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 Tulane Empowers

Scholarship recipients say ‘thank you’
More than 100 students turn out for the annual scholarship luncheon, to participate in a letter-writing event to donors.
 
Walking club steps up for health
The Soul Steppers of the Ninth Ward find exercise is the key to longevity and better health. View the video.
 
Hertz Center wows coaches, student-athletes
Green Wave fans help dedicate $13 million practice facility for basketball and volleyball teams.
 
PitchNOLA finds winner in ‘The Well’
Plan for an integrative medical practice wins “elevator-pitch” competition for ventures to spur social change in New Orleans.
 
$50 Million for Scholarships: New Weatherhead Pledge
Weatherhead Scholars Program to provide scholarships for students who enroll in community engagement curriculum.
 
Pro Bono Work Earns Top Award
Tulane Law School has been named Law School of the Year by the Pro Bono Project of Southeastern Louisiana.

Doctoral Student Wins Gates Foundation Grant

The $100,000 grant will help doctoral student Lakhinder Kamboj and his team develop a microfabricated bi-directional membrane to aid in childbirth. 

Kamboj
From left, doctoral student Lakhinder Kamboj with Sergey Shevkoplyas and Noshir Pesika, co-investigators on a $100,000 Gates Foundation grant. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celantano)

 

September 12, 2012

Belinda Lacoste
bal@tulane.edu

Lakhinder Kamboj, a doctoral student in Noshir Pesika’s laboratory submitted a winning proposal to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation netting a $100,000, Round 8 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant. More...

 

 

 

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