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William Stacey
Stacey article in Scientific Reports
May 2, 2017

Bill Stacey’s group published an article in Scientific Reports titled “Control of in vivo ictogenesis via endogenous synaptic pathways”. The article reports on the development of a model to better understand seizures.

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Van Epps elected Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians
VanEpps elected Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians
May 1, 2017

Congratulations to Scott VanEpps who was recently elected as a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

BI Inaugural Symposium
BI Inaugural Symposium
April 19, 2017

The Biointerfaces Institute’s inaugural symposium on April 19 was a success with over 150 attendees. A microposter session was organized in conjunction with the Symposium by the Biointerfaces Institute Researcher Group, with 55 poster submissions. The winners of the microsposter session were:

First place: Cameron Louttit (Moon Group)
Second place: Aqila Ahmed (Keller Group)
Third Place: Yingying Zeng (Kim Group)

Congratulations!

Moon receives two R01 awards from NIH
Moon receives two R01 awards from NIH
April 7, 2017

Professor James Moon was awarded two NIH R01 awards.

One of the awards, “Tuning biomaterials-immune cell interactions for treatment of glioblastoma multiforme”, is a collaboration with Drs. Maria Castro and Pedro Lowenstein from the UM Department of Neurosurgery. This collaboration was initially formed during the Nanomedicine Challenge hosted by BI in 2013 and received seed funding from BI to develop nanoparticles that can be used for the treatment of Gliobastoma Multiforme.

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James Moon
Moon receives two R01 awards from NIH
April 7, 2017

Professor James Moon was awarded two NIH R01 awards.

One of the awards, “Tuning biomaterials-immune cell interactions for treatment of glioblastoma multiforme”, is a collaboration with Drs. Maria Castro and Pedro Lowenstein from the UM Department of Neurosurgery. This collaboration was initially formed during the Nanomedicine Challenge hosted by BI in 2013 and received seed funding from BI to develop nanoparticles that can be used for the treatment of Gliobastoma Multiforme.

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William Stacey
Bill Stacey wins award from the American Academy of Neurology
April 6, 2017

Bill Stacey is the recipient of the 2017 Dreifuss-Penry Epilepsy Award from the American Academy of Neurology. Congratulations Bill!

Water-repellent coating developed by Tuteja
March 30, 2017

With possible uses on vehicles, clothing and numerous other surfaces, the self-healing, water-repellent coating from Anish Tuteja’s group is a major breakthrough in the field.

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Sharon Glotzer
Sharon Glotzer featured in Quanta Magazine
March 8, 2017

Quanta Magazine published an interview with Sharon Glotzer to discuss her work on emergence. Link to the article here.

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Bruns receives NSF CAREER Award
Bruns receives NSF CAREER Award
March 8, 2017

As a 2017 recipient of a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award, Tim Bruns research will focus on the behavior of neurons within the dorsal root ganglia.

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Shape Shifting Particle
March 1, 2017

Michael Solomon and Sharon Glotzer discuss their work on understanding and developing shape shifting particles.

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Omniphobic Coating
March 1, 2017

Anish Tuteja develops a variety of surface coatings that could be used to repell liquid.

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Icephobic Coating
March 1, 2017

Icephobic coatings have been developed in Anish Tuteja’s lab and can be applied to a variety of surfaces.

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Catching Cancer Cells
March 1, 2017

Sunitha Nagrath discusses microfluidic devices developed in her lab to capture cancer cells and their promise to develop liquid biopsy approaches to diagnosing cancer.

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Hedgehog Particles
March 1, 2017

The Kotov group describes their work on developing hedgehog particles and their potential applications in a variety of fields.

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Superplastic
March 1, 2017

Jinsang Kim discusses his work on developing materials with “superplastic” characteristics.

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