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Mona Minkara

Aug 06, 2021

Chemical Modeling with a Sense of Touch

BioE Assistant Professor Mona Minkara was featured in Nature’s article “Chemical modeling with a sense of touch.”

Bioengineering

Aug 05, 2021

Using Robots to Help Blind and Deaf People Communicate

Samantha Johnson, E’21, ME’21, bioengineering, built a robotic hand that can be used to produce tactile sign language so that people who are blind and deaf can be more independent.

Bioengineering

Aug 05, 2021

Towards resolving proteomes in single cells

BioE Associate Professor Nikolai Slavovo was featured in the Nature Methods article “Towards resolving proteomes in single cells” which highlights single-cell proteomics methods (SCoPE-MS and SCoPE2) developed by the Slavov Laboratory, and their application to characterising the emergence of molecular diversity in a type of innate immune cells, macrophages.

Bioengineering

Eugene Tunik, Deniz Erdogmus, Dana Brooks.

Aug 05, 2021

Cutting-Edge Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator

BioE/ECE Affiliated Faculty Eugene Tunik, ECE Professor Deniz Erdogmus, ECE Research Professor Dana Brooks, and COS Professor Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli were awarded a $400K NSF MRI grant for the “Acquisition of a controllable pulse transcranial magnetic stimulator with robotic positioning and integrated EEG / EMG for engineering and neuroscience research and education.”

Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Microscopy images depicting the ability of O2-cryogels to restore OT-1 (red, T cells) cytotoxic activity and kill B16-OVA tumor cells (green) under immunosuppressive hypoxic conditions (~1% O2).

Jul 26, 2021

Bencherif Publishes “Oxygen-Generating Cryogels Restore T Cell Mediated Cytotoxicity in Hypoxic Tumors” in Advanced Functional Materials

ChE Postdoctoral Research Associate Thibault Colombani (lead author), Loek Eggermont, Stephen Hatfield, Zachary Rogers, PhD’23, Mahboobeh Rezaeeyazdi, PhD’19, Adnan Memic, Michail Sitkovsky, and Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif) published their article Oxygen-Generating Cryogels Restore T Cell Mediated Cytotoxicity in Hypoxic Tumors in the Advanced Functional Materials journal.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering

Jul 20, 2021

Investigating the Dynamics of Biochemical Systems

University Distinguished Professor Eduardo Sontag, ECE/BioE, is the PI of a $305K NSF grant for designing “New Techniques for Analyzing the Long-term Behavior of Intracellular Networks.” The project aims to develop an approach to the computer-aided analysis of biochemical networks and is based on research done in the Sontag Lab by Senior Research Scientist Muhammad Ali Al-Radhawi.

Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Portraits of Mingyang Lu and Herbert Levine.

Jul 15, 2021

Understanding microRNA Roles in Stochastic Multistable Networks

BioE Assistant Professor Mingyang Lu and Physics/BioE University Distinguished Professor Herbert Levine, in collaboration with Leonidas Bleris from the University of Texas at Dallas, were awarded a $1.4M NSF grant for “Genome Editing Approaches to Unravel microRNA Roles in Stochastic Multistable Networks.”

Bioengineering

Jul 08, 2021

Announcing New Engineering Academic Programs

The College of Engineering at Northeastern University announces several new academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including innovative combined majors, to meet industry trends and provide program flexibility for students. Graduate MS in Advanced and Intelligent Manufacturing – meets the growing demand for engineers, researchers, and scientists trained in advanced manufacturing and Industry […]

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

Jun 23, 2021

COE Research Featured on Cover of Tissue Engineering Part A

Research from Assistant Professors Sidi A. Bencherif (ChE) and Ambika G. Bajpayee (BioE) on “Hyaluronic Acid-Based Shape-Memory Cryogel Scaffolds for Focal Cartilage Defect Repair” was featured on the cover of the June 2021 Tissue Engineering Part A journal.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering

Jun 17, 2021

Women Who Empower Inaugural Innovator Awards

Engineering students won Northeastern’s inaugural 2021 Women Who Empower Innovator Awards for their entrepreneurship. Emily Man, E’19, and ME’19, bioengineering, and Valeria Martinuzzi, ME’18, bioengineering, were first place winners in the Young Alumnae Graduate Award category for their work on Venova Technologies, which is developing a novel contraceptive device for women. Gabrielle Whittle, E’21, mechanical […]

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering