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Former Anseth Group student Mark Tibbitt has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 AkzoNobel Student Award

March 18, 2013

Former Ansether Mark Tibbitt, now a postdoc at the Langer group, was selected as a finalist for the AkzoNobel Student Award which entails presenting a paper at the ACS Fall Meeting. Congratulations Mark!Read more »

Katie Lewis publishes "Hydrogel Scaffolds to Study Cell Biology in Four Dimensions" in MRS Bulletin

March 15, 2013

Katie described the advantages of photolabile hydrogel platforms in an MRS Bulletin celebrating Kristi's mid-career award. K.J.R. Lewis and K.S. Anseth , "Hydrogel Scaffolds to Study Cell Biology in Four Dimensions," MRS Bulletin, 38 (3), 260-268 (2013).Read more »

Danny Alge publishes "Synthetically Tractable Click Hydrogels for Three-Dimensional Cell Culture Formed Using Tetrazine-Norbornene Chemistry" in Biomacromolecules

March 15, 2013

Danny Alge showed hydrogels could be formed using the bioorthogonal tetrazine-norbornene reaction. The synthetic accessibility of these chemistries will open new doors for the design of cell instructive materials. D.A. Alge, M.A. Azagarsamy, D.F. Donohue, and K.S. Anseth , "Synthetically Tractable Click Hydrogels for Three-Dimensional Cell Culture Formed Using Tetrazine-Norbornene... Read more »

Chris Koehler and Danny Alge publish "A Diels-Alder Modulated Approach to Control and Sustain the Release of Dexamethasone and Induce Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells" in Biomaterials

March 5, 2013

Chris Koehler ( Bowman Lab ) and Danny Alge show tunable, sustainable release of dexamethasone to induce hMSC osteogenesis using Diels-Alder chemistry. K.C. Koehler, D.A. Alge, K.S. Anseth , and C.N. Bowman, "A Diels-Alder Modulated Approach to Control and Sustain the Release of Dexamethasone and Induce Osteogenic Differentiation of Human... Read more »

Emi Tokuda's paper entitled “Elucidating the Role of Microenvironmental Cues on Melanoma Drug Resistance” was nominated as an outstanding contribution to the Society For Biomaterials’ 2013 Annual Meeting and earned her a STAR Award

March 5, 2013

Emi Tokuda 's paper entitled “Elucidating the Role of Microenvironmental Cues on Melanoma Drug Resistance” was nominated as an outstanding contribution to the Society For Biomaterials’ 2013 Annual Meeting. The Education and Professional Development Committee of the Society has awarded her with a STAR (Student Travel Achievement Recognition). Make sure... Read more »

Gillian Kopp wins the Yale Science and Engineering Award at the Corden Regional Science Fair

March 5, 2013

Gillian Kopp, a high school student working with Dan McKinnon , earned the Yale Science and Engineering Award, which is awarded by the Yale Science and Engineering Association for the most outstanding 11th grade project in computer science, engineering, physics or chemistry, at the Corden Regional Science Fair. Her project... Read more »

Gillian Kopp, a high school student working in the Anseth lab, will present her work at the Corden Regional Science Fair

Feb. 27, 2013

Gillian Kopp has been studying the release of functional protein from hydrogels crosslinked through different chemistries. She is competing in the high school division the morning of Thursday, February 28th in the Glen Miller Ballroom. Check out her poster if you're on campus.Read more »

Kyle Kyburz publishes "Three-dimensional hMSC motility within peptide-functionalized PEG-based hydrogels of varying adhesivity and crosslinking density" in Acta Biomaterialia

Feb. 25, 2013

Kyle Kyburz demonstrated the importance of adhesive ligand interactions and network crosslinking density on hMSC migration and spreading. K.A. Kyburz and K.S. Anseth , "Three-dimensional hMSC motility within peptide-functionalized PEG-based hydrogels of varying adhesivity and crosslinking density," Acta Biomaterialia (2013).Read more »

5 Anseth Group members will be presenting their work at the Rocky Mountain Medical Technologies Conference

Feb. 22, 2013

Chun Yang will be presenting a poster explaining her work on hMSC osteogenesis, Zach Stephens will present his work on VIC activation on dynamic substrates, Abigail Bernard will present her work on the effect of aggregate dimensionality on β-cell signaling and function, Rebeccah Chapman will present her work on the... Read more »

Nava Gandavarapu earns Anseth Group February Employee of the Month

Feb. 1, 2013

Nava successfully defended his thesis January 31st demonstrating the capabilities of hydrogels to enchance osteogenic differentiation. Congratulations Nava!Read more »

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