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Catherine Chia awarded the UW Presidential Freshman Medal

The UW President selects one student from each class based on their GPAs, rigor of classes, numbers of Honors courses and interdisciplinary research in the honors track. ┬áThis year, Catherine Chia was awarded the Freshman Medal. ┬áCatherine Chia studies biochemistry, neuroscience and anthropology and conducts research in our lab on the development of a point-of-care… Read more »

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Two Postdoctoral Scholar Positions Available

We are recruiting two postdoctoral scholars to work on projects developing drug adherence assays ( https://engineering.academickeys.com/seeker_job_display.php?dothis=display&job%5BIDX%5D=150862&override=1) and soft robotic tactile sensors (https://engineering.academickeys.com/seeker_job_display.php?dothis=display&job[IDX]=151345). These positions are available immediately. Please email Jonathan Posner ( jposner[a]uw.edu ) with your interest.

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Postdoctoral Scholar Position Opening: Rapid enzymatic assay for monitoring antiretroviral drug levels

The University of Washington (UW) in Seattle, Washington seeks to fill a full-time postdoctoral research associate position. The proposed position focuses on the development and translation to clinical care of a near-patient assay for measuring antiretroviral drug concentrations indicative of long-term adherence to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The successful candidate will work in the Posner… Read more »

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Sullivan and Posner team up with regional first responders on mask decontamination

Thanks to a unique and innovative Washington partnership, first responders have a new tool for the pandemic. Stations across the region have begun receiving University of Washington-designed, locally manufactured systems to decontaminate the high-demand face masks needed to protect them from COVID-19 while carrying out their essential duties. See the entire story here. Ben Sullivan… Read more »

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Andrew defended his PhD Thesis!

Andrew Bender defended his PhD thesis titled Sample Preparation for Point-of-Care Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing of Bloodborne Viruses. Congratulations Dr Bender!