Taylor is awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship!

Taylor was awarded the NSF Graduate Fellowship. The NSF graduate fellowship recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science and engineering. It is one of the most prestigious awards at this stage of their career. Congratulations, Taylor!

Our PhD candidate Justin was awarded the Ryan Graduate Fellowship!

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 […]

Miranda is awarded an AHA Predoctoral Fellowship!

  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.

Claire Receives Research Awards!

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!

Tim is awarded a BTP Fellowship!

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 […]

The Kamat Lab receives funding from NSF!

The Kamat Lab along with the labs in Northwestern’s Center of Synthetic Biology were recently awarded funding from NSF to build new features of a synthetic cell. Check out the write up here!