BEDD Research featured @ Inaugural 2019 AfroBiotech Conference

Dr. Patrick Ymele-Leki was an invited speaker at the 2019 AfroBiotech Conference, which took place on October 27-29 in Atlanta, GA. He introduced the diverse breadth of scientific research undertaken by chemical engineering faculty and students at Howard University and presented BEDD lab’s work on the PTS system and Vibrio cholerae biofilms. The inaugural AfroBiotech […]

BEDD Research featured @ 2019 US-Africa Forum on Nanotechnology Convergence for Sustainable Energy, Water and Environment

Ms. Tafadzwa Chigumira (BEDD MS student) and Dr. Tao Wei (assistant professor of chemical engineering) attended the NSF-supported “US-Africa Forum on Nanotechnology Convergence for Sustainable Energy, Water and Environment” held at Johannesburg, South Africa, on August 2019. The forum brought together academics working in nanotechnology and nanoscience to address issues of energy, water and environmental […]

BEDD Research @ 2018 Howard University Research Symposium

Research from the Biofilm Engineering and Drug Discovery (BEDD) group was featured at the 2018 Howard University Research Symposium (April 9-13) in Washington, DC. Our students and post-doctoral fellow proudly presented their (more…)

BEDD Research featured at 2018 ERN Conference in STEM

Research from the Biofilm Engineering and Drug Discovery (BEDD) group was featured at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Washington, DC. The ERN conference was held (more…)

BEDD Research @ 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting

Research from the Biofilm Engineering and Drug Discovery (BEDD) group was featured at the 2017 Annual Student Conference (October 27-30) in Minneapolis, MN. (more…)

BEDD Research featured at 2017 BMES Annual Meeting

Research from the Biofilm Engineering and Drug Discovery (BEDD) group was featured at the 2017 BMES (Biomedical Engineering Society) Annual Meeting (October 11-14) in Phoenix, AZ. (more…)

BEDD Group to Host Professional Development Day for Educators

The BEDD group held a Professional Development Day for high-school STEM educators from Friendship Public Charter School on October 5th, 2017. “Safety in the science classroom and laboratory” was (more…)

Dr. Ymele-Leki’s Research Seminar at UVA’s Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Ymele-Leki gave a research seminar on July 18, 2017, at the University of Virginia’s Department of Biomedical Engineering. The talk was titled “Controlling Microbial Growth: Challenges and Applications.” The seminar introduced ongoing efforts in the laboratory to (more…)

Mahtab Waseem wins Third Place at 2017 ERN Conference in STEM

Research from the Biofilm Engineering and Drug Discovery (BEDD) group was featured at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Washington, DC. The ERN conference was held (more…)

BEDD Research featured at 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting

Research from the Biofilm Engineering and Drug Discovery (BEDD) group was featured at the 2016 Annual Student Conference (November 11-14) and the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting (November 13-18) in San Francisco, CA. (more…)