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  • Engineers Week, February 18-24, 2018
    Join us for activities, networking, panel discussions, and more on campus during National Engineers Week, February 18-24, 2018.
  • 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.
  • 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 close-up image of white fat cells in a mouse.
    A team of researchers including Ph.D. student Dimitra Pouli and Professor Irene Georgakoudi created a winning image at the FASEB BioArt image competition.
  • 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. 
  • A representation of the drug delivery system using a more precise control.
    A group of researchers from Tufts and Brigham and Women's Hospital, including lead author and Ph.D. student Tao Sun and co-author Professor Eric Miller, are investigating more precise and controlled methods for loosening the blood-brain barrier for safer drug delivery to the brain.

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