Bioengineering Spotlights

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Tianchi Chen

Dec 19, 2022

PhD Spotlight: Tianchi Chen, PhD’22 – Bioengineering

My research concentration is on using dynamical system modeling approach to understand epigenetic mechanisms in gene regulatory networks and building distributed computational synthetic genetic circuits. Following NU, I will be working as a senior decision scientist at Merck and continuing my research.

Bioengineering

Dec 14, 2022

Bioengineering an Impact with ‘Give a Hand’

Isabela Castillo, an undergraduate bioengineering student, started the Give a Hand club on campus, which develops prosthetic hands for those in need and works in collaboration with Enabling the Future, a global network of volunteers making medical devices.

Bioengineering

Dec 05, 2022

BioE Students Granted Provisional Patent for a Breast Implant Design that Mimics Natural Bodies

Breast implants in the 21st century provoke images of popular culture beauty icons, but their importance surpasses societal status throughout the worlds of biomedical engineering and plastic surgery. Last Spring, an NU Bioengineering student group realized a gap in the market of breast implants. They worked together to create an implant that mimics natural bodies and recently received a provisional patent for the design.

Bioengineering

Oct 14, 2022

PhD Spotlight: Yasmeen Farra, PhD’22 – Bioengineering

Originally from Austin, Texas, I began my PhD at Northeastern in 2017 after graduating from Trinity University with my bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science. My research focuses on vascular mechanics – specifically, how chronic disease associated with e-cigarette “vaping” or cigarette smoking influences the structural integrity and functional health of large arteries.

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Sam Salinas

Aug 31, 2022

PhD Spotlight: Sam Salinas, PhD’22 – Bioengineering

I hail from the Cleveland, Ohio area. My undergraduate degree is in Aerospace and Mechanical engineering. After working a few years in the biomedical industry I decided to go back to school. I have had the privilege to work in the Amini lab for soft tissue biomechanics. In particular, I researched the Tricuspid valve anterior […]

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Kaitlyn Ramesh

Jun 14, 2022

First Year UPLIFT Scholar’s Research Leads to Summer REU at Harvard University

During her first year as an UPLIFT Scholar, Kaitlyn Ramesh, E’25, bioengineering, conducted research under the mentorship of Mingyang Lu, assistant professor of bioengineering and researcher in the Center for Theoretical Biological Physics. She worked on developing a pseudotime algorithm that uses temporal single-cell RNA sequencing data. From this experience, Ramesh was selected for a Research Experiences for Undergraduates summer program at Harvard University. She will work at a biophysics lab involved in the Harvard Quantitative Biology Initiative.

Bioengineering

Apr 04, 2022

Kleinberg Receives Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Giona Kleinberg, E’23, bioengineering and biochemistry, received the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of the nation’s most prestigious, merit-based awards for undergraduate students who plan to pursue research careers in natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics.

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Amanda Dee

Mar 17, 2022

Passion for Research in the Lab and in Industry Leads to Goldwater Scholar Nomination

Amanda Dee, E’23, bioengineering, has always enjoyed learning about the world around her. She participated in FIRST Lego League at the age of 8 and reached out to a professor in her hometown of Amherst, Massachusetts, at 13 years old—an experience that sparked her interest in plant biology. Her passion for hands-on work and STEM […]

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