Systems Biology of Human Diseases Laboratory
Recent Lab News
December 2010 Dr. Nagrath's article in the journal "Tissue Engineering Part A" entitled "Three dimensional primary hepatocyte culture in synthetic self-assembling peptide hydrogel" is among the list of 20 of the most cited articles from 2008-2009.
December 2010 Dr. Nagrath has joined to the editorial board of journal "Journal of Biosensor and Bioelectronics".
November 2010 Congratulations to our newest lab members: Aaron Damm, Lifeng Yang, Bahar Salimian, first year chemical engineering graduate students!
November 2010 Congratulations to Christine Caneba for receiving 2010 Edgar O'Rear Travel Grant.
July 2010 Congratulations to Professor Nagrath's lab and Professor Grande-Allen's lab (BIOE, RICE) for receiving the Hamill Innovations Award
July 2010 Dr. Nagrath and Dr. Wong (BME, CUNY) publish book chapter entitled Liver Tissue Engineering in Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications: A Review of the Past and Future Trends
May 2010 Congratulations to new group member Christine Caneba (Bioengineering, II year) on joining the group.
May 2010 Professor Deepak Nagrath's paper Soft Constraints-Based Multiobjective Framework for Flux Balance Analysis. is accepted for publication in THE Metabolic Engineering JOURNAL.
March 2010 Professor Deepak Nagrath's research in adipocytes and discovery of natural extracellular matrix has been featured in several science-related websites.
February 2010 Professor Deepak Nagrath's paper Adipocyte Derived Basement Membrane Extract With Biological Activity: Applications in Hepatocyte Functional Augmentation In vitro. is accepted for publication in THE FASEB JOURNAL.
September 2009 Professor Deepak Nagrath's research in tissue engineering and metabolic engineering is highlighted as cover article. An article entitled "Metabolic Preconditioning of Donor Organs: Defatting Fatty Livers by Normothermic Perfusion Ex Vivo" appears on the cover of the August/September 2009 issue of Metabolic Engineering.
Positions are available for students and a postdoc. Please contact Prof. Nagrath for more information.