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May 9, 2014

A mini-review by CBE director Phil Stewart in the FEMS journal Pathogens and Disease examines the little-discussed role of mechanical clearance in the tenacity of biofilm infections.

May 9, 2014

Collection of the latest publications from CBE faculty, researchers, and students.

May 6, 2014

CBE faculty member Brent Peyton, professor, chemical and biological engineering, will present “Unknown Yellowstone: Microbial discoveries,” at the upcoming informal event “Science and Suds,” on Thursday, May 15, at Lone Peak Brewery in Big Sky, Montana.

May 5, 2014

The summer Montana Biofilm Meeting for our Industrial Associate members and invited guests will be held in Bozeman, Montana July 15–17, 2014 (Tuesday-Thursday).

March 19, 2014

The 2013 CBE annual report features three brief biofilm 'lessons': microbially influenced corrosion, infection, and the extracellular matrix.

May 2, 2014

Jordan Kennedy's work in the laboratories of MSU faculty members Jennifer Brown (chemical and biological engineering) and Sarah Codd (mechanical and industrial engineering) prepared her well for her next step: a summer at Harvard.

May 2, 2014

Robin Gerlach, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering, received the College of Engineering 2014 award for Excellence in Research

May 1, 2014

Year after year, MSU students who participate in CBE research inspire us with their personal qualities, energy, and productivity. Among this year’s best, we celebrate Steven Davis, who turned potentially debilitating injury into academic success and inspiration to tribal communities across Montana.

May 1, 2014

A public workshop titled “Biofilms, Medical Devices, and Anti-Biofilm Technology – Challenges and Opportunities” was held on the White Oak Campus of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Silver Spring, Maryland on February 20, 2014.

May 1, 2014

CBE’s highly respected Danish colleague Søren Molin, Technical University of Denmark, was recently awarded the 2014 Novo Nordisk Prize for his pioneering studies of bacterial biofilms and their significance in developing disease.

April 29, 2014

Announcing thesis defense presentations for the following CBE graduate candidates:

April 18, 2014

Recapping the CBE's recent outreach and new visiting researchers.

April 18, 2014

Recap of recent invited talks and poster presentations by CBE faculty, researchers, and students.

April 15, 2014

Collection of the latest publications from CBE faculty, researchers, and students.

March 18, 2014

Mark your calendars for the upcoming MSU Student Research Celebration on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

March 24, 2014

The CBE is pleased to continue its program to encourage the participation of outstanding non-MSU biofilm investigators at its semi-annual Montana Biofilm Science and Technology Meetings.

March 21, 2014

The University Facilities Planning Board at Montana State University will hold three open meetings in March and April to collect input on the site for the new Norm Asbjornson Innovation Center.

March 21, 2014

The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) study group on biofilms is now accepting applications for the 2014 online biofilm course “Bacterial biofilms and their role in chronic diseases.”

February 20, 2014

The CBE co-sponsored a public workshop on biofilms in partnership with the federal Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, February 20, at the FDA campus in Silver Spring, Maryland.

March 27, 2014

Be sure to stop by MSU’s 2014 Nano Days on Wednesday, April 2!

CBE faculty member Connie Chang, assistant research professor, chemical and biological engineering, will be presenting "Tiny test tubes created using the magic of microfluidics,” to fifth graders from local elementary schools.