Student Wins New Jersey Space Grant Consortium Scholarship

CAMDEN — Matthew Ratti, a Voorhees resident, has been awarded a prestigious New Jersey Space Grant Consortium scholarship for research he is performing as a junior biology major at Rutgers–Camden .

The consortium was established in 1991 by a grant from NASA to foster research development in New Jersey and advance education in the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  It awards one-year fellowships to undergraduate students enrolled at New Jersey universities to conduct research in STEM and space science related fields.

Ratti, a 2007 graduate of Pennsbury High School in Fairless Hills, Pa., was awarded a $2,000 stipend to support research involving the anti-microbial effects of nanoparticles.

Last summer, Ratti participated in the exclusive Summer in Biomedical Sciences (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program at University of Alabama-Birmingham.  As one of only 10 students from across the country selected to perform research under the supervision of UAB faculty, he studied experimental stem cell therapies for thalassemia, otherwise known as Cooley ’s anemia.

Ed Moorhouse
856-225-6759

 

Other News Stories

September 12, 2014

For aspiring authors in the Delaware Valley, the first chapter to literary success begins at Rutgers University–Camden, as the nation’s top authors, poets, editors and publishers once again visit

September 12, 2014

For aspiring authors in the Delaware Valley, the first chapter to literary success begins at Rutgers University–Camden, as the nation’s top authors, poets, editors and publishers once again visit

September 11, 2014
Chester Spell, an associate professor of management at the Rutgers School of Business–Camden, will speak about how group dynamics impact team chemistry and on-court success during a meeting of team executives from the National Basketball Association on Sept. 20 in Chicago. Spell delivered a similar talk in Las Vegas in July to about 80 NBA summer league leaders.
September 11, 2014

Feeling happy? Your answer might depend on your political beliefs.

September 10, 2014
The demands of law firm life can be challenging enough. But Robert Foster ‘13, a contract attorney at Blank Rome in Philadelphia, is asking for more. He is continuing in a Rutgers Law—Camden tradition made most notable by ‘86 alumna Lieutenant General Flora D. Darpino, who is the Army’s first female Judge Advocate General.

Pages