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December 2019
News Alex's Collaboration with the Soman Lab accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Alex's work with the Soman lab studying 3D printing of stretchable hydrogel structures was accepted this month for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Intercaces. Nice work, all!
July 2019
News Shelby Defends!
Shelby successfully defended this month. Congrats, Shelby!
April 2019
News News Shelby and Katy Present at SFB
Shelby and Katy presented on their work with enzymatically triggered SMPs and 4D printing of SMPs, respectively, during the poster session at this year's annual meeting of the Society For Biomaterials in Seattle. Well done, both!
News Miracle Accepted into the HSS Research Institute Post Baccalaureate Research Training Program
Miracle has been accepted into and will be continuing her training in the Hospital for Special Surgery Research Institute Post Baccalaureate Research Training Program. Congrats, Miracle!
March 2019
News News News Lab Presents at Stevenson Biomaterials Research Day
Alex, Katy, and Shelby presented work at this year's Stevenson Biomaterials Research Day. Nice work, all!
February 2019
News News Megan and Giuseppe's Work on Golgi-Nuclear Alignment Highlighted by PLOS ONE
Megan and Giuseppe's recent paper out in PLOS ONE has been selected by the editors to be highlighted on the journal homepage. Nice recognition, both!
News News Giuseppe and Megan's Work on the Mechanism for Superdiffusivity in Fibroblasts Reported in PLOS Computational Biology
Giuseppe and Megan have another paper out this month, this time in PLOS Computational Biology, reporting on superdiffusivity in mouse fibroblasts and new understanding of the underlying mechanism. Nice work, once again, both!
News News Megan and Giuseppe's Work on Golgi-Nuclear Alignment Published in PLOS ONE
Megan and Giuseppe have a new paper out in PLOS ONE reporting exciting findings on the realignment of the Golgi-Nuclear vector during the response of cells to dynamic changes in the microenvironment. Nice work, both!
News News News News News News Shelby's Work on the First Enzymatically Triggered SMPs Receives Widespread Attention
Shelby's recent report on enzymatically triggered shape-memory polymers published in Acta Biomaterialia has been receiving substantial popular attention both locally and nationally. Well deserved recognition, Shelby!
January 2019
News Roland Accepts Position at Globus Medical
Having completed his MS degree with us, Roland has accepted a position as an Associate Research Engineer at Globus Medical. Congrats, Roland, and best wishes!
News Shelby's Work on the First Enzymatically Triggered SMPs Published in Acta Biomaterialia
Shelby's exciting new report on enzymatically triggered shape-memory polymers was published this month in Acta Biomaterialia. Great work, Shelby!
November 2018
News Jay Gives Keynote at 2018 UNYSL Meeting
Jay was honored to give the keynote at the 2018 Upstate New York Science Librarians Meeting, during which he shared with the conferees the many great efforts currently underway in "Biomaterials Research and Education in Upstate New York."
October 2018
News News News Alex and Shelby Present at BMES, Jay Co-Chairs Session
Alex and Shelby presented work during the poster sessions at this year's Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, and Jay enjoyed co-chairing a session. Nice work, Alex and Shelby!
August 2018
News Jamila Participates in Summer Research Symposium and Brings Home Poster Award
Jamila participated in the College of Engineering and Computer Science Summer Research Symposium, during which she presented a poster on her work on "Investigating Rigid Network Variables on Double Network Gels Mechanical Properties Using Design of Experiments," and was awarded the Third Place Poster Award. Very well done, Jamila!
June 2018
News Jose Graduates and Heads to Purdue for PhD Studies
Jose has accepted an offer from the PhD program in Materials Engineering at Purdue University. Congrats, Jose! Best wishes for your doctoral studies!
News Alex Presents on Teacher Workshop at ASEE Conference
Alex presented this month at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition in Salt Lake City. There he shared the approach we're taking to training high school teachers on polymer concepts for inclusion in the high school curriculum, as a means of meeting interest in polymers and delivering Next Generation Science Standards. Good job, Alex!
News Jay Gives Invited Talk at CIMTEC 2018 - 14th International Ceramics Congress & 8th Forum on New Materials
Jay had a delightful visit to Perugia, Italy, to give an invited talk in the Medical Applications of Advanced Biomaterials and Nano-Biotechnology Session of CIMTEC/Forum on New Materials and to Chair another session at the conference. Another fantastic edition of this conference!
