Jamey Young

  • Vanderbilt University

    A $3M NSF grant to advance biomanufacturing could help establish an innovative method to deliver medicines to cells

    A team of Vanderbilt engineers, biologists and education specialists have received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to advance large-scale biomanufacturing of cell-derived nanoparticles that can deliver precisely targeted drugs to the site of a disease. “Biomanufacturing is a growing but critical field that is reshaping how… Read More

    Sep. 29, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Harris, Young elected as new AIMBE fellows

    Two Vanderbilt engineering faculty members have been elected to the 2023 College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). They are: Paul Harris, PhD, professor of Biomedical Informatics, Biomedical Engineering and Biostatistics, was selected for “pioneering contributions in biomedical data collection, standardization and cloud-based systems… Read More

    Mar. 30, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wikswo, VIIBRE team on track to build third-generation ‘self-driving lab’ with $1M from NSF

    John Wikswo, founder and director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education and Gordon A. Cain University Professor, is the principal investigator of a $1 million award from the National Science Foundation. The object is to build a pathbreaking “robot scientist”—a… Read More

    Mar. 5, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Professor Jamey Young appointed to Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair

    Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Jamey D. Young has been named Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Engineering. Cornelius Vanderbilt Chairs are established by the university at all Vanderbilt schools to recognize faculty who are engaged in groundbreaking research. Jamey Young Young is the director of graduate studies in chemical engineering… Read More

    Nov. 23, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    New Extracellular Vesicle Research Center launches; NSF grant is an early success

    On July 1, the Program for Extracellular Vesicle Research became one of the nine official centers and institutes associated with the School of Medicine Basic Sciences. The Center for Extracellular Vesicle Research is led by Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Alissa Weaver, who holds the Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and also led… Read More

    Jul. 12, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Widely used software, developed by Young Lab, tops 1,000 academic licenses

    INCA enables robust metabolic tracer studies A software tool for metabolic analysis developed by a Vanderbilt chemical engineer recently passed 1,000 total academic licenses and is the most licensed software on the university’s online licensing and e-commerce platform. Additionally, it was the third highest revenue generator on the platform,… Read More

    Apr. 15, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    NSF seed grant supports biomanufacturing of new drug delivery technologies

    Vanderbilt researchers awarded one of NSF’s 24 new projects to drive future manufacturing One of the challenges of drug delivery systems is to optimize their targeting properties so therapeutic compounds used in smaller amounts reach only a specific area of the body and result in little or no… Read More

    Oct. 2, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    I-Corps training supports commercialization of NSF-funded research

    Lara Jazmin, PhD’15, and professor Jamey Young founded Metalytics to commercialize carbon flux mapping technology with  I-Corps™ aid. (John Russell/Vanderbilt ) Even as an undergraduate majoring in chemical engineering, Lara Jazmin, PhD’15, had a deep interest in applying math and science to real-world problems. She found a golden opportunity to do… Read More

    May. 5, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Young Lab part of $10.7 million DOE-funded study of diatoms for next-gen biofuels

    Phaeodactylum tricornutum is a microscopic, single-celled algae with outsized potential. It is a leading contender to improve sustainable production of biodiesel and other products using seawater and carbon dioxide as raw materials. It captures and stores energy from light, grows quickly and contains a high proportion of lipids, which provide… Read More

    Jan. 20, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Dean presents 2015 engineering faculty, staff awards

    The School of Engineering recognized faculty and staff members for their exemplary research, teaching, and professional service during the 2014-2015 academic year. At the final faculty meeting of the year Dean Philippe Fauchet announced faculty promotions, recognized emeritus professors, and he presented four annual awards during a reception following the… Read More

    May. 5, 2015