4/20 - Bioengineering Graduate Research Assistant and PhD candidate Shreya Ghosh receives Dean's Scholar Fellowship.
4/6 - Bioengineering undergraduate student Berenice Zarate of MTM Lab receives the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Award (CURA) for 2017-2018 academic year as well as the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP, via UIC).
4/2 - Tolou Shokuhfar receives Ortho SIG’s Outstanding Abstract Award (faculty/industry) at the 2018 Society for Biomaterials Annual Conference.
2/19 - Salman Khetani with UIUC Greg Underhill receive $1.38M NIH R01 grant for "Elucidating chemo-mechanical determinants of human hepatocyte and stellate cell responses in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease" project.
2/12 - Tolou Shokuhfar co-author for "Sustained micellar delivery via inducible transitions in nanostructure morphology" in Nature Communications.
Tolou Shokuhfar & Co-PI: Reza Shahbazian-Yassar (MIE), receive a $220K NSF grant for "EAGER: Touch and Kill: A New Mechanism for Engineered Nanomaterials to Fight Bacteria" project.
Gamze Gursoy of Liang Lab, receives Annual Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award.
Shreyan Majumdar of Klatt Lab, receives Chancellor's Graduate Research Award.
Wei Tian of Liangr Lab, receives Provost/Deiss Award.
9/15 - Professor Urmila Diwekar, speaker at the Symposium on Global Sustainability at Academy of Hungary in Rome on September 19, 2017.
9/14 - Professor Urmila Diwekar, keynote speaker at 5th International summit on Medical Biology & Bioengineering, September 27-28, 2017 Chicago, USA.
9/11 - Shresta Patangay of Hetling Lab, honorable mention at 2017 Image Of Research Competition.
8/30 - Professor Andreas Linninger receives $297k 3-year NSF grant for “Computational platform for predictive magnetohydrodynamic drug targeting”.
8/29 - Professor Tolou Shokuhfar receives $390k 3-year NSF Award for “Fundamental Understanding of Growth and Inhibition of Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones”.
8/24 - Professor Salman Khetani receives $300k over a 3-year period NSF grant for “Collaborative Research: High-throughput microliver platform for drug toxicity screening”. This is a collaborative grant with Assistant Professor David Wood of the University of Minnesota Department of Biomedical Engineering.
8/23 - Professor Jie Liang and Co-I Amy Kenter, PhD of the UIC Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the UIC College of Medicine, receive $420k 2-year NIH R21 grant for “Constructing Ensembles of 3D Structures of Igh Locus and Predicting Novel Chromosomal Interactions.”
8/04 - Professor Andreas Linninger and Co-PI Ali Alaraj, MD of the UIC Department of Neurosurgery, receive $420k 2-year NIH R21 grant for “A vascular tree topology inspired platform to compute intracranial blood flow (tree CFD).”