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6 Anseth Group members judge Corden Regional Science Fair

Feb. 28, 2014

Thanks to Tobin Brown, Ian Marozas, Adrianne Rosales, Kelly Mabry, Sharon Wang, and Dan McKinnon for encouraging scientists of the future by judging the 2014 Corden Regional Science Fair. They all saw some tremendous projects and Ian and Tobin are looking forward to mentoring science fair students of their own... Read more »
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Emi Tokuda publishes "Modulation of matrix elasticity with PEG hydrogels to study melanoma drug responsiveness" in Biomaterials

Feb. 26, 2014

Emi Tokuda and Jen Leight published "Modulation of matrix elasticity with PEG hydrogels to study melanoma drug responsiveness" in Biomaterials showing the synergistic effect of matrix mechanics and melonoma drugs on cell response. E.Y. Tokuda, J.L. Leight, and K.S. Anseth , "Modulation of matrix elasticity with PEG hydrogels to study... Read more »
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Nava Gandavarapu publishes "Photo-Click Living Strategy for Controlled, Reversible Exchange of Biochemical Ligands" in Advanced Materials

Feb. 17, 2014

Nava showed the ability to reversibly exchange biochemical ligands using allyl sulfide-based living click strategies. Congratulations Nava! N.R. Gandavarapu, M.A. Azagarsamy, and K.S. Anseth , "Photo-Click Living Strategy for Controlled, Reversible Exchange of Biochemical Ligands," Advanced Materials (2014).Read more »

Danny Alge and Kristi Anseth publish "Thiol-X Reactions in Tissue Engineering" in RSC's new book Thiol-X Chemistries in Polymer and Materials Science

Oct. 23, 2013

Danny Alge and Kristi Anseth contributed a chapter to a new RSC book on using thiol-based chemistry in material science. This insightful chapter highlights power applications of this exciting chemistry in tissue engineering applications. http://www.rsc.org/shop/books/2013/9781849736602.aspRead more »

Daniel McKinnon publishes "Biophysically Defined and Cytocompatible Covalently Adaptable Networks as Viscoelastic 3D Cell Culture Systems" in Advanced Materials

Oct. 14, 2013

Daniel McKinnon publishes "Biophysically Defined and Cytocompatible Covalently Adaptable Networks as Viscoelastic 3D Cell Culture Systems" in Advanced Materials. He developed a cytocompatible covalently adaptable hydrogel that enabled cell spreading and fusion and will allow future studies on the role of matrix biophysical properties on cell function. Furthermore, the material... Read more »

William Wan earns October Employee of the Month

Oct. 3, 2013

William Wan earn the October Anseth Group Employee of the Month award for outstanding service to the lab and winning two prestigous fellowships. Congratulations William!Read more »

Former Anseth graduate student Mark Tibbitt wins AkzoNobel Student Award in Applied Polymer Science

Sept. 17, 2013

Former Anseth graduate student Mark Tibbitt wins AkzoNobel Student Award in Applied Polymer Science! He is currently a postdoc in the Langer lab. Congratulations Mark!Read more »

William Wan and Anseth Group alum Chelsea Kirschner win MSE Seed Grant

Sept. 4, 2013

William Wan and former Anseth Group postdoc Chelsea Kirschner, now at Sharklet Technologies, were just awarded a Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) seed grant for their project titled, "Dynamically tunable hydrogels to probe cellular responses to tissue fibrosis." Congratulations Will!Read more »

Dan McKinnon earns September Employee of the Month

Sept. 3, 2013

Dan McKinnon earns the September EOTM award for his work in maintaining the group website, starting the group Twitter account (follow us @AnsethGroup), passing his Comprehensive Exam, and getting a paper accepted into Advanced Materials . Congratulations Dan!Read more »

Dan McKinnon unconditionally passes Comprehensive Exam

Aug. 27, 2013

Dan McKinnon , studying the extension of motor axons through synthetic hydrogels, passed his comps exam unconditionally. Kristi Anseth, Jen Cha, Curt Freed, Joel Kaar, and Stephanie Bryant all served on his committee. Congratulations Dan!Read more »

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