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Suzanne is awarded ‘Best Officer’ in Tau Beta Pi

This past year, Suzanne was elected Vice President of Education Outreach in Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society. Suzanne organized and led 10 free STEM-based experimental activities. These events were designed to complement the education received in Alachua County public schools for local K-12 students. Each activity had at […]

August 1, 2023

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The Sharma Lab closes out the 2022-2023 academic year

The Sharma Lab closed out the academic year with dinner at Dr. Sharma’s house where we laughed over funny memories and admired the many accomplishments achieved over the last year. Although we are sad to see such familiar faces go at the end of the year, we are excited about […]

June 21, 2023

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2023 Society For Biomaterials Annual Meeting

The Society For Biomaterials (SFB) hosted their 2023 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, themed “Rising the Translational Waves to the Future,” on April 19th-22nd. The meeting focused on breakthroughs in biomaterial science, translation of research to clinical application, next-generation medical devices, standards development, regulatory issues, and commercial realities. Suzanne, […]

June 21, 2023

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2023 Undergraduate Research Day

On April 12th, 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 inspire classmates in biomedical engineer programs to pursue their research. Out […]

June 21, 2023

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Jillian accepts an Engineering Co-op position at Edwards Lifesciences

A HUGE congratulations to Jillian for earning an engineering co-op position at Edwards Lifesciences in Irvine, California. Jillian will be joining a team led by Austin Griewe where she will continue the development of cutting-edge solutions for individuals battling cardiovascular disease. Although we are sad to lose Jillian this fall, […]

June 21, 2023

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Jessica wins Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award at UF Biomaterials Day 2023

On Friday, March 24th, Jessica Aldrich, a fourth year PhD student, disseminated her research at the 12th Annual UF Biomaterials Day. The theme of this year’s Biomaterials Day was “Differentiating Scientists.” Jessica’s work titled “Cellular Uptake and Retention of an ROS Scavenging Biomaterial as a Chondroprotective Therapy for Osteoarthritis“ was […]

May 8, 2023

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Tolu attends #NSBE49

In March, Tolulope Ajayi attended the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) 49th Annual Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. NSBE is one of the largest student-governed organizations based in the United States. NSBE supports and promotes the aspirations of collegiate and pre-collegiate students and technical professionals in engineering and technology. […]

May 8, 2023

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Tolu presents at OARSI 2023

Tolulope Ajayi presented her work at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) World Congress in Denver, CO! OARSI is the premier international organization for scientists and health care professionals focused on the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis. At this conference, Tolu shared her research titled, “Non-Invasive ACL Rupture and Surgical […]

May 8, 2023

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Suzanne runs a half marathon!

In February, Suzanne completed her first half marathon! The Gasparilla Distance Classic Half Marathon was held in Tampa, FL. It’s great to see the Sharma Lab students completing milestones both in and out of the laboratory.  

May 8, 2023

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