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DPE honors diversity efforts

DPE honors diversity efforts

April 29, 2014

With its annual Commitment to Diversity Awards, Diversity Programs in Engineering recognizes students and faculty members for their commitment to diversity issues, as well as participation in DPE... read more

King is AACC Outstanding Speaker

King is AACC Outstanding Speaker

April 28, 2014

The American Association of Clinical Chemistry has honored Biomedical Engineering Professor Michael King with its Outstanding Speaker Award for 2013. read more

BME Professor Michael King Receives Outstanding Speaker Award for 2013 from AACC

BME Professor Michael King Receives Outstanding Speaker Award for 2013 from AACC

April 28, 2014

BME Professor Michael King Receives Outstanding Speaker Award for 2013 from American Association of Clinical Chemistry. The American Association of Clinical Chemistry is pleased to honor Prof.... read more

See spots glow: Camera system aids cancer clinical trial

See spots glow: Camera system aids cancer clinical trial

April 17, 2014

An optical camera system integrated with Cornell-developed fluorescent nanoparticles called C dots is being used in a second FDA clinical trial. read more

Student prepares for International Science and Engineer Fair

Student prepares for International Science and Engineer Fair

April 16, 2014

Skaneateles Journal: When she heads to the International Science and Technology Fair in Los Angeles next month, Olivia Sheppard hopes not only to compete against some of the best students in the... read more

BME Ph.D. student to play pro baseball

BME Ph.D. student to play pro baseball

April 6, 2014

Tyler Heck, a first-year Ph.D. student, has been signed to play in an independent professional baseball league, the Pecos League, this summer. read more

King Lab researcher wins CNY Science and Engineering Fair

King Lab researcher wins CNY Science and Engineering Fair

April 4, 2014

Olivia Sheppard was awarded First Place Overall in the Central New York Science and Engineering Fair (CNYSEF) held on March 30, 2014. read more

Full-service campus facility offers RNA sequencing

Full-service campus facility offers RNA sequencing

April 3, 2014

The new RNA Sequencing Core housed in the College of Veterinary Medicine will offer its services to researchers across campus. read more

Schaffer elected to University Faculty Committee

Schaffer elected to University Faculty Committee

March 28, 2014

Prof. Chris B. Schaffer was elected to the University Faculty Committee. This committee serves as one of the main links between the university administration and the faculty and acts as the executive... read more

BEST program will train Ph.D.s for nonacademic careers

BEST program will train Ph.D.s for nonacademic careers

March 13, 2014

With so few available academic jobs, Cornell will start a NIH-funded pilot program to help train life sciences graduate students and postdocs for nonacademic positions. A kickoff event is March 18. read more

Maya Bakshi selected for the 2014 TFA Corps

Maya Bakshi selected for the 2014 TFA Corps

March 12, 2014

Maya Bakshi, an undergraduate student in the Lammerding Lab, was selected for the 2014 Teach for America Corps. read more

Dennis Chua selected Merrill Presidential Scholar

Dennis Chua selected Merrill Presidential Scholar

March 12, 2014

Dennis Chua, an undergraduate student in the Lammerding Lab, was selected as a Merrill Presidential Scholar, an award honoring Cornell University’s most outstanding graduating seniors. read more

Engineered molecules tag proteins for destruction

Engineered molecules tag proteins for destruction

March 5, 2014

Engineered molecules called ubiquibodies can mark specific proteins inside a cell for destruction, paving the way for new drug therapies or powerful research tools. read more

NIH Program Trains Scientists for Nontraditional Careers

NIH Program Trains Scientists for Nontraditional Careers

February 24, 2014

Science: A love of science can inspire a career in research, but it is not enough to deliver the goods: Only about 15% of biomedical Ph.D. researchers ever secure a tenure-track position. The rest... read more

Schaffer gives talk on science policy

Schaffer gives talk on science policy

February 21, 2014

Chris Schaffer spoke about science policy at the Optical Society of America’s annual conference for the Society’s leadership. read more

NSF: Cornell researcher studies crystal growth that may lead to biomaterials for both and tooth repair

NSF: Cornell researcher studies crystal growth that may lead to biomaterials for both and tooth repair

February 12, 2014

NSF press release features Professor Lara Estroff's research on crystal growth and tooth repair. read more

BME Professor King elected to the AIMBE college of fellows

BME Professor King elected to the AIMBE college of fellows

February 7, 2014

The College of Fellows are the most accomplished and distinguished leaders in the fields of medical and biological engineering in academia, industry and government. read more

Good Morning Rochester interviews Prof. Mike King

Good Morning Rochester interviews Prof. Mike King

January 24, 2014

Good Morning Rochester interviews BME Professor Mike King to talk about his breakthrough cancer research read more

Video: Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

Video: Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

January 22, 2014

By attaching a cancer-killer protein to white blood cells, Cornell biomedical engineers - led by Professor Michael King - have demonstrated the annihilation of metastasizing cancer cells traveling... read more

Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

January 6, 2014

By attaching a cancer-killer protein to white blood cells, Cornell biomedical engineers have demonstrated the annihilation of metastasizing cancer cells traveling throughout the bloodstream. read more