ACES: Association of Chemical Engineering Graduate Students

April 1, 2019

2016 Distinguished Young Scholars Seminar

The 2016 co-winners for best DYSS seminar (as selected by our students) are Dr. Mark Hendricks (left) from Northwestern University and Mark Borysiak (right) from the University of Washington

Congratulations Dr. Mark Hendricks and Mark Borysiak!

2016 Schedule of Speakers:

Date Speaker and Lecture Title
June 20 Aaron Anselmo, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate, MIT
Interfacing Cells and Materials for Advanced Delivery Systems
June 27 Mark Hendricks, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University
Using Precursors to Control Nanomaterial Synthesis: A Tunable Library of Substituted Thiourea Precursors to Metal Sulfide Nanocrystals
July 11 Mark Borysiak
Graduate Student, University of Washington
Point-of-care HIV-1 diagnostic: 15-minute nucleic acid extraction and amplification from whole blood using electrokinetic paper substrates
July 18 Danielle Mai
Graduate Student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Single Molecule Studies of Branched Polymer Dynamics
July 25 Christopher Madl
Graduate Student, Stanford University
Maintenance of Neural Progenitor Cell Stemness in 3D Hydrogels Requires Matrix Remodeling
August 1 Nathan Mahynski, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Structure-Directing Soft Matter Agents: A New Twist on Colloidal Crystal Assembly
August 8 Hamed Arami, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University
Magnetic Particles Imaging (MPI) for Early Disease Diagnosis
August 15 Lisa Sawicki
Graduate Student, University of Delaware
Tunable Hydrogels to Identify Microenvironmental Regulation of Breast Cancer Recurrence