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Building a Better Liposome

Computational Models Suggest New Design for Nanoparticles Used in Targeted Drug Delivery

Using computational modeling, researchers have come up with a design for a better liposome. Their findings, while theoretical, could provide the basis for efficiently constructing new vehicles for nanodrug delivery.

MSCF Ranked First Among Financial Engineering Programs

MSCF holds top overall ranking and splits three-way tie for best employment outcome.

For the third time, the Master of Science in Computational Finance (MSCF) program at Carnegie Mellon University was awarded the top position in the 2015 QuantNet rankings of financial engineering programs.

Alison Barth Named Interim Director of BrainHub

Robert Kass Named Interim CMU Co-Director of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition

Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument Receives Next Step of Approval from DOE

Carnegie Mellon’s Shirley Ho Co-Chairs Working Group for Upcoming Major Sky Survey, Which Will Improve Understanding of the Universe

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) has reached its next major milestone. The project has received Critical Decision-2 approval from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Shirley Ho, a member of Carnegie Mellon’s McWilliams Center for Cosmology, is the co-chair of DESI’s Galaxy and Quasar Clustering Working Group.

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The Mellon College of Science is currently seeking an Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs.


James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series

Glen de Vries, Co-founder & President, Medidata Solutions

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Location: Simon Auditorium, Posner Hall

Glen de Vries is the President and Co-founder of Medidata Solutions, and the original architect of Medidata's cloud platform for clinical trials. De Vries received his BS in molecular biology and genetics from Carnegie Mellon University, worked as a research scientist at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and studied computer science at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematics.

All lectures are open to Carnegie Mellon faculty, students, staff and select guests, but registration is required.


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Read the latest issue of our alumni magazine, Science Connection.