scholars Program at UD recently hosted its 12th annual research competition and graduate fair, with students awarded prizes for outstanding presentations in science and social science.

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Two of UD's NIH Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) programs have issued calls for grant applications from UD researchers. Proposals are due by Nov. 14.

Hosted by veteran science journalist Ira Flatow, Science Friday is broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide from 2-4 p.m. Eastern time.

To tune into the broadcast, visit the website for a list of affiliated public radio stations or directions to listen online.

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