UF SFB Blog

September 9, 2018

Thank you to everyone who was able to make it out to our first meeting of the academic year. We have a lot of exciting opportunities for involvement this year! Keep up to date by signing up for our listserv on the "Join SFB" page of our website, and by liking us on Fac...

March 27, 2018

Thank you to everybody who came out to our fifth GBM of the semester to attend Dr. Chelsey Simmons' research presentation titled “Living Mechanical Models of Pancreatic Tumors…and other cool applications of biomaterials". Dr. Chelsey Simmons received her B.S. from Harv...

March 14, 2018

Thank you to everybody who came out to our fourth GBM of the semester to attend Dr. Brancho-Sanchez's research presentation on investigating anti-inflammation using indoleamine-pyrrole 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO). Dr. -Sanchez is an post-doctoral researcher in Dr. Benjamin K...

February 6, 2018

Thank you to everybody who came out to our third GBM of the semester to attend Dr. Sarntinoranont's multidisciplinary research presentation titled "Brain as Soft Matter". Dr. Sarntinoranont is an associate professor in the UF Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Depart...

January 23, 2018

Thank you to everybody who came out to our first GBM of the semester to attend Jiapu Liang's interesting research presentation titled "Engineering a Translational Biomaterials Platform for Cell-Based Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes". Jiapu is a PhD candidate in the UF Bio...

January 15, 2018

Thank you to everybody who came out to our first GBM of the semester to attend Dr. Asfura's compelling research presentation titled "Multifunctional Protective Coatings for Cell Transplantation". Dr. Asfura is a research scientist in the UF Biomedical Engineering Depar...

December 4, 2017

Thank you to everybody who came out to our fourth GBM today to attend Dr. Angelini's exciting research presentation titled "Tense Cells Make Unstable Environments: Mechanical Instabilities in 3D Printed Microtissues". Dr. Angelini is an associate professor in the UF Me...

November 8, 2017

Thank you to everybody who came out to our third GBM today to attend Dr. Andrew's engaging research presentation! Dr. Andrew is an assistant professor in the UF Materials Science and Engineering Department. She received her B.S. from Northwestern University, her PhD fr...

October 18, 2017

We had our first trivia night of the year on October 18 at Gators Dockside. Several officers and general body members attended to socialize over good food and a fun game of trivia! Look out for announcements about our next trivia night!

April 2, 2017

Biomaterials Day 2017 was a success thanks to over 200 participants, outstanding student presentations, and engaging faculty presentations. Thank you to Dr. Evan Scott (Northwestern University), Dr. Michele Manuel (University of Florida), Dr. Douglas Weber (DARPA), and...

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