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 Tulane Empowers

Health economics student takes first place in global challenge
Entry in Dairy Data Challenge proposes better data collection to boost production and quality of milk, increasing farmer income and improving nutrition.
 
Cowen Institute helps high schoolers advance
AdvanceNOLA aims to improve college readiness through the work of graduate students working in four high schools.
 
New Orleans Posse chapter opens with Tulane’s help
A $200,000 grant from the Edward G. Schlieder Educational Foundation boosts program that provides a social network for New Orleans teens bound for college.
 
Medical student learns as he gives back
A second-year medical student, Mike Bosworth benefits from “adopt-a-student” program.
 
Art Looks Through Water
A Studio in the Woods awards residencies to five artists who will offer different perspectives on water.
 
Malaria Vaccine Relies on Mosquito Bites
A new vaccine may break the cycle of transmission of a disease that kills nearly 800,000 people every year worldwide.

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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