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
Karan Vishwanath passed his A Exam. Congrats, Karan!
Leigh Slyker has been awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31 – Diversity) from the NIH. Leigh, a 4th year PhD student in Biomedical Engineering, will be collaborating… Continue Reading
Marianne Lintz passed her B Exam and received her PhD in Biomedical Engineering. Her doctoral thesis was entitled “Tissue Engineering Strategies for Total Disc Replacement: Structure and Mechanical Function of the Intervertebral Disc”. Congrats, Marianne!
Bonassar Lab alum Robby Bowles was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Utah. Dr. Bowles received his MS and PhD degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell, where he developed novel approaches… Continue Reading
Serafina Lopez’s article, titled “The role of SLRPs and large aggregating proteoglycans in collagen fibrillogenesis, extracellular matrix assembly, and mechanical function of fibrocartilage,” was recently accepted by the journal Connective Tissue Research. This manuscript reviewed the important roles of proteoglycans… Continue Reading