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Bailey Banach

Track

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Research Interests

Autoimmune disorders, nanotechnology, tissue constructs

Advisor

Dr. Brandon DeKosky

Additional Information

Madison & Lila Self Graduate Fellow

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Doctoral Program

Track

Bioinformatics

Research Interests

Peptide design, Machine Learning, and Engineering of Bio-Nano Interfaces

Advisors

Dr. Kyle Camarda
Dr. Candan Tamerler

Track

Biomechanics and Neural Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

 Dr. Candan Tamerler 

Masters/Doctoral Program

Track

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation with the use of Neuroprosthetic and Neuromodulatory Techniques

Advisor

Dr. Randy Nudo

 

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Doctoral Program

Track

Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Medical Device Development and Spine Biomechanics

Advisor

Dr. Lisa Friis

Additional Info

Madison & Lila Self Graduate Fellow

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Track

Bioinformatics

Research Interests

Cheminformatics

Advisor

Dr. Luke Huan

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Masters/Doctoral Program

Tracks

Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

Medical Device Development and Materials Science

Advisor

Dr. Terence McIff

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Masters/Doctoral Program

Track

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Jessie Huisinga

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Masters Program

Tracks

Bio-Imaging

Research Interests

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Advisor

Dr. In-Young Choi

Dr. Phil Lee

Lance Frazer

Track

Biomechanics and Neural Engineering

Research Interests

Using computer simulation to better understand subchondral bone cysts

Advisor

Dr. Kenneth Fischer

Additional Info

Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellow

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Doctoral Program

Track

Biomolecular Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Prajnaparamita Dhar

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Doctoral Program

Tracks

Biomolecular Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Cory Berkland

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Doctoral Program

Track

Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering

Research Interests

Using natural biomaterials to improve pancreatic islet transplantation for diabetic patients.

Advisor

Dr. Lisa Stehno-Bittel

 

Track

Biomolecular Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Prajna Dhar

Masters Program

Track

Bioimaging

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Xinmai Yang

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Masters/Doctoral Program

Track

TBD

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

TBD

 

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Doctoral Program

Tracks

Biomechanics and Neural Engineering

Research Interests

Development of Novel Spinal Fusion Device in the Spine Biomechanics Lab

Advisor

Dr. Lisa Friis

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Track

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Sara Wilson

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Masters/Doctoral Program

Track

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Research Interests

Bionanotechnology to resolve relevant societal challenges such as the rise of multi-drug resistant bacteria

Advisor

Dr. Candan Tamerler

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Masters/Doctoral Program

Track

Biomechanics and Neural Engineering

Research Interests

Sports and Spine Biomechanics

Advisor

Dr. Sara Wilson

Additional Info

Madison & Lila Self Graduate Fellow

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Masters Program

Track

Biomedical Product Design and Development

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

TBD

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Doctoral Program

Track

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Terence McIff

Masters Program

Track

Bioimaging

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Kathleen Gustafson

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Doctoral Program

Track

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering 

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Arghya Paul 

Masters Program

Track

Biomedical Product Design and Development

Research Interests

Medical Device Development, Treatment and Diagnosis of Cancer

Advisor

Dr. Steven A. Soper

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Doctoral Program

Track

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

Murphy is developing a model to describe how electrical microstimulation can be used to reprogram the brain in an anesthetized rat model. Ultimately, he hopes to use this model to facilitate the commercialization of an implantable brain-machine-brain device that functionally restores motor deficits of patients suffering from stroke or traumatic brain injury.

Advisor

Dr. Randy Nudo

Additional Info

Chancellor's Fellow

Masters/Doctoral Program

Track

TBD

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Sara Wilson

Masters/Doctoral Program

Track

TBD

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Ken Fischer

Doctoral Program

Track

Biomedical Product Design & Development

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Sue Lunte

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Masters Program

Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

Gait and balance in pathological populations

Advisor

Dr. Jessie Huisinga

Masters Program

Track 

TBD

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

TBD

Doctoral Program

Track

TBD

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

TBD

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Doctoral Program

Track

Biomedical Product Design and Development

Research Interests

Medical Devices and Entrepreneurship

Advisors

Dr. Sara Wilson

Dr. Stephen Waller

Additional Info

Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellow, 2014-2018

Masters Program

Track

Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Paul Arghya

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Masters Program

Track

Biomechanics and Neural Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

TBD

 

Kelly Tong
Masters Program

Track

Biomedical Product Design and Development

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Lisa Friis

Track

Biomolecular Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Stevin Gehrke

Track

TBD

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

TBD

Track

Biomolecular Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Candan Tamerler

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Doctoral Program

Track

Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering

Research Interests

Cardiovascular and Heart Valve Tissue Engineering

Advisors

Dr. Arghya Paul
Dr. Gabriel Converse

 

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Doctoral Program

Track

Biomolecular Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Arghya Paul

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Doctoral Program

Track

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering

Research Interests

Stroke rehabilitation devices for improved motor function in shoulder/elbow and gait

Advisor

Dr. Wen Liu

Additional Info

Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellow
National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellow

Tracks

Biomechanics & Neural Engineering 

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Carl Luchies

Masters/Doctoral Program

Tracks

Biomolecular Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Arghya Paul

Doctoral Program

Track

Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering

Research Interests

Self-Assembled Peptide Systems used as Biomimetic Nano-Interfaces on Medical Implants

Advisor

Dr. Candan Tamerler

Additional Info

2012-2016 Madison & Lila Self Graduate Fellow

Doctoral Program

Track

Biomolecular Engineering

Research Interests

TBD

Advisor

Dr. Steve Soper