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2019

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!

 

 

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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

2018

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!