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Dr. Katrina Cornish was selected to join the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. Dr. Cornish was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for “high-performance, natural allergy-safe latex for medical and consumer products, supporting developing countries.” Dr. Cornish is a professor with the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science and works closely with Agricultural and Biological Engienering.
HCS faculty member, Dr. Katrina Cornish, created medical gloves that protects doctors and scientists from radiation and pathogens while not triggering allergic reactions.
“Wearing two different gloves on each hand is like doing surgery in boxing gloves,” said Katrina Cornish, an Ohio Research Scholar and holder of the Endowed Chair in Bio-based Emergent Materials at the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).
The awkwardness of wearing two different gloves leads some medical professionals to use only one set of gloves.
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Dr. Katrina Cornish and her research on making rubber from food waste was featured in the Wall Street Journal. View the video here!
The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science is pleased to announce that Dr. Katrina Cornish has been elected to be a National Academy of Inventors Fellow for 2015. Katrina joins the 414 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) fellows from all over the world. Fellows must be nominated and must be listed as an inventor on at least one patent issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
HCS Colloquium Announcement for November 13, 2015 11:30 AM in 121 Fisher (Wooster) video-linked to 244 Kottman (Columbus)
Presenter: Kyle Benzle
Advisor: Katrina Cornish
SAC members: Clay Sneller, John Cardina (HCS), Ana Alonso & Robert Tabita (Mol. Gen.)
Proposal Type: PhD Proposal
Title of Presentation: Enhanced photosynthesis in plants through expression of a deinhibited Rubisco