Christina Haase Wins NAVBO Outstanding Poster Award
Congratulations to Christina (Tina) Haase for winning an Outstanding Poster Award at the North American Vascular Biology Organization's 2018 conference for her poster: Placental pericytes contribute to dysfunction and inflammation in a 3D model of placental microvasculature through VEGF-Ang-Tie2 signaling
Congratulations to MIT postdoc Tatsuya Osaki, Harvard postdoc Sebastien G. M. Uzel, and MIT Professor Roger D. Kamm on the publication of Microphysiological 3D model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) from human iPS-derived muscle cells and optogenetic motor neurons in the journal Science Advances. The research and the article were featured on the front page of the MIT website on October 11.
Congratulations to Roger D. Kamm, Rashid Bashir, Natasha Arora, Roy D. Dar, Martha U. Gillette, Linda G. Griffith, Melissa L. Kemp, Kathy Kinlaw, Michael Levin, Adam C. Martin, Todd C. McDevitt, Robert M. Nerem, Mark J. Powers, Taher A. Saif, James Sharpe, Shuichi Takayama, Shoji Takeuchi, Ron Weiss, Kaiming Ye, Hannah G. Yevick, and Muhammad H. Zaman on the publication of Perspective: The promise of multi-cellular engineered living systems in APL Bioengineering on October 11, 2018!
Taher Saif wins Koiter Medal
Taher Saif has been named the 2018 recipient of the Warner T. Koiter Medal, granted by ASME in recognition of distinguished contributions to the field of solid mechanics. He is the first winner of this award from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.