STEM-SI Researchers Natalie Condon and Daphna Fertil win prizes for their summer research!

Congratulations to Natalie Condon and Daphna Fertil were awarded prizes for their summer research and presentations at STEM-SI Day on August 5, 2021. Natalie's poster titled, "Characterizing Properties of Solvent-Cast Biomaterial Membranes for Corneal Replacement" was awarded 2nd Place. She received a gift card to Lehigh's bookstore. Congrats, Natalie! Daphna's poster titled, "3D Printing Spatially... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to our STEM-SI students!

The Chow Lab was extremely fortunate to have a stellar group of STEM-SI researchers in our lab this summer. Huge thank you to their amazing graduate student mentors for training and sharing their knowledge! Special thanks to the STEM-SI Program, Lehigh University, the National Science Foundation (DMR CAREER 1944914), and the Pennsylvania Department of Health... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to Paula on passing her general exam!

Paula Camacho defended her dissertation proposal titled, "Peptide-functionalized 3D-printed scaffolds for osteochondral tissue regeneration" with flying colors! It was exciting to see her work come together and lead up to her final project with equine osteochondral explants. Many thanks to her committee members and close collaborators Drs. Hannah Dailey, Tom Schaer, Susan Perry, and Tommy... Continue Reading →

New publication from Kelly and Natasha!

Kelly Seims and Natasha Hunt published a review paper titled, "Strategies to Control or Mimic Growth Factor Activity for Bone, Cartilage, and Osteochondral Tissue Engineering" in the Bioconjugate Chemistry! Check it out to learn more about how growth factors, growth factor binding peptides, and growth factor mimicking-peptides are covalently or non-covalently bound to biomaterial surfaces. This... Continue Reading →

Nate Yuchimiuk represented Lehigh BioE at the 2021 Freed Undergraduate Research Symposium!

Nate Yuchimiuk (BioE '21) presented his work on "Developing Techniques to Characterize Solvent-Cast 3D-Printed Scaffolds" at Lehigh Engineering's annual David and Lorraine Freed Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 7, 2021. Thanks to the virtual format, you can learn more about Nate's awesome work directly from him. Check it out here. Congratulations on being nominated by our... Continue Reading →

New publication from Paula, Matthew, Kelly, and John!

Paula Camacho, Matthew Fainor, Kelly Seims, and John Tolbert have a new paper out in the Journal for Biological Methods! If you'd like to find out how we 3D print our spatially functionalized scaffolds, check out their open-access publication "Fabricating spatially functionalized 3D-printed scaffolds for osteochondral tissue engineering" today! Many thanks for Dr. James Armstrong... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to Natasha Hunt on her GELH award!

Congratulations to Natasha Hunt on being awarded a Grant for Experiential Learning in Health (GELH)! This GELH grant will fund her research project titled, "Synthesizing Peptide-Polymer Conjugates with Enzyme-Cleavable Sequences for Cell-Mediated Degradation." This work is in collaboration with the Grayson Lab at Johns Hopkins University and the Pashuck Lab at Lehigh.

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