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NASA Receives Decadal Survey on Biological, Physical Sciences Research

ChE Professor Debra Auguste participated in a NASA Decadal panel that was featured in Science,, WMFE Orlando/NPR, Gizmodo, Space News, Space Policy Online, Aviation Week, Tech Times, Trill Magazine, FYI News, University of Florida, Cornell University, and MIT.

2023 Goldwater Scholarship Nominees

Siddharth Simon, E’24, and Madeline Szoo, E’25, were nominated for the 2023 Barry Goldwater Scholarship.

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New Techniques of Treating Breast Cancer

ChE Professor Debra Auguste is developing a new targeted approach to treating triple-negative breast cancer–a form of the disease more prevalent in younger women, with a higher rate of mortality among African American women. By using ultra-deformable liposomes, drugs intended to combat the cancer can be applied to the source with more accuracy, increasing their effectiveness.

Announcing Summer 2022 PEAK Experiences Awardees

Several engineering students and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s Summer 2022 PEAK Experiences Awards.

Faculty and Staff Awards 2022

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2021-2022 academic school year.

Announcing Fall 2021 PEAK Experiences Awardees

Several engineering students and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s Fall 2021 PEAK Experiences Awards. The PEAK Experiences Awards are a progressively structured sequence of opportunities designed to support learners as they continue climbing to new heights of achievement in undergraduate research and creative endeavor throughout their Northeastern journeys. ASCENT AWARDS […]

FY22 TIER 1 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 17 COE faculty and affiliates who were recipients of FY22 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects.

1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America

ChE Assistant Professor Andrew Jones, Professor Debra Auguste, Assistant Professor Eno Ebong, and Solomon Mensah (former PhD student of Eno Ebong) were featured in Cell Mentor’s article of “1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America.”

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Auguste Selected as AIMBE Fellow

ChE Professor Debra Auguste was selected as an American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellow in recognition of “her distinguished and continuing achievements in medical and biological engineering”.

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Auguste Awarded Patent for Chemotherapeutic Drug Delivery

ChE Professor Debra Auguste was awarded a patent for “Cationic polymers as co-drugs for chemotherapeutic agents”. Abstract Source: USPTO A method for treating a biological cell is disclosed. The method administers a mixture of a chemotherapeutic drug and a co-drug that facilitates delivery of the chemotherapeutic drug to the nucleus of the cell. Examples of […]

Targeting Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

ChE Professor Debra Auguste is collaborating with Boston Children’s Hospital to develop new treatments to target and treat patients with triple-negative breast cancer.

Auguste Lab Featured on Molecular Pharmaceutics

ChE Professor Debra Auguste’s article on “Targeted Lipid Nanoemulsions Encapsulating Epigenetic Drugs Exhibit Selective Cytotoxicity on CDH1/FOXM1+ Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cells” published in Molecular Pharmaceutics.

Auguste Lab Published in Science Advances

Chemical Engineering Professor Debra Auguste’s research paper, Dual complementary liposomes inhibit triple-negative breast tumor progression and metastasis, was recently published in Sciences Advances journal.

COE NeuroArt Winner

MBF Bioscience recently selected ChE PhD student Danielle Large as a NeuroArt winner and her work was featured on the cover image of the November 2018 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience Research.

Women in Bioconjugate Chemistry

ChE Professor Debra Auguste was featured in the latest Virtual Issue of Bioconjugate Chemistry from ACS (American Chemical Society). The article is titled “Women in Bioconjugate Chemistry: Celebrating Women Scientists”. Read it here: Women in Bioconjugate Chemistry Virtual Issue. “Celebrate the women who are collaborating across disciplines, developing new understanding and new ideas. Celebrate the women […]

Debra Auguste Elected to BMES Board of Directors

ChE Professor Debra Auguste was selected as a member of the Board of Directors for the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), the lead society and professional home for biomedical engineering and bioengineering.

Debra Auguste Selected as BMES Fellow

ChE Professor Debra Auguste has been selected as a fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) for her exceptional achievements and significant contributions within the biomedical engineering field.

Changing the Ways We Engineer Cancer Therapeutics

ChE Professor Debra Auguste is researching a different way to approach cancer treatment without taking an extreme toll on patients.

Engineering Better Medical Therapies Through Biology

New ChE Professor Debra Auguste is studying human biology to develop better medical therapies and drug delivery methods.

New Faculty Spotlight: Debra Auguste

Debra Auguste joins the Chemical Engineering department in Fall 2016 as a Professor.