The labs of Professors Kai Zhang and Dipanjan Pan recently published a collaborative paper investigating the use of carbon dots with induced surface oxidation for imaging at single-particle level. The full paper is avaialble here.
Graduate student Shriyaa Mittal's article about planning and hosting an Illinois Biophysical Society networking event is featured on the BPS Blog
Anda Trifan has been awarded a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF). Created in the early 1990’s, the program was developed to meet the nation’s growing need for science and technology professionals with advanced computer skills. Congratulations, Anda!
Kevin Cheng has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRF). The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education. Congratulations, Kevin!
Kevin Cheng has been selected for campus-wide recognition by the Graduate College Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI). Kevin will be presented a certificate of achievement at the upcoming DEI'S Celebrating Diversity, Recognizing Excellence ceremony and reception. Recipients are nominated by their units based on academic, teaching or service achievements.
Biophysics Professor Saurabh Sinha has been named University Scholar for 2018. He is one of six on the Urbana campus who are being recognized for their "excellence in teaching, scholarship and service". Congratulations, Saurabh!
Administrative Coordinator, Cindy Dodds, will be leaving Biophysics on November 17th to take a new position in ChBE. Cindy has been the office administrator for over 23 years. To promote a smooth transition, she will continue as a consultant. We wish her the best!
The late Paul Lauterbur, has been inducted into the Engineering and Science Hall of Fame. Prof. Lauterbur was a member of the Biophysics faculty until his passing in 2007.