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  • Professor Yupeng Chen named as one of the NAI Senior Members 2021
    On February 12, 2021, faculty researchers Professor Yupeng Chen, along with Professor Changchun Liu, and the Technology Commercialization Services’ (TCS) Mostafa Analoui, and Greg Gallo have been elected National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Senior Members. The recognition by NAI shows the important work these researchers do and the significance of collaboration among the faculty inventors […]
    Posted on February 15, 2021
  • We are going into Space in 2022!
    We are on the front page of the BME website here!!! It will be a great year for us! We are going to space! Our PI, Professor Yupeng Chen received a grant titled “Engineering Multiple-Compartment Cartilage Tissue Construct for Space and terrestrial Applications” from the NSF and Center of the Advancement of Science in Space […]
    Posted on August 28, 2020
  • SoE Poster Competition
    Hello everyone, I hope everything is well with everyone. It is an unprecedented time now that everything is close at UConn (Almost) I hope everyone is home safe and sound! On March 11th of 2020, right before the campus closed, Jin and I (Anne) were able to participate in SoE Poster Competition for Graduate Students! […]
    Posted on March 25, 2020
  • UConn RNA on Valentine’s
    On February 14th 2020, UConn Chemistry Department, together with RNA society and Lexogen hosted a UConn RNA Salon 2020. It was an hour seminar talking about the thing most of us enjoy! SCIENCE! Our first-year Ph.D., Jin, was given the opportunity to present his work on his current research, titled “DNA-inspired Nanopiece for enhanced endosomal […]
    Posted on February 27, 2020