by Amanda Cottone and Jim McGonigle. Our 2019 Summer Research Experience for Teachers program supported its 3rd cohort consisting of four high school STEM teachers from the Philadelphia area. Over the seven-week program, teachers immersed themselves in mechanobiology research at the University of Pennsylvania to engage in a real-world inquiry that marries science and engineering. […]
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...
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, […]
Patricia Widder joins the Center for Engineering MechanoBiology at Washington University in St. Louis
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...
CEMB is Now Accepting Applications to the Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Apply now for CEMB’s summer Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) program, occurring May 29 – August 3, 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania and Washington University in St. Louis.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]