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Portrait of Sharon Glotzer

Making the rules

A profile on Sharon Glotzer, the new Anthony C. Lembke Department Chair of Chemical Engineering.|Medium Read

Q&A with Sharon Glotzer

The new chemical engineering chair lays out her vision for expanding the curriculum into the high-demand areas of data science and science & technology policy.|Medium Read
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Teaming up to tackle melanoma recurrence with microfluidics

Graduate student Heather Fairbairn and Associate Professor Sunitha Nagrath are developing a microfluidic technology that could revolutionize melanoma care and treatment. |Short Read
Mark A. Burns

Mark Burns appointed to new research positions

He has been named the Executive Director of MCubed and Research Innovation.|Short Read

“Labyrinth” chip could help monitor aggressive cancer stem cells

A breast cancer clinical trial relies on a hydrodynamic maze to capture cancer stem cells from patient blood.|Short Read

Bionic heart tissue: U-Michigan part of $20M center

Scar tissue left over from heart attacks creates dead zones that don’t beat. Bioengineered patches could fix that.|Medium Read

Reading cancer’s chemical clues

A nanoparticle-assisted optical imaging technique could one day read the chemical makeup of a tumor.|Medium Read
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A blood test can predict early lung cancer prognosis

Cancer cells traveling in groups through the bloodstream may signal the need for further treatment.|Medium Read
Scientist in the lab

U-M researchers are collaborating to create a new class of antibiotics known as nanobiotics.

Nicholas Kotov and J. Scott VanEpps are collaborating to create a new class of antibiotics known as nanobiotics.|Short Read
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Johannes Schwank elected AIChE Fellow

He has served AIChE in various capacities during his career|Short Read
Michael Solomon

Michael Solomon selected for interim appointments

Will serve as Interim Dean of Rackham Graduate School and Interim Vice Provost of Academic Affairs|Short Read

Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines

Citizens could become water quality watchdogs and monitor lead contamination at their own taps with new electronic sensors.|Medium Read