Brandi, our previous MSRT student and current 4th year medical student at Baylor College of Medicine, successfully defended her master’s thesis in Bioengineering, “In Vivo and In Vitro Remodeling of a Small Intestinal Submucosa Extracellular Matrix Cardiac Patch in an
Paul Qu, a postdoctoral associate in the lab, after having only joined us in the summer, is leaving for another postdoctoral position in sunny California. In particular, he will be working in Shaochen Chen’s lab in the Dept. of Nanoengineering
The lab welcomes a very special visitor! Dr. Anita Driessen-Mol is spending the semester in our lab. She is an assistant professor at the Technical University of Eindhoven and a fellow heart valve scientist. We’re so thrilled to have you
Shannon, who’s been with us for the past few months, is leaving the lab to start the real world. Your contributions, particularly your quick thinking and knowledge, your help with our contamination issues, and your friendly persona, have made every
The lab welcomes Xing Zhang and Paul Qu to the lab. Xing was previously at the University of California, San Diego and will be working on heart valve tissue engineering, while Paul comes to us from Texas A&M University, and
Monica Fahrenholtz is our newest graduate student in the lab. She transferred to Rice from UT Dental where she worked in Peter Yang’s lab on biomaterials and bone tissue engineering. We are so thankful that she ended up with us!
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
The lab welcomes a new member, Shannon Burke, a Masters student in Bioengineering at Rice who will be working in the lab studying heart valve cell metabolism.