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Asthagiri is Exploring the Spread of Cancer Cells

BioE Associate Professor Anand Asthagiri explores the biophysics behind the spread of breast cancer, providing hope for future treatments and early diagnosis. Source: News @ Northeastern Metas­tasis. The very word evokes fear. Defined as the spread of cancer cells from one part of the body to another, metas­tasis is the cause of approx­i­mately 90 per­cent […]

ChE PhD Student Mark Lalli Wins 2015 Graduate Seminar Award

Mark Lalli was honored with the 2015 Graduate Seminar Award. Lalli is a 4th year PhD student in Chemical Engineering under guidance of Anand Asthagiri. The winning seminar was titled "Impact of E-cadherin expression on highly confined electrotaxis." The Graduate Seminar Award gives $1500 to a recipient for traveling to a conference of their choice […]

Paperfluidic Diagnostics

Bioengineering PhD student David Walsh's research on "Cell Chemotaxis on Paper for Diagnostics" was recently published in Analytical Chemistry.

Recent ChE Grad Reflects Back on NU Experiences

Recent ChE Alumni Alexander Colville reflects back on his NU career where he helped create the Bioengineering department and Biomedical Engineering Society, participated in an exchange program, and most importantly learned to apply his classroom problem solving skills to real world scenarios.

FY13 TIER 1 Award Recipients

27 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY13 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 21 different research projects.

Calculating Cell Interaction

ChE Associate Professor Anand Asthagiri was featured in the Biophysical Journal for his work in determining the effect of growth factors on cell-cell adhesion.

Guiding Cell Movement

ChE Associate Professor Anand Asthagiri is developing "traffic patterns" to enhance the directionality and speed of a cell’s movement in the body to promote faster healing.

Increasing Cell Motility

ChE Associate Professor Anand Asthagiri is featured in the journal Langmuir for showing how changing the geometry of a cell can enhance the cell’s motility.

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Anand Asthagiri

Associate ProfessorThe Department of Chemical Engineering welcomed Dr. Anand Asthagiri in January 2011 as an associate professor. Dr. Asthagiri was attracted to Northeastern's plans for dynamic growth, the collegiality of the faculty and students and faculty scientific interaction. He believes that the work being done at Northeastern, from the students up to the administration, has […]