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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Danielle BenoitDanielle Benoit, Ph.D.
Goergen Hall 308
Phone: (585) 273-2698

Therapeutic biomaterials development for tissue engineering and drug delivery with applications ranging from bone regeneration to antioral biofilm treatments

Postdoctoral Scholars

Yiming LiYiming Li, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate

Engineered Periosteum and Targeted Drug Delivery

Yuanhui SongYuanhui Song, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate

Engineered Salivary Gland Tissue Chips

Research Staff

Azmeer SharipolAzmeer Sharipol
Laboratory Technician III

Salivary gland regeneration via hydrogel based encapsulation and ‘microbubble’ technology.

Graduate Students

Marian Ackun-FarmmerMarian Ackun-Farmmer, M.S.
BME Ph.D. Graduate Student

Bone targeted micelle drug delivery

David FraserDavid Robert Fraser, DDS
TBS Ph.D. Graduate Student

Synthetic hydrogels for periodontal tissue engineering

Clyde OverbyClyde Overby
BME Ph.D. Graduate Student

Kenneth SimsKenneth Sims, M.S.
TBS Ph.D. Graduate Student

Use of pH-sensitive nanoparticle carriers in controlled release of anti-biofilm agents.

Research Assistants

Brian HeBrian He
Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering

Characterizing Interaction between Nanoparticle and Drug through Spectroscopic Methods.

Irem KocakIrem Kocak
Undergraduate Student

Julian MacerenJulian Maceren
Undergraduate Student