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  • Researchers induced engineered pancreatic beta cells to secrete insulin
    Pancreatic beta cells “switched on” by light are engineered to enhance production of insulin in response to glucose levels.
  • Professor Sergio Fantini and members of the DOIT Lab
    Professor Sergio Fantini and the Diffuse Optical Imaging of Tissue Lab find new ways to non-invasively study biological tissue at greater depths.
  • A woman stands outside a building
    Karen Panetta, Dean of Graduate Engineering Education, has built an artificial intelligence tool that differentiates breast cancer cells from non-cancerous cells by analyzing biopsy images.
  • Inset shows a donut-shaped 3D silk scaffold (represented as schematic in background) treated with ECM and seeded with glioblastoma cells.
    Researchers find the use of brain-like extracellular matrix allows cell growth and treatment to more closely replicate physiological response.
  • close-up of silk fibers
    Fiorenzo Omenetto, Dean of Research and Frank C. Doble Professor, discusses the potential of silk to shape future technologies in Scientific American.
  • An image of blue and yellow cells.
    Researchers including Professor Irene Georgakoudi, Department of Biomedical Engineering, use laser microscopy technique to detect ovarian metastatic cancer.
  • A man gestures to a chalkboard
    Sameer Sonkusale, professor of electrical and computer engineering, discusses the Nano Lab's fully flexible thread-based devices with Fast Company.
  • Thread-based transistors
    Researchers at Tufts create transistors and integrated circuits made from threads that combine with thread-based sensors to create fully flexible devices
  • Faculty headshots of Amy Pickering and Mike Hughes placed alongside each other
    Amy Pickering and Michael C. Hughes were named the Tiampo Family Assistant Professor and the Ann W. Lambertus, J75 and Peter Lambertus Assistant Professor, respectively.
  • Junior Akshita Rao working in the Timko Lab at Tufts University

    Junior Akshita Rao spent her summer investigating the effects of acute hypoxia in cardiac cells.

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