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Graduate Research Assistant Devon Zimmerman compared several different invertebrate hemoglobins and found two interesting leads…check out the paper here.

6/1/17: Assistant Professor Jacob Elmer earns NSF CAREER Grant for Gene Therapy Research

2/14/17: Christine showed that earthworm hemoglobin can be stored at 37oC without oxidizing…check out the paper here.

2/7/17: Our earthworm hemoglobin research was mentioned in Philly Voice

2/1/17: NIH Award to support Earthworm Hemoglobin Research

7/1/16: NSF Grant supports Villanova Chemical Engineering Faculty T Cell Research

5/17/16: Congrats to our senior researcher Brandon Wesley for being selected as a Gates Cambridge Scholar!

5/2/16: Chemical Engineering Faculty Recognized for Outstanding Paper with ASEE CHED Martin Award

4/20/16: Congrats to Devon for winning 1st place in the 2016 Sigma Xi Poster Competition at Villanova University!

9/1/15: Devon showed that earthworm hemoglobin binds a variety of metals and can be effectively purified via zinc precipitation….check out the paper here.

8/1/14: Chemical Engineering Professor Awarded Grant to Improve Gene Therapy Treatments


Jacob J. Elmer, Ph.D.

Jacob J. Elmer, Ph.D.
Department of Chemical Engineering
Phone: 610-519-3093