Undergraduates expand scientific experiences over summer

Putnam Lab undergraduates are doing exciting things this summer!

Aditya completes his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering this spring. He is then heading to MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering and Science.
Saie will be interning at Procter and Gamble.
Hannah will be taking part in the University of Pennsylvania  Student Scholars Program.
Ashley will be completing research at the NIH.

Aditya Misra selected to present at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

aditya-thumbCongratulations to Aditya Misra, who will be heading to the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Tampa, FL to give an oral presentation entitled “Studying Human T Cell Behavior In Lymphopenic Environments In Humanized Mice”.  This work is a result of Aditya’s summer research at Columbia University Medical Center under Dr. Megan Sykes M.D.

Congrats Dr. Jose!

IMG_8343Congratulations to Jose Rios on successfully defending his thesis, “Anionic Microgels Fabricated with a New Microemulsion Approach for the Encapsulation and Release of Proteins and Higher Order Constructs.”  Special committee members were Michael Shuler and Geoffrey Coates.