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04-30-2021 Congratulations to Syndee Villa MECHANO3B[i]LOGY alumni who will start at Applied Materials as a Materials Analyst!
04-28-2021 Amar, presented his work on synovial fluid film formation and wear protection of model surfaces at the 5th International Conference on BioTribology.
02-16-2021 Amar, firts MECHANO3B[i]OLOGY Lab member to present at a scientific meeting, discusses his work on synovial fluid film formation on model surfaces at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society BPS!
01-16-2021 Colleague and collaborator Prof. Arvind Gopinath recieved the NSF CAREER award. Congratulations!
01-15-2021 Thank you, Felipe! It has been a joy working with. We wish you the best for your next endeavors!
10-15-2020 Congratulations to Ariell, who became a CREST-CCBM scholar!
10-05-2020 Congratulations, Amar! Amar was awarded with a CCBM-CREST Fellowship for the 2020-2021 year!
09-03-2020 We wish Nicole all the best for her next stage in life. Thank you for helping to nucleate the MECHANOB[i]OLOGY lab and for all the work.
08-31-2020 Welcome Ariell, to the MECHANO3B[i]OLOGY Lab. Ariell is being co-advised with Prof. Arvind Gopinath and will be working on revealing durotaxis mechanisms.
08-03-2020 Virtual group dinner! Thank you, once again, to Nawshin, Nicole, Joyce, Syndee, Saigeetha, Felipe, and Amar for staying focused and motivated despite the working challenges.
06-18-2020 Collabroation with Prof. Netzahualcóyotl Arroyo-Currás and Prof. Philip Lukeman published at NANOSCALE. Find out how an electrochemical biosensor exploiting binding-induced changes in electron transfer of electrode-attached DNA origami can be used to detect hundred nanometer-scale targets here.
05-29-2020 Welcome Syndee and Saigeetha to the MECHANO3B[i]OLOGY Lab!
05-08-2020 Work with BoRi Seo and the Fischbach Group published at PNAS. Find out how collagen microarchitecture mechanically controls myofibroblast differentiationto here.
04-29-2020 Congratulations to Nicole Garza for her UROC Summer fellowship!
03-04-2020 First poster presentation of the MECHANO3B[i]OLOGY Lab at the Research Week 2020 UC Merced.
01-29-2020 Roberto is invited to the Northern California Biomaterials day. Event canceled due to COVID 19.
01-29-2020 Nawshin Slutana Jenifar joins the MECHANO3B[i]OLOGY Lab. Welcome!
01-07-2020 Watch the Materials and Biomaterials Science and Engineering graduate video!
12-20-2019 It was a very productive and interesting first semester at UC Merced! Thank you all: to these researchers for joining the MECHANO3B[i]OLOGY Lab!
09-27-2019 Nicole Garza has been accepted to the AY 2019-20 CREST Scholars Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program!