Lahann Lab Undergrads Present at UROP Poster Session

posted May 1, 2017, 11:39 AM by Daniel Quevedo   [ updated May 1, 2017, 11:43 AM ]

At the 2017 UROP symposium, the Lahann Lab undergraduate researchers presented their research advances to an audience of Michigan students and faculty. Congratulations to Abbi Bader, Sean McLoughlin, Grayson Rice, and in particular to David Bonhard and Alejandro Hinojosa, who won an award for having the best poster of their session! Keep up the good work!
























David and Alejandro show off their first price ribbon.

Grayson stands proudly by his poster

Abbi explains her research on targeted nanoparticles

Sean presents his work to an enraptured crowd

David and Alejandro attempt to explain science to their audience


Kenneth has successfully defended his thesis! Congratulations Dr. Cheng!

posted May 1, 2017, 11:26 AM by Daniel Quevedo

After many years of working with us, Kenneth has defended his thesis! Congratulations Dr. Cheng!


Lahann Lab Featured in MLive

posted Feb 1, 2017, 10:32 AM by Daniel Quevedo   [ updated May 1, 2017, 11:43 AM ]

Our lab was featured in a story on MLive, a local newspaper, about the revitalization of the NCRC, where our lab is located. Click here to find out more!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Judith returns to Berlin after finishing her master's thesis

posted Jan 22, 2017, 1:42 PM by Daniel Quevedo   [ updated Jan 22, 2017, 1:44 PM ]

After an adventurous 4 months in the Lahann Lab, Judith has finished her thesis and has returned to Berlin. We will miss you and wish you all the best!

Welcome Jonathan!

posted Jan 22, 2017, 1:02 PM by Daniel Quevedo   [ updated Jan 22, 2017, 1:26 PM ]

Jonathan Gerszberg has joined our lab as chemical engineering PhD student. He will be working on the assembly of chiral fibers and the engineering of reactive surfaces using CVD. Welcome to your new home Jonathan!

Luis starts new job at Purdue University as an Assistant Professor. Good Luck Luis!

posted Jan 22, 2017, 12:48 PM by Daniel Quevedo   [ updated Jan 22, 2017, 12:48 PM ]

Luis has sadly left our lab and begun his new job at Purdue University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Thank you Luis for all your years of hard work and we all wish you luck in your new job!

Nathan wins award through Fast Forward Medical Innovation (FFMI)

posted Dec 1, 2016, 8:48 AM by Daniel Quevedo   [ updated Dec 1, 2016, 8:48 AM by Bradley Plummer ]

Nathan participated in the four-week Fast Forward Medical Innovation (FFMI) Early Technology Development course with GreenMark Biomedical co-founders Dr. Steven Bloembergen and Dr. Wendy Bloembergen to explore the commercialization potential of his research on starch nanoparticles for early cavity detection.  After completing more than 40 customer discovery interviews, his team presented a pitch deck to the FFMI instructors, where they were selected as the therapeutics/diagnostic track winner and the overall winner.

Lab Team Wins Procter & Gamble Team Innovation Award

posted Nov 1, 2016, 2:14 PM by Daniel Quevedo   [ updated Nov 1, 2016, 2:14 PM by Bradley Plummer ]

Ramya's poster at the 40th Annual Macro Symposium, "Sugar coating the answer to virus binding: Glycocalyx-miemtic Interfaces",  was selected to receive the inaugural Procter & Gamble Team Innovation Award. This award sponsored by Procter & Gamble was selected by a team of faculty judges and Procter & Gamble representatives from nearly 70 posters presented at the symposium. It seeks to award innovative and collaborative research involving students from several different programs and departments. The award is shared between team members, Kenneth, Irina, Domenic and Ramya.

Undergraduate Student Benjamin Serratos Wins UROP poster award

posted Sep 30, 2016, 11:38 AM by Daniel Quevedo   [ updated Sep 30, 2016, 11:38 AM by Bradley Plummer ]

Undergraduate research assistant Benjamin Serratos (MSE) capped off a successful first semester working in the Lahann Lab winning a blue ribbon at the 2016 UROP Summer Symposium.  He presented a poster on research work with Nathan about the preparation of PLGA nanoparticles for in vivo targeting of tumor associated macrophages.

Keep it up Ben!

Nathan wins the IADR Colgate Research in Prevention Award!

posted Sep 30, 2016, 11:35 AM by Daniel Quevedo   [ updated Sep 30, 2016, 11:35 AM by Bradley Plummer ]

This award, sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive Company, highlighted his research on "Dental Caries Diagnosis with Fluorescent Biopolymer Nanoparticles" at the 2016 IADR conference in Seoul, South Korea (June 22-25, 2016).  The award program is designed to encourage young investigators to undertake research in the prevention of oral diseases and to facilitate their presentation of this work to the international dental and oral health research community.  This was one of six awards given at a private luncheon with IADR president, Marc Heft, Colgate-Palmolive VP of Global Oral Care, Marsha Butler, and GreenMark BioMedical Inc. CEO Steven Bloembergen. For more information, see the award description here.

Congrats Nathan!

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