Undergraduate researcher, Jillian Jacek, was selected as a part of the 2023 University Scholars Program. This prestigious award is given to 200 undergraduate students across all disciplines at UF. Those selected are paired with faculty mentors to complete a research project throughout the year. Students who receive the award are […]
In February, Dr. Sharma and several lab members attend the Orthopedic Research Society (ORS) annual meeting in Dallas, TX. Jessica Aldrich presented her research via a podium presentation titled, “Cellular Uptake and Retention of an ROS Scavenging Biomaterial as a Chondroprotective Therapy for Osteoarthritis.” Jessica also presented a poster on […]
Kicking off 2023, Jillian, a Junior undergraduate student, was awarded the 2023 Luby Microgrant from the Warrington College of Business and Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center. Jillian received the maximum funding of $10,000 to kick start her company J2 Medical Technology. Her company will aim at building medical products to revolutionize […]
Long-time Sharma Lab members Quincy Barton and Tiffany Conklin graduated with their Master’s degree this past December 2022. We look forward to following their work and impact in the industry! Congratulations!
The Sharma Lab celebrated the end of a great semester with a White Elephant Gift Exchange Party. We hope that everyone had a restful break.
Matthew Rexroad, a Master’s student, was selected to be an HSF Scholar. The HSF selects 10,000 outstanding students as HSF scholars making this scholarship extremely competitive and prestigious. Matthew’s research focuses on the development of a non-invasive knee injury model for the study of post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Congratulations, Matthew!
On November 29th, the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering celebrated its 20th anniversary as a department by commemorating with Pruitt Research Day. At Pruitt Research Day, three pivotal leaders in the early development of the BME program gave the keynote speeches where they shared the successes of […]
On November 12th, Nahis Cruz-Delgado presented her research at the American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2022 Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. This conference is the educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Nahis is an undergraduate student at the University of Puerto Rico who spent […]
National Nanotechnology Day (NanoDay) is a time to celebrate nanoscale engineering, science, and technology, to recognize researchers advancing the field, to applaud innovators translating outcomes into valuable products and services, and to increase understanding for its potential to positively impact lives. This year, Jessica Aldrich and Quincy Barton represented the […]
On Saturday, October 29th, the Sharma Lab gathered at Dr. Sharma’s house to watch the Florida Georgia football game. Win or lose, the Sharma Lab, family, and friends gathered to cheer on the Gators and eat amazing food, including a roasted pig! Go Gators!