Kamat lab moves to collaborative synthetic biology space

Last October, the Kamat lab moved to brand new lab space in Mudd with the Leonard and Tyo labs. We are excited for more collaborations to come! Read more about collaborative spaces fostering synthetic biology research at Northwestern here.

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 […]