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Yuan’s paper is accepted for publication in Journal of Materials Chemistry B

September 14, 2016
Our publication entitled “Recovery property of double-network hydrogel containing mussel-inspired adhesive moiety and nano-silicate” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Materials Chemistry B.

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Yuan and Hao presented at Keweenaw Medical Conference

August 29, 2016
Both Yuan and Hao gave an oral and poster presentation at the 2016 Keweenaw Medical Conference that took place on August 26-28 at Copper Harbor, MI.

Our research is highlighted by Fox News

August 1, 2016
Our research on mussel-inspired smart adhesive is highlight by Fox News.

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Our research is highlighted in Digital Trends

July 30, 2016
Our research on mussel-inspired smart adhesive is highlight on Digital Trends.

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Our publication is accepted for publication in Chemistry of Materials

July 14, 2016
Our publication entitled “pH Responsive and Oxidation Resistant Wet Adhesive based on Reversible Catechol-Boronate Complexation” has been accepted for publication in Chemistry of Materials.

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Awarded Research Seed Grant from the Portage Health Foundation

July 1, 2016
Our lab was awarded an one-year research seed grant by the Portage Health Foundation aiming at leveraging the unique reduction-oxidation (redox) chemistry found in the mussel adhesive proteins to promote wound healing. This grant will also enable our lab to establish collaboration with Dr. Xiaoqing Tang’s lab.

Dr. Lee was awarded 2016 Young Investigator Award by the Office of Naval Research

June 1, 2016
Dr. Lee is one of 47 scientists to receive the 2016 Young Investigator Award by the Office of Naval Research.  According to ONR, “the ONR YIP is one of the oldest and most selective scientific research advancement programs in the country. Its purpose is to fund early-career academic researchers—called investigators—whose scientific pursuits show outstanding promise for […]

Our publication is accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

April 26, 2016
Our publication entitled “Gelatin Microgel Incorporated Poly(Ethylene Glycol)-based Bioadhesive with Enhanced Adhesive Property and Bioactivity” has been accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.

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Ameya gave invited talk at the 2016 Adhesive & Sealant Council Spring Convention & Expo

April 18, 2016
Ameya traveled to New Orleans to give an invited talk entitled “Moisture resistant smart adhesive based on pH dependent reversible catechol-boronic acid complexation” at the Adhesive & Sealant Council (ASC) 2016 Spring Convention & Expo. ASC is a North American trade association comprised of more than 130 U.S. companies in the adhesive and sealant industry.

National Institutes of Health renewed funding for developing strong biomimetic adhesive

April 1, 2016
Our lab successfully renewed a research project funded by the National Institutes of Health for another three years. This project aims to optimize the performance of biomimetic bioadhesive for improved adhesive strength, bioactivity and degradation. The long term goal of this project is to develop tissue adhesives with strong adhesive strength and biomechanical properties matching […]