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Kevin Davis
Graduate Researcher, Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering

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Research: Smart materials for active cell culture and tissue engineering.

Education
  • B.S. in Biomedical Engineering (with a focus on Tissue Engineering) from Case Western Reserve University, Class of 2007

Professional Expereince
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, 2012-2013
  • Graduate Assistant, Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, 2009-2012
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, 2008-2009
  • Research Assistant, Department of Orthopaedics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2006-2007
  • Research Assistant, Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve University, 2005-2006
  • Research Assistant, Department of Biophysics and Physiology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2005-2007

Publications
  • Xu X, Davis KA, Yang P, Gu X, Henderson JH, Mather PT. Shape memory RGD-containing hydrogels: synthesis, characterization, and application in cell culture. Macromolecular Symposia, 309-310: 162-172, 2011.
  • Davis KA, Burke KA, Mather PT, Henderson JH. Surface shape memory substrates for active cell culture. 2011 IEEE 37th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, NEBEC 2011, art. no. 5778692, 2011.
  • Davis KA, Luo X, Mather PT, Henderson JH. Shape memory polymers for active cell culture. J Vis Exp (53):e2903, 2011.
  • Davis KA, Burke KA, Mather PT, Henderson J.H. Dynamic cell behavior on shape memory polymer substrates. Biomaterials, 32:2285-2293, 2011.

Refereed Podium Presentations
  • Davis KA, Burke KA, Mather PT, and Henderson JH. Surface shape memory substrates for active cell culture. 37th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY; April 2nd, 2011.
  • Davis KA, Burke KA, Mather PT, and Henderson JH. Surface shape memory substrates for active cell cultures. Biomedical Engineering Society/Society for Physical Regulation in Biology and Medicine Conference on Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 29th SPRBM Scientific Conference. Miami Beach, Florida, January 4-8th, 2011.
  • Davis KA, Burke KA, Mather PT, and Henderson JH. Active Cell Culture: Surface Shape Memory Triggered Topographic Change. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA, October 7-10, 2009.

Refereed Poster Prsentations
  • Xu X, Davis KA, Yang P, Tseng L, Henderson JH, and Mather PT. Active cell culture: shape memory RGD-containing hydrogels. Poster Presentation, Advanced Functional Polymers for Medicine 2011, Enschede, The Netherlands; June 1517, 2011.
  • Davis KA, Burke KA, Mather PT, and Henderson JH. Surface shape memory substrates for active cell cultures. Biomedical Engineering Society/Society for Physical Regulation in Biology and Medicine Conference on Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 29th SPRBM Scientific Conference. Miami Beach, Florida, January 4-8th, 2011.

Other Presentations
  • Patrick AD, Davis KA, and Henderson JH. Varying the Rate of Substrate Topographic Change for the Study of Mechanobiology. Oral Presentation, Louis Stokes South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation Program Annual Science, Engineering & Research Conference, Orangeburg, SC; November 4, 2011.
  • Patrick AD, Davis KA, and Henderson JH. Varying the Rate of Substrate Topographic Change for the Study of Mechanobiology. LCS College of Engineering and Computer Science Summer Symposium, Syracuse, NY; August 12, 2011.
  • Patrick AD, Davis KA, and Henderson JH. Varying the Rate of Substrate Topographic Change for the Study of Mechanobiology. Syracuse Biomaterials Institute REU Summer Research Poster Session, Syracuse, NY; August 11, 2011.
  • Davis KA. Surface Shape Memory Substrates for Active Cell Culture. Sound Byte, given on behalf of all collaborators involved from the Henderson and Mather labs, 11th New York Complex Matter Workshop, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY; June 10th, 2011.
  • Davis KA, Burke KA, Mather PT, and Henderson JH. Shape Memory Substrates for Active Cell Culture. Poster Presentation, Gordon Research Conference on Musculoskeletal Biology and Bioengineering, Andover, NH; August 1-6, 2010.
  • Davis KA, Burke KA, Mather PT, and Henderson JH. Active Cell Culture: Surface Shape Memory Triggered Topographic Change. Poster Presentation, Upstate New York Biomedical Engineering Career Conference. Rochester, NY; April 16, 2010.
  • Davis KA, Burke KA, Mather PT, and Henderson JH. Active Cell Culture: Surface Shape Memory Triggered Topographic Change. Podium Presentation, Symposium on Biological Smart Materials at the Soft Materials Discussion Group, New York Academy of Sciences. April 1, 2010.
  • Davis, KA, Burke, KA, Mather, PT, Henderson, JH. Active Cell Culture: Surface Shape Memory Triggered Topographic Change. Poster Presentation, Syracuse Biomaterials Institute 2nd Annual SBI Offsite Meeting, Syracuse, NY; August 28, 2009.
  • Davis, KA, Burke, KA, Mather, PT, Henderson, JH. Active Cell Culture: Surface Shape Memory Triggered Topographic Change. Poster Presentation, Gordon Research Conference on Biocompatibility/Tissue Engineering, Holderness, NH; July 19-24, 2009.

Research
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, 2009-present.
  • Research Assistant, Department of Orthopaedics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2006-2007.
  • Research Assistant, Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve University, 2005-2006.
  • Research Assistant, Department of Biophysics and Physiology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2005-2007.