News Archive

Dec 21st, 2012 - Our insect incubators finally arriving this Christmas. This will make our life much easier.
Come by if you want to know what "zoo" of creatures (invertebrates) we keep in the lab.

Dec 21st, 2012 - Thanks to anonymous donor for supporting our work on Foldscope.
In christmas spirit, we heartfully thank all the supporting agencies this year.

Dec 19th, 2012 - Our lab just got funding from the Spectrum foundation to support our work on novel vector survillence tools.
Congrats Hari on a great presentation.

Dec 15th-19, 2012 - Jim, Hari, Nimit and Manu will attend American Society of Cell Biology annual meeting in San Francisco.
Jim will present his poster on Foldscope in science education session. We will have microscopes for people to play with.

Dec 12th, 2012 - Manu will be presenting at the seminar series at Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale on Dec 12th, 2012.
He will share the lab's latest results in physical organismic biology and our efforts in making scientific tools available to the masses. The talk is titled "Hydraulic constraints on life: Feeding, flight and other amusements in science."

Dec 8th, 2012 - Lab's annual Christmas party is set for December 8th this year. We will celebrate the coming of Christmas with Dumont Lab members at 88 King St, San Francisco.

Nov 30, 2012 - Best wishes to Jim Cybulski for his triathalon. Go jim.

Nov 18th, 2012 - Manu, James, Yorgos and George leave for San diego for American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics.
Shuold be a great meeting. Talks by Yorgos, George and Manu. Looking forward to seeing all our old friends.. We are back from San Diego. Had a fantastic visit. The talks were very well received.

Nov 10th, 2012 - Prakash lab at Flugtag, SF
Come and enjoy seeing "some" people fly.
Pictures to come..

Nov 1st, 2012 - Arjun Bhargava (BioE undergrad) starts as a rotation student in the lab.
Welcome Arjun.

Nov 1st, 2012 - Prakash lab project Foldscope wins Gates Exploration grant
Congrats Jim Cybulski and James Clements. This allows us to go collect field data. Where would you like to go? Thank you Bill and Mellinda Gates.

Oct 20th, 2012 - Congrats Yorgos for passing your PhD Quals exam. Well done!!

Oct 20th, 2012 - Congrats Haripriya for winning the best poster award at the Stanford BioEngineering 2012 retreat held at beautiful Santa Cruz resort.
The lab also had the most number of posters at the retreat (seven in total). Our kinkos bill usually runs high. Great job everyone who presented.

Oct 12th, 2012 - Manu gave a seminar at UC Merced Physics seminar series.
A delightful day at the Natural Sciences department at UC Merced.

Sept 2012 - Haripriya Mukundarajan and Georgios Katsikis (Stanford ME graduate student) join the lab.
Welcome Hari and Yorgos.

Sept 2012 - Nathaniel Eiseman (Stanford Biochemistry graduate program) starts as a rotation student in the lab.
Welcome Nathaniel. Now we have two Nate and two James.

Aug 2012 - Nimit Jain (Stanford Bioengineering graduate program) starts as a rotation student in the lab.
Welcome Nimit.

August 7th, 2012 - Sam Whiteley (UCSD Physics undergrad) interns at the lab over the summer.
Welcome Sam.

July 17th, 2012 - Yanting Song vists the lab as a summer intern from University of Tokyo.

July 2012 - Miles Steele (high school student, Deerfield Academy) vists the lab over the summer.
Thanks for bringing the unicycle back, Miles. Congrats on being accepted as an undergrad at MIT.

June 2012 - Sophie Meyer (Stanford undergrad) and Margreth Mpossi (Stanford undergrad) join as summer rotation students under the Research for Undergraduates (REU) program.

May 19th 2012 - Prakash Lab at Makerfaire, SF
A day filled with shopbots and flames, electrocution and some ice cream.

May 2nd, 2012 - Manu is named one of the two 2012 Baxter Faculty Scholar.
Thanks to the Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation board. The presentation was a lot of fun.

April 19th, 2012 - Prakash Lab wins both the Vodafone wireless innovation challange and the United Nations Foundation mHealth Award.
Congrats James and Dhruv. The grant was based on our earlier field work in India and Thailand.

April 11th, 2012 - Thibaut Bardon arrives at PrakashLab as a summer intern from Ecole Polytechnique, Paris.
A warm welcome Thibaut.

March 30th, 2012 - Congrats James Clements for winning NSF Graduate Fellowship
Bold projects get some very bold reviews :)

Dec, 2011 - Jim Cybulksi (Stanford ME) and James Clements (Stanford Bioengineering) join the group as the first graduate students.

Sept 21, 2011 - Nate James Cira (Stanford Bioengineering) joins as a rotation student.

Sept20, 2011 - Hannah Rosen (Stanford Biology) joins as a lab rotation student.
Hannah is Hopkins Marine Station graduate student spening a year in our lab. Welcome Hannah.

Sept 20, 2011 - Manu was selected as a Terman Fellow for three years.
The fellowships were established by William Hewlett and David Packard, to aid young scientists with establishing their laboratories. The fellowships are a tribute to Frederick E. Terman, one of the mentors for Hewlett and Packard.

Sept 10th-22nd, 2011 - PrakashLab goes for the first field trip to India (Vellore, Bangalore) and Thailand. What a trip!!
Highlights included stops and meetings at Achira, Remidio, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Rural Unit of Health and Social Affairs (RUSHA), Thailand Ministry of Public Health, AFRIMS, Mahidol and Chulalongkorn University. Manu presented at several stops including Mahidol University and Chulalongkorn University.Lots of open brainstorming sessions. See pictures for details.

July 31st, 2011 - Aditya Gande, high school student joins the lab as intern.
Welcome Aditya.

July 2011 - James Clements (Stanford Bioengineering) joins the lab as the first rotation student.
Welcome James.

July 10th, 2011 - "Electrostatic control of nanowire synthesis" paper appears in Nature Materials.

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