Conferences & Symposiums

2019

April

2019 Society for Biomaterials (SFB) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA

Bryan James represented the Allen Lab at the 2019 SFB Annual Meeting. He presented a poster of his work on, “A Decoupled Multi-Stimulus Bioreactor for Studying Complex Chemo-Mechanical Microenvironments In Vitro“. Additionally, Bryan competed as part of the UF SFB Student Chapter in the SFB Biomaterials Education Challenge for which he won 1st place for his poster, “Osseous biomaterials: When your bone needs help healing”. For 1st place, the UF SFB Student Chapter received an award of $1,500.

March

8th Annual UF Biomaterials Day, Gainesville, FL

Nicolas Montoya represented the Allen Lab at the student organized Biomaterials Day Symposium. He presented a poster of his work on, “A Decoupled Multi-Stimulus Bioreactor for Studying Complex Chemo-Mechanical Microenvironments In Vitro“. Bryan James was one of the organizers of the event with the other UF SFB Student Chapter elected board members.

2018

October

2018 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA

Bryan James represented the Allen Lab at the 2018 BMES national conference. He presented a poster of his work on “Spatial Command of PDMS Optical and Mechanical Properties by Controlled Diffusion-Reaction Processes”.

June

2018 CTSI Training and Pilot Award Research Day, Gainesville, FL

Graduate student Krista Dulany participated in the CTSI Training and Pilot Award Research Day to present the research planned for her CTSI Pilot Trainee Award on the “Investigation of Free Radical Scavenging Nanocomposite Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Regeneration” where she will study the effects of free radical scavenging scaffolds on Human Osteoblast cells placed under oxidative stress as well as a preliminary in-vivo biocompatibility study.

April

Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting 2018, Atlanta, GA

The entire Allen Lab attended SFB 2018 held in Atlanta, GA. Graduate students Allison Goins and Krista Dulany presented research posters on their current work, Engineering Blood Vessels through Dynamic Culture of Biomimetic Scaffolds and Fabrication of a Free Radical Scavenging Nanocomposite for Bone Tissue Regeneration, respectively. Krista was also selected to give a Rapid Fire Presentation on her research. Dr. Allen co-organized a symposium entitled “Biomaterials for Regenerative Engineering Application.”

2017

April

Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting 2017, Minneapolis, MN

Undergraduate student, Taylor Repetto, presented her poster on a novel tri-component polymeric electrospun scaffold for vascular tissue engineering at SFB’s Annual meeting.

March

UF Society for Biomaterials Biomaterials Day 2017, Gainesville, FL

Ph.D. Candidate, Krista Dulany, and Undergraduate student, Taylor Repetto, present posters on their research at UF Society for Biomaterials Biomaterials Day 2017.

1st Annual Diversity Graduate Research Symposium, Gainesville, FL

Ph.D. Candidates, Allison Goins and Krista Dulany, present posters on their research at the Diversity Graduate Symposium. Allison presented her research on fabricating electrospun scaffolds for wound healing and Krista Dulany presented her work on the fabrication of a free radical scavenging nanocomposite scaffold for bone regeneration.

2016

November

5th Annual Pruitt Research Day, Gainesville, FL

Ph.D. candidate, Allison Goins presented a poster on her research on electrospun scaffolds for wound healing and  Pruitt Research Day.

October

American Society for Space and Gravitational Research (ASGSR), Cleveland, OH

Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Minneapolis, MN

Students Allison Goins and Vidhya Ramaswamy represent the Allen Lab at BMES with posters. Allison was also selected to give a podium talk on her work with wound dressings.

April

Institute for Cell & Tissue Science and Engineering Symposium, Gainesville, FL

Students Elliott Dirr, Allison Goins, and Vidhya Ramaswamy present their posters at the first annual ICTSE Symposium.

2015

October

Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Tampa, FL

Students Elliott Dirr and Vidhya Ramaswamy present their work at BMES.

2014

October

Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, San Antonio, TX

Vidhya Ramaswamy gives a talk at BMES as well as presents a poster.