December 20, 2019

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. 

October 4, 2019

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 schoo...

September 30, 2019

 The Kamat Lab continued our annual tradition of playing an Escape Game and celebrated the end of a productive summer (our third!)

September 14, 2019

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!

August 16, 2019

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 wor...

June 20, 2019

The Kamat and Lucks labs are teaming up to design a new kind of biosensor. Check out a recent write-up on the high risk, high reward project here. Thanks to the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute for funding the project!

June 7, 2019

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...

May 16, 2019

Our work designing a system to control vesicle secretion, led by Kamat Lab undergrad Claire Hilburger, is out in ACS Synthetic Biology. Our work presents the design of a membrane AND gate that incorporates membrane-associating molecules as inputs that work in conjuncti...

April 15, 2019

Maggie has been selected to receive the Research Progress Award  at the Northwestern BME Department's annual BME Research Day. Each year, one graduate student from each of our Department's three tracks is selected for the award, which recognizes the significant researc...

April 15, 2019

Congratulations to Maggie Boyd, who was awarded both the NDSEG and NSF Fellowships last week! Maggie has accepted the NDSEG Fellowship that begins this Fall.