July: High School students Roshan Patel and Matthew Rondinella spent 5 weeks in the Vega Lab as RISER Scholars (https://www.rowan.edu/gsbs/research/high_school.php) and did an awesome job presenting their summer work!
July: Antonio Quinones won first place for his research poster in the Vega Lab as a Rowan University BioMedical REU student - congratulations!
June: Dr. Vega was the guest speaker for the annual Cooper Bone and Joint Institute Research Day!
June: Our Liberty Blue peptide synthesizer arrived and we are very excited to make our own peptides in the lab!
May: Dr. Vega and Laura Osorno host Glassboro High School students for a day of BME fun - huge thanks to Ms. Susan Powers and all participants!
May: Carley Robinson (incoming second-year BME undergrad) joins the Vega Lab!
May: Sarah, Katie, and Sebastian are doing awesome things this summer! Sarah accepted the Amgen Scholars Program at UCLA, Katie will do summer research supported by the USDA Wallace-Carver Fellowship, and Sebastian is spending his summer at the Center for Engineering MechanoBiology (CEMB) REU in Dr. Jariwala's lab at Penn. #proudPI.
March: Dr. Vega presents first research talk (invited) and Sarah presents first research poster at the Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC) hosted by Rutgers University! Two big firsts for the Vega Lab!
January: Our proposal titled Injectable Hydrogels for Delivering Biologics to Reduce the Incidence of Osteoporosis-Related Hip Fractures was selected for funding from the Camden Health Research Initiative! Read more here: https://today.rowan.edu/home/news/2019/01/24/rowan-university-announces-3-million-funding-research-camden
December: Dr. Vega and his Biotransport class pose for a group picture on the last day of class!
October: First Vega Lab consumables order has arrived!
September: Katie Driscoll (first-year BME undergrad) joins the Vega Lab!
September: Sarah Furman and Sebastian Naranjo (third-year BME Engineering Clinic undergrads) join the Vega Lab!
September: Mehdi Benmassaoud, Kirstene Gultian, and Matt DiCerbo are the first graduate students to join the Vega Lab!