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CaNCURE Director nationally recognized for contributions to diversity

Monday, March 27, 2017 8:24 PM

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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 […]

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CaNCURE trainee wins American Society for Photobiology Award

Monday, March 27, 2017 8:24 PM

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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.

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CaNCURE Alumnus wins AACR Scholarship!

Monday, March 27, 2017 8:24 PM

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Noelle Castilla-Ojo (Behavioral Neurosci, ’17), a recent graduate of the CaNCURE co-op program, has been awarded the prestigious AACR-Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Scholar Award. This award is intended to inspire young scientists to enter the field of cancer research by providing funding to attend and present at two consecutive AACR Annual Meetings.  Noelle is […]

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CaNCURE Alumnus to study cancer at St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital

Monday, March 27, 2017 8:24 PM

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We are pleased to announce that one of our CaNCURE program alumni, Sarah Sherman (Biology/English, ’17), has recently accepted a position with St. Jude’s Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program.  This highly competitive summer internship seeks to encourage undergraduates to pursue a career in cancer research. Program participants spend 11 weeks working alongside a clinical or […]

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CaNCURE leadership recognized for their new model nanomedicine education

Monday, March 27, 2017 8:24 PM

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CaNCURE leaders Sri Sridhar and Anne van de Ven, together with with Chemical Engineering Chair Tom Webster, have established a scal­able, inter­ac­tive net­work that uses Web-​​based video­con­fer­encing to teach grad­uate courses in nanomedicine simultaneously to multiple classrooms across across the nation.  The students who attend these courses work to complete collaborative assignments that span institutions. […]

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CaNCURE alumni create Nanotechnology Club!

Monday, March 27, 2017 8:24 PM

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Jordan Harris and fellow CaNCURE Alums Jeremy Thong, Soleil Doggett, and Joey Nneji have created the first Nanotechnology Club on campus.  Come join us for the first meeting on December 9!  The club aims to increase undergraduate accessibility to and student interest in the nanotechnology field through educational seminars where local scientists, graduate students, and […]

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CaNCURE leadership receives NSF Innovations in Graduate Education Award

Monday, March 27, 2017 8:24 PM

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CaNCURE leaders Srinivas Sridhar and Anne L. van de Ven have received a $0.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Nanomedicine Academy that spans 5 institutions including Northeastern University, Morgan State University, Tuskegee University, Florida International University, and University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez. This newest program leverages Northeastern’s expertise in nanomedicine […]

06/15/15 - BOSTON, MA. - Rachel Fontana, S'16, a CaNCURE Cancer Nanomedicine co-op student speaks during the first annual Nanomedicine Day held in Dodge Hall at Northeastern University on June 15, 2015. The event featured talks and posters by CaNCURE co-op students, IGERT doctoral students, and other graduate students performing nanomedicine research at Northeastern. Staff Photo: Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

CaNCURE student and mentor featured in Cooperative Education News

Monday, March 27, 2017 8:24 PM

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CaNCURE trainee Rachel Fontana, ’17, studied liquid biopsy technologies to detect cancer biomarkers in the blood during her co-op at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  She found that the co-op experience increased her appreciation for the time and dedication it takes to master skills in a scientific lab.  Rachel’s mentor, Mike Makrigiorgos, was very happy for the […]

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CaNCURE students present career-defining research

Monday, March 27, 2017 8:24 PM

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Fifteen undergraduate CaNCURE trainees presented their co-op research at the 1st Annual CaNCURE Nanomedicine Day on June 15, 2015.  A total of 40 interactive, digital research posters were prepared by undergraduate and graduate students engaged in nanomedicine research. The event was resounding success, with over 100 students, faculty, and researchers attending to support CaNCURE and […]

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CaNCURE trainee wins two research awards!

Monday, March 27, 2017 8:24 PM

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CaNCURE trainee Joseph Nneji was awarded two prizes at the 2015 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE2015) hosted at Northeastern University. Joseph was awarded a Top Interdisciplinary Research Award and the Greatest Entrepreneurial Potential Award for his research contributions to the following two posters: “Longitudinal monitoring of nanoparticle accumulation in PC-3 tumors”and “Diagnosing neuropathy early […]