Lab News

Wednesday June 16th, 2021
Congratulations Prof. Shukla and Prof. Arezoo Ardekani (Purdue University) on receiving the Grainger Grant to enhance interdisciplinary research! The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Grants provide seed funding for U.S. FOE participants who are at U.S.-based institutions to enable further pursuit of important new interdisciplinary research and projects stimulated by the U.S. FOE symposia.

 

 

June, 2021

Happy Pride month from all of us at the Shukla Lab!!

 

Wednesday June 2nd, 2021
We’re back!! Distanced, masked, and very happy to have our first in person lab meeting in over a year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday May 1st – Sunday May 3rd, 2021
Congratulations to the Brown University 2021 graduates! Including our very own Kitty Moy, earning her Sc.B with honors in Chemical Engineering!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday April 23rd, 2021
We are at the virtual Society for Biomaterials 2021 #SFB2021 this week! Dont miss the “Targeted and Stimuli-Responsive Biomaterials for Drug Delivery” session #2 chaired by Prof. Shukla from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT this morning. And be sure to checkout the exciting new work from Yingying Wang on responsive nanoparticles for treating bacterial biofilms
in the “Biomaterials for Detection, Drug Delivery and Treatment of Microbial Infections” session today 1:45 PM-3:15 PM CDT.
Image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday April 7th, 2021
We have another BME PhD candidate in the lab!! Congratulations to Ronnie LaMastro on passing her qualifying exam today, an awesome presentation and job well done!

Monday March 29th, 2021
CONGRATULATIONS to our accomplished and all-star PI, Dr. Anita Shukla on her promotion to a tenured Associate Professor of Engineering here at Brown University!!

Friday September 18th, 2020
Graduate student Cassi LaRose attends the virtual Carnegie Mellon Forum on Biomedical Engineering  and presents her virtual poster (#152) on “β-lactamase responsive hydrogels for bacteria-triggered antibacterial drug delivery” in the afternoon poster session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday September 17th, 2020
Congratulations to postdoctorate Noel Vera-González on the publication of his review paper encompassing the “Advances in Biomaterials for the Prevention and Disruption of Candida Biofilms” in Frontiers in Microbiology!!

Tuesday September 15th, 2020
Welcome to the lab postdoctorate Kayla Campbell!!

Thursday August 27th, 2020
Congratulations to graduate student Carly Deusenbery on passing her qualifying exam!!

Monday July 20th, 2020
Congratulations, Professor Anita Shukla, for being chosen to receive an award from the Brown Biomedical Innovations to Impact Fund which will support and accelerate translation of novel antifungal liposomal nanoparticles into commercial development!

Monday July 6th, 2020
How can we model the placental bilayer without cells? Check out alum, Dr. Christina Bailey-Hytholt’s, paper on work from her time in the Shukla and Tripathi labs entitled “Placental Trophoblast-Inspired Lipid Bilayers for Cell-Free Investigation of Molecular Interactions” in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces!!

Thursday June 25th, 2020
Congratulations to Professor Anita Shukla who has been chosen as one of 85 of the nation’s brightest early-career engineers and will take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) 26th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (USFOE) symposium! The Frontiers of Engineering symposium brings together top-notch engineers, early in their careers, to learn about cutting-edge developments in fields other than their own, thereby facilitating collaborative work and the transfer of new approaches and techniques across fields. Highlighted here in the Brown News!

Thursday, June 11th, 2020
How can we covalently bond stem cells to biomaterial surfaces? Check out how our team, spearheaded by Dr. Alessia Battigelli, used strain-promoted click chemistry to attach mesenchymal stem cells to gellan hydrogels in our latest
Royal Society of Chemistry Chemical Communications paper, entitled “Inducing mesenchymal stem cell attachment on non-cell adhesive hydrogels through click chemistry“!!

Thursday, May 28th, 2020
Learn about our work controlling and extending the release of a promising new cancer drug from polymeric multilayer films in our latest
Royal Society of Chemistry Advances paper, entitled “Controlled delivery of a protein tyrosine phosphatase inhibitor, SHP099, using cyclodextrin-mediated host–guest interactions in polyelectrolyte multilayer films for cancer therapy“!!

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
Professor Shukla presents at the University of California San Diego’s Department of NanoEngineering and Chemical Engineering seminar series virtually!

