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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

Joe Thomas Passes Written Qualifying Exam

Congratulations Joe Thomas, PhD Candidate, for passing his written qualifying exam! He will be working on the supercharged coiled-coil proteins for gene delivery. Keep it up, Joe!

|September 7th, 2017