New Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Facebook Page!

Dr. Joseph Imbrogno and Dr. Brian Murray successfully defended their theses and have accepted positions as a post-doctoral associate at MIT in Professor Klavs F. Jensen’s group, and as a Scientist at Genzyme in Veena Warikoo’s Downstream Process Development group, respectively!

A visiting PhD student, Istvan Kocsis, from Dr. Mihai Barboiu’s lab at the Institut Européen des Membranes, CNRS, Montpellier, France, has joined our group for the summer, and a visiting professor Dr. Feng Yan from Tianjin Polytechnic University, P.R., China will be with us for a year until March 2017!

Dr. Georges Belfort gave an informal seminar at the Trudeau Institute, Saranac Lake, New York, on July 18th 2016, entitled “A new generic method to design antimicrobial peptides on the N-terminal hypothesis” and “The N-terminal Hypothesis for Alzheimer’s disease”.

At the Membrane Bioprocessing workshop at University of Bologna, Italy, on May 9th, 2016, Dr. Georges Belfort was hosted by Dr. Cristiana Boi (she did part of her PhD thesis with Dr. G. Belfort and Dr. M. Belfort) to give a plenary talk entitled “Underlying Science and Technology of Synthetic Membrane Processes, Leads from Nature”. Dr. Georges Belfort presented a seminar (same title as in Bologna) invited by Dr. Mihai Barboiu, CNRS, at the Institut Européen des Membranes, CNRS, Montpellier on May 11th 2016.

On May 13th 2016 Dr. Georges Belfort presented a seminar at the Institut Jacques Monod, Paris entitled “The N-terminal Hypothesis for Alzheimer’s disease” hosted by Dr. David Tareste.