November 29, 2016

The new method employs magnetically responsive droplets to apply controlled forces and measure mechanical properties directly in living 3D tissues and organs.

August 01, 2016

Graduate students Hannah Gustafson and James Giammona were awarded 2016 Mellichamp Fellowships by the Mellichamp Chairs in Systems Biology and Bioengineering. Congratulations to Hannah and James!

July 01, 2016

Alessandro Mongera was awarded the Otis Williams Postdoctoral Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology and Engineering, awarded by the Santa Barbara Foundation, for the project, "Cell-generated Forces and Mechanical Properties in Early Zebrafish Development." Congratulations to Ale!

September 01, 2015

Undergraduate students and research assistants Lynn Padlipsky and Alena Cave were awarded the Undergraduate Research and Creative Actvities (URCA) grant. Congratulations to both!

August 01, 2015

Graduate student Elijah Shelton was awarded a 2015 Mellichamp Fellowship by the Mellichamp Chairs in Systems Biology and Bioengineering. Congratulations to Elijah!

July 01, 2015

Dr. Alessandro Mongera was awarded the Errett Discovery Award for the project, "Biomechanics of gastrulation: cellular force fields and Wnt/PCP-mediated collective cell movements in early zebrafish development." Congratulations to Ale!