News

July 2006

July 18, 2006
Professors Adrian Mann and Manish Chhowalla (MSE) have been awarded $275,000 over 2 years by the NSF Division of Materials Research to investigation the structure and properties of Si doped Boron Carbide.
July 12, 2006
Professor Prabhas Moghe received an NSF Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Team (NIRT) award. The award, which is $1M for 4 years, is from a project entitled Ligand Nanodisplay for Cell Cytointernalization and SuperActivation. Prof. Moghe is the PI of the team comprised of Professors Roth, Tsakalakos, and Talaga from Rutgers and Prof.Schwarzbauer (Princeton).
July 8, 2006
Professor Nada Boustany has been awarded a 2-year, $25,000 award from the Johnson and Johnson Discovery Fund for her proposal to investigate the mechanisms of action of the BCL-xL transmembrane domain.
July 6, 2006
Professor Adrian Mann has been awarded a 2-year, $25,000 award from the Charles and Johanna Busch Memorial Fund to support his studies of the nanomechanics of the bones of knockout mice.
July 5, 2006
Professor Charles Roth received a 2-year, $25,000 award from the Charles and Johanna Busch Memorial Fund to support his project entitled �Inhibition of DNA Repair Using Short Interfering RNA in Glioma Cells�.

June 2006

June 30, 2006
A paper by senior BME student Scott Doyle, based on his senior design project, has being accepted at Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention conference (MICCAI), a presitgious medical imaging conference to be held this year in Copenhagen in early October. Scott�s work was supervised by Professor Anant Madabhushi.
June 29, 2006
Professor Li Cai received a 2-year, $25,000 Busch Biomedical Research Grant from the Charles and Johanna Busch Memorial Fund. The funds will support a research project entitled, �Genomic Analysis of Photoreceptor Development�.
June 29, 2006
Professor Anant Madabhushi received a 2-year, $25,000 Busch Biomedical Research Grant. The funds will support a research project entitled, Detecting pre-malignant prostate lesions from 3 Tesla ex vivo MRI.
June 28, 2006
Professors Yannis Androulakis and Marianthi Ierapetritou have been awarded a 3 year $275,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for their research program on the efficient characterization of complex reaction networks.
June 22, 2006
BME graduate students, Kevin Nikitczuk and Lavanya Peddada, were recently awarded graduate fellowships from the NSF IGERT �Engineered Biointerfaces�. Nikitczuk works under the direction of Professor Martin Yarmush, and Peddada works under the direction of Professor Charles Roth.

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