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A new method to control the activity of neurons in mice, devised by scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Rockefeller University, uses magnetic forces to remotely control the flow of ions into specifically targeted cells.
Five members of the Rensselaer faculty have been selected for induction into the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.
Professor Steven Cramer received a 2016 American Chemical Society award. Cramer is recognized “for contributions to a molecular-level understanding, adsorption isotherm formalisms, and the development of chromatographic bioprocesses for the purification of biopharmaceuticals.”
Doctoral candidate Matthew Dion ’12 and his partners in Amp It Up have been awarded a prestigious EXIST Business Start-up Grant to help fund their invention—an inexpensive device that could make prosthetic legs readily available to amputees in developing nations.
Using pressure to perturb folded proteins, biotechnology researcher Catherine Royer will explore the path of a protein from its unfolded to folded state, advancing our ability to optimize proteins for industrial and pharmaceutical applications.
Federal investments in research are paying off in scientific breakthroughs that are “unleashing the power and potential of proteins” in humans.
Jonathan Dordick, the Howard P. Isermann Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, will receive the 2015 Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division Award in Chemical Engineering at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 8-13, in Salt Lake City.
To celebrate the launch of Art_X@Rensselaer, a panel discussion on "(Bio)Designing the Future of Medicine" was held Nov. 3, 2015 in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS) Auditorium, the third in a series of events highlighting the new initiative.
The sleep/wake cycle of our circadian rhythm is a familiar concept, but less well known is that a circadian clock – a series of molecular events – can be found in nearly every living cell, from microbes to humans.
To celebrate the launch of Art_X@Rensselaer, members of the campus and community are invited to the third in a series of events highlighting the new initiative on Nov.3.