Lauren and Colleen present at the BMES Annual Meeting in Orlando!
October 10, 2021
Nick successfully defends his PhD proposal!
Clare joins the lab as a first-year PhD student!
August 25, 2021
Lauren, Christian, Neharika and Kat's work on heparin microislands is published in Advanced Functional Materials!
June 19, 2021
Blaise starts his internship at LyGenesis, Inc. in Pittsburgh!
June 1, 2021
Congrats to Colleen for passing her comprehensive exam!
May 31, 2021
Lauren, Regan, Meghan, and Colleen's work on EGF release from MAP gel is published in Journal of Materials Chemsitry B!
May 17, 2021
Lauren and Alex are selected for the Double Hoo Award!
April 12, 2021
Lauren's WBC talk is highlighted in a post-conference article!
February 2, 2021
Lauren successfully passes her PhD dissertation proposal!
Nick starts his BTP internship at Cour Pharmaceuticals in Chicago!
Blaise, Lauren, and Nick’s manuscript on a new photoannealing chemistry is accepted to ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering!
Juliana officially joins the lab after rotating in the Fall!
Areli, Nick and Lauren present platform presentations at the World Biomaterials Congress!
Lauren and Colleen present their work in the BME department’s Summer Student Seminar Series (4S)!
Our lab was awarded a 1-year Ivy grant for Posterior Glottic Stenosis Treatment!
Lauren Pruett gets awarded an NIH F31 Fellowship from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Blaise gets awarded the Biotechnology Training Grant!
Our lab was awarded R56 funding to research MAP treatments for diabetic wound healing!
Our lab's collaboration with Professor Ewald's group was awarded an NIH trailblazer award to study immunomodulatory biomaterials!
Colleen presents a poster at University of Virginia Engineering Research Symposium (UVERS)!
Congrats to Lauren on her first publication in The Laryngoscope!
Nick presents his research at the Squishy Materials Seminar
Don gives a talk at BMES Annual Meeting in Philadephia
Blaise and Nick are selected as Going Pro Trainees!
Colleen (1st year graduate student) joins the lab!
Lauren, Nick, Blaise, and Areli all successfully passed their comprehensive exams!
Lauren is awarded the Wagner Fellowship!
Oliver, Larry and Nihkith graduate with their B.S. in Biomedical Engineering! Oliver and Larry have jobs at Tempo Therapeutics and Nihkith will pursue his PhD at UT Austin.
Nick is awarded the NIH Biotechnology Training Grant!
Areli gave a talk in the regenerative medicine session and Lauren and Blaise presented posters at the Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting in Seattle.
Lauren and Areli present their work in the BME department’s Summer Student Seminar Series (4S)!
The Griffin Lab teamed up with the Christ lab and came in 3rd place in the department's annual Tug of War!
The Griffin group in collaboration with Dr. George Christ are awarded Center for Advanced Biomanufacturing seed grant to pursue MAP gel for volumetric muscle loss
The Griffin group in collaboration with Dr. Patrick Cottler and Dr. Brent DeGeorge receives Engineering in Medicine (EIM) funding to pursue MAP gel in cartilage reconstruction
Nick Cornell, Blaise Pfaff, Lauren Pruett, and Areli Rodriguez (1st year graduate students) are the first group to join the lab!
The Griffin group and Dr. James Daniero are awarded a Coulter Grant to use MAP gel for laryngeal reconstruction
Larry Han, Oliver Viyar, and Hilary Oh join the lab as the first undergraduates!
Professor Griffin arrives at UVa!