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Mathew Paszek

Matthew Paszek is living his dream. As a “naive” undergrad, he attended Cornell, studying for his bachelor’s in chemical engineering. Fast forward eleven years, and here he is, an assistant professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Enginee...

Julius Lucks breaks the rules to study the most engineerable molecule on the planet

Professor Lucks talks about his work with engineerable molecules.

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DeLisa lab creates therapeutic proteins in a 'snap'

Anne Ollis, a postdoc in the DeLisa research group, invented a new technique, called ‘GlycoSNAP’

Lucks featured in Engineering College Magazine as 'Code Breaker' for Unlocking the Secrets of RNA

Professor Julius Lucks and his lab is featured in the Cornell Engineering Magazine


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