Announcements

“Conformal nanopatterning of extracellular matrix proteins onto topographically complex surfaces”

Yan, Quentin and John are co-first authors on our recent publication in Nature Methods titled "Conformal nanopatterning of extracellular matrix proteins on topographically complex surfaces." CMU Press Release Article at Nature Methods 

Congratulations to TJ for Receiving a Bertucci Graduate Fellowship

Congratulations to PhD student TJ Hinton, who has been award a prestigious Bertucci Graduate Fellowship in the amount of $20,000.  This fellowship was created through the generosity of John and Claire Bertucci and it was established to provide merit fellowships to ...

Publication: “Shrink Wrapping Cells in a Defined Extracellular Matrix to Modulate the Chemo-Mechanical Microenvironment”

Rachelle, John and Amrita are co-first authors on our latest publication on "Shrink Wrapping Cells in a Defined Extracellular Matrix to Modulate the Chemo-Mechanical Microenvironment" published in the Journal of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering.  This article is part of the ...

Publication: “ECM Protein Nanofibers and Nanostructures Engineered Using Surface-initiated Assembly”

Congratulations to John Szymanski and Quentin Jallerat, who are co-authors on our publication "ECM Protein Nanofibers and Nanostructures Engineered Using Surface-initiated Assembly". This is published in the Journal of Visualized Experiments and includes detailed video demonstrations of the techniques.

Congrats to John Szymanski for receiving a poster award at the GRC

Congratulations to John Szymanksi, who was awarded a poster award at the 2014 Gordon Research Conference on Signal Transduction by Engineered Extracellular Matrices.

Patent Issued: “Methods of generating patterned soft substrates and uses thereof”

Prof. Feinberg is a co-inventor on the recently issued US Patent No. 8,748,181  “Methods of generating patterned soft substrates and uses thereof.”

Publication: “Nano- and Microstructured ECM and Biomimetic Scaffolds for Cardiac Tissue Engineering”

We have published a chapter titled Nano- and Microstructured ECM and Biomimetic Scaffolds for Cardiac Tissue Engineering in the book Bio-inspired Materials for Biomedical Engineering edited by Tony Brennan and Chelsea Kirschner. Co-authors are Quentin Jallerat, John Szymanski and Adam Feinberg. ...

Publication: “Fabrication of Freestanding Alginate Microfibers and Microstructures for Tissue Engineering Applications”

We have published an article entitled "Fabrication of Freestanding Alginate Microfibers and Microstructures for Tissue Engineering Applications" in the journal Biofabrication .  Authors are graduate student John Szymanski and Prof Adam Feinberg.

Congratulations to Prarthana for Receiving a Summer Research Fellowship

Congratulations to MS student Prarthana Patil, who has received a Summer Research Fellowship from the Department of Biomedical Engineering to continue her work on patterned microfibers for muscle tissue engineering applications.

Rachelle Palchesko wins second place poster at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Retreat

Congratulations to Dr. Rachelle Palchesko for wining 2nd place in the poster competition in the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine 2014 retreat for her poster entitled "Development of a Human Bioengineered Corneal Endothelium Towards Use in Endothelial Keratoplasty."