Principal Investigator

Danielle Benoit, Ph.D. University of Rochester work Rochester NY 14627-0168 office: Goergen Hall 308 p (585) 273-2698

Personnel

Postdoctoral Scholars

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Michael Hoffman, Ph.D. University of Rochester
Postdoctoral Fellow
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Tissue Engineered Periosteum Approaches to Heal Bone Allograft Transplants (Supported by an NIH T32 training grant 'Training in Orthopaedics')

Clinical Research Fellows

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Joe Vella, MD, MSE, PhD University of Rochester
Clinical Fellow - Otolaryngology
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Tissue engineered approaches to head and neck and craniofacial reconstruction

Graduate Students

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Michael Baranello University of Rochester
Graduate Student
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Use of Polymer Micelles to Enhance Cancer Therapeutics (Supported by an NSF graduate research fellowship)
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Michael-John Beltejar University of Rochester
Graduate Student
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Regenerative Medicine
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Ben Horev University of Rochester
Graduate Student
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Controlled Release In situ of Antibiofilm Agents via pH-Activated Nanoparticle Carriers
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Dominic Malcolm University of Rochester
Graduate Student
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Development of biomaterials to facilitate sustained, localized siRNA delivery to drive differentiation in mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for tissue engineering applications
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Maureen Newman University of Rochester
Graduate Student
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Targeted bone-anabolic therapeutics to enhance osteoporosis treatment (Supported by an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship)
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Andrew Shubin University of Rochester
Graduate Student
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Developing hydrogels for the regeneration of salivary glands
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Amy Van Hove University of Rochester
Graduate Student
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Stimuli-responsive delivery of therapeutic peptide drugs (Supported by an HHMI Med-Into-Grad Fellowship)
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Jomy Varghese University of Rochester
Graduate Student
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Controlled Drug Release via Nanoparticle Carriers
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Yuchen Wang University of Rochester
Graduate Student
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Promoting MSC-mediated musculoskeletal tissue regeneration using sustained, localized siRNA delivery
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Jiayi Zhou University of Rochester
Graduate Student
work Rochester NY Research Focus: pH-Sensitive nanoparticle for targeted and controlled release of anti-biofilm agents in dental application

Undergraduate Research Assistants

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Erin Antonienko University of Rochester
Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Mechanical characterization of PEG-based hydrogel systems
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Tim Felong University of Rochester
Undergraduate Student, Biomedical Engineering, Xerox Fellow, Take 5 Scholar 2014 - 2015
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Investigating the use of MSCs in hydrogels for the regeneration of salivary glands
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Dean Graunke University of Rochester
Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Development of hydrogels to analyze the role of adult stem cells and progenitor cells in the regeneration of radiation-damaged salivary glands and treatment of patients with xerostomia
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Kelly Guzman University of Rochester
Rutgers University - New Brunswick, Biological Sciences Undergraduate Student, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Assessment of MSC differentiation capacity following UV light exposure
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Steven Tau University of Rochester
Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering, Eisenberg Fellow
work Rochester NY Research Focus: Investigating the stability of antibody/antigen functionalized micelle nanoparticles for systemic delivery of leukemia therapeutics