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Virtual Tours Just Released

Oct. 26, 2020—  VINSE is pleased to announce virtual tours are now available for our Analytical Lab and Cleanroom. Analytical Lab Tour Cleanroom Tour    

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NSF seed grant supports biomanufacturing of new drug delivery technologies

Oct. 21, 2020—One of the challenges of drug delivery systems is to optimize their targeting properties so therapeutic compounds used in smaller amounts reach only a specific area of the body and result in little or no side effects. The ability to engineer the content of extracellular vesicles and target these EVs to specific sites offers the...

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NanoDay Virtual Poster Session

Oct. 8, 2020—2020 NanoDay! Virtual Poster Session will be held Friday, October 23, 3PM-5PM CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

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VINSE recognizes faculty accomplishments in annual fall faculty celebration

Oct. 4, 2020—Please congratulate the following members of the VINSE faculty on recent accomplishments and promotions. FFC 2020 program. FACULTY PROMOTIONS We celebrate the recent promotions of the following faculty: Endowed Chairs Craig L. Duvall named Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair Joshua D. Caldwell named Flowers Family Chancellor Faculty Fellow in Engineering Kelsey B. Hatzell named Flowers Family Dean’s...

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VINSE has established an exciting new partnership with EV Biologics

Oct. 1, 2020—CHEYENNE, WY / ACCESSWIRE / September 29, 2020 / EV Biologics, Inc. formerly Yulong Eco-Materials Limited (OTC PINK:YECO) today announced that it intends to utilize the advanced instrumentation and research staff at the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) and the Vanderbilt Center for Structural Biology (CSB) in the development of extracellular vesicle (EV)-based...

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James E. Crowe Awarded the Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research

Sep. 29, 2020—The Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research is Vanderbilt’s most prestigious faculty honor for achievement in research. This award honors a faculty member who has garnered significant critical recognition on a national or global scale. The award is accompanied by a cash prize of $10,000 and an engraved pewter julep cup. The winner’s name is added...

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Engineers develop better graphene sieve that could advance clean water efforts

Sep. 23, 2020—Developing atomically thin graphene membranes used to separate salt from water is extraordinarily complex and the effort grows more crucial as population growth, industrialization and climate change strain freshwater resources. Vanderbilt engineering researchers report a breakthrough in scalable fabrication of graphene membrane with a sealing technology that corrects variations in the pore size so they...

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Cynthia Reinhart-King receives 2020 Chancellor’s Award for Research

Sep. 9, 2020—Cynthia Reinhart-King is one of five Vanderbilt professors who received a Chancellor’s Award for Research at the Fall Faculty Assembly Aug. 27, 2020. This award recognizes faculty excellence in works published or presented in the last three calendar years. Honorees each receive a cash prize $2,000 and an engraved pewter julep cup. The annual event took place...

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Tiny tweezer developed at Vanderbilt can trap molecules on a nanoscale, creating powerful research capabilities into cancer metastasis, neurodegenerative diseases

Sep. 1, 2020—In 2018, one-half of the Nobel Prize was awarded to Arthur Ashkin, the physicist who developed optical tweezers, the use of a tightly focused laser beam to isolate and move micron-scale objects (the size of red blood cells). Now Justus Ndukaife, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Vanderbilt University, has developed the first-ever opto-thermo-electrohydrodynamic tweezers, optical nanotweezers...

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2020 NanoDay! Poster Competition

Aug. 31, 2020—VINSE will host our annual fall poster session as a highly interactive virtual event on Friday, October 23rd. Posters will be evaluated by both a panel of judges and virtual poster session attendees for an opportunity to win up to $500. All actively participating poster session presenters and attendees are eligible to receive a VINSE...

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