Light is used as a diagnostic, therapeutic, and drug delivery tool. Alumna Laura Suggs, B.S. ChE ‘93, and her team of researchers in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UT Austin believe light can also be used to help answer biological questions about the effect of extracellular matrix stiffness in relation to the progression … Read the rest »
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Researchers Use Light to Understand Cancer Progression
Revolutionizing Medicine With At-home Therapeutic Treatments
Thomas Truskett and a team of colleagues and graduate students in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering are breaking barriers to discover ways to create injectable, liquid-form therapeutic proteins that can be used for at-home treatments for diseases.
In his recent lecture at The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) … Read the rest »
Senior Rebekah Scheuerle Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship to Develop Novel Therapeutics
Rebekah Scheuerle, a chemical engineering senior, has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to fund graduate research focused on developing affordable, efficient and novel therapeutics to fight diseases such as cancer.
Scheuerle is one of 39 students nationally to receive the highly competitive, full-ride scholarship to the University of Cambridge in England. She is the … Read the rest »
National Academy of Engineering Honors Nicholas Peppas with Founders Award
Writing His Bicycle to Alaska
Top Poster Awarded to Amanda Lanza at Metabolic Engineering Conference
Graduate student Amanda Lanza recently won Top Overall Poster in the Student/ Young Investigator Poster Award Competition sponsored by the journal Metabolic Engineering at the Metabolic Engineering IX Conference in Biarritz, France.
Lanza’s poster, A quantitative, graded dominant mutant approach for probing protein function and gene regulation, won the honor out of 213 submissions and … Read the rest »