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Zachary Ball to lead Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering>

Zachary Ball to lead Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering

Rice University chemist Zachary Ball has been named director of Rice’s Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering (IBB). The institute promotes interdisciplinary research and education encompassing physics, chemistry, biology and engineering.

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Rice graduate student earns Department of Energy honorRice graduate student earns Department of Energy honor
September 18
A Rice University doctoral candidate is one of 52 nationwide selected by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science to participate in its graduate student research program.

 

Mikos honored by International Academy of Medical and Biological EngineeringMikos honored by International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering
September 14
Rice University bioengineer Antonios Mikos has been named a fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering.

 

Motorized molecules drill through cellsMotorized molecules drill through cells
August 30
Motorized molecules driven by light have been used to drill holes in the membranes of individual cells and show promise for either bringing therapeutic agents into the cells or directly inducing the cells to die.

 

Metal simplifies synthesis of antibody drugsMetal simplifies synthesis of antibody drugs
August 24
Rice University scientists have developed a method to efficiently modify natural antibodies that can deliver drugs to target cells. Adding a little extra metal is the key.