BME News

Student Spotlight: Kiara Xhindi

Kiara Xhindi Lab: Nino Research Group Hometown: Vlore, Albania Research focus: Network science studies complex systems as networks. In brain networks, community finding algorithms identify groups of interconnected brain regions, to help uncover the brain’s organization and simplify data analysis.… Read More

Student Spotlight: Jean-Pierre Pierantoni

Jean-Pierre Pierantoni Lab: Dr. Benjamin Keselowsky Hometown: Tampa, FL Research focus: Biomaterials, Immune Engineering principles by utilizing glycosylation methods for modification of proteins Fun fact: I was born with 6 wisdom teeth What motivates you?  What gets my brain going… Read More

Student Spotlight: Marion Hagstrom

Marion Hagstrom Lab: Nino Research Group (MSE) Hometown: Pierson, FL Research focus: Connectomic Analysis of Aging in the Human Brain Fun fact: I toured the BME cell lab when I was a junior in high school! What motivates you? I… Read More

Congratulations, UF BME Class of 2023!

Congratulations, UF BME Class of 2023! “On behalf of the department, I extend sincere congratulations and best of luck to the Class of 2023. We are immensely proud of your work and accomplishments! Best wishes to each of you, and… Read More

Ferrall-Fairbanks co-authors paper in Cell Systems

Congratulations to Dr. Meghan Ferrall-Fairbanks on co-authoring the article Modeling collective cell behavior in cancer: perspectives from an interdisciplinary conversation, in Cell Systems. From article: A group of researchers from diverse biological and quantitative fields recently gathered for a 5-day innovation… Read More

BME students selected for AI Scholars Program

Congratulations to Akshay Ashok and Grace Cheng on being selected to the UF Center for Undergraduate Research AI Scholars Program. This scholarship is part of the University Scholars Program and was established to introduce outstanding full-time undergraduate students to the… Read More

Undergraduate Research Day

On April 12, the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering at UF hosted Undergraduate Research Day. Undergraduate Research Day is designed to showcase the quality of student research projects conducted during the academic year, as well as to… Read More

BME students and alums earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Congratulations to UF BME’s outstanding students and alums who have been selected for the 2023 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), which recognizes exceptional students who are pursuing full-time research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology,… Read More