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  • Biomaterials

    • Donny Hanjaya-Putra
      Biomimetic materials to control stem cell differentiation and morphogenesis.
    • Maria Holland
      Mechanics of growth in soft tissues; computational modeling of brain growth and development.
    • Ryan Roeder
      Imaging probes, nanoparticles, scaffolds.
    • Tim Ovaert
      Nanomechanical biomaterials testing including soft and hard tissue, and synthetic biomaterials.
    • Josh Shrout
      Discernment of bacterial pathogen colonization of implanted biomaterials.
    • Matthew Webber
      Self-assembly of peptide and protein-based biomaterials through affinity.
  • Cancer

  • Computational and Systems Biology

    • Holly Goodson
    • Greg Madey
      Computational biology, disease transmission modeling, bioinformatics, predictive & prescriptive analytics.
    • Tijana Milenkovic
      Network science, network mining, computational biology, computational graph theory, algorithms.
  • Drug Delivery/Therapeutics

    • Basar Bilgicer
      Development of targeted nanoparticle drug carriers for various cancers. Engineering of allergic reaction inhibitors.
    • H. Chia Chang
      Developing low-cost liquid biopsy nanotechnologies for cancer screening and therapy management.
    • Donny Hanjaya-Putra
      Engineering stem cell for site-specific targeting therapeutics.
    • Ryan Roeder
      Controlled growth factor delivery from biomaterial scaffolds 
    • Matthew Webber
      Spatiotemporal targeting of molecular therapeutics through tunable supramolecular affinity.
  • Environmental Science

  • Genomics, DNA, RNA

    • Paul Huber
      Developmental proteomics, the role of SUMOylation in heart development and its relation to congenital heart defects.
    • Gregory Timp
  • Health Robotics and Technology

    • James Schmiedeler
      Biomechanics of human motion, robot- and technology-assisted rehabilitation.

    Imaging

    • Paul Bohn
    • Danny Chen
      Biomedical image processing and analysis, computational biomedicine, medical treatment planning, deep learning methods for biomedical applications.
    • Scott Howard
      Technology achieving high-resolution 3D microscopy in living tissue.
    • Thomas O'Sullivan
      Development of optical spectroscopy and imaging techniques for preclinical and clinical studies. technology for wearable and implantable optical biosensors.
    • Ryan Roeder
      Nanoparticle imaging probes, contrast-enhanced CT, molecular imaging with spectral CT.
    • Bradley Smith
      Imaging of cancer and infection; fluorescence guided surgery.
  • Mechanobiology and Physical Effects on Cells

    • Joel Boerckel
    • Donny Hanjaya-Putra
      Mechanical regulation of stem cell differentiation in vascular and lymphatic systems.
    • Maria Holland
      Mechanics of growth in soft tissues; computational modeling of brain growth and development
    • Glen Niebur
      Experimental, computational, and in vivo models of bone and bone marrow mechanobiology applied to osteoporosis, cancer metastasis, and metabolic diseases.
    • Pinar Zorlutuna
      Tissue Engineering, Biorobotics, Stem Cells, Micro/nanofabrication, Organ-on-chip.
  • Orthopaedics

    • Glen Niebur
      Experimental, computational, and in vivo models of bone and bone marrow mechanobiology applied to osteoporosis, cancer metastasis, and metabolic diseases.
    • Tim Ovaert
      Nanomechanical biomaterials testing including soft and hard tissue, and synthetic biomaterials.
    • Matt Ravosa
    • Ryan Roeder
      Fracture suseptibility in human cortical bones, porous and bioactive polyetheretherketone scaffolds for implant fixation.
    • Steve Schmid
      Design and manufacture of orthopedic implants, including instruments, guides, fixtures; tribology of orthopedic implants; additive manufacturing and polymer processing.
    • Josh Shrout
      Prosthetic joint infections.
  • Regenerative Medicine

    • Joel Boerckel
    • Donny Hanjaya-Putra
      Stem cell for tissue engineering and disease modeling.
    • Glen Niebur
      Experimental, computational, and in vivo models of bone and bone marrow mechanobiology applied to osteoporosis, cancer metastasis, and metabolic diseases.
    • Gregory Timp
    • Matthew Webber
      Injectable and responsive materials for support of therapeutics cell populations and delivery of regenerative signals.
    • Jeremiah Zartman
    • Pinar Zorlutuna
      Tissue Engineering, Biorobotics, Stem Cells, Micro/nanofabrication, Organ-on-chip.
  • Rehabilitation and Motor Control

    • James Schmiedeler
      Biomechanics of human motion, robot- and technology-assisted rehabilitation.
  • Sensors and Diagnostics

    • Basar Bilgicer
      Development of diagnostics tools for the proper assessment of food and drug allergies. Development of super sensitive protein-biomarker detection sensors for cancer diagnostics.
    • Paul Bohn
    • H. Chia Chang
      Developing low-cost liquid biopsy nanotechnologies for cancer screening and therapy management.
    • David Go
      Development of microfluidic technologies for cancer screening and diagnostics. Development of ionization sources for mass spectrometry for biochemical analysis.
    • Holly Goodson
    • Josh Shrout
      Screening and assessment of bacterial pathogens for drug susceptibility.
    • Thomas O'Sullivan
      Development of optical spectroscopy and imaging techniques for preclinical and clinical studies. technology for wearable and implantable optical biosensors.
    • Bradley Smith
      Imaging of cancer and infection; fluorescence guided surgery.