Meet a Trainee: Lauren Gapinske

Lauren GapinkseAs one of our initial trainees, Lauren Gapinske joined the MBM program as a second-year graduate student January 1, 2018 and is expected to graduate in 2021. She is a PhD student in the bioengineering program, and also completed her …

MBM at the Farmer’s Market

On June 8, trainees in the MBM Program gave up their Saturday morning to share science with the community at the Urbana Farmer’s Market. Jorge Maldonado De-Jesus coordinated the event — not just in terms of the display and volunteers, …

MBM Demonstration at Beckman Open House

The MBM Program offered a demonstration booth at the Beckman Institute’s Open House March 8 and 9. Trainees Amanda Weiss and Mikhail Kandel, who are members of the MBM Student Leadership Council, led planning and preparation for this demonstration.

The …

MBM Trainees at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

Two MBM trainees, Gelson Pagán-Díaz and Lauren Grant (far right), were invited to demonstrate biobots at the Walter E Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. in April 2018. They presented their research alongside Dr. Rashid Bashir (far left) and fellow …