Daem Celestin wins RISE2019

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 1:14 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 […]

Two CaNCURE winners at RISE 2018!

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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. […]

CaNCURE featured at RISE 2017

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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 Alumnus wins AACR Scholarship!

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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 student and mentor featured in Cooperative Education News

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 1:14 AM

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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 […]

CaNCURE students present career-defining research

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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 […]

CaNCURE awarded $1.15M!

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 1:14 AM

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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 […]