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 . 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. more »

Adrianne Rosales wins AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship

May 29, 2014

Adrianne wins another postdoctoral fellowsip, this one coming from the American Heart Association. Congrats!Read more »
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Malar Azagarsamy, Dan McKinnon, and Danny Alge publish "Coumarin-Based Photodegradable Hydrogel: Design, Synthesis, Gelation, and Degradation Kinetics" in ACS Macro Letters

May 16, 2014

Malar , Dan , and Danny show the gelation and degradation kinetics of a polymer network using coumarin as a new class of photodegradable crosslink. Micron-scale erosion was performed at wavelengths as long as 860 nm. Find the paper here .Read more »

Michael Nehls earns summer funding through the American Heart Association

May 16, 2014

Undergraduate researcher Michael Nehls has been awarded summer funding by the American Heart Association to continue his work on valvular insterstitial cells (VICSs) with Postdoc Adrianne Rosales. Congrats Michael!Read more »

Adrianne Rosales wins BWF Diversity in Science postdoctoral award

May 16, 2014

Adrianne was awarded the prestigious Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program . The award provides support over 3 years of postdoctoral work. Congratulations Adrianne!Read more »

Samir Singh successfully defends PhD thesis

May 12, 2014

Samir defended his thesis on Friday, May 9th. His research focused on the influence of the mechanical aspects hydrogels on the migration of metastatic cancer cells. Congratulations Samir!Read more »

Daniel McKinnon graduates from the Anseth Group

May 9, 2014

Daniel McKinnon , whose work focused on developing dynamic chemistries for biomaterials applications, successfully defended his thesis on Friday May 2 and graduated with the University of Colorado Class of 2014. He was Kristi's 37th PhD student and will be moving on to a startup he cofounded called Agribotix that... Read more »