Azarin Research Group

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Our group studies the role of the cell microenvironment in development of healthy and diseased tissues for applications in regenerative medicine and cancer therapeutics. In particular, we focus on cell-cell interactions, soluble signaling and development of biomaterials to control cell behavior.

Recent News

November 2021: Welcome to new group members Zi-Ting Feng and Isadora Kucera!

October 2021: Congratulations to Pedram for his paper in Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering!

October 2021: Congratulations to Kristen for receiving an Outstanding TA Award!

June 2021: Pranati has been selected for the Stem Cell Institute Predoctoral Infuse Award Program. Congratulations, Pranati!

May 2021: Congratulations to Ray for his paper in Advanced Healthcare Materials!

May 2021: Samira has received the University of Minnesota McKnight Presidential Fellow Award!

April 2021: Tiffany successfully defended her doctoral thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Lam!