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Emi Tokuda stars in award winning LabTV: Future Heroes of Medical Research film

April 28, 2014

LabTV, a project supported by the NIH and Google, recently announced their video award winners at the Tribeca Film Festival. A video featuring Emi Tokuda from the Anseth lab was one of the winners! The video was created by journalism student Emilie Johnson and can be accessed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edTQ1cOP23Y .Read more »
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Samir Singh publishes "A peptide functionalized poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) hydrogel for investigating the influence of biochemical and biophysical matrix properties on tumor cell migration" in Biomaterials Science

April 24, 2014

Samir Singh showed scaffold modulus and peptide functionalization affected tumor cell migration in a 3D synthetic matrix. His paper, entitled "A peptide functionalized poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) hydrogel for investigating the influence of biochemical and biophysical matrix properties on tumor cell migration" appears in Biomaterials Science. S.P. Singh, M.P. Schwartz, J.Y... Read more »

Ian Marozas earns National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

April 10, 2014

Ian Marozas has also earned the prestegious National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations!Read more »

Amanda Panepento awarded both BURST and HHMI-UROP summer grants

April 4, 2014

Undergrad Amanda Panepento (working with postdoc William Wan) was awarded both BURST and HHMI-UROP summer grants for her project on "Development of patterned photodegradable hydrogel platforms for cardiomyocyte culture. Congratulations Amanda!Read more »

Ian Marozas earns Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

April 2, 2014

Ian Marozas earns the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship issued by the National Academies, all three of which count Kristi as a member. This prestigous fellowship provides a stipend, tuition, fees, and expenses paid to attend Ford Fellows Conferences for three years. Congratulations Ian!Read more »

Ian Marozas earns National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

April 1, 2014

Ian Marozas earned the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which will fund his research for three years. This is a very competitive fellowship and a great award. Congratulations Ian!Read more »
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Daniel McKinnon and Dylan Domaille (Cha Lab) publish "Bis-Aliphatic Hydrazone-Linked Hydrogels Form Most Rapidly at Physiological pH: Identifying the Origin of Hydrogel Properties with Small Molecule Kinetic Studies" in Chemistry of Materials

March 31, 2014

Daniel McKinnon and Dylan Domaille (postdoc in Jen Cha's lab) "Bis-Aliphatic Hydrazone-Linked Hydrogels Form Most Rapidly at Physiological pH: Identifying the Origin of Hydrogel Properties with Small Molecule Kinetic Studies" in Chemistry of Materials. They show they are able to control mechanical material properties through adjusting buffer pH and show... Read more »

C&EN publishes an excellent profile of Chun Yang's Nature Materials article entitled, "Stem Cells Possess Mechanical Memory"

March 18, 2014

C&EN publishes fantastic piece on Chun Yang's recent paper. Check it out at http://cen.acs.org/articles/92/web/2014/03/Stem-Cells-Possess-Mechanical-Memory.htmlRead more »

William Wan and Jen Leight win BioFrontiers Science Alliance Seed Grant

March 18, 2014

William Wan and Jen Leight win BioFrontiers Science Alliance Seed Grant for their proposed project on “Non-invasive monitoring of MMP activity of cardiac fibroblasts cultured under diseased and fibrotic microenvironments.” Congratulations to you both.Read more »

The Scientist magazine highlights the work of Chun Yang in article entitled "Stem Cells Remember Substrates"

March 17, 2014

The Scientist magazine wrote an fantastic highlight of Chun Yang's recent Nature Materials paper. It can found at http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/39439/title/Stem-Cells-Remember-Substrates/ .Read more »

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