Poster Hall 3: Bioengineering

Jessica Gaines: Discrete Constriction Locations Describe a Comprehensive Range of Simulated Vocal Tract Shapes

Jessica Gaines: Discrete Constriction Locations Describe a Comprehensive Range of Simulated Vocal Tract Shapes

The study of the neural mechanisms of speech motor control can lead to a greater understanding of speech and neurological disorders.
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Katie Antilla: A Magnetoresistive Biosensor Assay for Detecting Circulating Tumor DNA in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Katie Antilla: A Magnetoresistive Biosensor Assay for Detecting Circulating Tumor DNA in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

My research is focused on developing a magnetic sensor-based method to detect the presence of genetic mutations in tumor DNA from blood
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Conary Meyer: Predictive and Rapid Synthesis of Membrane Proteins ex vivo

Conary Meyer: Predictive and Rapid Synthesis of Membrane Proteins ex vivo

Membrane proteins are critical to all biological life, yet our inability to synthesize them has limited our understanding and use of ...
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Gauree Chendke: Examining Chemical and Material Approaches to Improve Graft Function for Type I Diabetes

Gauree Chendke: Examining Chemical and Material Approaches to Improve Graft Function for Type I Diabetes

Ischemia and inflammation hamper cell survivability in cell encapsulation devices used for Type I Diabetes.
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Alena (Laney) Casella: A Model System for Interrogating the Interplay between Substrate Conductivity and Physical Properties on Cell Behavior

Alena (Laney) Casella: A Model System for Interrogating the Interplay between Substrate Conductivity and Physical Properties on Cell Behavior

My research aims to provide insight into the relationship between a material’s electrical and physical properties and how the interplay
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Julie Chang: Force-Mediated Collective Invasion Through Endogenous Basement Membrane During Breast Cancer

Julie Chang: Force-Mediated Collective Invasion Through Endogenous Basement Membrane During Breast Cancer

My graduate research aims to define how collective cells use physical forces to invade through the basement membrane (BM) to eventually
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