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Gurneet Sangha, a fourth-year doctoral student, has received a Baxter Young Investigator Award.
Shelley Claridge co-authors Modulating Wettability of Layered Materials by Controlling Ligand Polar Headgroup Dynamics published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. 18 August 2017.
Marcela Cruz-Haces, Jonathan Tang, Joseph Fernandez and Riyi Shi co-author Pathological correlations between traumatic brain injury and chronic neurodegenerative diseases published in Translational Neurodegeneration. 11 July 2017.
Orlando Hoilett and Jacqueline Linnes co-author #FunTimesWithTheTA—A Series of Fun Supplementary Lessons for Introductory Level Biomedical Instrumentation Students presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition: Biomedical Division Poster Session. 25-28 June 2017.
Four graduate students advised by Zhongming Liu win highly-competitive awards from international societies.
The Purdue MRI Facilities website has launched. The website is dedicated to the Engineering MRI Facility and the Small Animal MRI Facility, which is supported by the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. Safety information, policies, pricing, and scheduling information is provided.
Young Kim, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is developing technology that could allow users to quickly determine the health of plants in the field and of fruits and vegetables in groceries through the translation of digital images on smartphones into virtual hyperspectral images.
Fang Huang, an assistant professor of biomedical research, is developing a next-generation “nanoscope” that promises to reveal dynamic mechanisms inside living cells.
Young Kim, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering, received a $110,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research to support his work on silk-based fibers for biosensing and therapeutic platforms.
Published in Journal of Controlled Release, Professor Craig Goergen co-authored Murine ultrasound-guided transabdominal para-aortic injections of self assembling type I collagen oligomers.
Gurneet S. Sangha, Evan H. Phillips, and Craig J. Goergen co-authored In vivo photoacoustic lipid imaging in mice using the second near-infrared window. Biomed. Opt. Express 8, 736-742 (2017).
Chi Zhang, Kai-Chih Huang, Bartek Rajwa, Junjie Li, Shiqi Yang, Haonan Lin, Chien-sheng Liao, Gregory Eakins, Shihuan Kuang, Valery Patsekin, J. Paul Robinson, and Ji-Xin Cheng co-authored "Stimulated Raman scattering flow cytometry for label-free single-particle analysis," Optica 4, 103-109 (2017).
Shelley Claridge, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and chemistry, have been named 2016 DuPont Young Professor. The award recognizes promising research that advances basic science knowledge to address global challenges in food, energy and protection.
Ji-Xin Cheng, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and chemistry and a member of the Center for Cancer Research, has assisted in new research focusing on inhibiting lipid metabolism of cancer stem cells.
Diana O. Svaldi (Thomas Talavage, advisors) graduated in December 2016.
Chien-Sheng Liao (Advisor: Ji-Xin) and Gurneet Sangha (Advisor: Craig Goergen) receive Ronald W. Dollens Scholarship.
Shelley Claridge, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and chemistry, have been inducted into the Purdue University Teaching Academy.
The recipient of the 016 Fearnot-Laufman-Greatbatch Award is Lauren Marussich. The Fearnot-Laufman-Greatbatch Award is given each year to the BME or IBSc graduate student who gives the best BME summer seminar presentation, as determined by audience member evaluations.