News and Events

April 26, 2024 Aiyana Fortin accepted into Entrepreneurship Program

April 26, 2024 Aiyana Fortin passes A Exam

March 13, 2024 Lab alum Jeff Ballyns gives guest lecture in BME 5010

March 6, 2024 Aiyana Fortin selected as finalist for 2024 SB3C Student Paper Competition

February 19, 2024 Undergraduate Research Project Available

February 6, 2024 Honest Alan Grodzinsky’s Continuum Dinner at ORS

February 6, 2024 Serafina Lopez wins ORS Meniscus Poster Competition

February 3, 2024 Karan Vishwanath publishes in JOR

January 31, 2024 Bonassar Lab Travels to ORS 2024

January 26, 2023 Seeking an undergraduate for MSC-based repair in intervertebral disc

December 28, 2023 Maho Koga publishes article in JOR Spine

December 27, 2023 Ruben Trujillo publishes article in Materialia

December 19, 2023 Larry Bonassar receives the Marshall R. Urist, MD award

December 15, 2023 Congratulations to Dr. Leigh Slyker!

November 30, 2023 Spencer Witt joins Bonassar Lab

November 29, 2023 India Dykes joins Bonassar Lab

November 28, 2023 Sean Kim publishes article in JBiomech

November 28, 2023 Julia Bellamy joins Bonassar Lab

November 6, 2023 Eric Yoon publishes article in eCM Journal

October 25, 2023 IVD Retreat with Roger Härtl

October 23, 2023 Undergraduate Research Project Available

October 13, 2023 Megh Prajapati presents work on cartilage lubrication

October 12, 2023 Aiyana Fortin giving a talk at BMES in Seattle

October 11, 2023 Aiyana Fortin accepted into WE Cornell program

September 14, 2023 Karan Vishwanath’s article selected as an Editor’s Pick

September 12, 2023 Leigh Slyker publishes in Bioengineering | MDPI

July 24, 2023 Congratulations to Dr. Sean Kim!

July 20, 2023 Collaboration receives NSF LEAP HI Award for biolubricant research

June 16, 2023 Happy 45th Birthday to the CU-HSS program in Biomechanics (CAMEO)

May 10, 2023 3 students pass PhD candidacy exam

April 26, 2023 Caroline Thompson awarded Stem Cell Program training fellowship

April 18, 2023 Sean Kim publishes article in JBiomech

March 29, 2023 4 students awarded NSF GRFP

February 21, 2023 Serafina Lopez Publishes Article in ACS Biomaterials

January 30, 2023 Undergraduate Research Projects Available

January 3, 2023 AuriNovo listed as top innovation of ’22

December 9, 2022 Dr. Bonassar wins 2023 Mentoring Award

November 10, 2022 Sean Kim wins @ORSSpineSection Innovation Award

October 31, 2022 Dr. Jongkil Kim Publishes Article in JBMR

October 15, 2022 Check out our Cornell BME/Eng annual newsletter!

September 28, 2022 Spotlight on Ph.D. candidate Serafina Lopez

September 12, 2022 Congratulations to Dr. Steven Ayala!

July 28, 2022 Alikhan Fidai wins CTSC TL1 Fellowship

July 8, 2022 Leigh Slyker Publishes Article in PNAS

May 25, 2022 Jongkil Kim Receives his PhD in Biomedical Engineering

May 25, 2022 Serafina Lopez Receives her M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

May 10, 2022 Dr. Jill Middendorf to Join the Faculty in Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University

March 28, 2022 Article by Steven Ayala Selected as JOR Editor’s Pick Article

February 4, 2022 Bonassar Lab Travels to 2022 ORS Annual Meeting

January 31, 2022 Profs. Bonassar, Cohen, Fortier, and Delco win 2022 Kappa Delta Anne Doner Vaughn Award

January 28, 2022 Karan Vishwanath passes his A Exam

August 27, 2021 Leigh Slyker Wins NIH F31 Fellowship

May 28, 2021 Marianne Lintz Receives her PhD in Biomedical Engineering

April 23, 2021 Dr. Robby Bowles Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure at the University of Utah 

March 30, 2021 Serafina Lopez Publishes Article in Connective Tissue Research

March 29, 2021 Bonassar Lab Alumna Jenny Puetzer Wins NSF CAREER Award 

March 9, 2021 Alikhan Fidai selected as Graduate Resident Fellow

March 1, 2021 Jongkil Kim Publishes a Paper in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering

