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Undergrad takes top slot in NSBE research competition; topic was drug delivery

Nov. 28, 2016—Computer science major wins third in pitch competition Somtochukwu “Somto” Dimobi threw herself into research the minute she could after arriving from Lagos, Nigeria, to major in chemical engineering at Vanderbilt. Now, the sophomore is collecting national kudos for research in biomedical engineering, an accomplishment she attributes to the university’s cross-collaborative culture and a popular...

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Postdoctoral fellow earns Susan G. Komen grant to prevent breast cancer recurrence

Nov. 9, 2016—A postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering was recently awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant from the Susan G. Komen organization to develop new approaches to combat breast cancer recurrence Sema Sevimli, who earned her Ph.D. at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, is a fellow in the lab of John T. Wilson,...

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Engineering student’s ‘nano-taxicab’ is best Three-Minute Thesis presentation

Apr. 15, 2015—Using the analogy of a nano-taxicab to describe her research on developing an improved drug delivery system, Kelsey Beavers won first place March 27 in a Three-Minute Thesis Competition for Vanderbilt graduate students, and she tied for the People’s Choice award, taking two of the three awards given at the event. The challenge: All 49...

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