"The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who...
Noelle successfully defended her PhD in Chemical Engineering as a joint student in the Cegelski and Fuller labs with her thesis Characterization of hydrogel contact lens materials and their interaction with tear film proteins. The room was overflowing with lab mates, family, faculty, and friends. Congratulations Noelle!
One week and three dissertations later, Dr. Alex Antonoplis has joined the crew of new Cegelski lab graduates. She presented her thesis work Breaching Barriers: New Antibiotic Strategies for Targeting Pathogenic Bacteria. Congratulations Alex!
Yesterday we celebrated Dr. Wiriya Thongsomboon for defending her Chemistry Ph.D. dissertation Phosphoethanolamine Cellulose: Discovery, Biosynthesis, and Importance in E. coli Biofilms. Congratulations Wiriya!
Dr. Joseph Romaniuk successfully defended his Chemistry Ph.D. dissertation titled Opening the envelope: Studying bacterial cell envelopes with NMR: Peptidoglycan and teichoic acids in the cell wall and biofilms of S. aureus. Congratulations Joe!