Biosciences


Colloidal chains that can mimic the swimming and crawling movements of real organisms could have have a significant benefit to the development of in vivo targeted drug delivery systems.
A team of Mines professors have received National Science Foundation funding to develop computational tools to predict COVID-19 infections at individual and population levels.
Melissa Krebs, associate professor in chemical and biological engineering, explains how hydrogel bandages can improve the healing time in diabetic wounds.
“Current products on the market for diabetic foot ulcers are not meeting the clinical need," Chemical & Biological Engineering Associate Professor Melissa Krebs said.
The assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering is developing an optical sensing platform – with nanosensors small enough to fit in the spaces between bacteria.
A prosthetic device designed to give transgender men the functionality and look of a natal male penis is the winner of the Fall 2019 Capstone Design Showcase.
Associate Chemistry Professor Judith Klein-Seetharaman is leading a two-year $1.7 million National Science Foundation project that's bringing together experts in coral biology, computer science, systems biology, nanotoxicology and structural engineering.
Breaking the mold is the bread and butter of Human Centered Design Studio, a two-semester capstone course at Mines focused on developing adaptive equipment for people (and sometimes animals) with disabilities.
As medical care becomes more personalized, Mines researchers are forging ahead in the field by developing nano-sized biotechnology that was once the stuff of science fiction.
The new head of the Anuj Chauhan, who joined Mines in August, comes from the University of Florida, where he served on the chemical engineering faculty since 2001. "This department is doing extremely