Leigh Slyker

BS in Chemical Engineering, The University of Buffalo (SUNY), 2018



Leigh is a s econd year PhD student interested in covalent modifications of collagen for tissue engineering applications. He is currently working on a project titled, Biomimetic Design of 3D-printed Cartilage; A Template for Tough and Resilient Soft Materials.



Research Material


Scanning electron microscopy of Ribose-crosslinked collagen hydrogel (left), Concentrated collagen hydrogel (right)


Leigh is the current BMES community engagement co-chair, and enjoys cycling, video games, and cooking.