Stem Cell Engineering Center Seminar Series

Location: UA Whitaker Building, Room 1103(404) 385-0124

Location Phone: (404) 385-0124

The Stem Cell Engineering Center (SCEC) seminar series showcases enabling technologies and fosters new interdisciplinary and multi-investigator collaborations. The seminars are open to all faculty or trainees interested in stem cell engineering research. 

For more information contact

Marissa Cooke

 (404) 385-6905

Feb. 20 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am

"Engineering Biomechanical Cues to Control Stem Cell Fate"

Taby Ahsan, PhD
Assistant Professor
Tulane University


Taby Ahsan, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Tulane University and a member of the FDA Cell, Tissues, and Gene Therapies Advisory Council (CTGTAC). She got her B.S.E. degree at the University of Pennsylvania, PhD in Bioengineering with Robert Sah, PhD, at the University of California, San Diego, and completed her postdoctoral training with Robert Nerem, PhD, at Georgia Tech. In addition, Ahsan worked in industry for a few years at the tissue engineering company Advanced Tissue Sciences. The Ahsan research laboratory focuses on using the physical microenvironment to control stem cell fate in the context of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

 

Suggestions for potential speakers are always welcome, please contact Marissa Cooke

Ahsan Lab website

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