February 16, 2021 Jongkil Kim Wins ORS Meniscus Section Podium Award at the ORS 2021 Annual Meeting

February 16, 2021 Professor Bonassar named Fellow of the Orthopaedic Research Society

December 1, 2020 Steven Ayala Publishes a Paper in Journal of Othopaedic Research

November 18, 2020 Bonassar Lab Alum Andrea Ippolito Named to Biden Transition Team

November 11, 2020 Steven Ayala Receives his M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

June 23, 2020 Tianyu Gao Receives his M.S. in Material Science

May 29, 2020 Rebecca Irwin Receives her PhD in Biomedical Engineering

April 22, 2020 Liz Feeney Receives her PhD in Biomedical Engineering

March 24, 2020 Rebecca Irwin Publishes a Paper in Osteoarthritis & Cartilage

March 19, 2020 Introduction to the Bonassar Lab

February 7, 2020 Bonassar Lab Travels to 2020 ORS Annual Meeting

January 10, 2020 Stephen Sloan Receives his PhD in Biomedical Engineering

November 14, 2019 Rebecca Irwin Publishes a Paper in PLOS ONE

November 13, 2019 Stephen Sloan Wins Award for Outstanding Scientific Research at ORS PSRS Meeting

October 15, 2019 Bonassar Lab Travels to 2019 BMES Annual Meeting

August 19, 2019 Emily Jiang and Stephen Sloan Publish a Paper in Acta Biomaterial

July 24, 2019 Nicole Diamantides Receives her PhD in Biomedical Engineering

July 22, 2019 Sierra Cook Receives her PhD in Applied and Engineering Physics

July 11, 2019 Jongkil Kim Receives his M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

July 2, 2019 Liz Feeney Wins Presentation Award at SB3C

June 17, 2019 Jill Middendorf Receives her PhD in Mechanical Engineering

June 14, 2019 Hao Zhou Receives his M.S. in Material Science

June 7, 2019 Eddie Bonnevie’s PLOS ONE Paper Featured in Science Daily

May 10, 2019 Louis Wang Wins Award for Best Poster from MSE Department

April 23, 2019 Leanne Iannucci’s Work Featured in Frontpiece of Advanced Healthcare Materials

April 2, 2019 Prof. Bonassar Discusses Cartilage Tissue Printing on Constant Wonder

March 14, 2019 Bonassar Lab Seeking Undergraduate Researcher

March 14, 2019 Liz Feeney Publishes a Paper in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research

January 16, 2019 Stephen Sloan Awarded Travel Grant for Translational Science Meeting

January 14, 2019 Jill Middendorf Wins Young Scientist Travel Grant from the Force & Motion Foundation

November 26, 2018 Nicole Diamantides Wins Poster Award at Biofabrication Meeting

November 2, 2018 Stephen Sloan Wins Presentation Award at Spine Section Meeting

October 18, 2018 Bonassar Lab Travels to 2018 BMES Annual Meeting

June 8th, 2018 Benjamin Cohen Receives his PhD in Biomedical Engineering

June 8th, 2018 Sierra Cook Receives Best Student Abstract Award

June 4th, 2018 Jorge Mojica Santiago Receives his PhD in Biomedical Engineering

May 30th, 2018 Chris DiDomenico Receives his PhD in Biomedical Engineering

April 20th, 2018 Crystal Zhao Awarded the Undergraduate Research Award from CEAA

April 4th, 2018 Benjamin Cohen Publishes a Paper in the Annals of Plastic Surgery

January 30th, 2018, Prof. Bonassar Interviewed by CNN

January 19th, 2018, Bonassar Lab Featured in Cornell Chronicle for Collaborative Research with Histogenics, Inc.

December 5th, 2017, Nicole Diamantides wins Cellink 3D Bioprinting Award at TERMIS meeting

November 6th, 2017, Stephen Sloan Publishes an Article in Tissue Engineering, Part B

October 30th, 2017, Stephen Sloan wins Presentation Award at PSRS

October 17th, 2017, Stephen Sloan Receives a TL1 Training Award

October 12th, 2017, Rebecca Irwin Receives the GANN Fellowship

October 12th, 2017, Jill Middendorf Publishes a Paper in the Journal of Biomechanics

October 4th, 2017, Alexander Boys and Mary Clare McCorry Publish an Article in MRS Communications

October 2nd, 2017, Bonassar Lab Travels to the 2017 BMES Annual Meeting

September 26th, 2017, Liz Feeney Receives her M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

