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Welcome to new group members Alex Caldwell, Hao Ma, Megan Schroeder, and Della Shin!

Jan. 15, 2015

We are excited to welcome four new members to the lab this year, and look forward to seeing their progress. Check out their bios here .Read more »

Emi Tokuda and Balaji Sridhar successfully complete their thesis defenses

Jan. 5, 2015

Congratulations to Emi and Balaji, the latest PhDs from the Anseth lab.Read more »

Nanoly Bioscience wins Young Innovator prize at the Tech Awards

Nov. 17, 2014

Nanoly , an Anseth Lab startup working to stabilize vaccines without refrigeration, won the $75,000 grand prize in the Young Innovator category at the Tech Awards in San Fransisco. Read more about it here .Read more »

Former student Sharon Wang writes an interesting perspective for Science Careers on being co-advised in graduate school.

Oct. 25, 2014

Sharon (co-advised by Kristi and Leslie Leinwand ) writes about the unique experience of being part of two research groups. Find the article here .Read more »
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‘Measuring cellular forces using bis-aliphatic hydrazone crosslinked stress-relaxing hydrogels’ highlighted by Soft Matter as one of 2014's hot articles

Oct. 16, 2014

This paper has been featured on Soft Matter's blog , and has been made freely available to all for 4 weeks.Read more »
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"Measuring cellular forces using bis-aliphatic hydrazone crosslinked stress-relaxing hydrogels" accepted to Soft Matter

Oct. 11, 2014

This article, detailing a method for measuring the force of extending neurites, was recently accepted to Soft Matter and also invited for a cover art submission. An advance version is available here .Read more »

Sharon Wang to postdoc at Peter Sorger's lab at Harvard Medical School

Oct. 11, 2014

Sharon Wang has moved on to a position with Peter Sorger at Harvard Medical School http://sorger.med.harvard.edu/ . Goodbye, and congratulations Sharon!Read more »

Kristi elected as MRS Vice President and President-Elect

Oct. 11, 2014

Kristi has been elected as the 2015 Vice President and 2016 President-elect for the Materials Research Society . Congratulations Kristi! See the results here .Read more »

Adrianne Rosales awarded NIH postdoctoral fellowship

Sept. 4, 2014

Adrianne completed her postdoc funding trifecta, receiving an NIH fellowship in addition to the Burroughs Wellcome grant and an American Heart Association fellowship. Congratulations Adrianne!Read more »

"Design and Characterization of a Synthetically Accessible, Photodegradable Hydrogel for User-Directed Formation of Neural Networks," by Daniel McKinnon and Tobin Brown accepted to ACS journal Biomacromolecules

June 16, 2014

Dan , Tobin , Kyle Kyburz , and undergraduate researcher Emi Kiyotake report on a photodegradable hydrogel for the co-culture of motor neurons and muscle cells. Confocal microscopy is used to erode three-dimensional channels allowing directed axon extension. The article currently appears in Biomacromolecules: Just Accepted Manuscripts. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/bm500731bRead more »

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