chemical and biomolecular engineering
Oct. 24, 2016—An ambitious postdoctoral training initiative designed to prepare recently graduated doctorates for competitive academic careers will launch later this year, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos announced Oct. 24.
May. 13, 2016—Twenty-four retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 13, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
Apr. 6, 2016—A studio arts class taught by Mel Ziegler has created a series of installations called "Dis-connect" at the Central and Divinity libraries that explores how rapid advances in technology have impacted our perceptions of libraries in general.
Jan. 27, 2016—The elasticity of a scaffold used for healing skin wounds is a key factor in promoting regeneration versus scarring.
Jul. 23, 2015—The rigidity of the bone extracellular matrix increases the ability of tumor cells to destroy bone, suggesting new targets for anticancer drug development.
Jun. 11, 2015—Jamey Young, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, wants to learn more about the estimated 5-10 percent of people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease who never develop its deadliest complications in the hopes of developing new treatments.
Jan. 26, 2015—New studies explain how T-cell receptors use force to recognize and protect us against pathogens.
Jan. 22, 2015—New findings explain why variation in a particular gene is the most important determinant of fasting blood glucose levels in humans.
Oct. 2, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Engineering has established a unique research facility focusing on Multiscale Modeling and Simulation. MuMS is home to four faculty members and their research groups.
May. 1, 2014—Marc Panu became a YouTube sensation after a video captured the three-year walk-on athlete receiving a football scholarship in 2012. The chemical and biomolecular engineering major’s hard work has distinguished him in the research lab as well.
Apr. 28, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Board of Trust has approved the construction of a seven-story tower on campus as part of an effort to further strengthen the institution’s growing reputation as a major producer of intellectual leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.
Feb. 4, 2014—Marc Panu is looking forward to a final round in March that will determine a first-place award for undergraduate research at the 40th annual convention of the National Society of Black Engineers in Nashville.