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Congratulations to Senior Wilson Jeter

Congratulations to Senior Wilson Jeter

Congratulations to senior Wilson Jeter, recipient of a scholarship from the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). Read More

Dr. Nicholas Sandoval

Dr. Nicholas Sandoval to Join the Department

Dr. Nicholas Sandoval will be joining the department in August 2016! His research interests are in the development of advanced synthetic biology tools in non-model microbes, directed evolution to engineer microbes, and more.

Julie Albert

Dr. Julie Albert Awarded Early-Career Research Fellowship

Dr. Albert has been selected as one of eight recipients of the prestigious Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowship...Read More

Dr. Anne Robinson Named 2015 Perlman Award Lecturer

Dr. Anne Robinson to Receive Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Publication

Prof. Anne Skaja Robinson is the recipient of the Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Publication...Read More

CBE Department News

  • Vijay John One of 3 Tulane PI's to be Funded in Latest Gulf (GoMRI) Program. Read More »
  • Leila Pashazanusi's poster took home the People's Choice Award at the 89th Annual ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium held at Carnegie Mellon University this past June. Read More »
  • Congratulations to Our 2015 Class! Read More »
  • The Tulane University community will gather for Commencement on Saturday morning (May 16) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to recognize the achievements of the class of 2015 and to honor two faculty members for their outstanding work in teaching undergraduates. Read More »
  • Prof. Anne Robinson has been named the 2015 Perlman Awardee of the American Chemical Society BIOT division. The David Perlman Memorial Lectureship was initiated to honor the University of Wisconsin professor who was renowned for his efforts in microbial technology, and for his intensity, conviction, and discipline. Read More »
  • Dr. W T Godbey, an Associate Professor in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at Tulane University, recently released a new book, An Introduction to Biotechnology: The Science, Technology and Medical Applications. Read More »
  • The O'Connor lab hosted four 30-minute tours in November during the School of Science and Engineering's Homecoming Open House for students, their families and alumni. Read More »
  • Please join us in congratulating Dr. Brian Mitchell, who has been appointed Dean-in-Residence at the National Science Foundation/Council of Graduate Schools, and will be taking an 18 month leave of absence effective February 1, 2015. Read More »

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