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Jessica wins Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award at UF Biomaterials Day 2023

On Friday, March 24th, Jessica Aldrich, a fourth year PhD student, disseminated her research at the 12th Annual UF Biomaterials Day. The theme of this year’s Biomaterials Day was “Differentiating Scientists.” Jessica’s work titled “Cellular Uptake and Retention of an ROS Scavenging Biomaterial as a Chondroprotective Therapy for Osteoarthritis“ was […]

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Tolu attends #NSBE49

In March, Tolulope Ajayi attended the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) 49th Annual Convention in Kansas City, Missouri. NSBE is one of the largest student-governed organizations based in the United States. NSBE supports and promotes the aspirations of collegiate and pre-collegiate students and technical professionals in engineering and technology. […]

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Tolu presents at OARSI 2023

Tolulope Ajayi presented her work at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) World Congress in Denver, CO! OARSI is the premier international organization for scientists and health care professionals focused on the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis. At this conference, Tolu shared her research titled, “Non-Invasive ACL Rupture and Surgical […]

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Jillian Jacek Named University Scholar

Undergraduate researcher, Jillian Jacek, was selected as a part of the 2023 University Scholars Program. This prestigious award is given to 200 undergraduate students across all disciplines at UF. Those selected are paired with faculty mentors to complete a research project throughout the year. Students who receive the award are […]

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Sharma Lab at ORS 2023

In February, Dr. Sharma and several lab members attend the Orthopedic Research Society (ORS) annual meeting in Dallas, TX. Jessica Aldrich presented her research via a podium presentation titled, “Cellular Uptake and Retention of an ROS Scavenging Biomaterial as a Chondroprotective Therapy for Osteoarthritis.” Jessica also presented a poster on […]

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Jillian is awarded the 2023 Luby Microgrant

Kicking off 2023, Jillian, a Junior undergraduate student, was awarded the 2023 Luby Microgrant from the Warrington College of Business and Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center. Jillian received the maximum funding of $10,000 to kick start her company J2 Medical Technology. Her company will aim at building medical products to revolutionize […]

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