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Check out the latest research from the group showing how calcium signaling regulates VIC alignment and myofibroblast activation in viscoelastic boronate hydrogels

Sept. 19, 2020

Congratulations to Hao, Laura, Andrea, Megan, and Dilara on publishing in Macromolecular Bioscience! Check out the full work here

A.S. Caldwell, B.A. Aguado and K.S. Anseth, "Designing Microgels for Cell Culture and Controlled Assembly of Tissue Microenvironments," Advanced Functional Materials (

Congratulations to Alex and Brian on the new cover artwork for Advanced Functional Materials

Sept. 19, 2020

Check out their review article here: Designing Microgels for Cell Culture and Controlled Assembly of Tissue Microenvironments," Advanced Functional Materials ( )

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Congratulations to Anouk and Cierra for publishing in PNAS!

Aug. 24, 2020

Check out the latest work from our group in PNAS! Anouk Killaars and Cierra Walker publish on how nuclear mechanosensing controls MSC osteogenic potential through epigenetic remodeling

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Ben Richardson publishes in RSC Biomaterials Science about the biophysics of cartilage tissue engineering!

June 30, 2020

Read about how our lab uses viscoelastic dynamic covalent crosslinks to temporally modulate the biophysical transmission of physiologically relevant compressive strains to encapsulated chondrocytes:

Advanced Materials and Biomaterials June 2020

Looking for quarantine reading? Check out the latest high impact research from the Anseth Research Group!

June 26, 2020

Congratulations to Hao Ma, Alex Caldwell, and Max Yavitt on publishing high impact papers this month! Check out Max's work using photodegradable allyl sulfide hydrogels for passaging intestinal organoids published in Advanced Materials Or Hao and Alex's work on the synergistic effects of protein patterning published in Biomaterials

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Check out Ella's recent work featured as part of "This month in pictures" by Advanced Science News

May 6, 2020

Click here to view this series of breathtaking images from research published in Wiley Journals this past month! Check out the full article featured on the cover of Mechanobiology in Advanced Healthcare Materials here

Alex and Varsha publish in Biomaterials!

Jan. 8, 2020

Check out the latest work from our group using porous bio-click microgel scaffolds control hMSC interactions and promote their secretory properties!


Check out the latest review paper from our group about microgel scaffolds!

Dec. 18, 2019

Congratulations to Alex and Brian publishing in Advanced Functional Materials! Read the article here .

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Anseth lab postdoc, Brian Aguado publishes in Science Translational Medicine, learn more about this new work from our group by reading CU Boulder Today!

Sept. 12, 2019

This talented group of researchers is working to better understand heart disease using precision medicine to mimic the heart's microenvironment, for more information click the link below.

Contractions in hydrogels point to biochemical clues of valvular disorders

Dec. 4, 2018

Congratulations to Andrea Gonzalez-Rodriguez and Megan Schroeder for their work on a new article being featured in APL Bioengineering! Find the full article here and the press release here .