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A wrist with a lightweight, 3D-printed wrist reaching for a machine

September 17, 2019

Designing and 3D-Printing a Better Brace

Duke Engineering senior Anuj Thakkar and mechanical engineer/teaching assistant Atanaz Bohlooli design, modify and test a 3D-printed cast for Anuj's wrist

Capsules containing tailored bacteria called “swarmbots” grow and shrink in response to the chemical environment they contain.

September 17, 2019

Programmable Swarmbots Help Make Flexible Biological Tools

The biomanufacturing platform uses bursting bacteria and a shrinking capsule to produce targeted proteins

Recombinant proteins may become more important as anti-cancer biologic drugs if they can be delivered in selected combinations by a slow release gel. (Credit: Mandana Manzari)

September 16, 2019

Genetic Targeting Gives Cancer Therapy a Better Shot at Success

A promising cancer therapy overcomes the body’s innate resistance using CRISPR/Cas targeting and drug delivery gel

Fundamentals of Startup Law

11:00 am to 3:00 pm The Bullpen at Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative

Presenter: Justyn Kasierski, JD, Hutchison PLLC

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On-Camera Communication [REGISTRATION FULL]

10:00 am to 1:00 pm 3240B Fitzpatrick Center (MEMP Suite)

Presenter: Karin Reed

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Media Coverage

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MedGadget | September 18, 2019

Bacterial Swarmbots to Produce Biologic Drugs

Featuring Lingchong You


Chemical and Engineering News | September 16, 2019

The Toilet Gets a Makeover

Featuring Jeff Glass


Popular Mechanics | September 11, 2019

What the World Needs Now Is Superhard Carbon

Featuring Stefano Curtarolo

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