Zoe Bishop wins Fulbright Award

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:20 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 […]

Daem Celestin wins RISE2019

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:20 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 […]

Sarah Sherman awarded a Fulbright to study cancer in Botswana

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:20 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

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:20 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 Alumnus to study cancer at St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:20 AM

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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 […]

CaNCURE student and mentor featured in Cooperative Education News

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:20 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

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:20 AM

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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 […]