BME News

Ferrall-Fairbanks selected to receive CTSI KL2 Award

Dr. Meghan C. Ferrall-Fairbanks, assistant professor, has been selected to receive support through the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s (CTSI) KL2 Multidisciplinary Scholars Program. Ferrall-Fairbanks’ KL2 research project seeks to develop a mechanistic understanding of platinum-sensitivity in ovarian cancer and… Read More

Parker and Porras accepted to the 2022 Career MODE Program

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Congratulations to Drs. Ivana Parker, assistant professor, and Ana Maria Porras, assistant professor, for being accepted to the 2022 Careers through Mentoring in Omics and Data for Early-stage Investigators (Career MODE) Program. The development of omics technologies and the most… Read More

Dr. Xiao Fan joins UF BME

We are excited to welcome Dr. Xiao Fan to the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor. Fan received her Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Alberta in 2016 and her… Read More

Fang featured on WCJB TV 20/Tech Tuesday

Congratulations to Dr. Ruogu Fang who was featured on WCJB TV 20’s segment, Tech Tuesday for her research using AI. Tech Tuesday is partners with UF Innovate and SCAD Media. Tech Tuesday News segment  

Nichols and UF researchers awarded NIH R01 NIAMS grant

Congratulations to Jennifer Nichols, Ph.D., assistant professor, and collaborators for being awarded a $2.2 million R01 grant from the NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) for her project titled “Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis: Understanding the Intersection of Muscle Mechanics,… Read More

Pinning Celebration 2022

UF BME recognized the hard work of our students with a graduation reception and pinning ceremony to celebrate the new class of bachelor’s graduates. Faculty, staff, family, and friends all gathered to celebrate this year’s students. The celebration started with… Read More

Student Spotlight: Olivia Palmer

Name: Olivia Palmer Lab: Dr. Benjamin Keselowsky Hometown: Punta Gorda, FL Research focus: Immunoengineering! During undergraduate research I’ve been looking into using immunotherapeutic biomaterials to modulate the integrated stress response and characterizing a novel hydrogel that assembles via co-assembly of… Read More

Student Spotlight: Omar Zermeno

Name: Omar Zermeno Lab: Dr. Gunduz Hometown: Jacksonville FL Fun fact: UF Housing Fair is my favorite holiday 🙂 What motivates you? I’m motivated by helping people by making things and being a lifelong learner What attracted you to UF… Read More