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  • April 17, 2019

    ChE student James Sinoimeri, E’21, was awarded the Best Poster Award at the 2019 ISPE New England Chapter Spring Conference for his project “Developing Hypoxia Inducing Cryogels for Pre-Clinical Anti-Cancer Drug Screening.”

  • March 25, 2019

    Dr. Loek Eggermont, a postdoctoral fellow in the Bencherif lab, has received the prestigious European Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence Award for his work on cryogels to re-educate immune cells.

  • March 19, 2019

    ChE Assistant Professor Sidi Bencherif received a $620K NSF CAREER Award for "Modulating Local Tumor Hypoxia using Cryogel Scaffolds to Regulate Dendritic Cell Function and Activity."

  • March 18, 2019

    Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Sidi Bencherif recently received the King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology Award for his project entitled "Biomaterials for Wound Healing and Diabetic Ulcer Treatment".

  • January 8, 2019

    Second-year Biochemistry student Anya Flood Taylor has recently won an Early Research/Creative Endeavor Award for her project titled "Fine Tuning Cryogel Scaffolds for Cancer Immunotherapy".

  • January 7, 2019

    ChE student Elizabeth Fink was recently awarded the Undergraduate Advanced Research/Creative Endeavor Award for her research project entitled, "Designing an Advanced and Functional HA Cryogel for Investigating the role of CD44-HA Interactions in Breast Cancer Metastasis".

  • September 6, 2018

    The Department of Chemical Engineering is proud to announce that eight of their students have received the Northeastern University Research and Creative Endeavor Awards from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships.

  • July 25, 2018

    ChE Assistant Professor Sidi Bencherif received the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Northeastern University Joint Program in Cancer Drug Development grant to study Cryogel-based tumor cell vaccines for prostate cancer.

  • June 12, 2018

    ChE Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif received funding from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for “Cryogel-supported liver-on-a-chip for ex-vivo hepatotoxicity and anticancer drug screening”.

  • April 26, 2018

    Chemical engineering student James Sinoimeri '21 was awarded the Undergraduate Advanced Research/Creative Endeavor Award for his research project entitled, "Developing Hypoxia-Inducing Cryogels (HIC) to Produce more Realistic 3D Tumor Models".

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