News

November 2018

Congratulations to Abby Silbaugh for receiving an Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program award!

October 2018

Jenny, Tiffany and Ray presented their work at the BMES Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.

Pedram presented his work at the AIChE Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA.

September 2018

Congratulations to Tiffany, Jen, and Jenny for receiving poster awards at the Institute for Engineering in Medicine Annual Conference!

August 2018

Frankie successfully defended his doctoral thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Pelaez!

Congratulations to Ray for his paper in Journal of Biological Engineering!

July 2018

Our collaborative work with Prof. Casim Sarkar on oral delivery of protein therapeutics was awarded a new R01 grant from the NIH  National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

June 2018

Tiffany has been selected as a trainee in the Biotechnology Training Program. Congratulations, Tiffany!

April 2018

Kristen has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations, Kristen!

March 2018

Congratulations to Hannah for her paper in Fluids and Bariers of the CNS!

February 2018

Congratulations to Frankie for his paper in Biomaterials!

November 2017

The lab was awarded a Transformational Award from the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust to integrate focal therapy and immunotherapy with scaffolds that capture metastatic cells in vivo. This is a collaborative effort with Dr. John Bischof (Mechanical Engineering) and Dr. Yoji Shimizu (Laboratory Medicine and Pathology).

Congratulations to Frankie and Jenny for receiving poster awards at the Institute for Engineering in Medicine Annual Conference!

Welcome to new group members Paulina Eberts, Kristen Lemke, and Qiuge Zhang!

October 2017

Frankie, Hannah and Ray presented their work at the AIChE Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.

August 2017

Congratulations to Jenny for passing her qualifying exam! 

Hannah, Harish, Jenny, Ray, and Tiffany participated in MuckFest MS Run to support Multiple Sclerosis research.

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June 2017

Congratulations to Jen and Hannah for receiving poster awards at the Stem Cell Institute ENG-SCI Symposium!

The lab was awarded an American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant to develop biomaterials to predict clinical outcome in ovarian cancer.

May 2017

Congratulations to Anna Xue for receiving an Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program award!

Congratulations to Pedram and Hannah for passing their qualifying exams! 

April 2017

Congratulations to Ray for passing his qualifying exam! 

March 2017

Congratulations to Tiffany for being awarded an honorable mention in the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program!

November 2016

Frankie presented his work at the AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

Welcome to new group members Tiffany Lam and Harish Venkatachalapathy!

October 2016

Heather presented her work at the BMES Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.

July 2016

Jenny Caronia has been selected as a trainee in the Biotechnology Training Program. Congratulations, Jenny!

March 2016

Hannah Seo has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations, Hannah!

December 2015

Welcome to new group members Jenny Caronia, Ray Lee, Meryl Lewis, Pedram Motallebnejad, and Hannah Seo!

November 2015 

The lab was awarded a Catalyst Award from the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust to integrate focal therapy and immunotherapy with scaffolds that capture metastatic cells in vivo. This is a collaborative effort with Dr. John Bischof (Mechanical Engineering) and Dr. Yoji Shimizu (Laboratory Medicine and Pathology).

October 2015 

Our recent publication on biomaterial scaffolds for breast cancer metastasis treatment and detection was highlighted by Smithsonian Magazine and the NIH Director's Blog.

July 2015

Postdoctoral fellow Amritava Das joins the group. Welcome, Tava!

June 2015

Jennifer One has been selected as a trainee in the Biotechnology Training Program. Congratulations, Jen!

Chemical Engineering graduate student Francisco Pelaez joins the group. Welcome, Frankie!

April 2015

Congratulations to Heather Fong and Mya Peterson for receiving Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program awards!

November 2014 

Biomedical Engineering graduate student Jennifer One joins the group. Welcome, Jen!