Announcements: May, 2012

Picture of the Month – May 2012 May 22nd, 2012

DBG Picture of The Month

“VICs and VECs” — Valve endothelial cells (VECs) are interspersed within an isotropic monolayer of valve interstitial cells (VICs). The monolayer is immunostained for VEC indicative CD31 (green) and VIC indicative alpha SMA (red) as well as dyed for filamentous actin (yellow) and nuclei (blue). Image by Andrew Capulli, Parker lab.

Congrats to Dr. Kartik Balachandran!! May 22nd, 2012

Congratulations to Dr. Kartik Balachandran who has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Arkansas. This is a new department of biomedical engineering that coincides with the opening of the new Institute for Nanoscience and Engineering on the Arkansas campus in Fayetteville….exciting things happening in Arkansas. Congrats to Kartik and Woo Pig Sooie!!