Post Doctoral Associates
Dr. Lawrence Bonassar
Daljit S. and Elaine Sakaria Professor
Dr. Bonassar joined Cornell University in 2003 after five years on the faculty of the Center for Tissue Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed postdoctoral fellowships in the Orthopedic Research Laboratory at the Massachusetts General Hospital and in the Center for Biomedical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He currently serves on the editorial board of the journal Tissue Engineering.
“Biomimetic Design of 3D-printed Cartilage; A Template for Tough and Resilient Soft Materials”
“Lubrication Mechanisms of Articular Cartilage”
M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University
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“Meniscus Tissue Engineering”
“Depth-dependent Mechanics of the Temporomandibular Joint”
B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, The University of Connecticut
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“Stem Cell Therapies for the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis”
B.S. in Bioengineering, The University of Texas at Dallas
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“Tissue Engineered Intervertebral Discs”
B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville
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“In-line, Non-destructive Determination of Cellular Properties in Bioink During Printing”
B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, The University of Vermont
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“Targeted Therapeutic C’ dot nanoparticles for Osteoarthritis”
B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University
“Mitochondrial transfer as a repair strategy for intervertebral disc disease”
B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington
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“Microscale structure and functional relationships of healthy and arthritic human cartilage”
A.S. in Engineering, Cochise College
B.S in Biomedical Engineering, The University of Arizona
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“Meniscal Enthesis Tissue Engineering”
B.E. in Engineering Sciences, concentration in Biomedical Engineering, Dartmouth College
B.S. in Physics, Minor in Mathematics, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
“Parameter Optimization for Collagen Bioprinting”
B.S. Bioengineering, Washington State University
“Bioprinting and Bioinstrumentation”
Avdhesh Vermani | B.Eng. Chemical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, ’23
“C’ Dot nanoparticles for Osteoarthritis: Therapeutic delivery of the anabolic growth factor IGF-1 in bovine articular cartilage”
Emily Cook | B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, ’23
“Measuring Fracture Toughness and Crack Propagation in Native Auricular Cartilage Tissue and Hydrogel Replacements”
Dennis Kang ’25
Zongyin Dong ’25
Alexandra Griffin ’26
Ryan Lyppens ’26
Sean Kim, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate, Tissue Engineering at Ark Biotech
Steven Ayala, Ph.D.
Jongkil Kim, Ph.D.
Marianne Lintz, Ph.D.
Rebecca Irwin, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Researcher, Duke University
Elizabeth Feeney, Ph.D.
Research Analyst, Duke University
Stephen Sloan, Ph.D.
Biotech Equity Research Associate, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Sierra Cook, Ph.D.
Nicole Diamantides, Ph.D.
Application Specialist at Cellink, Co
Jill Middendorf, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Alexander Boys, Ph.D.
Research Associate, University of Cambridge
Christopher DiDomenico, Ph.D.
Senior Biomechanist, ARCCA, Inc.
Benjamin Cohen, Ph.D.
Scientist at 3D Bio Therapeutics
Jorge Mojica Santiago, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Florida
Mary Clare McCorry, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Food and Drug Administration
Brandon Borde, Ph.D.
Knowledge Engineer at Bridgewater Associates
Edward Bonnevie, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania
Katherine Hudson, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Lehigh University
Darvin J. Griffin, Ph.D.
Medical Science Liaison at Medtronic
Nizeet Aguilar, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis School of Medicine
Kirk Samaroo, Ph.D.
Founder of Biotech Company
Corinne Henak, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin
Jenny Puetzer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University
Nicholas Genes, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Nichole Mercier, Ph.D.
Business Development Director, Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO
Jonathan Phillips, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Boehringer-Ingleheim, Ridgefield, CT
Rani Roy, Ph.D.
Center for Graduate Advisement, Manhattan College, New York, NY
Jason Gleghorn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Delaware
Omotunde Babalola, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist,Bristol-Myers Squibb
Satish Degala, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Carefusion, Inc.
Jeffrey Ballyns, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineer, US Food and Drug Administration
Natalie Galley, Ph.D.
Technology Analyst, Fish & Richardson, Boston, MA