Goal Is To Make Computers Learn Like Humans
Carnegie Mellon University atmospheric chemist Ryan Sullivan has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation. The five-year grant supports his research aimed at understanding how the chemical evolution of particles in the atmosphere impacts the formation of ice in clouds.
Jaycox is one of 15 individuals nationwide to receive a 2016 Churchill Scholarship, one of the most prestigious awards for study abroad in the United Kingdom. Jaycox is the 12th CMU student to receive the scholarship, which funds a year of postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge.
Researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University’s Molecular and Biosensor Imaging Center (MBIC) Director Marcel Bruchez have re-engineered a fluorescent probe into a powerful optogenetic photosensitizer that can be used to manipulate cells. The technology could help researchers better understand the role certain cells and proteins play in everyday function and disease, and could possibly be used as a targeted therapy for cancer and other diseases. Their findings were published online today by Nature Methods.