CIDAR wetlab research is featured in Boston University’s Healthcare Technology Research for work on “Reconfigurable Biology,” which investigates Tuberculosis.
BU iGEM Team wins “Best Software Award” at the 2011 World Championship Jamboree.
Evelyn Orozco and Vanessa Yanez awarded Coalition to Diversify Computing (CDC) Sending Students to Technical Conferences Program Awards for $1000 each to attend iGEM.
Abstract “Specify, Design and Assemble – A Top-Down Design Flow Using Clotho” selected for a talk at Cold Springs Harbor Asia Conferences – 2011 Symposium: Design & Synthesis of Biological Systems, November 7-11, Suzhou, China. CIDAR graduate researcher Evan Appleton will present the talk.
New Scientist features Professor Densmore in their article, “Life on the Cutting Edge,” where he discusses the search for tenure-track professorship positions and the challenges of changing fields.
BU iGEM team earns Gold Medal (24 out of 69 teams) and iGEM World Championship Advance (26 out of 69 teams) awards at 2011 iGEM American Regional Jamboree.
Roza Ghamari offered a position at Hewlett Packard after completing her thesis entitled, “Applying Hardware Description Languages to Genetic Circuit Design.”
UROP fall funding for 2011 awarded to BU iGEM/CIDAR members Evelyn Orozco and Janoo Fernandes.
Evan Appleton wins Honorable Mention for Lightning Talk at 2011 Fall SynBERC Retreat at Harvard Medical School.
CIDAR lab members Evan Appleton and Viktor Vasilev (along with two other BU Bioinformatics PhD students) win 3rd Best Poster prize at The 11th Annual International Workshop on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology hosted in Berlin, Germany for their poster: “Comparative Gene Expression Analysis in Non-Human Primates Infected with Anthrax, Poxviruses and Filoviruses” (Advisor: Dr. John Connor, BUSM).