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Congratulations to Phong Nguyen and Jose Suarez Loor for receiving ORS Travel Awards!

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Congratulations to PhD students Phong Nguyen and Jose Suarez Loor for receiving Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Travel Awards to attend the 2018 ORS Tendon Section Conference in Portland, OR! For more information, please see here:

Catherine K. Kuo delivered Keynote Lecture at the DKOU 2018 in Berlin, Germany

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Professor Kuo delivered the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Keynote Lecture entitled “Tendon Regeneration Strategies Inspired by the Embryonic Microenvironment” at the DKOU 2018 German Congress of Orthopaedics and Traumatology in Berlin, Germany, on October 25, 2018.

Congratulations to Kuo Lab Summer Students for a productive and fun summer of research!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

kuo student photo

We had a fantastic and productive summer with undergraduate researchers MaryJane Been (University of Rochester Summer Scholar from Coe College), Joseph Criscione (Xerox Fellow, University of Rochester), Feiyang Andy Deng (Xerox Fellow, University of Rochester), Jessica Dirksen (from Notre Dame), Paolo Paco (University of Rochester), and Dylan Manuele (University of Rochester). We are excited that some will continue science-ing with the Kuo Lab during the school year, and we wish all of them the best of luck as they return to school!

Welcome new graduate students Jiewen (Megerize) Li and Melissa (Misa) MacLiesh to the Kuo Lab!!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Professor Kuo delivers a keynote talk at 4th Vail Scientific Summit

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Kuo Vail photo

Professor Kuo delivered a Keynote talk on “Novel Approaches to Enhance Tendon Mechanical Properties during Regeneration” at the 2018 Vail Scientific Summit on Regenerative & Translational Medicine in Colorado hosted by Drs. Johnny Huard, Marc Philippon, Scott Tashman, and Chelsea Bahney.

Professor Kuo invited to Biofrontiers Regenerative Biox Symposium

Friday, August 17, 2018

Biox group photo

Professor Kuo was invited to serve as Discussion Leader for the BioFrontiers 4th Bi-annual Scientific Symposium and Workshop on Regenerative BIOx on August 16 and 17, 2018, in Boulder Colorado. This exciting symposium to share new discoveries, discuss innovative applications of tools and methods, and exchange ideas for advancing biomedical research in the scientific areas of regenerative BIOlogy, BIOmaterials, BIOengineering, BIOsystems, and BIOtechnology was hosted by Drs. Kristi Anseth, Christopher Bowman, Stephanie Bryant, Virginia Ferguson, Leslie Leinwand, and Amy Palmer.

Congratulations to Phong Nguyen for receiving an award for outstanding teaching contributions to BME!

Monday, June 25, 2018

Phong teaching

We are incredibly proud of Phong his outstanding teaching contributions as a graduate student in Biomedical Engineering at University of Rochester for 2017-2018. Congratulations!

Congratulations to new lab members Ma Rie Kim, Antonion Korcari, and Jose Loor Suarez for passing their 1st PhD exams! We are excited to welcome you to the Kuo Lab!!

Friday, June 15, 2018

Professor Kuo delivered Spotlight Talk at ORS 2018 Annual Meeting in New Orleans

Monday, March 12, 2018

Professor Kuo was invited to deliver a prestigious Spotlight Talk “Embryonically Informed Tendon Tissue Engineering and Regeneration” at the Orthopaedic Research Society 2018 Annual Meeting in New Orleans on March 12, 2018. More information can be found here:

Professor Kuo delivered invited talk at The Royal Society Meeting: Mechanics of Development

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Professor Kuo was invited by The Royal Society to deliver a talk on “Mechanobiology of Embryonic Tendon Development” at the Mechanics of Development Meeting. The meeting, which focused on the role of mechanobiology in multiple aspects of embryonic development, was held at Chicheley Hall of the Kavli Royal Society Centre in Buckinghamshire, UK.