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Dr. Sharma Awarded Pruitt Family Endowed Faculty Fellowship

In January 2020, Dr. Sharma was awarded the Pruitt Family Endowed Faculty Fellowship along with colleagues Dr. Edward Phelps and Dr. Parisa Rashidi. This fellowship was established to recognize junior faculty for excellence in teaching and research as evidenced by teaching evaluations, research mentorship, and external research recognitions. A big […]

February 20, 2020

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Dr. Sharma recognized in Connections

In January 2020, Dr. Sharma was recognized in the University of Florida Health Cancer Center Connection Member Newsletter. She spoke on the cross-section of cancer and osteoarthritis research currently being done in the Sharma Lab. You can check out her interview with the newsletter here: https://connection.cancer.ufl.edu/2019/12/02/member-highlight-dec-jan-19-20/

February 20, 2020

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Sharma Lab at BMES 2019!

The Biomedical Engineering Society held its annual meeting this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Sharma was a track chair for “Translational Biomedical Engineering” in the meeting this year. She caught up with our former post-doc, Dr. Isaac Adjei, who is now an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering […]

October 21, 2019

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Sharma Lab Bids Adieu to Shannon!

The Sharma Lab bids farewell to Shannon Brown (post-doctoral fellow)! Shannon will be working as the VP of Research at 42Bio (Alachua, Florida). This is a local biotech start-up that “develops novel and unique technologies that address existing barriers to research and clinical translation in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine”. […]

October 14, 2019

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Shannon, Sharma Lab’s first PhD student, graduates!

Congratulations to Shannon Brown, Sharma Lab’s very first PhD candidate, for graduating in the Summer 2019 commencement! Thank you for all of your hard work in the Sharma Lab! Shannon will continue as a post-doctoral fellow in the Sharma Lab as she explores her career options!

August 9, 2019

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Sharma Lab bids farewell to Isaac, Olivia and Diya!

The Sharma Lab bids farewell to Isaac Adjei (post-doctoral fellow), Olivia (senior undergraduate student) and Diya (SSTP high-school student)! Isaac will be moving onto a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University (Houston, Texas). Olivia will be completing her last semester of a […]

July 17, 2019

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Sharma Lab Celebrates End of Summer 2019 semester!

The Sharma lab celebrates the end of yet another successful semester with a get-together at Dr. Sharma’s house! The lab also says farewell to our wonderful post-doc Dr. Isaac Adjei as he leaves UF for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University! […]

June 29, 2019

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Jessica and Olivia participating in REU Program this summer!

Congratulations to both Jessica Hornyak and Olivia Liseth, undergraduate researchers in the Sharma Lab, for their acceptances to REU programs this summer! Jessica has been accepted to the University of Connecticut Entrepreneurship REU. This program is supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). According to their site, this REU Site […]

June 1, 2019

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Shannon successfully defends her thesis!

Congratulations to Dr. Shannon Brown! Shannon successfully defended her thesis on “Advancing Targeted Intra-Articular Drug Delivery Systems: Understanding and Controlling Nanoparticle Biodistribution within Osteoarthritic Joints”. Shannon is the first student to defend her thesis from our lab and she did a amazing job!

May 23, 2019

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