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Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards

nwelding • Date: April 17, 2017

Established in 1999, the Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards recognize graduate student instructors and teaching assistants (TAs) who demonstrate a commitment to exceptional teaching. Forty-Seven University of Notre Dame graduate student TAs have received 2016-2017 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards.

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Notre Dame Partners with the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute

nwelding • Date: February 22, 2017

A microwell array system for culturing breast cancer spheroids.

Researchers in bioengineering at the University of Notre Dame will join a consortium of academia, industry and government organizations and the nonprofit sector — the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute — to develop next-generation manufacturing processes and technologies for cells, tissues and organs.

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Biocomputing: Imitating the Real Thing to Improve Life

nwelding • Date: January 27, 2017

Pinar Zorlutuna and a team of University researchers have created a new type of diode, one that is made entirely of cardiac muscle cells and fibroblasts. Their recently published paper titled “Muscle-Cell-Based ‘Living Diodes’” discusses how using muscle cells as the diode components is ideal for cell-based information processing.

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Fighting for Better Cancer Detection

ndavis • Date: October 28, 2016

Ryan Roeder

A mammogram’s ability to detect tumors at early stages has made breast cancer one of the most treatable forms of cancer. Still there are almost 50,000 missed diagnoses every year. Engineering professor Ryan K. Roeder has devised a way in which gold nanoparticles can be injected into the breast and attach to indicators of cancer, so they can be clearly seen.

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Fighting to Cure Food Allergies

ndavis • Date: September 14, 2016

Professor Basar Bilgicer

Professor Basar Bilgicer hopes to make allergies, and the accompanying anxiety and trauma, a thing of the past. For an aspiration that large, he had to start small. Biomolecular small.

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