News

October 21, 2015:

Congratulations to Parisa, who was awarded the Bass Instructional Fellowship for Spring 2016!

October 17, 2015:

Congratulations to Tosh, who was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi. He will receive the honor later this month at a Convocation ceremony at his alma mater.

September 23, 2015:

Science picks up the Nature Materials paper! [link]

September 22, 2015:

Congratulations Felipe and Tosh on paper in Nature Materials! See here for press: [1], [2], and [3].

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.

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