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At SFB 2015 and ASME NEMB 2015, Shannon presents our work on adhesives to connect tubing to microfluidic hydrogels

May. 10, 2015—Shannon presented a poster at SFB 2015, and gave a talk at ASME NEMB 2015, detailing our work on adhesive formulations that allow robust connection of external tubing to freestanding microfluidic hydrogels and on our efforts to form endothelialized capillary beds.

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Matt’s work is featured on the Vanderbilt VUcast news website

Apr. 3, 2015— Way to go Matt!

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Our lab is featured on A VU Inside

Apr. 3, 2015— A special thanks to Amy Wolf and her team for putting together such a great video!

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Our cotton candy microfabrication technique is mentioned on!

Jun. 17, 2014—Thanks Scott Santens! Any comparison to MacGyver is a true honor. Read the story here.

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Lab Renovations complete, research begins!

Feb. 15, 2014—Lab renovations are now complete, and the Bellan Lab is open for business in Olin Hall 606 and 605. Come on by and check out our cotton candy machine…

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Several positions available!

Jul. 19, 2013—We are currently recruiting highly motivated graduate students and postdocs to work on projects related to microfluidic materials for biomedical and structural applications. Please contact us for more information.

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