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Third-year Chemical Engineering undergraduate student, Lauren Gerbereux, recently received the Honors Early Research Award for her research project entitled: “Optimization of Hypoxia-Inducing Cryogels”.
Zach Rogers, a Chemical Engineering PhD student in Prof. Sidi Bencherif’s Lab, was selected to join Northeastern University’s NSF I-Corps Program with his proposal, “Hypoxia-inducing cryogels as a fast and inexpensive technology for hypoxic cell culture conditions”.
ChE Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif’s research is featured on the front cover page of the September issue of Advanced Healthcare Materials.
ChE Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif’s article, Autoclavable and Injectable Cryogels for Biomedical Applications, is now featured on the Advanced Healthcare Materials website.
ChE student James Sinoimeri, E’21, was awarded the Best Poster Award at the 2019 ISPE New England Chapter Spring Conference for his project “Developing Hypoxia Inducing Cryogels for Pre-Clinical Anti-Cancer Drug Screening.”
Dr. Loek Eggermont, a postdoctoral fellow in the Bencherif lab, has received the prestigious European Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence Award for his work on cryogels to re-educate immune cells.
ChE Assistant Professor Sidi Bencherif received a $620K NSF CAREER Award for “Modulating Local Tumor Hypoxia using Cryogel Scaffolds to Regulate Dendritic Cell Function and Activity.”
Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Sidi Bencherif recently received the King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology Award for his project entitled “Biomaterials for Wound Healing and Diabetic Ulcer Treatment”.
Second-year Biochemistry student Anya Flood Taylor has recently won an Early Research/Creative Endeavor Award for her project titled “Fine Tuning Cryogel Scaffolds for Cancer Immunotherapy”.
ChE student Elizabeth Fink was recently awarded the Undergraduate Advanced Research/Creative Endeavor Award for her research project entitled, “Designing an Advanced and Functional HA Cryogel for Investigating the role of CD44-HA Interactions in Breast Cancer Metastasis”.
The Department of Chemical Engineering is proud to announce that eight of their students have received the Northeastern University Research and Creative Endeavor Awards from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships.
ChE Assistant Professor Sidi Bencherif received the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Northeastern University Joint Program in Cancer Drug Development grant to study Cryogel-based tumor cell vaccines for prostate cancer.
ChE Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif received funding from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for “Cryogel-supported liver-on-a-chip for ex-vivo hepatotoxicity and anticancer drug screening”.
Chemical engineering student James Sinoimeri ’21 was awarded the Undergraduate Advanced Research/Creative Endeavor Award for his research project entitled, “Developing Hypoxia-Inducing Cryogels (HIC) to Produce more Realistic 3D Tumor Models”.
ChE Assistant Professor Sidi Bencherif was selected for an Outstanding Reviewer Award for Acta Biomaterialia.
ChE Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif’s project on “Cryogel-integrated biochips for ex-vivo hepatotoxicity and anti-cancer drug screening of 3D biomimetic liver microtissues” was selected to be funded by the Thomas Jefferson Fund.
21 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY18 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 12 different projects representing $600K dollars of investment in research.