Writing to Publish: The Editor’s Perspective

March 14, 2017 | ldcostin

By Alix Berglund and Julie Nettifee The first CMI Associate Member workshop, “Writing to Publish,” was held at Hunt Library on February 28. This workshop provided an opportunity for graduate students to meet, interact, and…

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Dr. Carbonell Speaks on Exploring NIIMBL Opportunities

March 9, 2017 | janettif

By Frances Ligler On February 22, the FTE Program of the CMI hosted an evening with Dr. Ruben Carbonell, who is the new Chief Technology Officer for National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) and a CMI-FTE member.  This…

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NSF CAREER Award for Dr. Rohan Shirwaiker Initially Fueled by CMI-FTE Pilot Funding

March 9, 2017 | janettif

  CMI-FTE member, Rohan A. Shirwaiker, Assistant Professor, Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Associate Faculty, UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering has recently received the NSF CAREER award for his proposal:…

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2017 CMI Award for Chemistry Winner – Yiwei Li

March 9, 2017 | janettif

Yiwei Li from Dr. Gavin Williams research group won the 2017 Comparative Medicine Institute Award for Chemistry sponsored by EID for her research poster entitled, “Enabling polyketide synthetic biology via genetically-encoded biosensors.” The project goal is to enable access to the…

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CMI Summer Interdisciplinary Research Initiative

February 6, 2017 | ldcostin

The Comparative Medicine Institute invited NC State University undergraduate students in their freshman or sophomore year to apply for our competitive internships through our Summer Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (SIRI). This is a new program for the…

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A Word from the Director, Dr. Jorge Piedrahita

February 6, 2017 | ldcostin

As you can see from the content of the newsletter we have been busy!! It’s exciting to see the CMI continue to move forward toward its goals of providing greater opportunities for faculty and students…

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EID Second Annual Host Seed Grant Event

February 6, 2017 | ldcostin

By Dr. Sid Thakur The EID Research Program members met and discussed collaborative interdisciplinary ideas on September 28 for the Second Annual EID Seed Grant Competition. Investigators formed teams and came up with exciting proposals…

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EID Sponsors CMI Award for Chemistry

February 6, 2017 | ldcostin

By Dr. Joshua Pierce The Comparative Medicine Institute Award for Chemistry presented at the Interface of Medicine is an award that is given to a graduate student who is selected by a panel of industry and academic judges to…

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EID/TriCEM/CQSB Networking Event Adds Up to New Connections & Ideas

February 6, 2017 | ldcostin

By Julie Nettifee The Interdisciplinary and collaborative models for research have incredible potential for advancing research in many sectors, especially as it relates to infectious disease. The November joint program between the Comparative Medicine Institute…

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Dr. Frances Ligler Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

February 6, 2017 | ldcostin

Dr. Frances Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor in the Joint NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Biomedical Engineering and Associate Director of the Functional Tissue Program of the CMI was inducted into the National Inventors…

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