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  • A pair of hands washing in a sink.
    A group of researchers, including Assistant Professor Amy Pickering, conducted a study on the effects of a combination of sanitation and nutrition interventions in Kenya.
  • Assistant Professor Ayse Asatekin shown in her lab.
    A team of Tufts researchers, including Assistant Professor Ayse Asatekin, has developed new and highly selective membrane filters that could enable manufacturers to separate and purify chemicals in ways that are more energy efficient and less wasteful.
  • Figure from Tufts paper on microneedles
    A group of researchers from the departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering published findings in Nature Microengineering and Nanosystems on a low-cost method of microneedle production intended for transdermal drug delivery.
  • Professor Emmanuel Tzanakakis in his lab.
    In Nature Scientific Reports, Associate Professor Emmanuel (Manolis) Tzanakakis and Ph.D. student Fan Zhang discuss their optogenetic regulation system which can teach us more about insulin secretion in the pancreas.
  • A detail photo of water on a spider web.
    A group of researchers, including postdoctoral scholar Zaira Martín-Moldes, studied the role of silk in bone repair, with findings published in the journal Advanced Functional Materials.
  • Distinguished Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos in her lab
    A new study published in Nature Chemistry by Tufts researchers—including Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos—and colleagues demonstrates that methane in shale gas can be turned into hydrocarbon fuels using an innovative platinum and copper alloy catalyst.
  • Associate Professor Qiaobing Xu stands in his lab.
    Associate Professor Qiaobing Xu and a group of Tufts researchers studied delivery methods for CRISPR-based gene editing systems. 
  • Fresh carrots
    Assistant Professor Amy Pickering and colleagues found that unsanitary conditions in markets are a key source of produce contamination in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • A sample of the 3D intestinal tissue model.
    Tufts researchers built a 3D model with small intestine stem cells to test the progression of intestinal diseases, including cancer.
  • The students and faculty of the Jiang lab outside the Science and Technology Center
    Biomedical Engineering Assistant Professor Xiaocheng Jiang was recently awarded a grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)'s Young Investigator Research Program. 

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