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‘Challenge’ puts technology transfer ingenuity on display

Apr. 16, 2015—IMS Ph.D. student leads winning team A strategy for commercializing a potential new test for colon cancer that can make tumor cells “glow” won top honors at last week’s TechVenture Challenge. Now in its fifth year, the Vanderbilt University initiative teaches students how to bring patented “inventions” by Vanderbilt faculty members to market. This year...

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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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