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Daniel Research Group Paper Receives Editor's Choice

By: Taylor Parente

Congratulations to the Daniel research group on receiving "Editor's Choice" from the American Chemical Institute for their paper titled Mechanistic Understanding of the Modes of Ca2+ Ion Binding to the SARS-CoV1 Fusion Peptide and Their Role in the Dynamics of Host Membrane Penetration. Read more

Jesus Lopez Baltazar Awarded Jalisco’s Top Youth Honor for Scientific Achievement

Chemical Engineering Ph.D. candidate, Jesus Miguel Lopez Baltazar, has received the state of Jalisco’s (Mexico) most prestigious youth award, the 2023 Premio Estatal de la Juventud (State Youth Prize), the highest honor given by the government to its citizens under 30 years old. One of 7 recipients, Jesus Lopez was recognized in the scientific category. Jesus is a sixth year Ph.D. candidate in the Smith School working on the detection of cancer-derived extracellular vesicle transmembrane protein biomarkers using surface plasmon resonance biosensors under the mentorship of professor Qiuming Yu... Read more

Professor Alex Woltornist and the Erskine Fellowship

After visiting New Zealand 3 years ago with his wife, Alex instantly fell in love with the area. This is where he heard about the Erskine program at the University of Canterbury. This program allows 70 visiting international senior academics to lecture undergraduates and postgraduate students. Alex refers to himself more as a technical advisor, his role is to interact with different student teams, as well as 4th year process design students. He commends this program for being hands on and truly allowing students the opportunity to learn through doing. Read more