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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).

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 Chemistry," Biomacromolecules (2013).

Mark Tibbitt publishes "Modeling Controlled Photodegradation in Optically Thick Hydrogels" in Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry

March 15, 2013

Mark Tibbitt demonstrates differences in photodegradation between step- and chain-growth hydrogels based on fundamental polymer physics theory.

M.W. Tibbitt, A.M. Kloxin, and K.S. Anseth, "Modeling Controlled Photodegradation in Optically Thick Hydrogels," Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry (2013).

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.

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

February 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.

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

February 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).

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

February 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,

Nava Gandavarapu earns Anseth Group February Employee of the Month

February 1, 2013

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

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