News: Angela Belcher

Angela Belcher presenting at 17th Annual Summer Symposium

Angela Belcher is presenting on June 15, 2018 at MIT’s Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, which is presenting its 17th annual Summer Symposium: Breakthrough Cancer Nanotechnologies. Nanomedicine is a converging field of study in biology and engineering where…  

Deshpande Center and J-WAFS announce fall 2017 research grants

The MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation announced today the award of $768,000 in grants to 17 MIT research teams currently working on early-stage technologies. DMSE-related projects include: "Structured Nucleic Acid Nanoparticle Therapeutic Delivery Platform" — Mark Bathe,…  

Converging on cancer at the nanoscale

This summer, the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT marks the first anniversary of the launch of the Marble Center for Cancer Nanomedicine. The Marble Center for Cancer Nanomedicine focuses on grand challenges in cancer detection, treatment, and monitoring that can…  

Graphene sheets capture cells efficiently

"The material used in this research is an oxidized version of the two-dimensional form of pure carbon known as graphene, which has been the subject of widespread research for over a decade because of its unique mechanical and electrical characteristics. The key to the new process is heating the…  

Professor Amar G. Bose Research Grant awarded to Angela Belcher

Professor Angela Belcher was awarded a Professor Amar G. Bose Research Grant for her development of toxin-eating yeast. “Our plan is to develop environmentally friendly, on-demand biological systems for cleaning up the environment,” says Angela Belcher, who is the James Mason Crafts…  

You're the Expert: Angela Belcher

Professor Angela Belcher participated in a comedy/educational audio show on WBUR 90.9, Boston's NPR News Station called You're the Expert.  "Dr. Angela Belcher is an MIT professor and a MacArthur genius. She teaches comedians Aparna Nancherla, Josh Sharp, and Bobby Smithney about…  

Glowing tumors light a path to cancer treatment

A new mechanism developed by Professor Angela Belcher and her team of others offers improved ovarian cancer detection and removal.  "A team at MIT, headed by Professor Angela Belcher at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, had been targeting a variety of cancers that pose…  

National Academy of Inventors

Professor Angela Belcher has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding…  

CERA Week updates

The energy conference IHS CERAWeek took place last week in Houston. About a dozen MIT researchers gave presentations and the Thursday panel including Angela Belcher, Vladimir Bulovic, Don Sadoway, and Alex Slocum was   

Prof. Belcher to participate in Science Café

On Tuesday evening, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. Cary Memorial Library will become the first public library in Massachusetts to introduce the concept of Science Cafés. Science Café events bring local scientists face-to-face with the general public, for a lively and interactive scientific discussion, which…