Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020
Clifford Brangwynne, professor of chemical and biological engineering, has been appointed the inaugural director of the Princeton Bioengineering Initiative. This initiative will support and expand the bioengineering activities already underway at the University, and ignite new directions in research, education and innovation at the intersection of...
Friday, Nov 13, 2020
Plastic pollution is ubiquitous today, with microplastic particles from disposable goods found in natural environments throughout the globe, including Antarctica. But how those particles move through and accumulate in the environment is poorly understood. Now a Princeton University study has revealed the mechanism by which microplastics, like...
Thursday, Nov 5, 2020
Clifford Brangwynne, professor of chemical and biological engineering at Princeton University and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, is one of two recipients of this year’s Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Nakasone Award.
Robert Prud’homme named first recipient of Princeton’s Dean for Research Award for Distinguished Innovation
Friday, Oct 30, 2020
Robert Prud’homme, professor of chemical and biological engineering at Princeton University, has been selected to receive the inaugural Dean for Research Award for Distinguished Innovation for the invention of flash nanoprecipitation, a method for creating nanoparticles that promises to improve the delivery of drugs throughout the body.
Princeton University professor discovers clues to Alzheimer’s disease, wins largest unrestricted scientific prize
Thursday, Oct 29, 2020
Clifford Brangwynne has won America’s largest unrestricted scientific prize for his discovery that upends previous understandings of the internal organization of cells.