Water-Based ‘Engine’ Propels Tumor Cells

Professors Konstantopoulos and Sun have discovered a new mechanism that explains how cancer cells spread through extremely narrow three-dimensional spaces in the body by using a propulsion system based on water and charged particles.

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Healing Wonders of Hydrogel

A simple substance comprised of a water-based, three-dimensional network of polymers shows amazing promise for treatment of third-degree burns.

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Flipping the Switch on Cancer

A team of researchers led by Marc Ostermeier, Professor and Vice Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, have created a molecular switch that activates chemotherapy drugs only within cancer cells.

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Getting a Better Grip on Biopsies

The Gracias Group has developed novel mu-grippers as a noninvasive surgical technique.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
28
Tue
4:30 pm Freshman Class Meeting @ Maryland Hall 109
Freshman Class Meeting @ Maryland Hall 109
Oct 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
ChemBE is hosting class meetings to get you ready for registration and to hear how you are doing. Similar to last semester, this event will also give you a chance to compare notes with your[...]
Oct
29
Wed
1:30 pm Junior Class Meeting
Junior Class Meeting
Oct 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
ChemBE is hosting class meetings to get you ready for registration and to hear how you are doing. Similar to last semester, this event will also give you a chance to compare notes with your[...]

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