BME News

Ding and collaborators awarded NIH NIMH R01 grant

Mingzhou Ding, PhD

Congratulations to Drs. Mingzhou Ding (PI), Distinguished Professor & J. Crayton Pruitt Family Professor, and Andreas Keil (PI), professor, department of psychology, for their collaborative NIH National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) R01 grant titled, Acquisition, extinction, and recall of… Read More

Ph.D. student selected for 2021 NextProf Pathfinder Workshop

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Charlie Tran, who has been selected to participate in the 2021 NextProf PathFinder Workshop: Preparing the Next Generation of Scientific and Technological Leaders at the University of Michigan on October 17-19, 2021. The NextProf Pathfinder is a two-day… Read More

Undergraduate student receives HWCOE scholarship

Congratulations to Gianna Sweeting, undergraduate student in the SMILE lab, who received the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering John & Mittie Collins Engineering Scholarship. Gianna’s current research topic focuses on using genomic data to discover genetic variants that can be… Read More

BME Ph.D. candidate awarded NIH F31 NRSA Fellowship

Magdalena Samojlik, Ph.D. candidate in the Stabler lab, received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship for her project titled, Engineering a dynamic three-dimensional in vitro platform for the investigation… Read More


UF College of Health & Human Performance   This summer, five graduate students in the University of Florida Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology (APK), join 10 graduate students in biomedical engineering, neuroscience and clinical psychology to learn about the… Read More

Postdoc awarded NIH F32 Fellowship

Congratulations to Erika Pliner, Ph.D., for receiving the prestigious F32 NIH Individual Postdoctoral Research Award for her proposal, Efficacy of balance training with intermittent sensory perturbations. Pliner studies aging and mobility in the HNL by quantifying the efficacy of balance… Read More