Announcements: Research News

Muscular Thin Films July 19th, 2012

In 2007, we first reported the invention of Muscular Thin Films. This video by the first author, Adam Feinberg, explains how these muscular actuators are produced. This video won a scientific film award at the Materials Research Society Annual Meeting in Boston in November 2007.

Congrats to Kartik Balachandran! March 14th, 2012


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Kartik Balachandran has been awarded the Postdoctoral Fellow Best Abstract Award by the Association of Scientists of Indian Origin Special Interest Group of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) at the SOT Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. This competitive award was based on a submitted abstract and a cover letter outlining the significance of his research. The award includes a plaque and monetary award of $500. Congratulations, Kartik!!

Congrats to Dr. Anna Grosberg et al!! November 23rd, 2011


Image of Journal Cover Page on Integrative Biology, 2011, 3(11)

Congratulations to Anna Grosberg, Pat Alford, Megan McCain, and Kit Parker for an outstanding image from their recent publication entitled “Ensembles of engineered cardiac tissues for physiological and pharmacological study: Heart on a chip” in Lab Chip, 2011, 11(24), 4165 – 4173. The image was selected as the journal cover page. Great job all!

Congrats to Professor Pat Alford et al!! November 17th, 2011


Image of Journal Cover Page on Integrative Biology, 2011, 3(11)

Congratulations to Pat Alford, Peyton Nesmith, Johannes Seywerd, Anya Grosberg, and Kit Parker for an outstanding image from their recent publication entitled “Vascular smooth muscle contractility depends on cell shape” in Integrative Biology, 2011, 3(11), 1063-1070. The image was selected as the journal cover page. Great job all!

Congratulations to Pat Alford!! June 25th, 2010

Pat Alford won the Anthony Marmarou Award of Excellence in the poster competition at the 2010 Society of Neurotrauma meeting in June in Las Vegas. Congratulations Pat!!