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Imola Zigoneanu wins F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Cancer Institute

Congratulations to Dr. Zigoneanu, a postdoctoral fellow working in Dr. Allbritton’s lab, on her recent Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Acr… Read more

The Sheerer Family Fund for Undergraduate Research Established to Help Fuel Undergraduate Research in Biomedical Engineering

Brent Sheerer, UNC Alumnus and President of Ultra-Met Carbide Technologies, has led the way in establishing the Sheerer Family Fund for Undergraduate Research in the Joint Department of Biomedical Eng… Read more

Two BME Postdoctoral Fellows selected for 2014-2015 Professional Development Awards

BME Postdoctoral Fellows Dr. Brian Cummins (working with Dr. Frances Ligler) and Dr. Liliana Mellor (working with Dr. Elizabeth Loboa) were selected for a 2014-2015 Professional Development Award from… Read more

Fran Ligler selected to chair National Research Council Panel on Review of the Material Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology

This spring, BME core faculty member Fran Ligler was selected to chair a newly formed NRC Panel on Review of the Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) at the National Institute of Standards and Techno… Read more

Dr. Greg Sawicki awarded a National Institutes of Health R21 Grant

BME core faculty member, Dr. Greg Sawicki, has been awarded a National Institutes of Health R21 Grant. The funded research project is titled “Robotic Ankle to Restore Symmetry and Reduce Energy Cost o… Read more

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa Featured on NC State’s “This is What Science Looks Like at NC State”

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa was recently selected to write a blog post for the NC State series “This Is What Science Looks like at NC State.” The series seeks to put a face on research at NC State by having a… Read more

Nancy Allbritton Funded for Two New R01 Awards from the National Institutes of Health

BME congratulates Dr. Nancy Allbritton, who has been awarded two new R01 grants from the National Institutes of Health. The first grant, titled “Single-Cell Measurement of Lipid Signaling in Colorecta… Read more

BME Postdoctoral Fellows to Speak during National Postdoctoral Appreciation Week

Drs. Liliana Mellor and Mahsa Mohiti-Asli, two Postdoctoral Fellows working in Dr. Elizabeth Loboa’s Cell Mehcanics Laboratory (CML), will give talks during the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs’ Postdoc… Read more

Fran Ligler Quoted in Nature Medicine

Fran Ligler, Lampe Disgintuished Professor in Biomedical Engineering, was recently quoted in an article in Nature Medicine. In the article by Ellie Dolgin, “Better Standards Sought for Range of Stem C… Read more

Anthony Lau Wins Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to Dr. Anthony Lau on his award from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)! Dr. Lau, an NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Ted Bateman’s Lab has received a Harold M…. Read more

BME Lucas Scholar Taylor Comte Receives UNC SURF and NC Space Grant Awards!

One of the BME Department’s Lucas Scholars, Taylor Comte, has received a $3,000 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship from UNC for the summer of 2014, as well as a $4,000 award from the NC Space Gr… Read more

Paul Dayton Receives Funding from the NIH to Translate Acoustic Angiography to the Clinic

In coordination with collaborators Yueh Lee and Cherie Kuzmiak in the Department of Radiology, Paul Dayton has received funding from the National Institutes of Health to translate a new ultrasound ima… Read more