Matt and Adrian have successfully defended their dissertations! Congrats to our newest graduates!
Physical properties of the microenvironment (e.g. mechanical and transport considerations) are critically important to tumor induction and progression, and mediate the establishment of metastases at preferential target sites. We explore multidisciplinary strategies including tissue-engineered and microfabricated model systems, biomaterials, and advanced imaging approaches to define the multiscale mechanisms by which the physical microenvironment regulates cancer.
We value diverse ideas and identities and actively cultivate a community of inclusion and mutual respect both within our group and through interdisciplinary collaborations. This environment fosters scientific curiosity, creativity, and rigor to advance knowledge and the professional development of our lab members.