Rice University bioengineer Junghae Suh and colleagues at three partner institutions will lead a study that aims to fix damaged hearts with therapeutic genes delivered by viruses.
The bioengineering alumna will join 48 others in a cohort studying at Stanford University.
Rice University bioengineer honored for biomaterials research
During the competition, 10 graduate students, six from the school of engineering, had just three minutes and a single slide to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance.
The $15 million will go toward reaching the Rice 360¬į goal of reducing preventable newborn deaths in Africa.