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Yuan and Zhongtian’s review article on tough hydrogels is published

May 22, 2018
Yuan and Zhongtian’s paper entitled “Recent developments in tough hydrogels for biomedical applications” was published in Gels.

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Dr. Lee gave invited talk at the 2018 Annual Meeting for the Society for Biomaterials

April 14, 2018
Dr. Lee attended the 2018 Annual Meeting for the Society for Biomaterials in Atlanta to give an invited talk in the session entitled “Thought Leader: Mussel and Plant Polyphenol Inspired Biomaterials.” He also served as one of the moderators in this session.

Pegah and Ameya receieved awards for poster presentation at the 2018 UP ACS Student Research Symposium

April 23, 2018
Both Pegah and Ameya presented posters at the 2018 Upper Peninsula American Chemical Society Student Research Symposium, which was held on Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Marquette. Pegah received the 1st place award while Ameya recieved a honorable mention.

Pegah received award for poster presentation

April 11, 2018
Pegah was award the Merit Prize and $150 for her poster entitled “Biomimetic Recyclable Microgels for on Demand Generation of Hydrogen Peroxide and Antimicrobial Applications” at the 3rd Annual LSTI Research Forum.

Dr. Lee and Ameya attended Adhesion Society conference

February 28, 2018
Dr. Lee and Ameya attended the 6th World Congress on Adhesion and Related Phenomena organized in conjunction with the 41st Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society¬†between Feb. 25 through March 1 in San Diego, California. Dr. Lee chaired a session entitled “Biomedical Adhesives and Clinical Applications” and¬†served as the elected vice chair of the Bioadhesion […]

Ameya was awarded Outstanding Scholarship Award

February 9, 2018
Congratulations to Ameya, who was nominated as the recipient of the Outstanding Scholarship Award in the Department of Biomedical Engineering for the Spring semester of 2018.

Ameya’s Paper published in Biomacromolecules

November 10, 2017
Ameya’s paper entitled “Effect of Ionic Functional Groups on the Oxidation State and Interfacial Binding Property of Catechol-Based Adhesive” was accepted for publication in Biomacromolecules. (Link to news report)

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Gao’s paper published in Biomedical Materials

November 6, 2017
Gao’s paper entitled “Effect of Incorporating Clustered Silica Nanoparticles on the Performance and Biocompatibility of Catechol-Containing PEG-Based Bioadhesive” was accepted for publication in Biomedical Materials.

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Our invited peer-reviewed book chapter on ROS generation from catechol is published

October 27, 2017
Peer-reviewed book chapter entitled “Catechol Redox Reaction: Reactive Oxygen Species Generation, Regulation, and Biomedical Applications” authored by Pegah, Drs. Meng and Lee was published in Vol. 1252 of the ACS Symposium Series, called “Advances in Bioinspired and Biomedical Materials Volume 1″.

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Students presented at Upper Midwest Biomaterials Day 2017; Rattapol wins award

October 6, 2017
Pegah, Ameyan and Rattapol traveled to Ann Arbor, MI to give presentation at the “University of Michigan Upper Midwest Biomaterials Day 2017″. Pegah gave an oral presentation entitled “Biomimetic Recyclable Microgels for on Demand Generation of Hydrogen Peroxide and Antimicrobial Applications”. Ameya gave a poster presentation entitled “Effect of Ionic Functional Groups on the Oxidation […]

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