York MSc candidate to compete in national graduate student event

York University MSc candidate Reema Rahman will compete at the 2017 TEXPO Graduate Student Competition and Exposition, a national event co-hosted by CMC Microsystems and NanoCanada.

Reema Rahman (image: LinkedIn)

Reema Rahman. Image: LinkedIn

Rahman, who is working toward a master’s degree in biomedical science and earned her BSc from York in 2016, joins more than 25 teams from universities across Canada competing for $12,00 in prizes.

She will compete for the Award for Excellence in Nanofabrication, and will present “The Use of Electromagnetic Force of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles to Deliver Therapeutics past the Blood Brain Barrier.”

TEXPO is a highlight of Innovation 360, Canada’s largest annual gathering of micro-nano innovators from academia and industry, hosted this year by CMC Microsystems and NanoCanada. The event features graduate students demonstrating working prototypes of their novel, sophisticated systems and devices to judges from academia and industry. The event takes place Tuesday, Sept. 26 at Centre Mont Royal in Montréal, QC.

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