A Collaborative & Diverse Group
We are a group conducting interdisciplinary research that values curiosity, collaboration, hard work, and a healthy amount of fun. Our group welcomes researchers at any level that share our enthusiasm for science.
Roberto Andresen Eguiluz
Principal Investigator
Coordinating efforst
Cory-James Pugne-Andenoro
Ph.D. Student, QSB
Epithelial cell mechanobiology
Saigeetha Bhaskar
B.S. Student, Bioengineering
Protein adsorption to surfaces
Yekaterina Zhezherya
B.S. Student, Bioengineering
MACES Fellow
Protein adsorption to surfaces

Syeda Tajin Ahmed
Postdoctoral Scholar, MSE
Biomolecules at interfaces
Ariell Smith
Ph.D. Student, MBSE
ECM viscoelasticity
Joyce Saltzherr
B.S. Student, Bioengineering
Mechanobiology tool fabrication
Tiffany Murga Duarte
B.S. Student, Bioengineering
UROC Fellow
Hydrogel patterning
Isha Saini
B.S. Student, Bioengineering
Microindentation of hydrogels

We are currently looking for motivated, hard-working researchers. Previous experience in the topics listed is not required.


Justin Pham
B.S. Student, MSE (Summer 2021-Fall 2021) – TBD

Amar Mann
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Fall 2019-Summer 2021) – M.Sc. at Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis

Benjamin Reams
CCBM-CREST Fellow (Summer 2021)

Felipe Ramirez
B.S. Student, Bioengineering (Fall 2019-Fall 2020)

Nicole Garza
B.S. Student, Biological Sciences (Fall 2019-Summer 2020)

Syndee Villa
B.S. Student, Materials Science and Engineering (Summer 2020)- SEM/Materials Analyst at Advanced Materials.

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