Personnel

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Principal Investigator

Stabler Headshot FINALCherie Stabler, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Florida State University

Email: cstabler@bme.ufl.edu

 

 

 

Research Assistant Scientist

Kerim_Spring20131Kerim Gattás Asfura, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Miami

M.S., Dairy & Poultry Sciences, University of Florida

B.S., Animal Sciences, University of Florida

Email: Kerim.GattasAsfura@bme.ufl.edu

 

 

Laboratory Manager

Irayme_Spring20131 adjIrayme Labrada

Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) certified

by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences (AALAS)

 

 

 

 

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Debbie smallDebbie Chaimov, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology

B.S., Biochemistry Engineering, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology

Email: dchaimov@ufl.edu

 

 

Graduate Students

abuid-img_2853-cNicholas Abuid

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Florida

B.S., Texas A&M University

Email. njabuid93@ufl.edu

Research Interests
Engineering ultra-thin, functionalized coatings for islet encapsulation

 

Jiapu Liang rvJiapu Liang, M.S

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Florida

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida / B.S., Florida Institute of Technology, B.E, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Email. jliang2014@ufl.edu

Research Interests
Oxygen generating biomaterials for optimizing macroencapsulation devices

 

Ying Pic croppedYing Li, M.E.

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Florida

M.Eng., Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University / B.S., Bioengineering, Central South University

Email. yl2373@ufl.edu

Research Interests
Immunological host responses to biomaterials and design of immunomodulatory biomaterials

 

 

wigginsSydney Wiggins

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Florida

B.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Arkansas

Email. sydwiggins@ufl.edu

Research Interests
Engineering immunomodulatory biomaterials for islet transplantation

 

stablerlab_smitpatelSmit Patel

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Florida

B.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Connecticut

Email. smit31@ufl.edu

Research Interests
Engineering biomimetic pancreatic islet microsystems for multiparametric monitoring

 

Masters, Undergraduate, and High School Students

Shachi Patel, MS Nonthesis Project, Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida

Minh C Dang, Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering, University of Florida

Emily Schofield, Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida

Danielle Miller, Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida

Joshua Haddad, High School Student, SSTP University of Florida

 

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