The Bio-Inspired Pulmonary Engineering Lab is Hiring! We’re recruiting a highly motivated, collaborative Bioengineering PhD Student for Fall 2023 to work on an NIH-funded project to use hybrid-hydrogels and 3D lung models to study pulmonary fibrosis in vitro. Our Research We engineer biomaterial-based cell culture platforms that mimic lung tissue Study lung disease and regeneration … Continue reading We’re Hiring a Bioengineering PhD Student!
Farewell, Summer Interns!
This Summer the Magin Lab hosted five outstanding undergraduate researchers and we're excited that three will continue their research into the Fall semester! Thank you for all of your incredibly hard work. Blake Neiderlander (pictured above with his poster) from Allegheny College working through the Gates Summer Internship Program studied the influence of sex- and … Continue reading Farewell, Summer Interns!
Engineering Hybrid-Hydrogels Comprised of Healthy or Diseased Decellularized Extracellular Matrix to Study Pulmonary Fibrosis
Check out our most recent paper featured in the CMBE 2022 Young Innovators Special Issue! We engineered hydrogels containing healthy and fibrotic dECM to study fibroblast activation. Read the whole manuscript here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12195-022-00726-y
This Spring 2022 two Master's students, Kamiel Saleh and Thomas Caracena, graduated after completing their thesis research in the Magin Lab for Bioinspired Pulmonary Engineering. Here is a note from Thomas about his time in the lab. My time in the Magin lab has been instrumental in my development as a scientist and as an … Continue reading Congratulations, Graduates!!
Congratulations EURēCA! Grant Winners
The Education Through Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (EURēCA!) Program has awarded Magin Lab undergraduate researchers, Jaqueline Miller, Andrew Colson, and Saif Noreldeen each with a $500 grant to support their projects. Jacqueline Miller will be working with Alicia Tanneberger to study how lung progenitor cells grow within 3D hydrogels. Andrew Colson will work with … Continue reading Congratulations EURēCA! Grant Winners
Look for the Magin Lab at SFB!
The Magin lab is headed to SFB! We will be giving five talks at the Society for Biomaterials 2022 Annual Meeting, as well as organizing and moderating two sessions: Engineering the Lung Microenvironment and Translating Engineered MultiCellular Living Systems and Cellular Microenvironments. Chelsea Magin: “Evaluating the impact of exposure to scientific role models and work-based … Continue reading Look for the Magin Lab at SFB!
We’re Hiring PhD Students!
Are you interested in learning how to synthesize biomaterials and use them to model lung disease and regeneration in the beautiful rocky mountain region?! The Magin Lab for Bio-Inspired Pulmonary Engineering is hiring! Join us for a virtual open house to learn more about applying to the Bioengineering PhD Program at the University of Colorado, … Continue reading We’re Hiring PhD Students!
Engineering Tissue-Informed Biomaterials to Advance Pulmonary Regenerative Medicine
Our latest paper, a collaboration with Dr. Amy Ryan at the University of Southern California, presents a closer look at the state-of-the-art of iPSC differentiation for pulmonary engineering, offer evidence supporting the power of biomaterials to improve stem cell differentiation, and discuss our perspective on the potential for tissue-informed biomaterials to transform pulmonary regenerative medicine. … Continue reading Engineering Tissue-Informed Biomaterials to Advance Pulmonary Regenerative Medicine
Clickable decellularized extracellular matrix as a new tool for building hybrid-hydrogels to model chronic fibrotic diseases in vitro
The Magin Lab is thrilled to share our latest publication on hybrid-hydrogels for modeling fibrotic diseases in vitro. This international collaboration was led by Cassandra Petrou and includes colleagues from Lund University in Sweden. It was also featured on the cover of the Themed Issue: Emerging Investigators 2020 of the Journal of Materials Chemistry B. … Continue reading Clickable decellularized extracellular matrix as a new tool for building hybrid-hydrogels to model chronic fibrotic diseases in vitro
We are thrilled to announce that the Magin Lab for Bio-Inspired Pulmonary Engineering is moving across the street to join the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Colorado, Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus! We look forward to setting up the lab in Bioscience 3 and continuing to collaborate with both Pediatrics and Medicine to … Continue reading We’re Moving