Group Members

Yan Wins Poster Award at the 2011 Biomaterials / Biomechanics Day!

Congratulations to Yan Sun and co-author Ashley Lee!  Their research entitled "Engineering Anisotropic Myotubes Using Micropatterned Extracellular Matrix Proteins" won a Best Poster Award at the 2011 Biomaterials / Biomechanics Day organized by CMU and PITT.

Rachelle Interviews Dr. Graziella Pellegrini

As part of the conference "Vision Restoration: Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology" in May, Rachelle interviewed Dr. Graziella Pellegrini regarding her research into regeneration of the corneal surface.  The video is available on the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration website.

Welcome Nina and Kevin!

Welcome to Nina Kloss and Kevin Frankola, visiting undergraduate researchers for the summer working on 3-D rapid prototyping of tissue engineered constructs.

Welcome to Brooke, Billy, Iris and Nina!

A warm welcome to the great group of undergraduates joining us for the summer. Brooke Gladstone is working on corneal regeneration, Billy Littlefield is working on collagen IV nanofibers, Iris Young is characterizing the structure of protein nanofibers and ...

Congrats to Ashley Lee for Receiving Her Masters Degree!

Congratulations to Ashley Lee, who received her Masters of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering on May 15, 2011.  Ashley will be continuing on in the lab this summer working on muscle tissue engineering.

Welcome Rachelle and Ling!

A belated to welcome to our two new postdoctoral fellows! Rachelle Palchesko recently received her PhD in Chemistry from Duquesne University. She is working on regeneration of the corneal endothelium and is a OTERO (Ocular Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Ophthalmology) Fellow funded by the ...

Congrats to Gabe for Receiving a Research Fellowship!

Congratulations to Gabe Diamond for being awarded a CMU Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) to study the mechanical properties of laminin nanofibers in the lab this summer.

Welcome Dr. Yan Sun

The Regenerative Biomaterials and Therapeutics Group welcomes Dr. Yan Sun to the lab. Dr. Sun is an Associate Professor in the School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA) and will be a ...

Welcome Quentin, Gabe, Anshul and Tomas

The Regenerative Biomaterials and Therapeutics Group welcomes graduate student Quentin Jallerat and undergraduates Gabriel Diamond, Anshul Dhankher and Tomas Dardet to the lab.