Author Archives: Yun Chen

Prof. Yukako Nishimura visits MEOW Lab

We welcomed Prof. Yukako Nishimura from Hokkaido University visiting us. Prof. Nishimura spent a week with us at Hopkins to test the new generation of cell stretcher developed by Junjie and redesigned by Daniel. We also exchanged ideas and brainstormed … Continue reading

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Dr. Taneka Jones from Lehigh visits

We welcome Dr. Taneka Jones and her graduate student Zelalem Ayalew visiting us at Homewood for the Biofabrication Workshop for Women’s Health (June 10 – June 14, 2024). We discussed and tested the strategy of fibricating engineered tissues in the … Continue reading

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Marino visits from Queensland and a new microscope is built

We welcomed our collaborator Marino Lara from Prof. Warwick Bowen’s lab in University of Queensland visiting the MEOW lab for a month. Marino helped us build a new microscope where we can study cellular states in a label-free manner. We … Continue reading

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Commencement 2024

This week we celebrated many milestones. Friends and family of the MEOW lab graduated and visited Homewood from far-away places. Wei-Hung visited from Boston. Sumayah came back and is ready to go on to her next journey in the medical … Continue reading

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Feiyu graduates

Today we celebrated Feiyu’s graduation as she was granted the MSE degree in Biomedical Engineering. Deiyu joined the MEOW lab as a rookie in biophysics and mechanobiology. She has made strides in research. Feiyu successfully authored a comprehensive dissertation and … Continue reading

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Samantha wins INBT symposium people’s choice poster award

We are very happy that Samantha’s work on quantum actuation under Junjie’s omnipresent supervision has won the people’s choice award at the annual Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) symposium! Samantha’s work attracted many people asking questions about her findings! There is … Continue reading

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Embassy of France and Mycelium Visit

We met scientific attaches from Embassy of France today and the founder of the startup company Mycelium from France. We demonstrated the tools that we use for research in biofabrication and biomaterials characterization for our guests of honor. Daniel was … Continue reading

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Congratulations Samantha for the medical admission offer!

We celebrated Samantha’s graduation last December and admission offer to medical school today! Samantha joined our lab in 2021 when we just returned to the normal operation in the lab.  She has been working with Junjie through many projects. Samantha … Continue reading

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Day of Unibrows

On this bright and sunny Friday in March we all grew unibrows. Unibrows are the symbol of intelligence, wisdom, scientific rigor, research productivity, engineering excellence and ingenuity in many cultures since ancient times. This symbolism traces all the way back … Continue reading

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Dr. Alex Jones from National Physics Laboratory UK visits

We are pleased to learn about the research results at the cross section between cell biology and spin chemistry from Dr. Alex Jones‘ group. Dr. Jones leads his highly innovative research at the Biometry Division of National Physics Laboratory. Recently … Continue reading

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