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News from the University of Pennsylvania for Monday, December 22, 2014
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Big Data

A five-year, $23.4 million contract from the NIH will support a genomic information database on disease-causing microbes. Biology’s David Roos co-directs the effort.

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Pure Excellence

Since its establishment, the Penn Alexander School has regularly been one of the city’s best performers. This year, it’s ranked as the top K-8 school in Philadelphia.

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Cataract Surgery

Engineering grad Vignesh Selvakumaran, the first Sobti Family Fellow for the Center for the Advanced Study of India, blogs about his research.

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Moving Forward

Many people want to help a school or community overwhelmed by a mass-shooting event. Medicine’s Steven Berkowitz outlines a series of effective ways to respond.

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Top Honors

Internist Robert Cato has received the Pressman Award for Distinguished Service from the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians.

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Changing America

Examining pressing societal questions, GSE’s Vivian Gadsden blogs about major milestones of justice in the nation’s history surrounding race and poverty.

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