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...

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 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...

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. 

December 2, 2018

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!

August 7, 2018

Kamat Lab's resident artist, Maggie Boyd, took a break from making vesicles to sketch this lovely

design for the IBiS retreat. 

August 4, 2018

Maggie, who is completing her first year as a PhD student in Northwestern’s Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program, is a recipient of the Molecular Biophysics Training Program at Northwestern. The Biophysics training program is funded by the National Institute of Gene...

July 1, 2018

Claire Hilburger received an academic scholarship from the Alumnae of Northwestern University, recognizing her success in the classroom and her success in research. Congrats Claire!

June 24, 2018

Undergraduate research is in full swing in the Kamat Lab. Kayla Purdy, a rising Sophomore from Clarkson University, joins the Kamat Lab for the summer through the Synthetic Biology Research Experience for Undergraduates (SynBREU). Northwestern undergrads Claire, Alex,...

April 5, 2018

Justin was recently 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, Justin!