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Awards to Maddie and Pradip

Filed in LabNews by on April 9, 2019

Part of the highly competitive LIFE Awards at the University of Akron, Maddie won this year’s Top 10 Senior Award and Pradip won the Doctoral Scholar Award. Well-deserved and congratulations!

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Paper on cancer drug resistance

Filed in LabNews by on March 14, 2019

Pradip’s paper on morphological quantification of cancer drug resistance in tumor spheroid cultures is published in Assay and Drug Development Technologies!

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Pradip’s candidacy exam

Filed in LabNews by on March 4, 2019

Pradip successfully passed his PhD candidacy. His project explores mechanisms of drug resistance of colon cancer cells in 3D cultures and novel treatment modalities to overcome drug resistance.

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Paper on modeling lung airways

Filed in LabNews by on March 3, 2019

Antonio’s paper to create 3D computational and physical models of tracheobronchial tree is published in Annals of Biomedical Engineering!

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Invited talk

Filed in people by on February 14, 2019

Dr. Tavana gave an invited presentation on cancer drug resistance to the Franklin Club of Akron.

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US patent issued

Filed in LabNews by on January 29, 2019

Our automated cell and bioprinter technology was recognized with a US patent (10,119,107)! Dr. Tavana and former student David Petrak are the co-inventors.

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New paper on cancer drug resistance

Filed in LabNews by on January 15, 2019

Pradip’s paper on modeling how cancer cells develop resistance to kinase molecular inhibitors is published in Translational Oncology!

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New undergraduate researchers

Filed in LabNews by on December 25, 2018

Welcome to Sydnie Tran and Justin Putman who joined the lab as undergraduate research assistants!

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Congrats to Dr. Joshi!

Filed in LabNews by on November 8, 2018

Ramila successfully defended her PhD dissertation. Her work led to a better understanding  of how tuning microenvironment of embryonic stem cells can significantly enhance their differentiation to nervous system cells. Well done and congratulations, Dr. Joshi!

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Presentations at BMES 2018

Filed in LabNews by on October 20, 2018

Maddie, Pradip, Antonio, and Sunil presented their cancer research at the BMES 2018 meeting in Atlanta.

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