August 2nd, 2017, Benjamin Cohen Receives 2nd Place in Cornell University 6th Stem Cell Symposium

July 18th, 2017, Stephen Sloan Publishes an Article in Acta Biomaterialia

July 7th, 2017, Nicole Diamantides Publishes a Paper in Biofabrication

June 28th, 2017, Christopher DiDomenico Publishes a Paper in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

June 23rd, 2017, Prof. Bonassar and Dr. Härtl Publish a Book on Intervertebral Disc Repair

June 15th, 2017, Mary Clare McCorry Receives her PhD in Biomedical Engineering

June 7th, 2017, Nicole Diamantides Receives her M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

June, 1st, 2017, Alexander Boys Receives a Travel Award from at the ICCBMT

May 3rd. 2017, Jill Middendorf Receives her M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

April 24th, 2017, Dr. Jenny Puetzer Accepts Faculty Position at VCU

April 11th, 2017, Benjamin Cohen Receives an Award for his Presentation at the TERMIS-AM 2016 Conference

April 7th, 2017, Mary Clare McCorry was Accepted to AIMBE’s FDA Scholars Program

April 5th, 2017, Bonassar Lab Work on 3D Tissue Printing Featured in BioTechniques

March 27th, 2017, The Bonassar Group Wins 3 Awards at ORS

March 15th, 2017, The Bonassar Group Travels to the ORS 2017 Annual Meeting

March 8th, 2017, Rebecca Irwin’s Collaboration with Dr. John Kennedy Results in a Grant from the AANA

February 27th, 2017, Lab Alum, Dr. Kirk Samaroo, Publishes a Paper in Biotribology

February 10th, 2017, Jill Middendorf Publishes a Paper in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research

February 7th, 2017, Dr. Nizeet Aguilar Publishes an Article in Acta Biomaterialia

January 17th, 2017, Alexander Boys has been awarded an NIH F31 Fellowship

January 3rd, 2017, Katherine Hudson Publishes an Article in Tissue Engineering

January 1st, 2017, Christopher DiDomenico Publishes an Article in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

November 15th, 2016, Mary Clare McCorry Publishes an Article in Acta Biomaterialia

November 11th, 2016, Dr. Edward Bonnevie and Mary Clare McCorry Publish an Article in the Journal of Biotribology

October 5th, 2016, Bonassar Lab travels to BMES 2016 Annual Meeting

September 2nd, 2016, Benjamin Cohen Receives the Cornell Training Program in Stem Cell Research Fellowship

August 15th, 2016, Alexander Boys Returns to the US after NSF EAPSI Fellowship in China

August 7th, 2016, Bonassar Lab Members Win at the Cayuga Lake Triathlon

July 29th, 2016, Second Year Ph.D. Students Return from Summer Immersion in New York City

July 28th, 2016, Jenny Puetzer’s research featured on the cover of Tissue Engineering

June 7th, 2016, Edward Bonnevie is awarded Sibley Prize for Excellence in Graduate Teaching Assistance

June 3rd, 2016, Brandon Borde Receives his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering

May 19th, 2016, Alexander Boys Receives his M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering

May 18th, 2016, Stephen Sloan was recognized as an Outstanding Peer Mentor

April 15th, 2016, Dr. Brenton Pennicooke wins award for Best Oral Presentation at the World Forum for Spine Research

April 8th, 2016, Christopher DiDomenico receives his M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

April 6th, 2016, Katherine Hudson receives her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering

April 4th, 2016, Darvin Griffin Receives the New Faces Award

March 15th, 2016, Mary Clare McCorry publishes an article in the journal Stem Cell Research & Therapy

March 3rd, 2016, Alexander Boys receives the NSF EAPSI Fellowship

February 10th, 2016, The Bonassar Lab presents 15 papers at the ORS 2016 Annual Meeting

February 9th, 2016, Benjamin Cohen publishes an article in the journal Tissue Engineering

January 15th, 2016, Benjamin Cohen receives his M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

November 24th, 2015, Edward Bonnevie publishes two journal articles

November 2nd, 2015, The Bonassar lab is featured in the ICRS World Congress Video

October 20th, 2015, Nizeet Aguilar publishes an article in the journal Cartilage

September 8th, 2015, Members of the Bonassar group attend TERMIS conference in Boston

August 7th, 2015, Darvin Griffin published an article in the Journal of Orthopedic Research

August 5th, 2015, Nizeet Aguilar receives her Ph.D.

