Zoe Bishop wins Fulbright Award

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:34 AM

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Zoe Bishop, Biochemistry ’19, has received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English in South Korea, as well as educate locals about racial and ethnic disparities in the U.S.  She eventually plans to attend medical school, with the goal of becoming a physician-scientist. She joins Sarah Sherman as the second CaNCURE student to win a Fulbright […]

Justin Margolin receives 2019 Huntington 100 award

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:34 AM

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On April 8, CaNCURE trainee Justin Margolin (Health Sciences ’19) was inducted into the Huntington 100 by one of last year’s CaNCURE winners, Patrick Sheedy (Health Sciences ’19).  Other CaNCURE students who won this prestigious award include Meghan Jastrzembski, (Health Sciences,’ 17),  Jordan Harris (Chemical Eng. ’17), and Melissa Templeton (Health Sciences ’16).  The Huntington […]

Daem Celestin wins RISE2019

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:34 AM

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Daem Celestin, Biology ’21,  was awarded the Undergraduate Best Physical and Life Sciences Award for her poster titled “nPLEX Assay for High Throughput Protein Analysis‘ “.  In poster, she described her groundbreaking research looking at biomarkers of pancreatic ductal carcinoma in laboratory of Dr. Cesar Castro.  She has continued to work on research as a […]

CaNCURE co-op opens door to medical school

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:34 AM

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Biochemistry student Brian Cortese found mentorship, experience, and opportunities through the CaNCURE program. After a six-month research co-op followed by volunteer work in his CaNCURE laboratory, he is now selecting between multiple medical school offers.  Along his journey, Brian found that, “There’s a lot more to it than just learning bench and lab skills. It’s […]

Two CaNCURE winners at RISE 2018!

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:34 AM

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14 CaNCURE students presented their co-op research at the 2018 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo. This annual event features the work of over 400 students and is attended by over 2,000 industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology enthusiasts.  Victoria D’Agostino (Bioengineering, ’19) and Neha Shankar (Health Sciences, ’19) were both awarded a first place prize. […]

Kaitlin Moore wins American Society of Photobiology award

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:34 AM

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Kaitlin Moore (Health Sciences, ’19) was awarded the Fredrick Urbach Memorial Student Travel Award by the American Society of Photobiology to present her research titled, “Nanoliposome-Based Modulation of Photosensitizer Localization to Enhance Photodynamic Therapy Efficacy” at the 2018 Annual ASP Conference.

Sarah Sherman awarded a Fulbright to study cancer in Botswana

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:34 AM

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Sarah Sherman ’17, points to her CaNCURE co-op at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2015 as a seminal moment in her Northeastern experience. Not only did she receive her first hands-on experience in cancer research—which has become her passion—but she also learned of the hospital’s work to enhance cancer care in Botswana, where she says poor […]

CaNCURE featured at RISE 2017

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:34 AM

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Three CaNCURE students presented their CaNCURE co-op at Northeastern’s Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo.  The annual RISE event features the work of over 400 students and is attended by over 2,000 industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology enthusiasts.  “RISE gave me a chance to share my passion for research with others both inside and […]

CaNCURE Director nationally recognized for contributions to diversity

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:34 AM

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CaNCURE Director Srinivas Sridhar was recently awarded the 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Diversity Award for his outstanding contributions to improving gender and racial diversity in biomedical engineering.  “I am honored to be recognized for our work in broadening participation and diversity through the national training programs organized by the Nanomedicine Academy,” said Sridhar. “These […]

CaNCURE trainee wins American Society for Photobiology Award

Monday, June 17, 2019 3:34 AM

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CaNCURE trainee Zachary Silber (Health Sci, ’17),  was awarded an Frederick Urbach Memorial Student Travel Award to present the poster titled “Tumor-selective photodynamic therapy using copper-free click-conjugated liposomes” at the American Society for Photobiology Conference in Tampa, FL (May 31-26).  Zachary is currently completing his research project in laboratory of Dr. Tayyaba Hasan at Massachusetts General Hospital.