Professor Gaudette Receives the KEEN 2015 Outstanding Faculty Award

February 3, 2016

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Professor Gaudette Receives the KEEN 2015 Outstanding Faculty Award

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Professor Glenn Gaudette honored for his commitment to instilling the entrepreneurial mindset in engineering students. Glenn Gaudette, a biomedical engineering professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), has been recognized by the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) as its 2015 Outstanding Faculty of the Year. Gaudette is credited with leading a team at WPI to implement […]

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December 22, 2015

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Sarah Hernandez is the first IGERT fellow to Graduate

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Sarah Hernandez is the first IGERT fellow to Graduate

Congratulations to Sarah Hernandez who is graduating December 2015. Sarah started as an IGERT fellow in July, 2012 in Professor Tanja Dominko’s lab. During her time in the IGERT program Sarah spent a summer conducting research in Prof. Wei Sun’s lab at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. She has made many presentations including Gordon Conferences in […]

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December 8, 2015

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Joshua Gershlak presented at the International Conference on Biofabrication

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Joshua Gershlak presented at the International Conference on Biofabrication

Pre-IGERT fellow Joshua Gershlak recently represented the WPI IGERT program at the annual International Conference on Biofabrication. This year’s meeting was held in Utrecht, the Netherlands where the world leaders in Biofabrication met to discuss the state-of-the-art of the field of Biofabrication as well as “out of the box” insights from related fields. The meeting […]

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December 1, 2015

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VentureWell’s E-Team Program awarded Stage 2 to Lindsay Lozeau and Todd Alexander

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VentureWell’s  E-Team Program awarded Stage 2 to Lindsay Lozeau and Todd Alexander

After successful completion of VentureWell’s E-Team program Stage 1 Todd Alexander and Lindsay Lozeau have received the Stage 2 Award. With this award they could receive up to $20,000 in funding and will participate in a second workshop where the team will create their business model hypotheses and a plan to test them. Also, included […]

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November 24, 2015

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IGERT students recognized at Graduate Fellowship Recognition dinner

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IGERT students recognized at Graduate Fellowship Recognition dinner

On November 16, 2015, the IGERT students were celebrated at the Graduate Fellowship Recognition Dinner in Alden Memorial Hall. This dinner was held to recognize and celebrate the WPI graduate student body who have been awarded fellowships.  There was a reception, dinner and a swing dance class that had everybody on the dance floor.

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November 23, 2015

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Josh Gershlak and Glenn Gaudette are co-authors on an article recently published in Circulation Research

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Josh Gershlak and Glenn Gaudette are co-authors on an article recently published in Circulation Research

Pre-IGERT fellow Joshua Gershlak and his research advisor Glenn Gaudette were recently co-authors on a high impact research article in the prestigious Circulation Research journal. The article, entitled “Bioengineering Human Myocardium on Native Extracellular Matrix”, was accomplished through collaboration with the Ott Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital. The Ott Lab is the world leader in […]

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November 16, 2015

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IGERT alumna selected for poster award at NAVBO and podium presentation at ISACB

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IGERT alumna selected for poster award at NAVBO and podium presentation at ISACB

IGERT alumna Karen Levi won the graduate student poster award in the Matrix Biology and Bioengineering category at Vascular Biology 2015, the annual meeting of the North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO).  In total, 8 posters were recognized (4 graduate students, and 4 post-doctoral fellows).  IGERT alumna Heather Cirka was selected for a podium presentation […]

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November 9, 2015

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New research published in Journal of Physical Chemistry B

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New research published in Journal of Physical Chemistry B

PhD students, Lindsay Lozeau and Todd Alexander from prof. Terri Camesano’s lab are co-first authors on a new manuscript that was published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry B, (September 19, 2015) Proposed Mechanisms of Tethered Antimicrobial Peptide Chrysophsin-1 as a Function of Tether Length Using QCM-D. The team studied the binding properties of the […]

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November 5, 2015

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Galway, Ireland is the lastest site for IGERT fellow Hannah Strobel’s International Research

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Galway, Ireland is the lastest site for IGERT fellow Hannah Strobel’s International Research

National University of Ireland, Galway is the site of your most recent collaboration for our IGERT student’s international research. Hannah Strobel is spending four months in Galway conducting research with Professor Abhay Pandit. In his lab Hannah is performing experiments to optimize fibrin microspheres for incorporation in self-assembled smooth muscle cell rings. These rings may […]

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October 20, 2015

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Professor Terri Camesano editor of a new book that will help NATO

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Professor Terri Camesano editor of a new book that will help NATO

Professor Terri Camesano is the editor of a new book, sponsored by the North American Treaty Organization (NATO), it is a collection of work by the world’s top nanotechnology experts and stems from a conference Camesano convened through NATO’s Science for Peace and Security Programme, which seeks to use scientific research, innovation, and the exchange […]

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