July 21st, 2015, Darvin Griffin receives his Ph.D.

May 13th, 2015, Mary Clare McCorry receives her M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

May 13th, 2015, Darvin Griffin wins Zelman Warhaft Award

April 21st, 2015, Corinne Henak to Join Faculty at University of Wisconsin-Madison

April 15th, 2015, Darvin Griffin published an article in the Journal of Biomechanics

April 7th, 2015, Darvin Griffin awarded the Mike Shinn Distinguished Member of the Year

March 31st, 2015, Jill Middendorf is awarded NSF GRFP

March 31st, 2015, Nicole Diamantides receives honorable mention for the NSF GRFP

February 17th, 2015, Darvin Griffin wins NSBE BCA Scholarship

February 5th, 2015, Katie Hudson receives her M.S. in Biomedical Engineering

January 2nd, 2015, Kirk Samaroo receives his Ph.D.

July, 11, 2014, Jenny Puetzer and Kirk Samaroo win top awards at the World Congress of Biomechanics

April 10, 2014, Jennifer Puetzer wins Whitaker Fellowship

April 7, 2014, Katie Hudson passes her admission to candidacy exam. Congrats, Katie!

April 4, 2014, Bonassar lab tissue printing featured on CNN

February 7, 2014,  Darvin Griffin has been named the 2014 reciepient of the NSBE Major Sponsor Scholarship. Congratulations!

January 10, 2014, Congratulations to Jenny Puetzer, the 2014 reciepient of the Kappa Delta/ORS Travel Award.

January 1,  2014, Congratualtions to Professor Bonassar who has been promoted to rank of Full Professor!

December 17, 2013 – Jennifer Puezter named to young investigator council for Tissue Engineering

December, 2013,  Happy Holidays from the Bonassar Lab

November 18, 2013, Prof. Bonassar’s bioengineered ears win first prize at the World Technology Summit

November 8, 2013, Jorge Mojica-Santiago Wins Poster Award at Spine Research Symposium

November, 2013, Brandon Borde, Katherine Hudson, and Jorge Mojica Santiago head to Philadelphis for the Philly Spine Conference to present their work.

October, 2013, Edward Bonnevie heads to Venice, Italy to present his work at the Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies meeting.

September, 2013, Members of the Bonassar Lab head to Seattle to present at the BMES Annual Meeting (Podium – Puetzer, Samaroo, Aguilar; Poster – Borde)

August, 2013, Kathrine Hudson receives the NSF GK-12 Fellowship

August 30, 2013, Dr. Grunert Takes First Place in Basic Science at MINS

August 23, 2013, Dr. Bowles joins University of Utah Faculty

August, 2013, Mary Clare McCorry has been awarded the HHMI Med into Grad Fellowship.

July, 2013, Edward Bonnevie has been awarded the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Philadelphia scholarship.

July 15, 2013, Brandon Borde has been awarded an F31 grant from the NIH.

July 12, 2013, Congratulations to Brandon Borde who successfully completed his A-Exam. 

May 2, 2013, Kirk Samaroo and Mingchee Tan win the Advanced Materials Enabled Innovation Competition with their proposal on biomimetic lubricants 

April 29, 2013, Professor Bonassar featured on CBS Sunday Morning about 3D Printing

March 29, 2013, Jorge Mojica-Santiago awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

February 25, 2013, Professor Bonassar discusses 3D tissue printing on NPR’s “The Takeaway”

February 21, 2013, Coverage of the Bonassar laboratory’s efforts in image-based tissue engineering of ear cartilage

February 20, 2013, Bioengineers print ears that look and act like the real thing

February 5, 2013, Darvin Griffin selected NSBE Fellows Scholar

January 26, 2013, Bonassar Lab Presents at the ORS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX

August, 2012, Katherine Hudson receives HHMI Med into Grad Fellowship

July 26, 2012, Bonassar Group featured on back cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry

April, 2012, Jennifer Puetzer receives NSF GK-12 Fellowship

March, 2012, Edward Bonnevie receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

November, 2011, Brandon Borde receives Best Poster Award at the Spine Research Symposium, Philadelphia, PA

August, 2011, Brandon Borde receives HHMI Med into Grad Fellowship

August 2, 2011, Bio-Engineered Spinal Discs Appear Successful in Rats

August 1, 2011, Artificial Spinal Discs Could Ease Back Pain

April, 2010, Darvin Griffin and Robert Mozia receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship