Anna Davis was awarded Best Oral Presentation at the Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition at Northwestern last week! Anna presented her work on vesicle-based sensors for extracellular potassium detection. Great job, Anna!
Nina Galvez and Lucas Sant’Anna were awarded undergraduate research fellowships for the coming summer. We’re excited to announce that Nina was awarded the McCormick 2021 Summer Undergraduate Research Award and Lucas was awarded the Jaharis Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations to you both! We’re excited for what the summer will bring!
Justin submitted a talk entitled, “Driving Encapsulated Biological Reactions with DNA-Functionalized Vesicles” to win this award. Congratulations, Justin!! See the announcement here
Justin Peruzzi, a 4th year Chemical and Biological Engineering student in the Kamat Lab was named as a 2020 Ryan Fellow. The fellowships support graduate students who explore fundamental nanoscale science and advance this knowledge into practical applications of benefit to society. Congratulations, Justin!! Check out the press release here More information about the […]
Congratulations to Claire for being awarded a fellowship through the NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program!
Congratulations to Miranda, who was awarded a prestigious Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association this month! Miranda will be studying how fatty acids affect the activity of a mechanosensitive channel in red blood cells.
Congratulations to Kamat Lab undergrad, Claire Hilburger, who was awarded Northwestern’s BME Award for Research and the 2019 BMES Student Design and Research Award! She’ll be presenting her research at the BMES Annual Meeting on October 18th. She’s headed to grad school next year- keep an eye out for her!
Miranda was awarded the Best Poster award at the 10th Annual Biophysics Symposium hosted by the Molecular Biophysics Training Program and The Structural Biology & Biophysics Cluster at Northwestern University. Congratulations, Miranda!
Congrats to Tim, a rising 2nd year BME graduate student, on being appointed to the Biotechnology Training Program! The program is funded by a grant from NIGMS (T32 GM008449). The program stresses the interdisciplinary nature of biotechnology training through course work, research, industrial internships, seminars and other opportunities that broaden the students’ training in and understanding of modern […]
A belated welcome and congrats to new Kamat Lab undergrads who recently all received prestigious summer fellowships
The Kamat Lab welcomes a new group of terrific undergraduate students, who started in the Winter of 2019. Kenneth Wang (a freshman Neuroscience major), Nora Chambers (a freshman BME major) and Summer Duffy (a sophomore BME major) have been hard at work for the past two quarters. Kenneth, Nora, and Summer all received prestigious undergraduate […]