Congratulations on a well-defended thesis and we wish you all the best as you start Medical School at the University of Alberta.
We wish Shadi success in her new position!
Kyla has taken up an Assistant Professor position in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at McMaster University!
Amanda placed third at the Ontario 3 Minute Thesis competition and is off to represent Queen’s and ABiL at the National Competition!
Emily Mundy has won this year’s Sullivan Award for excellence in Engineering Chemistry undergraduate thesis work. Emily worked under the co-supervision of PhD candidate Ronghui Qi of the ABiL group. Congratulations Emily for a job very well done!
Amanda wins the 3 minute thesis competition at Queen’s! Congratulations Amanda, and good luck at the provincial competition at McMaster.
Shadi’s paper, entitled “High modulus, enzyme-degradable poly(trimethylene carbonate)-peptide biohybrid networks formed from triblock prepolymers,” has been accepted for publication. Congratulations to Shadi on the acceptance of her first paper from her PhD project.
Congratulations on your new position as Associate Professor! We wish you much success in your future research.
Congratulations Stuart on the acceptance of your paper in Tissue Engineering Part A.
Another paper from Julian’s PhD thesis accepted into the European Polymer Journal. Well done Julian!
Congratulations Shadi on the successful defense of you Ph.D. thesis!
Sara Mohajeri awarded a Best Poster Award at the 34th Annual Canadian Biomaterials Society Conference!
Sara Mohajeri successfully defends her PhD. Congratulations Sara!
This paper was achieved through a collaboration between our group and the Biofabrication research group at the University of Wurzburg.
Congratulations Stuart on having this paper accepted into Biomaterials! This project was funded through a Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant and was a result of a collaboration between our research group and those of Dr. Lauren Flynn and Dr. David Hess at Western University.
Congratulations Julian, Amanda and Fei on the acceptance of this paper in Polymer Chemistry! This project was funded through NSERC.
Stuart successfully defends his PhD thesis! Congratulations Stuart on an excellent defense.
Congratulations Demi, Fei, Nathan and Brandon on the acceptance of this paper into ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. This project was funded through NSERC.
Stuart received a Student Travel Award Recognition from the US Society for Biomaterials for his presentation at the 2017 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting. Congratulations Stuart!
Fiona successfully defended her M.A.Sc. thesis. Congratulations Fiona, and we wish you success in your Ph.D. work with Dr. Lauren Flynn!
The group enjoyed a great outing learning how to rock climb. Thanks to the staff at the Boiler Room and to Fiona and Amanda for organizing the event.
Congratulations to Fraz, Andrew, and Stuart for the acceptance of this paper into Macromolecular Bioscience
Congratulations Julian on acceptance of this article into RSC Polymer Chemistry! This work was funded through the 20/20 Ophthalmic Polymer Biomaterials Network.
Julian successfully defends his Ph.D. thesis! Congratulations Julian on a job well done.
Amanda wins the best MASc poster presentation at the second Annual Chemical Engineering Research day.
This paper represents work done as part of the 20/20 Ophthalmic Biomaterials Network.
Congratulations Bowen on the successful defense of your thesis
The work described in this paper was a collaborative effort between our research group and Dr. Waldman’s research group.
This paper, recently accepted in Biomacromolecules, is the result of a collaboration between our group, the Department of Functional Materials in Medicine and Dentistry, University of Würzburg, Germany, and Christchurch Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Group, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Centre for Bioengineering & Nanomedicine, University of Otago Christchurch, New Zealand.
Congratulations Demi, for your successful MASc thesis defense!
Congratulations Moira, for the acceptance of your latest paper on the influence of polymer chain flexibility on protein adsorption by Acta Biomaterialia.
Moira successfully defends her PhD thesis. Well done Moira!
Congratulations Ming on completing your MASc thesis, and we wish you the best in where you go next.
Congratulations Fei and Jing for the acceptance of their paper in Acta Biomaterialia!
Congratulations to Post-doc Mona Gamal-Eldin for obtaining a position within the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Hail, in Saudi Arabia (http://www.uoh.edu.sa/en/Pages/default.aspx). We all wish you the best of luck in your new endeavours.
Fiona Serack tied for second place in the People’s Choice category of the first annual Chemical Engineering Poster Research Day. Congratulations Fiona !
Stuart Young awarded a TERMIS SYIS-AM travel award sponsored by the US National Science Foundation for his abstract on mechanically robust hydrogels for stem cell delivery, presented at the 4th TERMIS World Congress in Boston. Congratulations Stuart!
Congratulations Fei Chen for his newly accepted paper entitled “Homo- and co-polymerization kinetics of trimethylene carbonate bearing a methoxyethoxy side group.” Feel free to view the publication specifics on the Publications page.
“Effect of decellularized adipose tissue particle size on adipose-derived stem cell proliferation and adipogenic differentiation in composite methacrylated chondroitin sulphate hydrogels” has been accepted for publication in Biomaterials! Feel free to view the publication specifics on the Publications page.
At Queen’s University, engineering professor Brian Amsden is working on polymer scaffolds that let patients grow new cartilage (for knees and hips) and anterior cruciate ligaments (ACLs), which are often damaged in sports. His ACL project will involve biologists, surgeons, a stem cell expert, physiologists, materials researchers and engineers, all involved in turning fat stem cells (the most available kind) into tough, strong ligaments, “because …
Brian Amsden and his collaborators at Queen’s, Western, Calgary and Toronto received a $1.6 million Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program (CREATE) grant from the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for their research into soft tissue repair and regeneration.
Congratulations James Hayami and Brian Amsden for contributing to a newly accepted paper entitled “Photo-cross-linked methacrylated polysaccharide solution blends with high chondrocyte viability, minimal swelling, and moduli similar to load bearing soft tissues.” Feel free to view the publication specifics on the Publications page.