CBIS News and Events

News & Events

Launching a Lifetime of Discovery

In 2007, Kinsley French arrived at Rensselaer as a freshman with an interest in science and research. In intervening years, she has racked up a slew of accomplishments.

Xing Wang, Expert in Bio-Nanotechnology, Joins Rensselaer

Xing Wang, a biochemist investigating the bio-nanotechnology potential of DNA and RNA, has been appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rensselaer.

Researchers To Unveil Green Wall Prototype

On Monday, May 12, a green wall, two panels of densely packed plants, will hang on a wall in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS).

Biochip Mimics Liver To Make Drug Discovery Faster, Easier

A team of researchers has developed a new type of biochip that emulates the metabolism of a human liver.

Make It Smart, Make It Here

Congressman Paul Tonko will deliver the keynote address at the second annual Advanced Manufacturing Conference.

North American Membrane Society Honors Georges Belfort

Georges Belfort has been awarded the Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation in Membrane Science and Technology.

Studying the Symmetry of Cells To Help Prevent Birth Defects

Tissue engineering and stem cell expert Leo Q. Wan has received a prestigious Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award.

Chemical Engineers Named Fellows of AIMBE

Shekhar Garde and B. Wayne Bequette have been elected fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.