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* D. Kim joins the Editorial Board of the [http://digital-library.theiet.org/content/journals/iet-nbt '''IET Nanobiotechnology Journal''']  (Jan. 2013)  
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* D. Kim joins the Editorial Board of the [http://digital-library.theiet.org/content/journals/iet-nbt IET Nanobiotechnology Journal]  (Jan. 2013)  
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* Alex Jiao is selected for a travel award and a short talk speaker for the [http://www.sprbm.org/ '''BMES 2013 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Conference'''] (Jan.2013)
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* Alex Jiao is selected for a travel award and a short talk speaker for the [http://www.sprbm.org/ BMES 2013 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Conference] (Jan.2013)
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* D. Kim received the [http://bmes.org/index.asp '''BMES-CMBE'''] "Rising Star" award (Jan. 2013)
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* D. Kim received the [http://bmes.org/index.asp BMES-CMBE] "Rising Star" award (Jan. 2013)
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* D. Kim joins the Editorial Board of the [http://www.slas.org/publications/journals.cfm ''' Journal of Laboratory Automation''']  (Jan. 2013)
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* D. Kim joins the Editorial Board of the [http://www.slas.org/publications/journals.cfm Journal of Laboratory Automation]  (Jan. 2013)
* Cameron Nemeth received The SLUG Symposium Undergraduate Student Award (2012)
* Cameron Nemeth received The SLUG Symposium Undergraduate Student Award (2012)
* Derek Britain, Sam Frankel, Cameron Nemeth, and Nicole Trosper have been awarded for Mary Gates Undergraduate Research Scholarship (2012)
* Derek Britain, Sam Frankel, Cameron Nemeth, and Nicole Trosper have been awarded for Mary Gates Undergraduate Research Scholarship (2012)

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Overview

Our research spans the disciplinary boundaries between biomaterials, nanotechnology, and cell mechanobiology with an emphasis on their applications to tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Through the use of multiscale (nano/micro/meso) fabrication and integration tools, we focus on the development and applications of biomimetic cell culture models and functional tissue engineering constructs for high-throughput drug screening, stem cell-based therapies, disease diagnostics, and medical device development. Using engineered microenvironments in combination with quantitative live cell imaging approaches, we are also studying the interplay between mechanical and biochemical signaling in the regulation of cell function and fate decisions that are essential for tissue repair and regeneration following injury, and various developmental events. The ultimate goal of our research is to better understand complex cellular behavior in response to microenvironmental cues in normal, aging and disease states, to gain new mechanistic insights into the control of cell-tissue structure and function, and to develop multiscale regenerative technologies for improving human health.

News


Featured Publications

  • Nanopatterned cardiac cell patches promote stem cell niche formation and myocardial regeneration, Integrative Biology, Vol. 4, Issue 9,pp. 1019-1033, 2012 (Featured Cover Article) Article
  • Matrix rigidity controls endothelial differentiation and morphogenesis of cardiac precursors, Science Signaling, vol. 5, issue 227, p. ra41, 2012. (Featured as a Cover Article) Article
  • Engineering neuronal growth cone to promote axon regeneration over inhibitory molecules, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, vol. 108, pp. 5057-5062, 2011. Article
  • Biomimetic nanopatterns as enabling tools for analysis and control of live cells, Advanced Materials, 2010. Pubmed, Hubmed
  • Nanoscale cues regulate the structure and function of macroscopic cardiac tissue constructs, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA, vol.107, pp. 565-570, 2010. Pubmed, Hubmed

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