Doctoral Researchers (Ph.D)
Dr. Tanya Singh, Biomedical Engineering, 'Regulatory impacts of glia on neuromuscular junction'
Dr. Shawn Mishra, Biomedical Engineering, 'Electrochemical stimulation of photoreceptor cells for retinal transplantation'
Dr. Sean McCutcheon, Biomedical Engineering, 'Biomechanical communication across progenitor cell populations'
Dr. Uchenna J. Unachukwu, Biology, 'Characterizing migratory signaling pathways of transplantable photoreceptor progenitor cells: A systems biology approach' (co-mentored S. Redenti)
Dr. Richard A. Able Jr., Biochemistry, 'Real-time measurement of glial progenitor chemotaxis'
Dr. Qingjun Kong, Mechanical Engineering, 'Growth-factor induced cell migration using microfabricated devices'
Master of Science (M.S.)
Natalia G. Castro, 'Examining the role of estradiol in the inner blood-retinal barrier of diabetic retinopathy'
Stephen R. Mut, 'Electochemical fields to promote migration of retinal progenitor cells in 3D'
Richard Cliver, 'Reparative Glial Targets for Radiative Damage to the Nervous System.'
Miles Markey, 'Examining Collective Behaviors of Retinal Progenitor Cells to Inform Future Transplantation Therapies.' https://www.linkedin.com/in/miles-markey-12a5b213b/
Brian Ayers, 'Incorporating Schwan Cells as a Mediator of Spinal Cord Outgrowth for Regenerative Therapies.'
Caroline Pena, 'Developing a 3D model of neural migration in regenerating retina'
Eric Sun, ‘A microfluidic model to study cell to cell communication between retinal progenitor populations’
Stephanie Zhang, 'Using Drosophila to evaluate collective migration during retinogenesis' https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-zhang-a5896365/
Nihan Dulger, 'Microenvironment for the study of the migration of retinal glial cells in concentration gradient fields' https://www.linkedin.com/in/nyyyan/
Jennifer Rico, 'Chemotaxis of CNS-derived tumor cells within controlled microenvironments'
Celestin Ngnabeuye, 'Migration of neural cells in microsystems'
Cade Beck, 'Chemotaxis of Drosophila glia within controlled microenvironments'
Tanya Singh, 'A novel biomaterial enables chemotactic study of motile CNS-derived tumor cell'
Richard A. Able, Jr., 'Cell to cell chemotaxis across glial cancer cells'
Georgina Bermudez, 'A study of cell to cell chemotaxis between brain tumor and glial progenitor cells