Student Research

Brady Laughlin selected for 2013 TGen internship

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Haynes lab undergraduate researcher Brady Laughlin has been selected for a summer 2013 internship at TGen. Helios Scholars at TGen is a paid, eight-week summer internship program in biomedical research open to Arizona high school, undergraduate, graduate and medical school students. Interns work full-time on a research project under the mentorship of a TGen scientist to unravel the genetic components of diabetes, neurological disease and cancer. At TGen North in Flagstaff, interns focus their summer research on public health and pathogens such as Valley Fever and antibiotic resistant bacteria. Congratulations, Brady!

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Rene Davis receives a 2013 ARCS award

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Haynes lab Ph.D. student Rene Davis is a 2013 recipient of an Advancing Science in America (ARCS) Award. She was invited to the 38th annual ARCS Scholar Dinner at the Phoenix Art Museum on Friday, April 26, 2013, where she presented a poster for her project “Exploring Cell-Cell Communication to Engineer Living Biosensors.”

Haynes lab undergraduates to speak at the 2013 IBE conference

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Congratulations to Caroline Hom (Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative fellow) and the 2012 ASU iGEM team members Khateeb Hyder Hussain, Ryan Muller, Nisarg Patel, and Abhinav Markus (FURI) for being invited to give oral presentations at the 2013 Institute for Biological Engineering conference this week!

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Congratulations! Three Haynes lab undergraduates got research funding.

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Congratulations to Abhinav Markus, Amanda Ispas, and Brady Laughlin for getting research support from the Fulton Undergraduate Research initiative (FURI) for 2013.

Engineering students’ research in spotlight at major biomedical conferences

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J. Kullman, 11.13.2012, ASU Full Circle: Caroline Hom, a senior biomedical engineering major and Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) Fellow, presented her work on a project titled “Synthetic Biology and Bioinformatics for Predictable Control of Therapeutic Genes.”

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Student team wins gold in synthetic biology competition

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S. Leander, 10.19.2012, ASU News: A team of Arizona State University undergraduates earned a gold medal and a spot in the international championship event for one of the world’s premiere student engineering and science competitions. In addition, the ASU team won the prestigious “Best Human Practices Advance” award. This award is presented to teams working to find new ways to help people address the impacts of ongoing advances in biotechnology.

Read more at ASU News.