April Kloxin Group has received a grant from the DE Bioscience Center for Advanced Technology (Bioscience CAT). Kloxin will work with the Fraunhofer USA Center for Molecular Biotechnology to control the release of therapeutics when and where they are needed within the body using light-responsive materials, in collaboration with Dr. Mark Jones, Prof. Matt Doty, Prof. Kristi Kiick.
Matthew Rehmann successfully completed his Ph.D. defense on July 25, 2016. Congratulations Matt!
Katherine Wiley accepted as visiting scholar in international Fraunhofer-UD Exchange program. Wiley will perform research at the prestigious Fraunhofer Institute of Cell Therapy and Immunology in Leipzig, Germany. Congratulations Kat!
Elisa Ovadia leads demonstrations in summer camps with K-12 Engineering program.
Lisa Sawicki was selected for an oral presentation at the Gordon Research Symposium and received an outstanding poster award at the Gordon Research Conference for Signal Transduction by Engineered Extracellular Matrices.
Megan Smithmyer gave an oral presentation on her work establishing model systems to study pulmonary fibrosis at the 2016 National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Chen Guo received an Outstanding Presentation Award from “Dynamic and Tunable Biomaterials Symposium” in the Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering division at the American Chemical Society national meeting in spring 2016, sponsored by ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. Congratulations Chen!
Amber Hilderbrand has been selected for the Fraser and Shirley Russell Teaching Fellowship. Congratulations Amber!
Matthew Rehmann et al., “Tuning microenvironment modulus and biochemical composition promotes human mesenchymal stem cell tenogenic differentiation,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 2016 DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.35650
Prathamesh Kharkar et al., “Thiol–ene Click Hydrogels for Therapeutic Delivery,” ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2016 DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.5b00420
Lisa Sawicki et al., “Biomaterials: Controlling properties over time to mimic the dynamic extracellular matrix,” in Mimicking the Extracellular Matrix: The Intersection of Matrix Biology and Biomaterials, Edited by Gregory A. Hudalla and William L. Murphy, RSC Publishing, 2016
Prathamesh Kharkar et al., “Design of thiol- and light-sensitive degradable hydrogels using Michael-type addition reactions,” Polymer Chemistry, 2015 DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00750J
Prathamesh Kharkar successfully completed his Ph.D. defense on January 6, 2016. Congratulations Prathamesh!