Congrats to Cammie for passing her thesis area examination in Materials Science & Engineering – Cammie is now officially a PhD Candidate! Woohoo 🙂
We’re delighted to officially welcome our newest PhD Students, Brandon Krupczak and Itay Fayer. Check out the ‘People‘ page to learn more about Itay and Brandon.
Krystyn moderated a panel (“MIT’s low carbon campus and test bed”) at MIT’s fifth Climate Action symposia. You can read more about the symposia here.
Ee Xien’s paper, entitled ‘Dissolvable gelatin-based microcarriers generated through droplet microfluidics for expansion and culture of mesenchymal stromal cells’, has been published in Biotechnology Journal. You can read it here.
We are delighted to have another rotation student joining our group this month: Itay is a first-year PhD Student in the MIT Bioengineering Department. Welcome Itay!
We are delighted to welcome three rotation students to our group this month: Catherine is a first-year PhD Student in the MIT Bioengineering Department; Brandon and Xining are first-year PhD Students in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences & Technology program.
To celebrate Alex and Daniela’s graduation, the VV Group held its first socially distant picnic. Alex has accepted a postdoctoral position at Brown University, and Daniela will be joining Sanofi as a research scientist. Congratulations to both – we’ll miss you.
Congratulations to Dr. Daniela Espinosa-Hoyos on her successful thesis defence! Daniela’s thesis is entitled ‘Engineered myelination in vitro’.
Daniela and Anna’s paper, in collaboration with the Fossati Lab at the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF), has been published in ‘Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience’. The paper is entitled ‘Mechanosensitivity of Human Oligodendrocytes’, and you can read it here.