Images from the DBG

Micro-contact Printed Valve Interstitial Cells (VICs): Using micro-contact printing techniques, extracellular matrix proteins can be deposited on substrates in custom shapes with micron scale resolution; by controlling ECM shape, pattern, size, etc we can recapitulate native tissue structure and alignment in our in vitro assays. Here is an aligned diamond tissue composed of porcine valve interstitial cells [blue: nucleus, red: vimentin, white: f-actin, green: alpha-SMA].  Photo by Andrew Capulli, Parker Research Group.

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BBQ Smoker on the BBC May 28th, 2015

Read The Engineer Making Meat Tastier at this link BBC

The Ultimate Smoker on Marketplace May 28th, 2015

New England Public Radio’s Susan Kaplan reports on the ultimate smoker. Here is the link to the story at Marketplace.

WZLX Radio Interview May 28th, 2015

Karlson and McKenzie interview Kit Parker on the ultimate smoker. Here is the link at 100.7 WZLX.

BBQ Smoker Complete May 9th, 2015


Folks, we have completed the ultimate BBQ smoker. Here is the link to some of the early press coverage.

Boston Globe Article

Standby for more.

Prof Parker

Welcome, New Fellows! May 9th, 2015

The DBG would like to welcome our newest Post-Doctoral Fellows to the team. Dr. Arun Shrivats completed his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University and joins us after a brief period in industry. Dr. Alanna Gannon completed her Ph.D. at Trinity College, University of Dublin. Dr. Dong-Hwee Kim joins us after completing his doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins University. Ben Pope joins us from Florida where he received his Ph.D. from Florida State University. Welcome to the DBG!