Quentin is Awarded a Dowd-ICES Fellowship

Congratulations to Quentin Jallerat, who has been awarded a Dowd-ICES Graduate Student Fellowship for the 2011-2012 academic year.  The Philip and Marsha Dowd Engineering Seed Fund was established in 2001 through a generous gift to the College of Engineering (CIT) ...

Yan Wins Poster Award at the 2011 Biomaterials / Biomechanics Day!

Congratulations to Yan Sun and co-author Ashley Lee!  Their research entitled "Engineering Anisotropic Myotubes Using Micropatterned Extracellular Matrix Proteins" won a Best Poster Award at the 2011 Biomaterials / Biomechanics Day organized by CMU and PITT.

2011 Biomaterials / Biomechanics Day

We welcome PITT and CMU faculty and students to participate in the 2011 joint Biomaterials and Biomechanics Day, "At the Interface: Using Biomaterials to Probe Biomechanics."  The keynote speaker is Chris Chen from the University of Pennsylvania.  Happening on September ...

Rachelle Interviews Dr. Graziella Pellegrini

As part of the conference "Vision Restoration: Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology" in May, Rachelle interviewed Dr. Graziella Pellegrini regarding her research into regeneration of the corneal surface.  The video is available on the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration website.

Instrumentation Grant Awarded for an Atomic Force Microscope for Biological Applications

Prof. Feinberg is a Co-PI on a recently awarded instrumentation grant for an Asylum Research MFP-3D BIO atomic force microscope integrated with an inverted fluorescent microscope.  This instrument will be located in PTC and provide exciting new capability to probe ...

Welcome Nina and Kevin!

Welcome to Nina Kloss and Kevin Frankola, visiting undergraduate researchers for the summer working on 3-D rapid prototyping of tissue engineered constructs.

Prof. Feinberg and Team Win Instrumentation Grant for Confocal Microscope

A team of faculty from MSE and BME led by Adam wins a Carnegie Mellon internal infrastructure grant to acquire a Nikon AZ100 C2 confocal microscope. This equipment will enable 3-D imaging of biological samples, engineered tissues and protein-based ...

Welcome to Brooke, Billy, Iris and Nina!

A warm welcome to the great group of undergraduates joining us for the summer. Brooke Gladstone is working on corneal regeneration, Billy Littlefield is working on collagen IV nanofibers, Iris Young is characterizing the structure of protein nanofibers and ...

Congrats to Ashley Lee for Receiving Her Masters Degree!

Congratulations to Ashley Lee, who received her Masters of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering on May 15, 2011.  Ashley will be continuing on in the lab this summer working on muscle tissue engineering.

Welcome Rachelle and Ling!

A belated to welcome to our two new postdoctoral fellows! Rachelle Palchesko recently received her PhD in Chemistry from Duquesne University. She is working on regeneration of the corneal endothelium and is a OTERO (Ocular Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Ophthalmology) Fellow funded by the ...