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Dr. Josephine Allen Elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

Published: Apr 2nd, 2020

“Josephine Allen, Ph.D., associate professor and Genzyme Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, was elected to The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows on March 24, 2020. […]

Congratulations to Dr. Allen and Dr. Moore for being awarded a Space Research Initiative grant!

Published: Jun 23rd, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Allen and Dr. Moore for being awarded a research grant from the Space Research Initiative (SRI), entitled  “A 3D hydrogel model to assess endothelial cell-macrophage interactions in […]

The Allen Lab goes and returns from Space!

Published: Jun 12th, 2019

After several years of planning, optimizations and numerous launch attempts, the Allen lab has successfully launched their research on cardiovascular cells to the International Space Station (ISS).  Dr. Josephine Allen […]

Allen Lab Research is going to SPACE!

Published: Jan 9th, 2017

Congratulations to the Allen Lab for being selected for the Space Research Initiative and the Florida Space Institute to conduct research aboard the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory. The […]

The Allen Lab receives NASA funded GeneLab Innovation Award for Translational Systems Biology

Published: Nov 21st, 2016

The Allen lab is proud to announce that we were awarded the NASA funded GeneLab Innovation Awards for Translational Systems Biology. This 2 year award is based upon open-access spaceflight […]

Publication featured on Cover of Summer Issue of Gravitational and Space Research!

Published: Aug 4th, 2016

Congratulations to the Allen Lab on publishing our recent manuscript “Altered Functions of Human Blood Derived Vascular Endothelial Cells by Simulated Microgravity” in the July issue of Gravitational and Space […]

Congratulations to Dr. Allen for being awarded the Faculty Excellence Award at the university level!

Published: Apr 29th, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Allen for being selected by the UF provost’s office as the 2016 recipient of Faculty Excellence Award. Dr. Allen has won this award at both the college […]

Congratulations Drs. Antonio Webb and Josephine Allen on being awarded an NIH R01 grant

Published: Feb 11th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Webb and Allen for receiving an NIH R01 grant from the National Heart Lung Blood Institute. The award, entitled “Nanocomposite drug eluting stents for inhibition of restenosis […]

Congratulations to Dr. Josephine Allen for receiving the NSF CAREER award!

Published: Jan 28th, 2015

January 2015 Congratulations to Dr. Josephine Allen for receiving the National Science Foundation CAREER award, entitled “CAREER: Biomolecular Engineering Approach to Controlling Cell Processes”.  In this work, Dr. Allen focusses […]

Congratulations to Dr. Allen for receiving funding from the U.S. Army!

Published: Jan 28th, 2015

September 2014 Dr. Allen for received funding from the U.S. Army to study nanofibrous scaffolds for engineering of blood vessels.