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Photo of Nishant Verma

Student Spotlight: Nishant Verma became an idealist with basis at Rice Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

Pursuing a degree in bioengineering, he discovered his desire to build a career in health care as well as to teach.

Maris Wicks

Using cartoons to communicate engineering Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019

Some 30 students, most of them bioengineering (BIOE) undergraduates, attended the workshops held in the Moody Center for the Arts.

From left, Rice researchers Linlin Zhang, Gang Bao and Sheng Tong. Image by Jeff Fitlow

NIH grant funds research in immune checkpoint therapy Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

Research at Rice, MD Anderson use nanotechnology to boost immunotherapy

Photo of Manuela Sushnitha

Sushnitha wins Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Fellowship Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018

Leukocyte-derived nanoparticles to fight tumor-initiating cancer cells

Above: M.D./Ph.D. student Eric Molina, undergraduate Maria Salazar, and Anthony Melchiorri fabricate and characterize biomaterials. The CECT also offers outreach programs for high school students and teachers. Photos by Jeff Fitlow

Advancing center-scale initiatives in research and education Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018

CECT aims to scale biomaterial technologies up and out

Portrait of Will Clifton

Clifton leads MBE program in Global Medical Innovation Wednesday, Sep. 19, 2018

Will Clifton has been named director of the Global Medical Innovation MBE concentration.

From left: Omid Veiseh and Jordan Miller.

Rice University bioengineers combine forces to fight Type-1 diabetes Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2018

JDRF supports new research to 3D print, test immunoisolation device

Portrait of Junghae Suh

Suh selected for Biotechnology Progress Award Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018

Rice bioengineer Junghae Suh has been selected for the 2018 AIChE Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Biological Engineering Publication.

Madeline Monroe

Graduate student Madeline Monroe awarded AHA Fellowship Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018

Rice bioengineering graduate student Madeline Monroe has been awarded a competitive predoctoral fellowship by the American Heart Association (AHA)

From left, portraits of: Sabia Abidi, Lance Black, Will Clifton.

Three teaching faculty join Rice BIOE Friday, Aug. 3, 2018

The three have an exclusive focus on teaching, biomedical engineering and design.