Another preprint up!

Congrats to graduate student Michael Zhang on posting the lab’s most recent publication as a preprint on bioRxiv! Read it here. We describe a novel potential platform for rapid immune cell engineering through lipid tail insertion into plasma membranes. Works on every membraned cell we’ve tried thus far!

Presentations, paper, and grant!

BMES 2019: All 3 grad students in the lab presented at this year’s BMES meeting in Philly! Congrats to Yun and Michael on successful posters, and Marilyn for her oral presentation and for receiving a NSBE Travel Award! GRIT-X: As part of the opening celebration of the Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building, Dr. Greg Szeto was invited to give a GRIT-X talk on the lab’s work. You…

A busy summer!

Summer 2019 has been busy with achievements! Thanks so much to current and summer lab members for their hard work! Graduations and departures: Multiple lab undergraduates officially became alumni this summer, including Emily Slaby, Kojo Bonsu, Nicole Couturier, and Georgina Stephanie! Congrats to all and good luck in your exciting new adventures in grad school and biotech! Thesis…


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