Have a master’s, bro!
Northwestern and the Center for Synthetic Biology will host the inaugural Central US Synthetic Biology Workshop on Sep 6-7, 2018. The goal of this event is to create a recurring workshop that brings together synthetic biology researchers and companies from institutions in the Central US. Visit the workshop site and read more here: www.centralsynbio.org
Our new collaborative project, which is joint with Neda Bagheri, will develop new experimental and computational tools for designing and building robust cell-based therapies. This project was funded in the first round of the NIH’s new synthetic-biology-specific funding mechanisms. Read more here, and a related article released by the Chicago Biomedical Consortium here.
Taylor Dolberg and Devin Stranford, each received the Outstanding Poster Presentation Award, given for the top presentation in each of their respective divisions at the 2018 meeting of the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy!
This is the highest teaching award conferred by Northwestern University. Read more at the two stories below:
Congratulations to Lauren Battaglia, who was selected as a Chemistry of Life Processes Summer Scholar, as well as for a McCormick Summer Research Award!
Congratulations to Ashwin kulkarni, Amy Hong, and Joseph Draut, who were each awarded summer undergraduate research grants!
Congratulations to Hailey!
Taylor and Patrick co-authored a commentary on recent progress in engineering cell therapies for cancer, including perspectives on exciting recent innovations in this space. Read more here.