News Ben Returns to the Lab as an NSF REU Site Participant
Ben, who previously worked in the lab during Summer 2016 as a Syracuse University Engineering and Computer Science Research Intern, returns from his studies at Cornell University to participate as in the NSF REU Site: Interactive Biomaterials. Welcome back, Ben!
May 2018
News Ariel Receives Commencement Award
Ariel has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award in Graduate Study, Bioengineering, by the Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering. Good job, Ariel!
News Megan Receives Commencement Award
Megan has been awarded the All University Doctoral Prize for her dissertation entitled "Combining Smart Material Platforms and New Computational Tools to Investigate Cell Motility Behavior and Control." Good job, Megan!
News Justine Receives Commencement Awards
Justine has been awarded both the The Earl H. Devoe Prize for Undergraduate Research and the The Bioengineering Founders Award. Good job, Justine!
News News Fred and Shelby Present, Win Awards, at the 10th Annual New York State Biotechn Symposium
Fred and Shelby presented posters at this year's New York State Biotechnology Symposium and were awarded the Third and Second Place Poster Awards, respectively. Nice work, Fred and Shelby!
April 2018
News Justine Named Syracuse University Scholar
Justine is one of twelve seniors named as the 2018 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor that the University bestows. This outstanding honor is added to many Justine has already received, including the Remembrance Scholarship. An amazing, well-deserved honor, Justine! Congrats!
News Miracle Honored with The Chancellor’s Forever Orange Award.
Miracle received The Chancellor's Forever Orange Award at this year's One University Awards. The award is conferred entirely at the discretion of the Chancellor on individual students, faculty or staff who—by virtue of extraordinary hard work, good values and commitment to excellence—have come to embody the best of Syracuse University. Congrats on the wonderful distinction, Miracle!
News Justine Named a a Judith Greenberg Seinfeld Scholar
Justine has been named a Judith Greenberg Seinfeld Scholar. This award recognizes Jusine's "exceptional creativity as a scholar" and her "passion for excellence, as evidenced by past accomplishments, as well as the reviewers' anticipation of even greater things to come." Congrats, Justine!
News Shelby Gives Podium Presentation at SFB
Shelby gave a podium presentation on her exciting new enzymatically triggered shape memory polymers at this years Society For Biomaterials Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA. Great job, Shelby!
News News News News Lab Presents at ECS Research Day, Shelby Wins Top Award
Justine, Alex, Jose, and Shelby presented work at this year's Engineering and Computer Science Research Day and Shelby was the overall winner of the poster competition . The winning poster was titled "Enzymatically Triggered Shape Memory Polymers." Nice job, all! Congrats, Shelby!
News News News News News Lab Presents at Stevenson Biomaterials Research Day
Justine, Bence, Alex, Jose, and Shelby presented work at this year's Stevenson Biomaterials Research Day. Nice work, all!
March 2018
News Miracle Wins Third Poster Award this Academic Year
Miracle was back at it this month, presenting a poster at the Student National Medical Association's American Medical Education Conference in San Francisco, where she received the Award for Best Research Poster Presentation of a Pre-Medical Graduate Student. Great job, Miracle!
News Michelle's Chapter on Photo-Activatable Materials Published
Michelle's contributed chapter on "The Use of Photo-Activatable Materials for the Study of Cell Biomechanics and Mechanobiology" has been published in the new volume "Polymer and Photonic Materials Towards Biomedical Breakthroughs." Nice work, Michelle!
News Nakira Joins the Lab
Nakira joins us this month to work on a project on 3D printing of shape-memory polymer. Welcome to the lab, Nakira!
News News Justine and Shelby Present at NEBEC 2018
Justine and Shelby presented work at the 44th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference in Philadelphia. Both were presenting posters on their collaborative work on enzymatically triggered shape memory polymers. Good job, Justine and Shelby!
February 2018
News Miracle Wins Second Poster Award this Academic Year
Miracle presented another poster on her work, this time at the Student National Medical Association Region VIII Medical Education Conference in Pittsburgh, and this time was the winner of the First Place Poster Award. You're on a roll, Miracle!

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