Zoe Bishop wins Fulbright Award

Monday, November 30, 2020 10:15 PM

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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, November 30, 2020 10:15 PM

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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, November 30, 2020 10:15 PM

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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 […]

Two CaNCURE winners at RISE 2018!

Monday, November 30, 2020 10:15 PM

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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. […]

Sarah Sherman awarded a Fulbright to study cancer in Botswana

Monday, November 30, 2020 10:15 PM

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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 Director nationally recognized for contributions to diversity

Monday, November 30, 2020 10:15 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 […]

CaNCURE Alumnus wins AACR Scholarship!

Monday, November 30, 2020 10:15 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 […]

CaNCURE leadership receives NSF Innovations in Graduate Education Award

Monday, November 30, 2020 10:15 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 […]

CaNCURE trainee wins two research awards!

Monday, November 30, 2020 10:15 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 […]

CaNCURE awarded $1.15M!

Monday, November 30, 2020 10:15 PM

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Northeastern University Professor Srinivas Sridhar has received a $1.15 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to implement a training program in cancer nanomedicine.   The cen­ter­piece of the new pro­gram, which is called “CaN­CURE: Cancer Nanomed­i­cine Co-​​ops for Under­grad­uate Research Expe­ri­ences,” is a unique part­ner­ship between North­eastern and the Ini­tia­tive to Elim­i­nate Cancer Dis­par­i­ties […]