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Alyssa Siefert

Alyssa Siefert
Graduate Student

MS, Biomedical Engineering, Yale University (2011)
BS, Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University (2009)


Fahmy Lab Publications

Demento SL, Siefert AL, Bandyopadhyay A, Sharp FA, Fahmy TM. (2011). Pathogen-associated patterns on biomaterials: a paradigm for engineering new vaccines. Trends in Biotechnology, 29(6): 294-306.

Kumar P, Siefert AL, Fahmy TM. (2011). Targeted nanoparticles for siRNA delivery. In Methods in Enzymology. Salt Lake City: Academic Press. Article in Press, corrected proof.

Honors and Awards

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention (2011)
Grumman Fellow (2009-2010)


• Teaching Fellow: Quantitative Physiology (Fall 2010); Energy, Technology, and Society (Spring 2011 and Summer 2011)
• McDougal Fellow for Graduate Student Life
• Middle School Liason for Pathways to Science and Engineering
• Tutor, New Haven Reads
• Organizer and Leader, Western School Science Nights
• Interviewer, Carnegie Mellon Alumni Admissions Council