Max Yavitt
Graudate Student • Anseth Group


B. Eng. Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, 2017


NSF GRFP Honorable Mention, GAANN, Dean's Outstanding Merit Fellowship

Selected Publications

  • E.A. Hushka, F.M. Yavitt, T.E. Brown, P.J. Dempsey, K.S. Anseth, “Relaxation of Extracellular Matrix Forces Directs Crypt Formation and Architecture in Intestinal Organoids”. Submitted, August 2019
  • F.M. Yavitt, T.E. Brown, E.A. Hushka, N. Gjorevski, P.J. Dempsey, M.P. Lutolf and K.S. Anseth, “The effect of thiol structure on allyl sulfide photodegradable hydrogels and the use as a degradable scaffold for intestinal organoid passaging”. Submitted, August 2019.
  • T.E. Brown, J.A. Silver, B. Worrell, I. Marozas, F.M. Yavitt, K.A. Gunay, C.N. Bowman and K.S. Anseth, “Secondary photocrosslinking of click hydrogels to probe myoblast mechanotransduction in three dimensions”. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140(37), 11585-11588.

Research Interests

Dynamic hydrogels to promote colony and crypt formation in intestinal organoids