Lab Updates

December 2023 – The lab celebrates the end of a successful first year!

December 2023 – The lab is awarded a Collaborative Research Grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation! We look forward to working with Michelle Hastings, Rachel Niederer, and Wren Michaels on RNA therapeutics for CF!

December 2023 – Alex travels to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to give a talk at the Emily’s Entourage Scientific Symposium.

December 2023 – The lab is awarded a research grant from Emily’s Entourage- our first one at UM! Press releases can be found here and here.

November 2023 – Alex travels to Phoenix, Arizona to chair a session and give a talk at the NACFC Annual Meeting.

November 2023 – Alaa Mwafy joins the lab as a ChemE graduate student co-advised by Greg Thurber!

September 2023 – Alex gives a talk at 3M as part of their seminar series.

September 2023 – Peyton officially joins the lab!

August 2023 – Alex and fellow Assistant Professor Aaron Morris are awarded a College of Engineering DEI Faculty Grant for the BME DEI Book Club!

August 2023 – Peyton Panovich joins the lab as a rotation student. Welcome, Peyton!

August 2023 – Karen gives a presentation on her UROP project in the lab!

July 2023 – Lab renovations are complete!

June 2023 – Alex travels to Big Sky, Montana to moderate a session at the annual Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Research Conference.

May 2023 – Karen Reynoso joins the group as a UROP student. Welcome, Karen!

May 2023 – Alex travels to Los Angeles, California for the ASGCT 2023 Annual Meeting to give an invited talk in the “Strategies to Deliver Genetic Therapies for Cystic Fibrosis” session.

May 2023 – Alex travels to Columbus, Ohio for the Ohio Valley CF Consortium Meeting to give a talk– her first one as a new PI!

March 2023 – Arianna Markey joins the group as our first Undergraduate Researcher. Welcome, Arianna!

March 2023 – Owen Kelly is selected for the BME Chair’s Award for Excellence. Congrats, Owen!

March 2023 – Owen Kelly accepts an offer to join the group as our first Ph.D. student in BME in Fall 2023. Welcome, Owen!

February 2023 – The DYNAMED lab opens (virtually) at the University of Michigan!