Sarah Hernandez to present at Gordon Conference Cell Growth and Proliferation in Vermont

July 7, 2015

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Sarah Hernandez to present at Gordon Conference Cell Growth and Proliferation in Vermont

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Sarah Hernandez chosen to give a presentation at the Gordon Conference Cell Growth and Proliferation in Vermont, July 2015. She was awarded registration to the conference from waivers Nancy Gray donated to WPI earlier this year. Students were asked to write a one page description of how attendance at the conference would benefit their career, and Sarah […]

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June 22, 2015

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IGERT Fellow Christopher Nycz is at the ReLab, ETH Zurich for the summer conducting research

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IGERT Fellow Christopher Nycz is at the ReLab, ETH Zurich for the summer conducting research

Christopher Nycz will be finishing his first year as an IGERT fellow conducting research in the Rehabilitation Engineering Lab (ReLab) at ETH Zurich, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. He will be working under the guidance of Dr. Roger Gassert and Dr. Olivier Lambercy. His project at ETH and his project at WPI share a common […]

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June 4, 2015

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Sarah Hernandez presents at Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day

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Sarah Hernandez presents at Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day

The Harvard Club in Boston hosted the Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day (MALSI) on June 2, 2015, where Sarah Hernandez presented a poster. MALSI focuses on bringing people with early concept life science ideas together with innovators, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. It blends the typical conference setting with networking to foster start ups and innovation […]

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May 19, 2015

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Katrina Hansen receives Alfred R. and Janet H. Potvin Award

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Katrina Hansen receives Alfred R. and Janet H. Potvin Award

Congratulations to IGERT student Katrina Hansen for receiving an Alfred R. and Janet H. Potvin Award. The award is given to outstanding graduate and undergraduate students in biomedical engineering. Katrina was one of three students to receive the award this year. Alfred Potvin was an EE undergraduate student at WPI in 1960-64, and has enjoyed […]

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May 11, 2015

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Sarah Hernandez presents at Gordan Conference in Italy

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Sarah Hernandez presents at Gordan Conference in Italy

Sarah Hernandez recently attended the Gordon Conference Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics in Tuscany, Italy where she presented a poster titled “Novel PRMT8 isoform is essential for cell viability”. Sarah was awarded registration to the conference for winning the i3 Best Presentation award in 2014.  

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May 7, 2015

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IGERT students and faculty win at Venture Forum’s annual Five-Minute Pitch Contest

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IGERT students and faculty win at Venture Forum’s annual Five-Minute Pitch Contest

On April 14, 2015 The Venture Forum held it’s annual 5 minute Pitch Contest where the 10 finalist are given 5 minutes to pitch their buisness to a panel of judges. VitaThreads, a company that began based on the work of  WPI prof. Glenn Gaudette and George Pins, was awarded second place and a $1,500 cash […]

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April 22, 2015

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IGERT fellows winners at WPI’s graduate research celebrations

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IGERT fellows winners at WPI’s graduate research celebrations

On April 13, the annual WPI graduate research celebrations came to a dramatic conclusion as more than 60 finalists faced off in the tenth annual Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE) poster competition and 11 master’s and PhD candidates made their pitches in the finals of the i3: Investing in Innovations with Impact presentation contest. During […]

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February 9, 2015

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Fellow credits IGERT training as an important factor in winning award

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Fellow credits  IGERT training as an important factor in winning award

2014 Kalenian award winner Sarah Hernandez credits the National Science Foundation IGERT fellowship she received in 2012 for sparking connections between a biomarker and commercial potential. The Kalenian Award—named for the late Aram Kalenian ’33, an inventor—evaluates the novelty of a competitor’s concept; its potential in the commercial market; how a business plan could evolve […]

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December 23, 2014

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Lindsay Lozeau won First Place in Poster Presentation at TERMIS

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Lindsay Lozeau won First Place in Poster Presentation at TERMIS

Lindsay’s abstract, “Recombinant LL37 Antimicrobial Peptide with Collagen Tethering for Wound Healing Applications”, co-authored by Denis Kole, Ray Gasper, Chelsea Miller, Tanja Dominko, Marsha Rolle and Terri Camesano, was chosen in the top 25 abstracts for the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Americas 2014 meeting (or TERMIS-AM) in Washington D.C. The top 25 […]

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December 23, 2014

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Sarah Hernandez give talk at TERMIS

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Sarah Hernandez give talk at TERMIS

Sarah Hernandez recently gave a presentation at the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Americas 2014 meeting “Restoring Lives Through Regenerative Medicine,”. (or TERMIS-AM) in Washington D.C. December 13-16. Sarah’s talk was titled Pre-Cancer Biomarkers Identified From Induced Regeneration Competent Cells.

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