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High School Students Present Their Summer Research

Radhika & Kilala, high school students participating the the Applied Research Innovations in Science and Engineering (ARISE) Program, presented their research on the detoxification of organophosphorus agents using the enzyme, phosphotriesterase (PTE)! Congratulations on a great summer of research! You can read More about the ARISE program by clicking here.

August 18th, 2018|

Lindsay Hill Presents Her Biomaterials Research

Lindsay Hill presented her research to a the Chemical Biology Seminar at NYU’s Department of Chemistry.

March 9th, 2018|

Andrew Olsen and Priya Katyal Win Validation Grant

Brooklyn BioScience, consisting of the PhD Candidate Andrew Olsen and Post-Doctoral Associate Priya Katyal, were awarded a $50,000 validation grant from PowerBridgeNY. You can read more about it by licking here.

March 6th, 2018|

Brooklyn BioScience Team Advances to Innovention Quarterfinals

The Brooklyn BioScience consisting of Montclare Lab members, Priya Katyal and Andrew Olsen, has advanced to the Quarterfinals of NYU’s Innovention competition. You can read more about it by clicking here.

March 1st, 2018|

New Lab Members Join at the Beginning of the New Semester

The Montclare Lab would like to welcome two new post-doctoral associates, Dr. Kamia Punia and Dr. Shamim Reza, along with new PhD student Michael Meleties and MS student, Xuan Xie.

February 8th, 2018|

Andrew Olsen Presents Work at ICBE Asia

Andrew Olsen presented his research on a protein triblock copolymer with two self-assembly domains at the International Conference on Biomolecular Engineering at the Grand Hyatt in Singapore. He received the 1st Place poster award.

January 10th, 2018|

Andrew Olsen & Priya Katyal Awarded Innovation of the Year

Andrew Olsen (PhD Candidate) and Priya Katyal (Post-Doctoral Associate) were awarded Innovation of the Year by the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy at their annual IP Institute heal at the prestigious law firm, Cravath, Swaine, Moore LLP. They presented a demonstration of the engineered phosphotriesterase enzyme the night before at the cocktail hour for the conference. The attendees from law firms, industry, and academia voted for the innovation during the event.

November 30th, 2017|
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    Prof. Jin Montclare Gives Plenary Address at the 2017 ATE Principal Investigators Conference

Prof. Jin Montclare Gives Plenary Address at the 2017 ATE Principal Investigators Conference

Congratulations to Prof. Jin Montclare on delivering the Plenary Address at the 2017 Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Principal Investigators Conference. Prof. Montclare spoke about the “Power of Good Mentors” and “pay it forward” activities. You can read more about Prof. Montclare’s talk by clicking here.

October 31st, 2017|

Prof. Montclare & Her Team Awarded NIH CounterACT Grant

Prof. Montclare obtained funding through the National Institute of Health (NIH) Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) for the detoxification of neurotoxic chemical warfare agents such as VX. Prof. Montclare will be working aside Prof. Richard Bonnie, Director of the NYU Center for Data Science, and Dr. Tamara Otto at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD), to design a phosphotriesterase (PTE) enzyme capable efficiently neutralizing VX. You can read more about the collaborative effort by clicking here.

October 12th, 2017|

Teeba Jihad Awarded Scholarship

Congratulation to BS/MS Student Teeba Jihad on being awarded the Adawia Alousi Stem Scholarship by the Center for Arab American Philanthropy. Keep up the amazing work, Teeba!

September 11th, 2017|