News

August 4, 2015:

Hot off the press! New paper out in Nature Communications.

March 25, 2015:

Mandana presented at the 2015 GradX talks (which were organized by our very own Samagya) for Grad Student Appreciation Week.  The title of the 6-minute talk to graduate students throughout Duke was "Faster, Better, Stronger Cancer Medicine: How can we engineer powerful drugs designed from our own proteins to kill cancer cells and learn about their underlying biology?"  Linked is a video of all the GradX talks; Mandana's talk occurs at 1hr 38mins.

January 20, 2015:

Chilkoti Group members have been spotted taking in a recent Duke basketball game.

December 25, 2014:

Tosh is honored to have been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors! (see also the Pratt article)

December 20, 2014:

The Chilkoti Group brunching it up for the holidays:

November 18, 2014:

Congrats to Drs. MacEwan and Hucknall!  They both defended their dissertations recently and hence are the new Docs on the block.

October 1, 2014:

Congratulations to Tosh and Angus! Their company, Sentilus, has just been acquired by Immucor!  (Links:  MarketWatch, NCBiotech)

August 7, 2014:

The group is excited to announce that Tosh will be the next Chair of Duke BME!  He begins this position officially on August 11.

June 3, 2014:

Tosh and Kristin Newby are excited to have been awarded a Duke Translational Research Institute (DTRI) grant to develop a diagnostic platform to help chronic heart failure patients. 

May 15, 2014:

Congratulations to Sarah and JoeSarah won a Rapid Fire Session award at the 2014 Duke BME Annual Retreat for her 1-slide pitch in the form of a poem; An Ode to BiopolymersJoe won a poster award at the retreat as well.  Sarah followed all this up with a Best Poster Award at the Duke University Frontiers Conference.  Great job!

March 21, 2014:

Congratulations to Jeff and Stacey!  They both won service awards from CBTE at Duke, and Jeff also won a poster award.  Their awards were presented at the annual CBTE Kewaunee Lecture.

December 9, 2013:

The Chilkoti Labs are now officially Duke Green Labs!  We are the first Duke BME lab to go green with our recent Silver award.  We are now eyeing that Gold award....

September 30, 2013:

The Chilkoti Group has just returned from a strong showing at the 2013 BMES Annual MeetingMany of our student/postdocs gave talks and presented posters, but perhaps our biggest accomplishment was the fact that Tosh was chosen to deliver the Pritzker Distinguished Lecture, which is the society's most prestigious award.  Linked is a summary of the event from BMES.  Congrats to Tosh and everyone else who made excellent presentations!

September 12, 2013:

We want to announce that Eric was recognized by the BME department as an Outstanding TA for his efforts in starting the new Physiology course (BME 244).  Eric was so awesome that students actually went to Engineering Dean Katsouleas to express their appreication. Also, Jeff snagged a Pre-Doctoral CBTE Fellowship.  Great work, Eric and Jeff!

September 4, 2013:

Congrats to Dr. McDaniel!  Jon defended his dissertation yesterday.  That's 2 PhDs in 2 weeks!

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