2020, June 16

Congratulations to Greco for successfully defending his thesis, “Probing the Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Cell-Cell Interactions in Engineered Tissues.”


2020, May 14

Kehan received an Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award from BME!

2020, April 8

Congratulations to Kehan for successfully defending her thesis, "Mechanotransduction through Cytoskeleton and Junctions in Cardiomyopathies"


2019, December

Congratulations to Matt and Jinling!

Matt will be starting his lab at UCSF as an Assistant Professor of Cell And Tissue Biology (website).

Jinling has moved on to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to as a Research Fellow.

2019, June

Congratulations to Esak!

Esak will be starting his lab at Cornell as an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering (website).

2018, December

Anant will be moving on to join the Bayer-Broad cardiovascular precision medicine group as a Scientist and Project Manager!

2018, December 03 - Christine defends her thesis

Congratulations to Christine for defending her thesis, “Investigation of Physiological and Pathological Vascular Functions Using Engineered Systems!" She will be starting her position at Clearview Health Partners as a consultant.

2018, October 17 - Dr. Chen receives Pritzker award

Dr. Chen has received the 2019 Robert A. Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award, recognizing achievements and leadership in biomedical engineering.

2018, June 27 - Dan defends his thesis

Congratulations to Dan for successfully defending his thesis, “3D Printing Approaches for Guiding Endothelial Cell Mitration and Vascularization!" Dan will be joining IVIVA Medical Inc as a Senior Scientist.

2016, August

Congratulations to Leah!

Leah will be starting her lab at Temple University as an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering (website).

2016, July 31 - Duc defends his thesis

Congratulations to Duc for successfully defending his thesis, "3D Biomimetic Model for Cellular Invasion in Angiogenesis and Cancer!" Duc will be joining the lab at as a postdoctoral associate at Robert Schwartz's lab at Weill Cornell Medicine.

2015, August

Congratulations to Sarah for successfully defending her thesis, "Mechanical Regulation of Angiogenesis in a Biomimetic Model". Sarah will be joining Clearview Healthpartners as a consultant.

2014, May 29

The Chen Lab is part of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

2014, January

The Chen is now at Boston University.

2013, February 21

We're moving! Chen Lab will be joining Boston University and the Harvard Wyss Institute.

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Chen Lab Affiliations:

The Wyss Insitute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University

Biomedical Engineering at Boston University

The Biological Design Center at Boston University