Putnam Lab Welcomes New Postdoc

The Putnam Lab is thrilled to welcome a new postdoc into the group, Dr. Nisha Kannan! Dr. Kannan has been a long-time “unofficial” member of Club Putnam, having collaborated extensively with Dr. Curley on past projects. She received her PhD in Molecular Medicine from the Norwegian University of Science & Technology in 2018 and is an expert in immunology and vaccine development. Welcome Dr. Kannan, we are so happy to have you!

Dr. Curley Becomes Professor Curley

Dr. Curley has accepted a position as the Mary H. and Richard K. Templeton Assistant Professor in the Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering Department at Union College in Schenectady, New York. She will begin teaching in the fall and will establish her own lab to train undergraduates in vaccine development and bioconjugate chemistry. Congratulations Dr. Curley! We will miss you!

Dr. Putnam Named Associate Dean for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

As of February 15th, 2021, Dr. Putnam has been named the inaugural Associate Dean for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the College of Engineering. In this three-year position, he will oversee all activities in the college related to entrepreneurship and technology transfer and implement the college’s mission to elevate its national stature as a center for innovation and commercialization. Congratulations Dr. Putnam!