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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Rebecca Doerge Appointed Dean of the Mellon College of Science

Rebecca Doerge
Rebecca Doerge

Rebecca Doerge, the Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Purdue University, has been appointed as the next dean of the Mellon College of Science at Carnegie Mellon University, effective Aug. 1. Doerge will hold joint faculty appointments in the Department of Biological Sciences in the Mellon College of Science and the Department of Statistics in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.


Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Chien Ho Develops Bio-Mimicry Method for Preparing and Labeling Stem Cells

Researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University Professor of Biological Sciences Chien Ho have developed a new method for preparing mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) that not only leads to the production of more native stem cells, but also labels them with a FDA approved iron-oxide nanoparticle (Ferumoxytol). The technology could allow researchers to track the cells in vivousing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during preclinical and clinical trials. MORE
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Simon ProSEED Grants Awarded to Nine Learning Science Projects

Carnegie Mellon University’s ProSEED grant program will fund nine new technology-enhanced learning (TEL) projects designed to improve education for CMU students while advancing our understanding of how humans learn. Grantees include the Mellon College of Science's Shoba Subramanian. MORE
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Aryn Gittis, Joel McManus Awarded Eberly Family Career Development Professorships in Biological Sciences

Assistant professors Aryn Gittis and Joel McManus have received Eberly Family Career Development Professorships in Biological Sciences. The professorships were established in 1993 to recruit, retain and recognize exceptional biological sciences faculty in the Mellon College of Science.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

MCS Students Earn Education and Research Awards

The Mellon College of Science (MCS) presented its awards for education and research during the college’s annual faculty meeting on Monday, May 2. Winners included Shadab Alam, Rebecca Alford and Clive Newstead. MORE

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