Department of Chemistry



Prof. Alexander Star is the Principal Investigator of a winning team in the "Pitt Innovation Challenge”.

November 14, 2014 - 1:17pm

"Team Nanoketo" included Alexander Star, David Finegold (Professor of Pediatrics and Human Genetics), and Alex’s graduate students James Ellis, Sean Hwang, and Gregory Morgan.  Only three teams were chosen from among the 60 competitors.   Each team will receive a $100K research award.  The teams were to propose a solution to the challenge, "From cell to community: How can we individualize solutions for better health(care)?"Link to the announcement and a 2-minute video (Nanoketo).