Biomaterials Day 2021


The University of Florida Chapter of the Society for Biomaterials will be hosting its 10th Annual Biomaterials Day research symposium on  March 26th, 2021. The theme this year is Crosslinking Our Community!

Biomaterials Day will include a poster competition open to both undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, graduate students are eligible to submit abstracts to participate in the student talk competition. The abstract submission link and deadline will be available by the end of January. Register now and submit abstracts using the links to the right!

Date: March 26th, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Virtual


Research Presentation

Lola Eniola-Adefeso, PhD

University of Michigan

  • Professor Miller Faculty Scholar

Research interests:

  • Cell Adhesion and Migration – Cells of the immune system

  • Design of polymeric cells for targeted drug delivery

  • Smart Biomaterials for Drug Delivery


Learn more about Dr. Adefeso's research here:

Research Presentation

Treena Arinzeh, PhD

New Jersey Institute of Technology

  • Professor

Research interests:

  • Tissue-engineering scaffolds and biomaterials for the repair of bone and other related musculoskeletal tissue

  • Nerve tissue regeneration utilizing stem cells and other cell types

  • Surface characterization and modification of biomaterials

Learn more about Dr. Arinzeh's research here:

Research Presentation

Shannon Servoss, PhD

University of Arkansas

  • Associate Professor

Research interests:

  • Biomimetic materials based on poly-N-substituted glycine (peptoid) constructs for use in biomedical applications. 

  • Current research projects include peptoid-based affinity reagents (affitoids) and surface coatings for antibody microarrays.

Learn more about Dr. Servoss's research here:

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