Fenet Demissie (IDEAS/BIOE '24) presented a poster titled, "Spatiotemporal Presentation of Bioactive Peptides in 3D-Printed Scaffolds" at the David and Lorraine Freed Undergraduate Research Symposium this month. She won 2nd place and received $1000 travel grant! Congratulations, Fenet!
Welcoming two new lab members Devon and Samantha!
We are very pleased to welcome two new lab members to the Chow Lab this semester: Bioengineering undergraduate students Devon Ennis and Samantha Mapps! Stay tuned to learn more about the exciting projects they are working on...
Fenet Demissie wins poster award at ABRCMS!
Fenet Demissie (Lehigh IDEAS ’24) presented her research at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Anaheim, CA on Friday, November 11, 2022. Her talk titled, “Spatiotemporal Presentation of Bioactive Peptides on 3D-Printed Scaffolds” describes how she is using click chemistry to functionalize the surface of 3D-printed scaffolds with growth factor (GF)-mimetic... Continue Reading →
Tyler French presents at MS&T 2022!
Tyler French (Lehigh MSE '23) presented his research at the Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) 2022 Technical Meeting sponsored by TMS and the Society for Biomaterials in Pittsburgh on Monday, October 10, 2022. His talk titled, "Solvent Cast 3D Printing with Different Molecular Weight Polymers" describes how he can modifying scaffold mechanical properties independently of... Continue Reading →
Welcome to Chiebuka, Gerry, Juliana, and Juan!
We are very pleased to welcome four new lab members to the Chow Lab this semester: Bioengineering PhD students Chiebuka Okpara (joint with the TGF Lab) and Gerardo Ortega Oviedo, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering undergraduate student Juliana Forero Arevalo, and Materials Science and Engineering undergraduate student Juan Mendoza. Can't wait to see all the exciting... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Diana for passing her qualifying exam!
Diana Hammerstone passed her qualifying exam with flying colors today! Many thanks to her qualifying exam committee members Dr. Eric Daniels, Dr. Sabrina Jedlicka, and Dr. Raymond Pearson for their time and support. Congratulations, Diana!
Next steps for our recent Chow Lab alumnae Natalie, Daphna, Sareena, Orlaith, and Kelly!
Natalie Condon, Daphna Fertil, Sareena Karim, Orlaith Kennedy, and Kelly Seims all graduated earlier this year and are moving on to their next steps! Natalie is joining IVIVA Medical as a Research AssociateDaphna is heading to the National Institutes of Health as a Postbaccauleareate Scholar in Dr. Kaitlyn Sadtler's labSareena is continuing to build her... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to John Tolbert for passing his proposal defense!
John Tolbert defended his dissertation proposal titled, “Investigating and Controlling the Mechanical Properties of Solvent-Cast Constructs for Tunable Biomaterial Scaffolds” with flying colors! It was exciting to see how much he has done over the past four years and how big of an impact he has had on the group. Many thanks to his committee... Continue Reading →
John Tolbert, Diana Hammerstone, and Kelly Seims presented at Society for Biomaterials
Late to post this! Diana Hammerstone, Kelly Seims, and John Tolbert presented their latest work at the 2022 Society for Biomaterials meeting in Baltimore, MD in April. Diana presented a rapid-fire talk and poster titled, "Characterizing physical properties of constructs 3D printed with peptide-polymer conjugates." John gave a talk titled, "Characterizing properties of solvent-cast 3D-printed... Continue Reading →
Congratulations to DR. Paula Camacho Sierra on her successful PhD defense!
Dr. Camacho Sierra gave a fantastic defense presentation on Tuesday, May 17 highlighting her work investigating how multi-peptide organization in 3D-printed scaffolds drives osteochondral tissue regeneration. It was exciting to see everything she has accomplished in the past five years! Many thanks to all who came to support Dr. Camacho Sierra in person and via... Continue Reading →