Congratulations to Bonassar Lab alumna, Andrea Ippolito, on being named to President-Elect Joe Biden’s transition team for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Andrea earned both her BS and MEng degrees from Cornell, working on tissue engineering of human meniscus implants. After graduating from Cornell, she worked at Boston Scientific, then earned an MS is science policy from MIT. She went on to serve as a Presidential Innovation Fellow and as the Director of the VA Innovators Network at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Ms. Ippolito currently is a lecturer in Engineering Management and the S.C. Johnson College of Management at Cornell University, where she is teaching policy and entrepreneurship.