Learn more about the exciting new work taking place in Hyun Joon Kong’s Lab @ UIUC

Click below to learn more about the work being done with nanostimulators and stem cells for muscle repair at UIUC! ...
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Remembering the Amazing Work of Robert Nerem

EBICS would like to take a moment to remember an esteemed colleague - the absolutely inspiring, innovative, and dedicated scientist, ...
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A Successful Year For BEEAM!

We would like to take a moment to express our deepest admiration and thanks to our 2019-2020 BEEAM Cohort. The ...
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A New Paper Has Been Published by Collin Kaufman of UIUC

Collin Kaufman is currently a graduate student at UIUC in Dr. Martha Gillette's lab, and has been a member of ...
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Congratulations to Taher Saif of UIUC on receiving the Engineering Science Medal

For his contributions to Engineering Science, Taher Saif has received recognition as the Engineering Science Medalist for 2020. For more ...
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Meet Our 2020 BEEAM Interns!

This has been a very successful year for the BEEAM program! We have had the absolute pleasure of hosting four ...
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Dr. Linda G. Griffith has published a paper on modeling complex diseases.

The paper is entitled "Gut-Liver Physiomimetics Reveal Paradoxical Modulation of IBD-Related Inflammation by Short-Chain Fatty Acids" and has been published ...
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EBICS Alum Ritu Raman featured in article discussing Women in Stem, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation.

In an article, written by David Sweeney and published in MIT News, Ritu Raman discusses her experiences as an MIT ...
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New paper entitled “A scalable pipeline for designing reconfigurable organisms” has been published.

Authors: Sam Kriegmana, Douglas Blackistonb, Michael Levin, and Josh Bongarda Department of Computer Science, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405; ...
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The Workshop on Multi-Cellular Engineered Living Systems has been moved to June 1-3, 2021.

In accordance with MIT's initiatives to avoid the spread of COVID-19, we have decided to postpone our 2020 M-CELS Workshop ...
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Paper on Transmural Flow published in Small

Congratulations to EBICS members Gio Offeddu and Roger Kamm, as well as Industrial Advisory Committee member Dean Hickman on the ...
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TERMIS endorses M-CELS Workshop

We are pleased to announce that the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society has endorsed the Workshop on Multi-Cellular ...
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ENGAGES and BEEAM high school students attended ABRCMS conference

High school students from the ENGAGES program at Georgia Tech and the BEEAM program at MIT were able to meet ...
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New paper on automated design of PSC self-organization published today in Cell Systems

Congratulations to EBICS members Ashley Libby, David Joy, Calin Belta, and Todd McDevitt, and EBICS alum Demarcus Briers, on their ...
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EBICS members attend workshop on Multi-Cellular Engineered Living Systems at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China

EBICS members Roger Kamm (MIT), Caroline Lowenthal (MIT), Ron Weiss (MIT), Taher Saif (UIUC), and Shuichi Takayama (Georgia Tech) attended ...
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Pericytes Contribute to Dysfunction in a Human 3D Model of Placental Microvasculature through VEGF-Ang-Tie2 Signaling

Congratulations to EBICS members Tina Haase and Roger Kamm on the publication of Pericytes Contribute to Dysfunction in a Human ...
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Epi-illumination gradient light interference microscopy for imaging opaque structures

Congratulations to EBICS members Mikhail Kandel, Chenfei Hu, Ghazal Naseri Kouzehgarani, Hyunjoon Kong, Martha U. Gillette, and Gabriel Popescu on ...
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Blood Brain barrier Dysfunction in a 3D in vitro Model of Alzheimer’s disease

Congratulations to Yoojin Shin and Roger Kamm on the publication of their paper, "Blood Brain Barrier Dysfunction in a 3D ...
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Researchers build microscopic biohybrid robots propelled by muscles, nerves

EBICS Professors Rashid Bashir and Taher Saif were recently featured for their work on swimming biohybrid biobots Click here to ...
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MIT High School and Undergrad Summer Interns Finish Program

Congratulations to the students in MIT's BEEAM high school research program and undergraduate REU program who have all successfully completed ...
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EBICS Annual Retreat

At the end of July, representatives from all of the participating EBICS institutions, including members of the 2019 summer REU ...
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Dr. Hang Lu Wins Lab on a Chip “Pioneers of Miniaturization” Lectureship

Congratulations to Dr. Hang Lu of Georgia Tech, who has won the 2019 "Pioneers of Miniaturization" lectureship, sponsored by Dolomite ...
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Perspective on Responsible M-CELS Research Published

A group of M-CELS researchers and ethicists that came together during the 2018 EBICS M-CELS conference has recently published "Multi-cellular ...
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EBICS MIT Hosts Trainee Research Symposium

