Hillary Davis, MD, PhD, was awarded the Loren D. Carlson Student Research Award from the UC Davis School of Medicine. You can read more here: http://www.bme.ucdavis.edu/articles/2013/06/04/hillary-davis-loren-carlson-award/
Vaishali Mittal was recognized for her efforts with the 2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award for the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
We welcome Allison Hoch back to UC Davis from her 10 months in Basel, Switzerland. Upon her return, Allie has been awarded a fellowship in the UC Davis Biotechnology Training Program, as well as an Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship.
Samir Batarni has been selected to participate in the Biology Scholars Advanced Research Program (BSHARP) for 2013 and 2014.
Caroline Vissers has been selected as a Beckman Scholar for 2013-2014.
Sophia Fang presented her research at the Mayo Clinic through the CTSC Training Program.
Ganesh Ingavle has been named a Marie Curie Research Fellow to conduct research at the University of Brighton, starting in Fall 2013.
Congratulations to Beko Binder for winning Honorable Mention in Best Oral Presentation and Allison Hoch for winning the Best Poster Presentation at the 1st annual UC Davis Biomedical Engineering Graduate Group Research Conference.
Congratulations to Allison Hoch for advancing to PhD candidacy.
Congratulations to Steve Ho for winning a 2012 Whitaker International Fellowship. Steve will be going to Zurich, Switzerland at ETHZ (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) next summer to work in the Skeletal Tissue Engineering Group at the Institute of Biomechanics under Professor Ralph Müller and Dr. Sandra Hofmann.
Congratulations to Martin Decaris for successfully defending his PhD thesis dissertation.
At BMES in Hartford, CT, a poster titled “Extracellular Matrix-coated Microbeads Deployed in Alginate Hydrogels for Bone Formation” was presented. Research was performed by Archana Bhat, Allison Hoch, Martin Decaris, and Kent Leach.
Congratulations to Kent Leach for being appointed Chair of the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Group for the next 3 years!
Congratulations to Beko Binder for earning a California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Fellowship!
Congratulations to Diana Morales-Hernández for successful completion of her Masters!
Congratulations to Allison Hoch for earning a Whitaker International Fellowship that will allow her to perform research at the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland with Dr. Ivan Martin for 1 year!
Congratulations to Hillary Davis for successfully defending her dissertation. Hillary has one degree down during her training in the Physician Scientist Training Program. Way to go, Dr. Davis!
Kent Leach is interviewed for a UC Davis PBS Spotlight video: Making stem cells stick to business, and the Leach lab gets some airtime! You can watch the video here.
Congratulations to Hillary Davis for authoring the #1 most downloaded article in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering for the last 30 days. Great job on this review.
Congratulations to Jiawei He for successfully defending his dissertation. Jiawei is the first Ph.D. student to graduate from the Leach lab. Outstanding work, Dr. He!
Congratulations to Chris Horner for winning the 2010 Department of Biomedical Engineering Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award. Great work, Chris! You can read about Chris’s achievements here.
Fat-derived stem cells under investigation for treating wounded soldiers. You can read more about it here and watch the video below.