Congrats to Tim Vu for the ABioM 2023 Graduate Student Research Award!
Tim Vu was awarded the ABioM 2023 Graduate Student Research Award for his contribution to the field of Advanced Biomanufacturing. He will accept the award and present his research at ABioM 2023, which is a division of BMES, in late March. Congrats Tim!!
Congrats to Carina Fedosejevs for the dissertation prize in the Department of Physics at Dortmund University!
Congratulations to our postdoctoral fellow, Carina Fedosejevs, who was awarded the dissertation prize in the Department of Physics at Dortmund University!! The selected awardees have each been graded “with distinction” and make a significant scientific contribution to their respective subject area.
Citlayi heads to SACNAS!
Citlayi Villaseñor presented her research at the National Diversity in Stem Conference. She ran into our REU student, Jessy Gonzalez, while she was there!
Nina and Lucas Win Undergraduate Awards!
Kamat Lab undergraduate researchers Nina Galvez and Lucas Sant’Anna have been recognized for their research! Both students were awarded the Lyle F. Mockros Outstanding Senior Award for their research and achievements in the Biomedical Engineering department. Congratulations on their well-deserved awards!
The Kamat Lab presents at the 2022 BMES Annual Meeting!
The Kamat Lab attended the 2022 BMES Annual Meeting from October 12-15 in San Antonio, Texas! The following students presented their work: Taylor Gunnels (platform) – “Elucidating Design Principles for Engineering Cell-Derived Vesicles to Inhibit SARS-CoV-2 Infection” Vivian Hu (platform) – “Assembly of Therapeutic Nanoparticles Using Cell-Free Integration of Viral Membrane Proteins” Mary Kelly (platform) […]
Tim and Lucas present at the 2022 ACS Fall Meeting!
Tim Vu and Lucas Sant’Anna presented at the 2022 ACS Fall Meeting in Chicago, IL! Tim gave a talk titled “Lipid Phase Separation in Vesicles Enhances TRAIL Mediated Cytotoxicity” and Lucas presented a poster titled “Phase separation and lipid saturation influence ligand-receptor interactions on lipid vesicles”.
Anna, Nora and Andre win Undergraduate Awards!
Kamat Lab undergraduate researchers Anna Davis, Nora Chambers, and Andre Gu have been recognized for their research! Anna Davis was awarded the BME Award for Research in recognition of her outstanding research achievements in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Northwestern. Nora Chambers was awarded the Lyle F. Mockros Outstanding Senior Award in recognition of her […]
Kamat lab members head to the Midwest Protein Folding Conference at Notre Dame!
Members of the Kamat lab head to South Bend for the Midwest Protein Folding Conference!
Neha receives the 2022 ACS Syn Bio Young Investigator Award!
Neha Kamat has received the 2022 ACS Synthetic Biology Young Innovator Award! She presented an award lecture at the 2022 Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution & Design (SEED) conference in Washington, D.C. Read Neha’s interview with ACS here.
Maggie successfully defends her thesis!
Maggie Boyd, a graduate student in the Biomedical Engineering program, successfully defended her thesis. Her thesis was titled “Engineering bilayer membranes for nano- and microscale sensing.”