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Mark Tibbitt publishes "Dynamic Microenvironments: The Fourth Dimension" in Science Translational Medicine

Nov. 16, 2012

Mark just published a perspicacious perspective on 4D cellular microenvironments in Science Translational Medicine . Reprint is available here . M.W. Tibbitt and K.S. Anseth , "Dynamic Microenvironments: The Fourth Dimension," Science Translational Medicine, 4, 160ps24 (2012).Read more »

Nava Gandavarapu publishes "Extracellular Matrix Protein Adsorption to Phosphate-Functionalized Gels from Serum Promotes Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells" in Acta Biomaterialia

Nov. 6, 2012

Nava showed that the osteogenic differentiation of hMSCs in hydrogels functionalized with phosphate groups can be attributed to serum protein adsorption. N.R. Gandavarapu, P.D. Mariner, M.P. Schwartz, and K.S. Anseth , "Extracellular Matrix Protein Adsorption to Phosphate-Functionalized Gels from Serum Promotes Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells," Acta Biomaterialia... Read more »

April Kloxin and Katie Lewis publish "Responsive Culture Platform to Examine the Influence of Microenvironmental Geometry on Cell Function in 3D" in Integrative Biology

Nov. 6, 2012

April , now an assistant professor at University of Delaware, and Katie presented a dynamic culture platform in which microwells are patterned and later connected through cytocompatible photocleavage of a poly(ethylene glycol)-based hydrogel to examine matrix geometry effects on cell fate. A.M. Kloxin, K.J.R. Lewis, C.A. DeForest, G. Seedorf, M.W... Read more »

Chelsea Kirschner publishes "In Situ Control of Cell Substrate Microtopographies Using Photolabile Hydrogels" in Small

Nov. 6, 2012

Chelsea demonstrated that human Mesenchymal Stem Cells align along topographies patterned on the surface of photodegradable hydrogels. She further showed that cells will dynamically change their cytoskeletal organization in response to a modified topography. C.M. Kirschner and K.S. Anseth , "In Situ Control of Cell Substrate Microtopographies Using Photolabile Hydrogels,"... Read more »

Sharon Wang earns Anseth group employee of the month for November

Nov. 5, 2012

Sharon Wang 's years of exceptionally hard work, two upcoming publications, and November defense have all earned her Anseth Group Employee of the Month. Congratulations Sharon!Read more »

Cole DeForest publishes "Bioactive Hydrogels for Regenerative Medicine" in Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Oct. 18, 2012

Former group member Cole DeForest , now performing postdoctoral research under David Tirrell, published an excellent review of cutting edge bioactive hydrogel reserach titled "Bioactive Hydrogels for Regenerative Medicine" in Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. C.A. DeForest and K.S. Anseth , "Bioactive Hydrogels for Regenerative Medicine," Annual Review... Read more »

Ravi Moghe awarded the HHMI Individual Grant to fund his outstanding undergraduate research

Oct. 5, 2012

The HHMI Bioscience Individual Grant funds outstanding undergraduate researchers for one year. Ravi 's hard work on neural tissue engineering and protein patterning has earned him this prestigious award.Read more »

Kelly Pollock earns Anseth group employee of the month for October

Oct. 2, 2012

This prestigous award has been bestowed upon Kelly Pollock for the entire month of October for her transformational and unmatched contributions to the Anseth Group work environment and upcoming microarray.Read more »

3 Members of the Anseth Group Return from NIH Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Retreat

Sept. 25, 2012

Kelly Pollock, Quinn Flemming, and Daniel McKinnon spent the weekend in Breckenridge sharing their research with other NIH Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Training grant recipients. Kelly presented her work on VIC differentiation, Quinn his work on patterning the nervous system, and Dan his work on motor neuron encapsulation.Read more »

Abby Bernard's paper is the Featured Article for this month's issue of Tissue Engineering Part C

Sept. 6, 2012

Tissue Engineering Part C selects a Featured Article each month that represents groundbreaking research in regenerative medicine. Abby's paper entitled "A Microwell Culture Platform for the Aggregation of Pancreatic Beta-Cells" recieved this honor in Volume 18 Issue 8. Congratulations Abby!Read more »

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