EBICS MIT recently hosted its spring Research Symposium, featuring research presentations from Hyeonyu Kim, Marianna Sofman, Min-Cheol Kim, Vera Koledova, ...
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Dr. Paula Hammond Featured as an “Amazing Woman of Chemistry”

Congratulations to Dr. Paula Hammond, who was recently featured as one of Chemistry and Engineering News' "Amazing Women in Science" ...
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Grooved Surfaces Help Organize Neuron/Muscle Growth

Congratulations to Eunkyung Ko, Seung Jung Yu, Gelson J. Pagan‐Diaz, Ziad Mahmassani, Marni D. Boppart, Sung Gap I, Rashid Bashir, ...
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Dr. Rashid Bashir on PBS NewsHour

UIUC's Rashid Bashir and PBS NewsHour's Miles O'Brien talk about how engineers are using the design principles found in nature ...
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ALS-on-a-chip Featured on Atlas of Science

Click here for full article: http://atlasofscience.org/a-new-strategy-to-drug-development-for-neuromuscular-disorder/ ...
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Professor Linda Griffith Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Congratulations to Professor Linda Griffith, who is one of three MIT faculty to be named as a 2018 fellow of ...
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2019 REU Applications Open Now

Applications for the 2019 Research Experience for Undergraduates program are open now! This funded summer research program matches undergraduate students ...
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EBICS Distinguished Lecture Series ft. Dr. Nigel Goldenfeld

11/26/18 - Dr. Nigel Goldenfeld presented his lecture, "Emergence", at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Dr. Goldenfeld discussed the ...
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Dr. Linda Griffith on PBS NewsHour

MIT's Dr. Linda Griffith and PBS NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan talk about her work on "Body on a Chip" models, which ...
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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 ...
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Testing new drugs with “ALS-on-a-chip”

Congratulations to MIT postdoc Tatsuya Osaki, Harvard postdoc Sebastien G. M. Uzel, and MIT Professor Roger D. Kamm on the publication of Microphysiological ...
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M-CELS Perspective Published

Congratulations to Roger D. Kamm, Rashid Bashir, Natasha Arora, Roy D. Dar, Martha U. Gillette, Linda G. Griffith, Melissa L ...
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Georgia Institute of Technology welcomes Project ENGAGES, Cohort 6.

Georgia Institute of Technology welcomes Project ENGAGES, Cohort 6. A new class of scholars will complete a four-week bootcamp inclusive ...
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Welcome REU 2018 Cohorts!

Welcome to REU cohorts: University of Ilinois Urbana-Champaign Hamzah Ahmed, a rising Sophomore at Texas A & M University Michael ...
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Congratulations to Rajashekar Iyer of the Gillette Lab!

Congratulations to Rajashekar Iyer of the Gillette Lab! Rajashekar Iyer's presentation at the 2017 Society for Neuroscience meeting has won ...
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First Place Winner Austin Payne Passaro, at the 2018 UGS RBC Fellow Symposium! Congratulations!

Austin Payne Passaro won first place in the 2018 UGA RBC Fellow Symposium oral presentation for his work titled: Functional ...
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NSF EBICS Outreach at UC Merced: McCloskey Lab Tour

NSF EBICS Outreach at UC Merced: McCloskey Lab Tour On a warm spring Sunday morning, the Minds in Motion Merced ...
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EBICS Annual Retreat and M-CELS Workshop

The 2018 EBICS Annual Retreat will take place Monday, July 30th - Thursday, August 2nd , 2018. The Retreat will ...
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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 ...
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Platt Lab & EBICS Take Over Protease Conference in Italy

Platt Lab & EBICS Take Over Protease Conference in Italy EBICS trainee Simone Douglas, PhD student of Dr. Manu Platt, ...
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ENGAGES Scholar Tatiyanna Singleton named valedictorian

ENGAGES Scholar Tatiyanna Singleton named valedictorian Congratulations to Project ENGAGES student Tatiyanna Singleton who graduated as the valedictorian and STAR ...
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Hang Lu and Melissa Kemp join new Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology!

Hang Lu and Melissa Kemp join new Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology! The new Southeast Center for Mathematics and ...
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Dr. Ritu Raman is organizing and presenting at a workshop focused on bio-hybrid machines at the IEEE EMBS Conference

Dr. Ritu Raman is presenting at the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics in London "Optogenetic Skeletal Muscle-Powered Adaptive Biological Machines" ...
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Congratulations to Ghazal Naseri Kouzehgarani for achieving two awards!

EBICS trainee Ghazal Naseri Kouzehgarani was recently awarded a Beckman Graduate Fellowship and the University of Illinois' Molecular and Cellular ...
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Congratulations: Dr. Rashid Bashir named Royal Society of Chemistry Fellow!

