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Applications Open for CEMB Summer Undergraduate Research Experience

By Annie Jeong on November 1, 2019

Applications are now open for the CEMB Summer Undergraduate Research Experience! During this 10-week immersive experience, rising juniors and sophomores from around the country engage in integrative, multidisciplinary research at UPenn or WashU campuses. In addition to becoming members of a lab, they also participate in professional development and communications workshops, grad school networki...

2019 Summer Undergraduates Conduct Novel Independent Research

By Annie Jeong on August 22, 2019

  The 2019 summer undergraduate research cohort consisted of 18 top undergraduates from around the country. Over the course of 10 weeks, the students became valued, contributing members of their research groups at University of Pennsylvania and Washington University in St. Louis. In addition to conducting novel independent research with graduate student and postdoctoral mentors, […]

Successful Summer: CEMB Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Washington University in St. Louis

By James McGonigle on August 27, 2018

(News item prepared by Patricia Widder, Wash U) The Washington University in St. Louis cohort of the CEMB Undergraduate Research Program had a productive and successful summer, with a full schedule of research, education, and outreach.  The 10-week program brought five students from four different universities to Wash U’s campus to work and learn in […]

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Summer Undergraduate Research in St. Louis and Philadelphia

By James McGonigle on July 6, 2018

(News item prepared by Ashley Wallace, UPenn) In spring 2018, students were selected from 200+ applicants to participate in the 2018 Center for Engineering MechanoBiology (CEMB) summer undergraduate research program.  The 10-week summer program serves as a gateway to graduate studies and careers in the field of mechanobiology.  The goal is to not only provide undergraduate students […]

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Patricia Widder joins the Center for Engineering MechanoBiology at Washington University in St. Louis

By Patience on February 21, 2018

Patricia Widder has joined the NSF Science and Technology Center for Engineering MechanoBiology (CEMB) to further its mission of creating a platform for innovative research and training and producing the mechanobiological workforce of the future. Ms. Widder will take leadership for Washington University’s summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program, an important component of CEMB’s d...

Three CEMB Undergraduates Presenting at BMES Conference

By Patience on September 14, 2017

CEMB is pleased to announce that three participants of the Penn Summer Undergraduate Research Program have been accepted to the 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting held in Phoenix, Arizona from October 11-14. The three students, Olivia Leavitt, John Durel, and Kimberly DeLuca, will present research conducted during their 2017 CEMB-funded summer projects, all […]

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Penn’s 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience At-a-Glance

By Patience on August 25, 2017

As we say good-bye to our first summer of CEMB programming, the University of Pennsylvania CEMB group would like to thank the visiting summer students who joined our faculty labs. Their work contributed to exciting research happening throughout the center. The first Summer Undergraduate Research Experience saw a strong cohort of student researchers representing 10 […]

CEMB undergraduate programs in full swing

By Patience on July 31, 2017

At UPenn, a formal summer Research for Undergraduates (REU) program is in place and includes 10 undergraduates chosen from more than 100 applicants. This year’s students represent a diverse array of institutions (see list below). At Washington University, five students are working in CEMB labs as part of the plan to have a formal undergraduate […]