June 20, 2017

Congrats to Kelli and Tosh. Their work on once-weekly injectable depots for type 2 diabetes has recently been published in Nature BME and highlighted in several other press releases. Read the article here or just the highlights at the following links: nBME News and Views, Behind the Paper, Herald Sun, or Pratt School of Engineering News

May 26, 2017

Nature chemistryCongrats to Joe and Tosh as their work has been published in Nature Chemistry! Check out the cover art!

April 18, 2017

Congratulations to National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholar (GCS) award recipients Jay Gupta, Paige Detwiler, Amy Cheng, and Manav Avlani! These GCS awards will fund their research towards solving the Grand Challenges of ‘engineering better medicines/diagnostics’ and also ‘developing tools for scientific discovery’.

January 18, 2017

Congratulations to undergraduate researcher Faris Albarghouthi for being awarded 3rd place in a poster competition at the January KAUST conference in Atlanta, for his work on the synthesis and characterization of polymer brush films on high-k dielectrics for bioelectrical environments.  Great job Faris!

December 1, 2016

Congratulations to Stacey—just as is she about to leave our lab— for the publication of her magnum opus from her PhD,  just published as one of the first two papers in the inaugural issue of a new Nature journal —Nature Biomedical Engineering.   Click here for the press release by Duke and here for the release by Nature BME. Science Translational Medicine has also picked it up -click here for a link.

October 27, 2016

The Chilkoti lab in celebration of Eric and Stacey's defense. Congratulations!

Eric and Stacey's Defense Party

June 23, 2016

Congratulations Eric on defending your Ph.D. Now its back to to Med School to add a second degree and be a Dr.Dr. or is it (Dr.)2?

May 7, 2016

The Chilkoti Group in celebration of the hard work of Isaac, Caslin, Mandana, and Stefan for their prelim exams:

Prelim celebration

April 7, 2016

Congrats to Dr. Belluci for defending his dissertation! Also, welcome to Garrett to begin his graduate work!

January 24, 2016

Mandana presented at the Cambridge Healthtech Institute's PepTalk conference. Her poster was selected to be highlighted with a presentation: "Thermally Responsive TRAIL Receptor Agonist Fusions are Potent Cancer Therapeutics." She was the only PhD student to give a talk!

January 5, 2016

Congratulations to Nick and Tosh for their paper in Nature Materials that solves the major bottleneck in the assembly of long repetitive DNA sequences. See also ([1],[2], [3] and [4]) and the open source Matlab code (see Codon Scrambler above) to design genes with repetitive DNA sequences that can be easily assembled in one step.

November 1, 2015

Tosh’s speech at the alumni dinner on the occasion of receiving the IIT Delhi alumni award: [1].

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.