News

Kelly Schultz earns Anseth Group Employee of the Month

January 10, 2013

Kelly Schultz wrote an NSF grant that was funded and resulted in our lab getting a shiny new rheometer. In addition, she recently published her first paper in the Anseth group and has been helping everyone with their rheological experiments.

Boulder County Business Report highlights the Anseth Group research as the top "discovery that could change the world"

December 21, 2012

Boulder County Business Report published their top "10 discoveries that could change the world" and the Anseth Group's work in tissue engineering made number 1. Check it out at http://www.bcbr.com/article/20121207/PUBLICATIONS06/121129941/0/SEARCH.

Malar Azagarsamy publishes "Bioorthogonal Click Chemistry: An Indispensable Tool to Create Multifaceted Cell Culture Scaffolds" in ACS Macro Letters

December 17, 2012

Malar Azagarsamy wrote an fantastic review of bioorthogonal click chemistry covering thiol-ene, click, and Michael addtions.

M.A Azagarsamy and K.S. Anseth, "Bioorthogonal Click Chemistry: An Indispensable Tool to Create Multifaceted Cell Culture Scaffolds," ACS Macro Letters, 2, 5-9 (2013)

Kelly Schultz publishes "Monitoring Degradation of Matrix Metalloproteinases-Cleavable PEG Hydrogels via Multiple Particle Tracking Microrheology" in Soft Matter

December 17, 2012

Kelly Schultz showed that thiol-ene step-growth hydrogels degrade homogeneously when exposed to enzymes.

K.M. Schultz and K.S. Anseth, "Monitoring Degradation of Matrix Metalloproteinases-Cleavable PEG Hydrogels via Multiple Particle Tracking Microrheology," Soft Matter (2012).

Chun Yang publishes "Cell-Mediated Delivery of Glucocorticoids from Thiol-Ene Hydrogels" in Journal of Controlled Release

December 17, 2012

Chun Yang showed controlled release of Dexamethasone led to osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells.

C. Yang, P.D. Mariner, J.N. Nahreini, and K.S. Anseth, "Cell-Mediated Delivery of Glutocorticoids from Thiol-Ene Hydrogels," Journal of Controlled Release, 162, 612-618 (2012).

All the Anseth group members thank HHMI for the generous Christmas gift

December 13, 2012

Howard Hughes Medical Institute sent every member of the Anseth group a nice cooking apron decked out with a beer pouch, bottle opener, over mitt, and matching rag. We appreciate the gift and have been using them every evening so thank you Howard!

William Wan earns American Heart Association's postdoctoral fellowship

December 13, 2012

William Wan earned the American Heart Association's prestigous postdoctoral fellowship for his proposal titled "Directing cardiomyocyte phenotype through dynamic, in situ modulation of substrate mechanical properties." Congratulations William!

Anna Herland visiting the Anseth lab from faraway Sweden

December 11, 2012

Anna Herland traveled from Sweden to Boulder to visit the Anseth lab and learn some new techniques.

Anseth Group/BioFrontiers Basketball team ends its season with a loss in the Elite 8 round of the CU IM tournament

December 6, 2012

The Anseth Group/BioFrontiers intramural basketball team ended the intramural season with a 7-1 record and failed to advance to the Final Four to match last season's result. Team roster includes Balaji Sridhar, Daniel McKinnon, Phil Calabrese (Eaton lab), Mark Swartzlander (Bryant lab), Tim Read (Dowell Lab), and Spencer Frebel. The team plans to hit the recruiting trail over the winter, regroup, and take home the title in the Winter Season I tournament that begins in January.

Two Anseth group publications featured as "most read" articles in Biomacromolecules for the Autumn quarter

November 29, 2012

Malar Azagarsamy's paper on photodegradable nanoparticles for intracellular protein delivery and Josh McCall's paper

Pages