Winners are selected among a pool of international applicants including graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career professionals.
The Kentucky-West Virginia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KY-WV LSAMP), spearheaded by UK, is responsible for the program.
Assistant professor Martha Grady will lead the project titled "Quantitative Mechanical Phenotyping of Bacterial Biofilms on Implant Surfaces."
The endoscopic bleeding control device will help improve the safety of complex interventional endoscopic procedures.
Ai-Ling Lin is an associate professor at UK's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and College of Medicine with a joint appointment in BME.
Established in 1974, the SFB is the oldest scientific organization in the field of biomaterials.
The virtual event is titled "Learn by Doing: How to Approach a Faculty Research Mentor."
The BME department held a "Meet the BME Professors" event with the inaugural class of students enrolled to pursue their bachelor's degree in BME this fall.
The revised edition of this authoritative and bestselling title is the most comprehensive single text on all aspects of biomaterials science, from principles to applications.
The BME major, housed in the College of Engineering and supported by the College of Design, is powered by design thinking and available to students beginning this fall.