Related News for Rebecca L. Carrier
MIE Associate Professor Randal Erb, ChE/BioE Associate Professor Eno Ebong, ChE Professor Rebecca Carrier, and MIE Associate Professor Yi Zheng are recipients of the Fall 2023 Spark Fund Awards.
Several engineering students and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s Summer 2023 PEAK Experiences Awards. They will be pursuing a diverse set of projects, including a study of a pathogen that haunts hospitals, an examination of segregationist rhetoric in Boston newspapers, and an analysis of creativity in music. Base Camp Awardees […]
Inside Rebecca Carrier’s Advanced Drug Delivery Research Lab: How a Practical Problem can Turn into One’s Life Work
ChE Professor Rebecca Carrier is researching the interactions between materials and biological systems, with a current focus on the intestinal environment and drug delivery, as well as retinal and gut epithelial repair. This article originally appeared on Northeastern Global News. It was published by Alena Kuzub. Main photo: Rebecca Carrier, associate chair of research in […]
ChE Professor Rebecca Carrier received an honorable mention during the National Eye Institute (NEI) 3-D Retina Organoid Challenge (3-D ROC). Carrier’s team created an organoid-microvessel co-culture system that proposes to add vasculature embedded in a biomimetic hydrogel to organoids to increase oxygen and nutrient flow and mimic the chemical and physical cues present in developing eye tissue.
ChE Professor Rebecca Carrier is studying the microbiome to develop models about gut health and its effect on the body.
ChE Assistant Professor Benjamin Woolston is leading a $628K NIH Trailerblazer Award with Assistant Professor Ryan Koppes, Associate Professor Abigail Koppes, and Professor Rebecca Carrier for “Engineered Probiotics for Closed-Loop Control of Disease-Associated Gut Metabolites in Gut-On-Chip Models.”
Associate Professor Abigail Koppes, chemical engineering, began her career as a Future Faculty Fellow through Northeastern’s ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development. Today she is an associate professor, has two patents, and numerous young investigator recognitions.
The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes […]
ChE Professor & Associate Chair of Research Rebecca Carrier, Assistant Professor Abigail Koppes, and Assistant Professor Ryan Koppes research on “Materials and Microenvironments for Engineering the Intestinal Epithelium” was published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering. Abstract Source: Springer The barrier functions of the gastrointestinal tract rely in large part on a single layer of […]
ChE Professor Rebecca Carrier was awarded a patent for a "Device for controlled apical flow in cell culture inserts." Abstract Source: USPTO A device for controlling apical flow to a cell culture includes an apical insert that defines at least one inlet channel extending from an inlet port to an apical feed port and at […]
ChE Professor and Associate Chair of Research Rebecca Carrier has been elected as a fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) for her exceptional achievements and significant contributions within the medical and biological engineering fields.
ChE Professor Rebecca Carrier was awarded a four-year $1.57M renewal NIH grant for “Impact of lipids and food on oral compound absorption: mechanistic studies and modeling.” Abstract Source: NIH The overall goal of this project is to enable mechanistic understanding and quantitative prediction of the influence of ingested lipids and food on orally delivered compound absorption. […]
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.
Jennifer Morales, PhD Bioengineering, comes from a place where feminist role models are rare and detainees are prevalent. She’s from Mission, Texas, a city in Hidalgo County—one of the immigration epicenters in the United States. “Whenever you hear about families getting separated at the border, they’re probably talking about Hidalgo,” she said. It’s economically depressed, […]
ChE Professor Rebecca Carrier, in collaboration with Erin Lavik from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, was awarded a $300K NSF grant for “Engineering Architecture for Tissue Models”.
Jordan Harris, BS, Chemical Engineering, 2017—Jordan Harris’ goal was simple: Take advantage of Northeastern’s College of Engineering education and experience to gain access to a graduate program to render his opportunities in science and engineering virtually limitless. Graduating with a 4.0 GPA and being accepted into many dual MD/PhD programs, Harris is on target for […]
Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2016-2017 academic school year. Faculty Fellow Edward Beighley, CEE Yun Raymond Fu, ECE Tommaso Melodia, ECE Rising Star Staff Award Erin Schnepp, Undergraduate Academic Advising Carolina Venegas-Martinez, CEE Outstanding Teachers of First Year […]
ChE Associate Professor Rebecca Carrier discusses her research into the human gut microbiome during a NU Talks session at the ISEC opening.
BioE PhD candidate Jaclyn Lock, advised by ChE Associate Professor Rebecca Carrier, was awarded first place in the AIChE Materials Engineering & Sciences Division (MESD) poster competition.
ChE Associate Professor Rebecca Carrier (PI) and Assistant Professor Abigail Koppes (co-I) were awarded a $5M NIH Bioengineering Research Partnership grant entitled “GuMI: New In Vitro Platforms to Parse the Human Gut Epithelial-Microbiome-Immune Axis.”
ChE Associate Professor Rebecca Carrier was awarded a $450K NSF grant for "Uncovering Regeneration-Permissive Cues in Lower Vertebrate Retina to Inform Retinal Regenerative Medicine". Abstract Source: NSF Retinal degeneration, particularly associated with aging, is a widespread and increasing health problem currently affecting 2.1 million people in the U.S. and imposing a substantial burden on the […]
On July 18, faculty and staff from the Department of Chemical Engineering came together for a Research Retreat led by Associate Professor & Associate Chair of Research, Rebecca Carrier.
Northeastern had the highest number of presentations by faculty and students ever at the World Biomaterials Congress held in Montreal from May 17-22, 2016.
ChE Associate Professor Rebecca Carrier has been invited to represent Northeastern at the National Academy of Engineering’s 2016 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.
As the first group of students finish their co-ops through the CaNCURE program, they describe their experiences as career-defining.
ChE Associate Professor Rebecca Carrier was selected to chair the 2017 Society for Biomaterials Conference in Minneapolis.
Rebecca Carrier, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Scientists and doctors have long known that food digestion affects the way the body absorbs not just nutrients, but also drugs. Fat molecules, in particular, can help people absorb drugs, including oral chemotherapy treatments, more efficiently. What we have yet to discover are the details of this process […]
Chemical Engineering Associate Professor Rebecca Carrier is one of only 73 young engineers in the country to be invited to attend the National Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium. Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. […]
Scientists have long known that food digestion affects the way the body absorbs various compounds—from nutrients to drugs and toxins. “You can get multiple hundreds of percent improvement in bioavailability if you dose a compound in the presence of a high fat molecule,” said Rebecca Carrier, an associate professor of chemical engineering at Northeastern University. The problem with that […]
Chemical Engineering Associate Professor Rebecca Carrier received a $430K grant from NIH to determine the “Impact of Lipids on Intestinal Mucus Transport and Structural Properties”. The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. […]
28 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY12 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different research projects.
ChE Assistant Professor Rebecca Carrier received a $230K grant from NIH to development a natural matrix-based cell delivery vehicle for delivery of RPCs to the subretinal space to promote retinal regeneration.
ChE Assistant Professor Rebecca Carrier was featured in the latest issue of Chemical & Engineering News to explain her computational models of how foods interact with medications.
ChE Assistant Professor Rebecca Carrier and Bouve professor Mansoor Amiji were awarded a $475K NINDS grant to examine a “nano-emulsion” system of delivery that will allow drugs to cross the blood-brain barrier.