Read more about Neil on the team page.
Congrats to Neil Dold, recent graduate from the lab, for the publication of his review this month in AICHE's CEP Magazine. The article discusses new material approaches for therapeutic vaccines targeting cancer and autoimmunity. The work appears as part of a special Society of Biological Engineering feature on biomolecular engineering. Congrats Neil!
Read more about Neil on the team page.
Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Tostanoski, who has received the W. H. Peterson Award from the American Chemical Society's Biotechnology (BIOT) division! The award will be presented at the Spring 2018 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in New Orleans. Congrats!
Read more about Lisa on the team page.
Congratulations to 9 Jewell Lab members who have been selected to present during the upcoming BMES meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. Additionally, the group has received 10 awards from the BMES, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE), and the University of Maryland. Thanks for these fantastic opportunities!
The presenters and their awards include:
--Michelle Bookstaver: Goldhaber Travel Awards
--Lampouguin Yenkoidiok-Douti: BMES-NSBE travel awards, Goldhaber Travel Award
--Haleigh Eppler: Molecular and Cell Biology Conference Support Award
--Emily Gosselin: Goldhaber Travel Award
--Dr. Chris Jewell, CMBE 2017 Editor's Choice Award
--Jahnavi Muralidharan (REU Undergraduate)
--Shannon Tsai: BMES Travel Award, Goldhaber Travel Award
--Jessica Yau (Undergraduate): HHMI Travel Award
--Dr. Qin Zeng, Postdoctoral Conference Support Award
To see them in action, view their presentation dates and times on the conference website or program book. Congrats everyone, and keep up the good work!
Congrats to Michelle Bookstaver (NIH Graduate Fellow), Haleigh Eppler (NIH Graduate Fellow), and Shannon Tsai (NIH Graduate Fellow) for receiving travel awards to present at the Biomedical Engineering Society national meeting. Michelle and Shannon received Goldhaber Travel Awards and Haleigh received the Molecular and Cellular Biology Conference Support Award. Keep up the good work!
Read more about Michelle, Haleigh, and Shannon on the team page.
This week's issue of Science Translational Medicine (STM) includes a new editorial by Prof. Jewell highlighting research that could improve the success of implantable materials for cranial bone repair by utilizing degradable metal alloys. Dr. Jewell is an Associate Scientific Advisor at STM.
Follow the link to read the editorial, "A game of thrones and broken bones", or read the featured paper in Acta Biomaterialia.
Welcome to our newest PhD student, Eugene Froimchuk! Eugene completed his B.S. in Biochemistry & Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland and worked as an IRTA Fellow at NIH for the past year. Eugene has also been awarded the Clark School's new Graduate Fellowship (Congrats!!).
Welcome Eugene! Read more on the team page.
Congratulations to Dr. Qin Zeng, postdoc in the lab, and Jessica Yau, HHMI Undergrad Fellow in the lab, who have both received travel awards to attend the national meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society. Jessica has received the university's Capstone Travel Award and Qin has received the university's Postdoctoral Conference Award. Keep up the good work!
Read more about Qin and Jessica on the team page.
Prof. Jewell spent this past week with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to support pediatric cancer research during the annual Young Investigator Summit and the LA Loves Alex's Lemonade fundraiser. Thanks to all the investigators, celebrities, amazing chefs, mixologists, vinyards, and donors for making the week a huge success.
Don't forget to keep the momentum going by joining in Alex's Million Miles!
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