The latest news and developments from the Green lab at BU.
Green lab receives DARPA YFA
The Green lab has been awarded at 2017 DARPA Young Faculty Award in the Biopolymers on Demand topic area. The grant provides $500,000 in funding over two years to develop RNA-programmed systems for synthesis of complex bioactive molecules.
ASU assistant professor of the School of Molecular Sciences and Biodesign Institute researcher Alex Green earned an Arizona Biomedical Research Commission (ABRC) New Investigator to develop an easy to use test kit for Valley fever, which is a disease caused by fungal spores native to the Southwestern United States. (ASU News story)
Four faculty members in the School of Molecular Sciences have recently received national recognition for their research and scholarship. Assistant Professor Alex Green of the Biodesign Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics has been named a 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow. (ASU News story)
It was a year of big headlines for both the nation and Arizona State University. As the world has been faced with new challenges — and opportunities for new solutions — ASU has found innovative ways to help the communities it serves. (ASU News story)
Popular Science named a low-cost Zika virus test developed by researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University in Boston and Arizona State University a 2016 Best of What’s New award winner in the health category. (ASU News story)
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed to establish collaborations between ASU researchers and Mexico’s Salud Digna for studies related to preventative health-care services. This MOU provides our group access to flavivirus samples for diagnostics development. (ASU News story)
Alexander Green, Ph.D., of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, has been selected as one of three finalists for the Phoenix Business Journal’s Health Care Hero award in the research/innovator category. The annual award honors exemplary performance in the Phoenix health care industry. (ASU News story)
Fear of the Zika virus is spreading as images of afflicted infants fill the news. Hoping to foil Zika’s rapid advance, researchers from the Wyss Institute in Boston, along with colleagues from Arizona State University, have developed a low-cost, practical diagnostic that can be easily administered, even in areas where resources and medical expertise are scarce. (ASU News story)