Phoebe completes honor’s thesis

Congratulations to Phoebe Nimocks, who successfully defended her undergraduate honor’s thesis on Monday, November 26, 2018! The title of her defense was “Engineering Three-Dimensional PEG-Based Models to Study Natural Killer Cell Migration” and reflected her work conducted as an undergraduate researcher in the Sharma Lab. Phoebe has been a member […]

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Sharma lab makes a splash at BMES 2018!

The Biomedical Engineering Society celebrated it’s 50th anniversary at the annual meeting this year in Atlanta, Georgia. Ten Sharma Lab members traveled to Atlanta to participate in the conference. Together, the Sharma Lab delivered three podium presentations and three poster presentations, gathered for a lab dinner, and explored Atlanta and […]

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Dr. Sharma receives $1.57 million in NIH funding to study two-pronged osteoarthritis therapies

Dr. Blanka Sharma and her collaborators Dr. Kyle Allen, BME associate professor, and Dr. Wendy Liu, associate professor of biomedical engineering at UC Irvine, were recently awarded an R01 research grant from the National Institutes of Health. This grant seeks to investigate a multi-modal approach to osteoarthritis therapies. Osteoarthritis, a complex disease […]

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Olivia accepted to REU program at Georgia Tech

Congratulations to Olivia Lanseth, an undergraduate researcher in the Sharma Lab, for her recent acceptance to the NSF- and Intel-supported Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering/Sciences (S.U.R.E.) program. According to their website, “SURE is a 10-week summer research program designed to attract qualified under-represented minority and women students into graduate school […]

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Olivia presents at the Undergraduate Research Seminar

This evening, undergraduate Sharma Lab researcher Olivia Liseth presented her work at the Undergraduate Research Seminar. This symposium hosted students form across UF, representing a variety of disciplines. Olivia discussed her research on Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS), its role in osteoarthritis, and manganese dioxide as a potential scavenging agent to […]

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