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Welcome Danielle Siegel to the NTM Lab

We are pleased to announce that Danielle Siegel will be joining the NTM lab! Danielle will work on characterizing the static failure properties of human meniscus. (Read More) Welcome Danielle Siegel to the NTM Lab

Welcome Katie Cudworth to the NTM Lab

We are pleased to announce that Katie Cudworth will be joining the NTM lab! Katie will work on characterizing the fatigue failure properties of human meniscus. (Read More) Welcome Katie Cudworth to the NTM Lab

Manuscript Accepted: Congrats to Stephanie Frahs!

Congrats to Stephanie Frahs for being first author on a manuscript accepted to the Journal, Annals of Biomedical Engineering! The paper, “Extracellular matrix expression and production in fibroblast-collagen gels: Towards an in vitro model for ligament wound healing”, measures the … (Read More) Manuscript Accepted: Congrats to Stephanie Frahs!

Award: Maddie Krentz and Derek Nesbitt are recognized for outstanding research at Boise State.

Congrats to Maddie Krentz and Derek Nesbitt for receiving research awards at the 2018 graduate student showcase at Boise State. Maddie received an award from the Division of Research and Economic Development ($375) and Derek Nesbitt received the College of … (Read More) Award: Maddie Krentz and Derek Nesbitt are recognized for outstanding research at Boise State.

Award: Katie Hollar Awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship

Congrats to Katie Hollar for being name an NSF Graduate Fellowship, a prestigious honor given to only 2,000 graduate students in the country. Katie will be using his fellowship to pursue a research project in the NTM lab related to … (Read More) Award: Katie Hollar Awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship

Thesis Proposal: Congrats to Derek Nesbitt!

Congrats to Derek Nesbitt for successfully proposing his thesis project, “Effect of Age and Fiber Orientation on the Quasi-Static Failure Behavior of Human Meniscus”. Nicely done Derek! (Read More) Thesis Proposal: Congrats to Derek Nesbitt!

Abstracts Accepted: Word Congress of Biomechanics

Congrats to John Everingham, Maddie Krentz, Derek Nesbitt, Edgar Rios, and Stephanie Frahs for being first authors on abstracts accepted to the World Congress of Biomechanics. It should be a really fun conference in Dublin this summer!   (Read More) Abstracts Accepted: Word Congress of Biomechanics

Thesis Proposal: Congrats to Maddie Krentz!

Congrats to Maddie Krentz for successfully proposing her thesis project, “Effect of Age on the Fatigue Properties of Human Meniscus”. Well done Maddie! (Read More) Thesis Proposal: Congrats to Maddie Krentz!

Thesis Defense: Congrats to John Everingham!

Congrats to John Everingham for successfully defending his thesis project, “Experimental methods to model ligament healing”. John is finishing an extremely productive M.S. degree as an author on two published papers, and a 1st author on a pending paper. It’s … (Read More) Thesis Defense: Congrats to John Everingham!

Grant Funded: Congrats to Dr. Gunes Uzer

Congrats to Prof. Gunes Uzer for being awarded an AR3T grant through the University of Pittsburgh and the NIH. The $133,000 grant is entitled “Replicating Marrow Mechanics of Stem Cells Ex Vivo”. Dr. Lujan is a Co-Investigator on the grant … (Read More) Grant Funded: Congrats to Dr. Gunes Uzer