Laura McKiel successfully defended her PhD thesis on September 18th, 2020. Congratulations, Laura! We wish you success and happiness in your new career!!
Laura McKiel’s article, A Macrophage Reporter Cell Assay to Examine Toll-Like Receptor-Mediated NF-kB/AP-1 Signaling on Adsorbed Protein Layers on Polymeric Surfaces, has been published in JoVE! Click the link below to view. Well done, Laura!! https://www.jove.com/embed/player?id=60317&access=hc3a01tgow&t=1&s=1
Congratulations to the new Master of Applied Science, Ali Motahhari. Ali successfully defended his thesis titled DEVELOPMENT OF A SCREENING PLATFORM FOR ANGIOGENIC DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS USING ZEBRAFISH EMBRYOS this month! Best of luck in your future endeavours, Ali!!
Laurel Ballantyne joins us from the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at Queen’s. She is excited to join a new department and eager to help make life a little easier for Lindsay and the students in the lab!
April 2019 – Rosa Comas defended her master’s thesis: Modulating the Inflammatory Response of Macrophages on Biomaterial Surfaces. Well done!
Laura McKiel (PhD Candidate) received an Ontario Graduate Scholarship for the 2018-19 year. Congratulations Laura!
May 2018 – Laura received one of only five WBC 2016 Legacy Travel Awards ($1300) to attend the annual Canadian Biomaterials Society Meeting in Victoria BC. Laura also received an oral presentation award ($300) at the conference for McKiel, LA* and Fitzpatrick, LE. (2018) “Toll-like receptor 2-mediated NF-κB activation by damage-associated molecular patterns on polymeric…
June 2017 – William Chaplin defended his master’s thesis: Development of a Microinjection Platform for the Examination of Host-Biomaterial Interactions in Zebrafish Embryos