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  • A close-up image of yeast.
    A group of Tufts researchers have created a genetically modified yeast that grows faster and more efficiently, which could affect the design process for new synthetic organisms for industrial applications. 
  • Sue Decker
    On April 10, Tufts alum Sue Decker will deliver remarks and participate in a Q&A as part of the Lyon & Bendheim Alumni Lecture Series. Her career includes multiple executive roles at Yahoo!, and founding new social network Raftr.
  • Come to Tufts this summer for focused training in academic speaking and research writing in English.
    A new six-week summer program at Tufts offers additional preparation for international students entering engineering graduate programs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A methane flare against a blue sky.

    Tufts researchers have discovered a breakthrough process for methane conversion that could lead to more energy efficient production of methanol or acetic acid.

  • Headshots of four alumni recognized by Forbes' 30 Under 30
    Tufts alumni were listed in Forbes' 30 Under 30 for 2018.
  • Group photo at the 2017 AIChE
    Ph.D. candidate Mengwei Li received a travel award to attend the 2017 American Institute of Chemical Engineers meeting.
  • Professor Flytzani-Stephanopoulos receives her distinction award
    Distinguished Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, the Robert and Marcy Haber Endowed Professor in Energy Sustainability,  was recently named Honorary Professor of Beijing University of Chemical Technology.

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