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CaNCURE Director nationally recognized for contributions to diversity

Friday, August 5, 2016 10:26 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 […]

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CaNCURE trainee wins American Society for Photobiology Award

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 2:53 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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Save the Date: Nanomedicine Day — June 23, 2016

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 10:02 AM

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Our second annual Nanomedicine day will be held on Thursday, June 23!  The event will feature talks and posters by CaNCURE co-op students, IGERT doctoral students, and other graduate students performing nanomedicine research at Northeastern University.  We invite all faculty and students to join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our Nanomedicine trainees! See the […]

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CaNCURE Alumnus wins AACR Scholarship!

Monday, February 22, 2016 9:30 AM

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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

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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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Applications are now posted! Join us for an info session!

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:10 PM

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Interested in learning how nanomedicine is used to detect and treat cancer? Want to get involved in developing new nanotechnologies for the clinic?  Come learn about how to get involved in the world’s first undergraduate program in cancer nanomedicine! We will host info sessions on Feb 2 (Hayden Hall 322, 6pm) or Feb 17 (Behrakis […]

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CaNCURE leadership recognized for their new model nanomedicine education

Monday, January 4, 2016 12:14 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, November 30, 2015 9:45 AM

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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

Thursday, October 1, 2015 2:00 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 […]

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Applications are now posted! Join us for an info session!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 11:27 AM

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Interested in learning how nanomedicine is used to detect and treat cancer? Want to get involved in developing new nanotechnologies for the clinic?  Come learn about how to get involved in the world’s first undergraduate program in cancer nanomedicine! We will host info sessions on September 30 (105 Shillman Hall) and October 6 (335 Shillman) […]