November 7, 2013
Kristi received the Society for Biological Engineering's James E. Bailey Award for outstanding contributions to the field. Accompanying the award, she gave a lecture tracing her trajectory through the field and inspired a new generation of Chemical Engineers to pursue biomaterials.
Dan McKinnon gave a talk titled "Biophysically Defined and Cytocompatible Covalently Adaptable Networks as Viscoelastic 3D Cell Culture Systems" on his recent Advanced Materials paper.
October 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.
October 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.
September 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!
September 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!
September 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!
August 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!
August 26, 2013
Dillon Donohue, mentored by Danny Alge, co-author on two excellent papers and winner of the departmental award for best senior researcher, is moving on from the Anseth lab and starting his career. Good luck whevere you land Dillon!
August 24, 2013
Abby ended her successful six-year tenure in the Anseth Group today to begin her career at Michelin in North Carolina. She will be applying her polymer engineering expertise to new tire formulations they will be keeping us all safe on the road. Good luck Abby!