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2017 UGRS Shannon Hayes

BioE takes center stage at 2017 UGRS
Bioengineering major Shannon Hayes wins annual Undergraduate Research Symposium competition for her research, "Inhibition of an RTX Toxin Using Small Receptor-Based Peptides."
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Honoring faculty and student excellence in engineering
Graduate bioengineer Nathanael Sallada and undergraduate bioengineers Nicole Belisle, Dom Gargiulo and Saral Patel honored as 2017 Rossin Fellows
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Lehigh researchers find new way to map the brain
Chao Zhou and Yevgeny Berdichevsky are first to explore the use of highly-sensitive, non-invasive optical coherence tomography (OCT) to examine neuron-to-neuron communication in live tissue.
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Finding new drugs to fight bad drugs
Lehigh professor Wonpil Im looks to find a way to combat drug-resistant bacterial infections by speeding the process with biomolecular systems simulation.
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An elaborate — and vital — choreography
Team led by assistant professor Frank Zhang uncovers critical interaction involving process which facilitates clotting and prevents unchecked bleeding.
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In Africa, a point-of-care battle against AIDS
More than 400,000 children a year contract HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Xuanhong Cheng creates hand-held devices that help track the virus' progress.
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Where the rubber meets the road
Team led by professor Anand Jagota collaborating with Michelin Corporation and NSF to develop materials that could improve the safety and reliability of tires.
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Dissolving boundaries
Recent advances in health technology have developed through the creative incorporation of expertise from across wide spectrum of fields related to science, technology, engineering, math, and design.
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Spawning a quantum dot revolution
Three Lehigh professors successfully demonstrate the first precisely controlled, biological way to manufacture quantum dots using a single-enzyme, paving the way for significantly quicker, cheaper and greener production methods.
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A heart-healthy laser
Lehigh assistant professor Chou Zhou helps combine genetics and optics in research to noninvasively pace the heart of a fruit fly.
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