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  • Dr. Thien delivers Botsaris Lecture in front of crowd
    Dr. Michael Thien of Merck & Co. Inc. delivered this year’s Gregory Botsaris Lecture in Chemical and Biological Engineering.
  • Cover of Advanced Healthcare Materials
    Associate Professor Qiaobing Xu’s research on protein delivery through nanoparticles was published on the cover of the most recent edition of Advanced Healthcare Materials.
  • Illustration showing the silhouette of a human head and chest with lungs inside, set on a computer chip. Other elements include lines and circles pointing to lungs, and a DNA symbol.
    When Tufts computer scientists put their skills to work, they can change the world. Here are four projects addressing medical questions and challenges.
  • Winners from the $100k New Ventures Competition pose for a group photo with their large prop checks
    The annual competition hosted by the Tufts Entrepreneurship Center celebrates innovation in business.
  • A man in a lab
    Assistant Professor Xiaocheng Jiang received a Department of Defense grant to procure state-of-the-art research equipment.
  • Young baby crawling on the floor, with a woman looking on
    In a paper published in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, Assistant Professor Amy Pickering and colleagues studied the exposure of young children to environmental contaminants through indirect ingestion. 
  • Buildings viewed from the air
    Associate Professor John Durant, Research Assistant Professor Neelakshi Hudda, and Tufts University School of Medicine Professor Doug Brugge are working with the City of Somerville to study how to improve indoor air quality for residents living in multifamily complexes near busy roads.
  • Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos in the lab
    Distinguished Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos received this year’s American Chemical Society Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science with her Tufts colleague Charles Sykes, to be presented at the American Chemical Society national meeting in San Diego in August. The two faculty members received the honor for their work developing single-atom metal catalysts that could be significantly more efficient than those currently deployed in the production of goods such as fuel and plastics, the processing of food, and removing harmful gases in catalytic converters.
  • Two college campus buildings
    A group of Tufts researchers from the Departments of Computer Science and Chemical and Biological Engineering were on a team that utilized PROXIMAL, a tool that predicts putative structural modifications, to use enzyme promiscuity as basis to predict hundreds of reactions and metabolites that may exist in E. coli but have not been documented in other databases.
  • A man stands for a portrait
    Javier Rincon, E19, whose parents are immigrants, came to Tufts as an undergraduate after serving almost a decade in the Marines.

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