The grant will support Dr. Konstantopoulos’ research on “The role of the cytoplasmic tail on alpha4 integrin in confined migration.”
Dr. Stroka will receive $500,000 of support to study metastasis across the blood-brain barrier. Congratulations, Kim!
Ms. Laney and Mr. Pachidis received JHU Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards for their outstanding proposals to study confined cell migration in the Konstantopoulos lab. Congratulations, Victoria and Pavlos!
The grant will support Dr. Konstantopoulos’ work on “Pancreatic Cancer Cell Mechanics and Imaging.”
Dr. Stroka’s paper on osmotic engine model of cell migration was accepted for publication in CELL.
Mr. Paul received this award for his innovative work in probing cell traction forces in confined microenvironments.
Dr. Konstantopoulos, who received his Ph.D. from Rice University, was selected for the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Department of Bioengineering at Rice.
Dr. Stroka has been awarded a postdoctoral fellowship by the National Cancer Institute. Her application received a 4th percentile!
Dr. Konstantopoulos was one of only nine fellows elected to the Biomedical Engineering Society’s Class of 2012.
Dr. Luthur Cheung has been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship by the American Heart Association.