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  Penn Engineers Identify Protein Implicated in 3-D Epigenetics of Brain Development
 
Jennifer Phillips-Cremins, Assistant Professor in Bioengineering, studies the three-dimensional folding of the genome and the role it plays in brain development. Phillips-Cremins and lab member Jonathan Beagan have led a new study identifying a new protein that connects loops in embryonic stem cells as they begin to differentiate into types of neurons.
 
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  Thirty Faculty Join Penn Engineering
  Penn Engineering is in the midst of its largest faculty expansion in history, adding 30 new faculty members in the span of two years. Vijay Kumar, Nemirovsky Family Dean, has made faculty expansion a priority since his appointment in July 2015. The effort is part of the Penn Engineering 2020 strategic plan, which aims to expand the size of the faculty body to 150, an increase of 33 percent, by the end of the decade.
 
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  Penn Students' Design To Reach New Heights Aboard the ISS
  Dan Huh, Wilf Family Term Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering, and G. Scott Worthen, a professor of pediatrics in the Perelman School of Medicine and a physician-scientist in neonatology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, are developing a technology to better understand how microgravity — an environmental condition in which people and objects appear to be weightless — negatively affects immune system function.
 
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  Dave Meaney Elected To BMES Class of 2017 Fellows
 
Dave Meaney, Solomon R. Pollack Professor and Chair in the Department of Bioengineering, has been elected to the Bioengineering Medical Society (BMES) Class of 2017 Fellows. Fellow status is awarded to Society members who demonstrate exceptional achievements and experience in the field of biomedical engineering, and hold a record of membership and participation in the Society.
 
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