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mona minkara

Nov 13, 2019

Approaching Research From a Different Perspective

BioE Assistant Professor Mona Minkara, who has been blind since she was seven, has learned to approach research from different angles which is helping her determine how vaping affects lung function.

Bioengineering

professor and student researcher at computer discussing

Aug 23, 2019

Levine Uses Theoretical Physics to Make Sense of Cancer

COS/BioE Professor Herbert Levine collaborates with cancer biologists to explore fundamental questions, such as how cancer spreads and why immunotherapies only work for certain patients.

Bioengineering

Portraits of Bajpayee and Li

Aug 20, 2019

Bajpayee Awarded NIH Trailblazer R21 Grant

BioE Assistant Professor Ambika Bajpayee(PI) and Jiahe Li (co-PI) were awarded a $628K NIH Trailblazer grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering for “Anti-Catabolic Drug Anchored Cationic Exosomes For Cartilage Targeting And Repair”.

Bioengineering

Aug 06, 2019

Using Collagen to Help Repair Tendons

BioE Professor Jeff Ruberti is developing a method to use collagen to help speed up the recovery after a tendon is injured.

Bioengineering

Jul 10, 2019

Improving Protein Measuring Technology

Bioengineering Assistant Professor Nikolai Slavov has developed a breakthrough method of identifying more than a thousand proteins per cell which could help map the functions of them throughout the body.

Bioengineering

Jun 27, 2019

Predicting Protein Functions from 3D Structures

ECE Professor Deniz Erdogmus (co-PI) and affiliated BioE Professors Mary Jo Ondrechen (PI) and Penny Beuning (co-PI) were awarded a $600K NSF grant for “Mining for mechanistic information to predict protein function”.

Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Apr 09, 2019

FY20 TIER 1 Award Recipients

25 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY20 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different projects representing up to $900K dollars of investment in research.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 26, 2019

Ruberti Awarded Patent

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti was awarded a patent for creating a “Mechanochemical collagen assembly.”

Bioengineering