Jayma Erker

As a Bothell Fellow, Jayma Erker and colleagues in the Marcinek Lab tested a hypothesis that mitochondrial substrate utilization following contraction in aged 3D-Engineeed muscle tissue (EMT) will be decreased […] Read More

Joanna Agana

As a Bothell Fellow, Joanna Argana and a team of researchers from the Davis Lab examined the importance of external cues from the myocardium and extracellular environment in regulating how the […] Read More

Salvador Escamilla

As a Bothell Fellow, Salvador Escamilla was part of a research team that attempted to better characterize a novel CRISPR edited iPSC line developed in the Mack Lab to model […] Read More

Giulia Spennati

With an ISCRM fellowship, Giulia Spennati, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Freedman and Fu Lab, aims to identify the molecular and mechanical mechanism leading to podocyte injury in kidney organoids exposed to hyperglycemic […] Read More

Arafat Fasuyi

Arafat Fasuyi will test her hypothesis that generating hardware and bioinks for a 3D bioprinting (SLATE) that can achieve higher resolution printing of microvasculature will enable the Stevens Lab to produce […] Read More

Rohda Yase

Building on preliminary data showing that the gene efemp1 is dispensable for the first phase of spine mineralization—Rohda Yase will study the 2nd phase of skeletal development by determining the role […] Read More

Jamie Yang

In the Cardiac Systems Simulation Lab, Jamie Yang is conducting a computational study to establish the feasibility of using optogenetic stimulation to suppress ventricular arrhythmias associated with human pluripotent stem […] Read More

Flora Hu

In her fellowship project, Flora Hu will develop a novel 3D in vitro model of the fallopian tube epithelium by combining iPSC and engineering technologies. Her specific aims to recapitulate […] Read More

Anika Ghelani

As an ISCRM Undergraduate Fellow, Anika Ghelani will investigate the biomechanical role of the chaperone protein melusin in humans using engineered heart tissues (EHTs) created from wild-type hiPSC-CMs and hiPSC-CMs […] Read More

Dania Ahmed

Funding will allow Dania Ahmed to test a hypothesis that restoring typical desmin levels in cardiomyopathic cells with the MYH7 E848G mutation – associated with dilated cardiomyopathy – will help […] Read More