Professor Rashid Bashir, a Grainger Distinguished Chair in Bioengineering, earned the honor in recognition of his research contributions in the ...
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Congratulations! Gelson Pagan-Diaz recognized at UIUC Celebrating Diversity, Recognizing Excellence Event!

Congratulations to Gelson Pagan-Diaz for being recognized by the University of Illinois Graduate College Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ...
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PrePARE (Paths Afforded by the Research Enterprise) Applications

A National Science Foundation sponsored professional development workshop for Ph.D. students (and postdocs if appropriate). EBICS accepts at least 3 ...
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Mikhail Kandel (Graduate Trainee, Popescu Lab) presents Research on QLI Lab Microscope Add-On Module at EBICS Illinois Research seminars!

Published: May 16, 2018 Mikhail Kandel presented his research April 18 with colleague Chenfei Hu in conjunction with their work ...
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ENGAGES (Engaging New Generations at Georgia Tech through Engineering & Science) at the Center for Civil and Human rights museum!

ENGAGES students and mentors took a tour of the Center for Civil and Human rights museum to observe the achievements ...
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Please join EBICS in congratulating some of our REUs on their next steps!

Greg Girardi will be pursuing his PhD at UC Davis! REU 2017, MIT (McCloskey Lab and Asada Lab, mentor Hyeonyu ...
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Greg Girardi will be pursuing his PhD at UC Davis! REU 2017, MIT (McCloskey Lab and Asada Lab, mentor Hyeonyu Kim)

Abstract:To better understand the anatomical, morphological, and emergent properties of the mammalian spinal cord, collected samples were stained using immunohistological ...
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Paula Hammond and Rashid Bashir are Presenting at the MIT Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Annual Summer Symposium: Breakthrough Cancer Nanotechnologies

EBICS faculty members Paula Hammond and Rashid Bashir are presenting on June 15, 2018, MIT's Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer ...
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EBICS at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C.

EBICS was invited to demonstrate at the 2018 USA Science and Engineering Festival (USA Science & Engineering Festival) in Washington, ...
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Stice Lab – Stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs brain tissue

A team of researchers at the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center and ArunA Biomedical, a UGA startup company, have ...
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Griffith Lab – Body on a Chip to Study Drug Effects on Multiple Organ Systems Simultaneously

Researchers at MIT have developed an advanced microfluidic system that encompasses tissues from up to 10 organs. The device allows ...
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EBICS participants contribute to the NSF-funded Miniature Brain Machinery (MBM) Program

Published: May 15, 2018 The NSF-funded Miniature Brain Machinery (MBM) Program continues to blaze a trail at the University of ...
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EBICS at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

From April 6-8th, 2018 EBICS trainees presented their demos of 3D printing, Biobots, and light-controlled synthetic robots, at the Walter ...
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EBICS at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

April 6-8th, 2018 - EBICS trainees will be presenting their demos of 3D printing, Biobots, and light-controlled synthetic robots, at ...
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Michael Elowitz to present EBICS Distinguished Lecture

Communication and Computation in Mammalian Cells Michael B. Elowitz Professor of Biology and Bioengineering; CalTech, Investigator for Howard Hughes Medical ...
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Congratulations: Dr. Rashid Bashir named Royal Society of Chemistry Fellow

Professor Rashid Bashir, a Grainger Distinguished Chair in Bioengineering, earned the honor in recognition of his research contributions in the ...
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Engineering Cellular Systems Summer School @ University of Illinois

AUGUST 6 – 10, 2018University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign WHAT:A week of lectures and hands-on training in engineering, biological, and ...
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Dr. Ritu Raman returns to Science Friday!

EBICS affiliate Dr. Ritu Raman will be reprising her visit with NPR's Science Friday to discuss recent work on healing ...
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Project ENGAGES participates in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), is the world's largest international pre-college science competition. Each year, Intel ...
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EBICS Annual Retreat Recap – Callaway Gardens, Georgia

EBICS 2017 ANNUAL RETREAT - Members of the EBICS community including faculty, trainees, REUs, External Advisory Committee (EAC), Industry Advisory ...
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Simone Douglas receives NSF Graduate Fellowship and Teaching Award

Simone Douglas, EBICS trainee at Georgia Tech and mentored by Dr. Manu Platt, was awarded the prestigious 2017 NSF Graduate ...
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Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University for Regenerative and Developmental Biology: “Reading and Writing the Morphogenetic” by Dr. Michael Levin

"Living systems are able not just to grow tissues, but to maintain them over time and, in some cases, regenerate ...
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More Biobots highlights in the Alliance of Advanced BioMedical Engineering: “Living Machines begin to Emerge”

"When we put these building blocks together, we can capitalize on their individual functionalities and make something new to serve ...
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