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Student Spotlight: Yan Carlos Pacheco

Yan Carlos Pacheco Lab: Dr. Kyle Allen Hometown: Havana, Cuba Research focus: My research direction over the past 4 years under Dr. Kyle Allen have focused upon various aspects of osteoarthritis. Areas of specific interest to me have included histological… Read More

Congratulations Class of 2021!

Congratulations, UF BME Class of 2021! “On behalf of the department, I extend sincere congratulations and best of luck to the Class of 2021. We are immensely proud of your work and accomplishments! Best wishes to each of you, and… Read More

BME Ph.D. candidate awarded NIH F31 NRSA Fellowship

Anglie Rivera

Angelie Rivera-Rodríguez, Ph.D. candidate in the Rinaldi-Ramos Lab, received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship for his project titled, Tracking Adoptive T Cell Therapy Using Magnetic Particle Imaging. She… Read More

Student Spotlight: Renae Burke

Renae Burke Lab: Dr. Kevin Otto’s Neuroprostheses Research Lab Hometown: Orlando, FL Research focus: Developing a bidirectional brain-machine interface to provide sensory feedback from prosthetic hands relies on the chronic performance of neuroprostheses in both recording and stimulation. I am testing… Read More

Student Spotlight: Pablo Luna

Pablo Luna Lab: None (But a special shoutout to Ian Malone under Dr. Kevin Otto, and Amanda Studnicki under Dr. Daniel Ferris for helping me find my passion) Hometown: Bogota, Colombia Research Focus: After spending some time working in the… Read More

Student Spotlight: Leyda S. Marrero-Morales

Leyda S. Marrero-Morales Lab: Dr. Carlos Rinaldi-Ramos Lab Hometown: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Research focus: Magnetic nanoparticles have a variety of biomedical applications and we can visualize them with Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI). I’ve been working on simulating cancer experiments on… Read More

Student Spotlight: Bryce Chapman

Bryce Chapman Lab: Professor Dr. Lakiesha Williams Hometown: Boynton Beach, FL Research focus: The use of digital image correlation to characterize the mechanics of biological materials like adipose tissue. Fun fact: I have lived in Belgium and Costa Rica. What… Read More