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BME Undergraduate Melissa Linker Named Drum Major for 2005-2006
May 05, 2005
In a stiff competition held on Friday, April 29th, sophomore BME student Melissa Linker of Waterloo, IL, was named one of two drum majors to lead the Purdue "All-American" Marching Band for the 2005-2006 season. She will be only the fifth female in the history of Purdue Bands to hold this position.
Research Licensed To Help Spinal Cord Injuries And More
May 02, 2005
Each year, more than 11,000 Americans join the more than 250,000 people suffering a debilitating spinal cord injury. The loss of mobility and productivity in individual lives is devastating on many levels, and until recently little could be done for these people and fellow sufferers world wide.
Purdue BME Researchers: "Nano-bumps" Could Help Repair Clogged Blood Vessels
April 28, 2005
Purdue biomedical engineers Saba Choudhary, Professor Tom Webster and Professor Karen Haberstroh are presenting results today at the Society for Biomaterials 2005 Annual Meeting and Exposition in Memphis, Tennessee, that show vascular stents used to repair arteries might perform better if their surfaces contained "nano-bumps" that mimic tiny features found in living tissues.
Prof. Karen Haberstroh Joins Journal of Biomaterials Research Editorial Board
April 27, 2005
Professor Karen Haberstroh has been selected to serve on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Biomaterials Research Part B.
Ganesh Balasundrum Finalist in MRS Poster Competition
April 27, 2005
Ganesh Balasundrum was selected as a finalist in the outstanding poster competition at the recent Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, held in San Francisco.
Bashir and Talavage Promoted
April 21, 2005

The Purdue Board of Trustees approved faculty promotions at their April 8th meeting.

NSF Awards Funding to BME Undergraduate Laboratory
April 21, 2005

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $75,000 to the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue for a project entitled "Undergraduate Engineering Laboratory for Quantitative Analysis and Design of Molecular and Cellular Systems."

Prof. Tom Webster Promoted
April 12, 2005
The Board of Trustees of Purdue University approved the nomination of the University Committee on Faculty Promotions and the recommendation of the President of the University to promote Tom Webster to the rank of Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University.
Prof. Tom Webster Appointed Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Nanomedicine
April 05, 2005

Professor Tom Webster has just received notification that he has been appointed the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Nanomedicine.

Prof. Albena Ivanisevic's DNA Research Showcased in Journal of the American Chemical Society
March 07, 2005
Professor Albena Ivanisevic and graduate student Joe Kinsella have attached magnetic "nanoparticles" to DNA and then cut these "DNA wires" into pieces, offering the promise of creating low-cost, self-assembling devices for future computers.

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