Please see our listing of five (5) different undergraduate projects mentored by our graduate students. Projects vary in topic, so be sure to check the descriptions posted under ‘Research Areas.’ Reach out to Dr. Bonassar to express interest!
Alikhan Fidai received a TL1 Training Award from Cornell’s Clinical and Translational Science Center for his proposal titled “Engineering of a Mitochondria Rich Collagen Gel for Intervertebral Disc Regeneration.” The goal of the TL1 Training Award is to support… Continue Reading
Leigh Slyker’s article “Simple synthesis of soft, tough, and cytocompatible biohybrid composites” was recently accepted by the journal PNAS. This manuscript demonstrates the development of stiff and tough biohybrid composites by combining collagen with a zwitterionic hydrogel through simple mixing. This advance… Continue Reading
Jongkil Kim passed his B Exam and received his PhD in Biomedical Engineering. His doctoral thesis was entitled “Enhancing Biochemical, Structural, Mechanical Properties of Tissue-Engineered Menisci and Entheses Using Biochemical and Biomechanical Stimuli”. Congrats, JK!
Serafina Lopez passed her A Exam and received her M.S. in Biomedical Engineering. Congrats, Sera!
Dr. Jill Middendorf, who received her PhD in Mechanical Engineering working in the Bonassar Lab, will join the faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University in Fall 2022. Jill received her BS in Mechanical Engineering from… Continue Reading
Hello prospective PhD students! We, at the Bonassar lab, created this short video to give you a look into the daily activities that go on within our lab. If you have any further questions please feel free to reach out… Continue Reading
Cartilage articulation exacerbates chondrocyte damage and death after impact injury, an article by Steven Ayala in collaboration with Professors Larry Bonassar, Itai Cohen, Lisa Fortier, and Michelle Delco was selected as the JOR Editor’s Pick Article. This article focuses on… Continue Reading
The Bonassar lab is traveling to the 2022 ORS Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida with several students from the lab presenting their work. Students presenting include: Steven Ayala, Jongkil Kim, Karan Vishwanath, Serafina Lopez, Eric Yoon, Rachel Yerden, and Sean… Continue Reading
Professors Larry Bonassar, Itai Cohen, Lisa Fortier, and Michelle Delco are the 2022 recipients of the 2022 Kappa Delta Anne Doner Vaughn Award from the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Their paper “All… Continue Reading