One Drop at a Time: BU iGem Team Brings Home Gold Medal
The annual International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition is a momentous opportunity for engineering students with a passion for synthetic biology to gain valuable hands-on experience and make their big ideas into solid reality.
Bionsensor Development with Support from the Society of Women Engineers
“Karthika is the epitome of drive and motivation which is evident in the project for which she received the scholarship,” said Professor Mark Grinstaff (BME, Chem, MSE, MED). “Her pioneering idea is based on microbial transcription factors and offers the possibility to create low-cost portable sensors for almost any [chemical substance].”
Densmore and Yazicigil Win NSF Grant
Professors Douglas Densmore and Rabia Yazicigil were awarded a $1.5M grant by the National Science Foundation for a three-year project.