Recent News

Joel selected to become next Director of Graduate Studies

February 1, 2018

Prof. Joel Collier accepted the position as Director of Graduate Studies for the BME PhD program at Duke University beginning July 1st, 2018. He will replace Prof. Adam Wax who has served as the DGS for the past six years. 

Postdoc Position Available

September 21, 2017

We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher for work with immune-active biomaterials. Contact Joel Collier for details.

Joel is elected to the AIMBE College of Fellows

March 9, 2017

Joel is elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

NIH R21 Grant For Exploring 3D Culture

November 19, 2016

Fall, 2016  NIH grants an R21 to a collaborative effort between the Collier lab and the Vander Griend lab at UChicago, on exploring engineered matrices for the 3D culture of prostate cancer cell organoids

The Collier Lab Welcomes New PhD Students

November 19, 2016

Fall, 2016  Kelly Hainline, Lucas Shores, Nikki Votaw, and Chelsea Fries join the Collier Group as new PhD students

Biomedical Engineering Society Presentations

November 19, 2016

October, 2016  Yi Wen and Joel Collier present at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Philip Jung Joins Faculty at Louisiana State University

November 19, 2016

Fall, 2016   Philip Jung, Collier lab alum, joins Louisiana State University as an Associate Professor in Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Greg Hudalla Receives Young Innovator Award

November 19, 2016

October, 2016   Greg Hudalla, Collier lab alum, named a 2016 Young Innovator by the journal Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering

Yalini, Robert, and Yi win awards at the World Biomaterials Congress

May 25, 2016

Last week at the World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal, Yalini Vigneswaran won the award for "Outstanding Research by a Hospital Intern, Resident, or Clinical Fellow".  Her paper describing her work will appear soon in the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-A.  Robert De Loera won a Cato... read more

Sean Kelly and Lucas Shores win NSF Fellowships

May 24, 2016

Sean Kelly and Lucas Shores have been awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.  Congratulations Sean and Lucas!  

Collier Group Moves to Duke

January 1, 2016

The Collier Group has moved to Duke University, in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.