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Publication in Materials Today

Dr Kimia Witte has a paper accepted and published in Materials Today Bio journal. The paper looks at bacteria laden microgels as autonomous 3D environments for stem cell engineering and is a result of the research in the lab funded by EPSRC. You can read the full paper here.

Graduation 2019

Congratulations to our newest Doctors of Philosophy from the CeMi group! We are all so proud of them and look forward to seeing them move on and achieve great things. #worldchangers #UofGgrad2019 Graduating summer 2019 was: Dr Paula Sweeten, PhD Dr Robert Docherty, PhD Dr Sara Trujillo Munoz, PhD

IKEA At Home with Life Sciences – or – the College at IKEA

Last Saturday some of us went to IKEA Braehead Glasgow for the exciting ‘at home with life sciences‘ outreach event. Most of the public not expecting us and the amount of people at IKEA made this event rather special and a lot of fun. Some of us went there as CeMi to talk about our work in bone

Video abstract for our recent bacteria bio-interfaces paper on Advanced Materials

A video abstract of our recent paper published on the journal Advanced Materials is now available on youtube. “Bacteria‐Based Materials for Stem Cell Engineering” reports our latest progress in our living biointerfaces line of research. Jake, Alex and the rest of the team utilise genetically modified non-pathogenic bacteria to control and direct stem cell biology!

Shortlisted! THE Awards 2018, Research Project of the Year: STEM category

We have been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Awards 2018 with our FABW funded project for bone repair technologies. We are in the Research Project of the Year: STEM category. The award ceremony is scheduled for the 29th of November in London. More details about the shortlisting and the project in this blog post in our

Prof Salmeron-Sanchez talks at the University of Iceland on cell biomimetic microenvironments

Prof Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez will deliver a talk titled Engineering the cellular microenvironment next Wednesday 23rd of May in Reykjavik, Iceland, as speaker in the International workshop on advanced materials for healthcare applications This international workshop takes place at the University of Iceland this week and gathers researchers from multidisciplinary domains on the use of advanced materials in distinct