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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Oct
22
Wed
4:30 pm Senior Class Meeting @ Shaffer 202
Senior Class Meeting @ Shaffer 202
Oct 22 @ 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
23
Thu
3:30 pm ChemBE Seminar Series: Manish Ch...
ChemBE Seminar Series: Manish Ch...
Oct 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Manish Chhowalla, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Rutgers University, is presenting a seminar on October 23. His research interests are 2D nanomaterials and electronic devices.
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[...]

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