|Aseem Malhotra, amalhotra[at]temple.edu|
I was born on August 25th, 1989 in India. My family came to the United States in November, 2000. I attended elementary, middle and high school in the North Penn School District.
I majored in Biology with a minor in religion and was accepted into Temple University's Medical Scholars Program. I graduated in May 2012.
I began working with the Borguet group as an in-coming freshman in the summer of 2008. Currently, I am working on the NTI Cantilever Sensor Project and studying the surface chemistry of the sensor to improve electrical insulation and affinity enhancements.
Aseem was awarded one of three Top Undergraduate Poster Prizes at the 5th Annual Undergraduate Poster Session sponsored by The Philadelphia Section of the American Chemical Society in January 2010. Aseem won for the poster titled "Surface Characterization of Piezoelectric Microcantilever Sensor (PEMS) via Atomic Force Microscopy and Fluorescence."
In March 2010, Aseem was awarded an Undergrduate Research Incentive Fund (URIF) Travel Grant by the Office of the Senior Vice Provost of Undergraduate Studies. The grant will cover all expenses as Aseem travels to California to present his research at the American Medical Student Association's (AMSA) 60th National Convention. Aseem has been accepted to present the poster titled "Detection of antibody binding events via AFM and fluorescence microscopy for calibration of piezoelectric microcantilever sensor (PEMS) response"