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Featured on Cover of the February 2015 issue of Nature Methods

Great job by John and Quentin! Our research on Patterning on Topography (PoT) is the cover image of the February 2015 issue of Nature Methods.  Read the article, "Conformal nanopatterning of extracellular matrix proteins onto topographically complex surfaces."

“In Vitro Expansion of Corneal Endothelial Cells on Biomimetic Substrates”

Congratulations to Rachelle and co-authors on our recent publication in Scientific Reports titled "In Vitro Expansion of Corneal Endothelial Cells on Biomimetic Substrates." This article describes our work to use matrix composition and stiffness to maintain corneal endothelial cell phenotype during in vitro ...

Prof Feinberg receives the NSF CAREER Award

Prof Feinberg has received the 2015 NSF CAREER Award to support research and education into 3D Bioprinting. The grant is entitled "CAREER: 3D Printing of Heart Muscle Using Soft Hydrogels" and will be conducted over the next 5 years. Read the abstract ...

“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. ...