May 13, 2020

On March 20th the OEL shut down in lab operations due to the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak. Since then, everyone has been working from home. I asked them to answer

1) How are they keeping their science going?

2) What challenges have you faced and what has worked for you to...

May 13, 2020

The OEL is moving to the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech Carilion starting July 1st. We will be moving into the brand new, state-of-the-art building at 4 Riverside which you can see here. We are very excited to move into our brand new space in the...

October 1, 2019

Leveraging our expertise in fluid flow, tissue engineering, and lymphatics, we will work closely with Principal Investigator Rebecca Pompano, Ph.D. and Co-Investigators John Luckey, M.D., and Tom Braciale, M.D. to create a lymph node on a chip comprised of all human ce...

September 1, 2019

We are excited to announce that we have been awarded a supplement grant from the National Institutes of Health to begin translating our work on interstitial fluid flow in glioma to neurodegenerative diseases, specifically, Alzheimer's Disease. Working with Dr. Ian Kimb...

August 20, 2019

Graduate students Kinsley Tate, Cora Esparza, and Savieay Esparza all passed their VT-WF SBES qualifying exams during the past month. They had to work hard on developing an R21-style grant within a two week period on a novel topic then defend it during an oral presenta...

August 1, 2019

Our own Cora Esparza has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship will cover three years of her graduate career and enable her to work on some new and exciting projects of her own choosing. We are very excited for Cora an...

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