|2012 - Present||Assistant Professor, Boise State University ‐ Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering|
|2018 - Present||Replicating Marrow Mechanics of Stem Cells Ex vivo|
|National Institutes of Health|
|Colleague(s): Gunes Uzer, David Estrada, Julia Thom Oxford, and Mary C. Farach-Carson|
Honors and Awards
- 2010 - Award of Excellence, Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- 2010 - Mid America Award - Best Paper
- 2016 - CAREER Award, National Science Foundation
Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Activation by TCDD Modulates Expression of Extracellular ...
BioMed Research International (2016)
The aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) is a soluble, ligand-activated transcription factor that mediates the toxicity of 2,3,7,8- tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD). Increasing ...
Visible Light Photoinitiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Laden Bioresponsive Hydrogels
European Cells and Materials (2011)
Biological activity can be added to synthetic scaffolds by incorporating functional peptide sequences that provide enzyme-mediated degradation sites, facilitate cellular ...
A Novel Bioreactor for the Dynamic Stimulation and Mechanical Evaluation ...
Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods (2011)
Systematic advancements in the field of musculoskeletal tissue engineering require clear communication about the mechanical environments that promote functional tissue ...
Student Mentored Work (4)
Mechanical Properties of Cartilage Tissue Grown within a Three-Dimensional Graphene ...
Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research
Carbon nanomaterials, such as carbon nanotubes and graphene, have recently been explored as artificial bioscaffolds due to their exceptional mechanical, ...