Month: October 2019

Updates from the BMES Conference

As you all know, our Post-docs and a senior in the lab went to the BMES conference in Philly two weeks ago (Middle of October 2019)! They had so much fun they forgot to take pictures! The weather was very nice and they have learned a lot from going there!

Did anyone go to BMES? If so, did you have a chance to check out their poster presentation?

Dr Wuxia with his Poster 🙂 The title of his poster is "DNA-inspired Janus Base Nanotubes for Hydrophobic Drug Delivery"

Dr. Wuxia explaining and presenting his work!

Dr Libo with her Poster presentation! 🙂 The title of her poster is "Self-assembled Biomimetic Nano-Matrix for Stem Cell Anchorage"

Looked like it was great week for them. I hope we will be getting more pictures from other conferences soon! Ian Sands (a senior in our lab) presented on his Frontier's conference on 10/30/2019! We will chase him for photos and updates if possible!

BMES Conference in Philly

Next week our PI, Dr.Chen, our postdocs, and an undergraduate, Ian, will be attending the BMES conference in Philly, Pennsylvania. There will be no group meeting but they will be having fun at the conference!
Our very own, Dr. Libo Zhou and Dr. Wuxia Zhang as well as our senior undergraduate student will be doing a couple of poster presentations! Dr. Wuxia Zhang and Ian will be presenting on Thursday and Dr. Libo Zhou will be presenting on Friday! Please check out what they are doing!

For those who have not heard of BMES, the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) is for a group of professional biomedical engineers and bioengineers to get together to talk about science! It’s a professional society that was founded in early 1968 and growing rapidly!

BMES conferences serve as a platform for both students and professionals to present their interesting research, as either/or oral presentation or poster presentation! The purpose of BMES is to serve its mission to promote and enhance knowledge and education worldwide! Hence, every year, they will host an annual meeting in different cities!

Learn more about their annual meeting here! 🙂


We are well into our 2nd month into the semester, we have our students working hard on writing and publishing manuscripts as well as book chapters and getting ready for CONFERENCE!!

Congratulations to Jinhyung for publishing a book chapter on the Nucleic Acid Delivery Systems for Gene Therapy in Gene Delivery: Methods and Applications!!!! Link here if you are interested in getting it! 🙂

Congratulations to Ian Sands and Anne Yau for publishing a review article titled “Nano-Scale Surface Modifications to Advance Current Treatment Options for Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease (CDDD)

Also, Ian will be attending the Material Research Society Conference (MRS) in December 2019. He will be doing a poster presentation on his work. We all look forward to it! We will dive deeper into this conference (and get to know more about his presentation) as the event gets nearer.

Keep up the good work everyone! You guys are amazing! 🙂