Congratulations to our lab members who will be graduating this May! Hubert Tseng defended his PhD in March (way to go Hubert!) and is now a Senior Scientist at Nano3D Biosciences. Bin Xu completed his MBE in December and will
Congratulations to Hubert, Aditya, and Dena for their manuscripts being accepted for publication! Hubert (and Eric Kim, Patrick, Salma, and Jay Shah) had The tensile and viscoelastic properties of aortic valve leaflets treated with a hyaluronidase gradient accepted for publication in
The lab welcomes 2 new members! Varun Krishnamurthy is joining our lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Varun recently defended his PhD from the University of Cincinnati. Jeanine Buckens is a visiting scholar in the lab for the Fall of
There will be a lot of celebrating this weekend as Kerem Kalpakci, Nikhil Gheewala, Chris Durst, Chris Lin, Eric Kim, and Jit Nandi walk in Commencement. Kerem, Nikhil, and Chris all got PhDs within the last year and are all
Congrats to Hubert, who was just selected to receive one of six 2011 Mary Frances Dunnam Morse Graduate Fellowships from the Rice University Institute for Bioscience and Bioengineering! This fellowship comes with a $500 prize. Guess who’s buying at Valhalla
Congratulations to lab member Brandi Scully for winning the best poster award (and $500) at the Baylor College of Medicine James K. Alexander Research Symposium. WAY TO GO!!
Congratulations to graduate student Chris Durst, who just had his paper “Flexural Characterization of Cell Encapsulated PEGDA Hydrogels with Applications for Tissue Engineered Heart Valves” accepted for publication in Acta Biomaterialia. Way to go!
Huzzah! Congrats to Hubert, Libby, and Nikhil. Hubert’s paper, “Elastic fibers in the aortic valve spongiosa: a fresh perspective on their structure and role in overall tissue function,” has been accepted to Acta Biomaterialia. Libby’s paper, “Insight into pathologic abnormalities
Nikhil defended his dissertation today. Look out world!
Welcome to Ayodeji (Ayo) Jejelowo, who is joining the lab as an NIH-funded Post-Masters Research Assistant. Ayo originally earned his BS in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins (he is the 3rd JHU alum to join the lab) and just got