Sunday, May 24th, 2020
Congratulations to all of the Shukla lab graduates and the class of 2020!
Christina Bailey-Hytholt, Ph.D.
Dahlia Alkekhia, Ph.D.
Noel Vera-González, Ph.D.
Alexis Fairman, Sc.M.
Quentin Altemose, Sc.M.
Sumaiya Sayeed, Sc.B.
Bonnee Nie, Sc.B.
Luc Langlois, Sc.B.

Friday, May 22nd, 2020
Congratulations to Christina Bailey-Hytholt ’20 Ph.D., on receiving one of Brown’s 2020 Excellence in Teaching Awards! These awards are given to graduate students who have shown a passion for teaching that is recognized by their peers.

Monday, May 4th, 2020
Can nanoparticles increase drug efficacy? Learn more about our work developing antifungal liposomes, effective against both planktonic and biofilm Candida in the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, co-first authored by Noel Vera-González ’20 Ph.D. and Christina Bailey-Hytholt ’20 Ph.D.! 

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
Congratulations to the newest PhD from the Shukla Lab, Dr. Noel Vera-González!! Noel’s dissertation encompasses pioneering work on developing smart biomaterials for delivering antifungal drugs!!

Monday, April 21st, 2020
Congratulations to Quentin Altemose on successfully defending his master’s thesis entitled ‘Simulation and Synthesis of Functional Self-Assembling Amyloid Complexes for the Development of Antimicrobial Coatings’ !! Way to go Quentin, great work!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, April 20th, 2020
Congratulations to Alexis Fairman on defending her master’s thesis entitled ‘Coating Orthopeadic Implants with Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films for Controlled Delivery of SHP099 to Inhibit Osteolysis’!! Great job, Lexie!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, April 13th, 2020
Check out: Development of probiotic formulations for oral candidiasis prevention: Gellan gum as a carrier to deliver Lactobacillus paracasei 28.4. A collaboration between researchers at São Paulo State University, Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital.

Friday, April 10th, 2020
Same release profile, different hydrogel formulation. Learn more about how polymer and ion concentration affect the mechanical and drug release behavior of gellan hydrogels in the Journal of Polymer Science, work by Shukla Lab alumni Shashank Shukla!

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
Congratulations to postdoctoral researcher Akram Abassi on receiving the 2020 Excellence in Doctoral Research Award from the URI Graduate School!!

Congratulations to Professor Anita Shukla on receiving a Brown University Early Career Research Achievement Award!! This annual award is given out highlighting faculty members who’s work illustrates the high-impact research at Brown University. Find out more about Brown’s Annual Research Achievement Awards here.

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Congratulations to Professor Anita Shukla on receiving the NSF CAREER Award, the NSF’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty nationwide!! Highlighted here in the Brown Engineering News!

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
Practicing social distancing, but keeping the science alive! 

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
Congratulations to Shukla Lab alumni Dr. Christina Bailey-Hytholt and Tanaya Puranik on the publication of their research work investigating the interactions of phthalate environmental toxicants with a lipid structure. Check out their work in Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces!

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Congratulations to Shukla Lab alumna Dahlia Alkekhia on the publication of her review ‘Layer-by-Layer Biomaterials for Drug Delivery’ in Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, a collaborative work with Professor Paula Hammond
buff.ly/2PpMYML

Image

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Professor Shukla travels to Hoboken NJ to present at the Stevens Institute of Technology Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Seminar.

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
Professor Shukla travels to Pittsburgh PA to present at the Carnegie Mellon University Biomedical Engineering Seminar.

Monday, February 8th, 2020
Check out graduate student Alexis Fairman’s poster #1738 from 10:15 to 11:15 AM and 5:30-7:30 PM at the Orthopaedic Research Society
poster session!! #ORS2020
Poster No. 1738 Modification Of Biomaterials With Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films For Controlled Delivery Of Osteolysis Inhibitors
Alexis Fairman; Soobin Wang; Dahlia Alkekhia; Alessia Battigelli; Wentian Yang; Douglas Moore; Valentin Antoci; Dioscaris R. Garcia; Christopher Born; Roy Aaron; Joseph Crisco; Anita Shukla


Graduate student Lexie Fairman with her poster at ORS 2020

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Professor Shukla travels to the University of Pittsburgh to present at the Chemical Engineering Graduate Seminar.

Monday, January 13th, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Dahlia Alkekhia for successfully defending her dissertation entitled “Bacteria-Responsive Biomaterials for Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Infections.”

Friday, January 3rd, 2020
PhD candidate Noel Vera-Gonzalez presents his work on engineering a fungi responsive anti-fungal delivery system at Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering in Puerto Rico!

 

Monday, December 9th, 2019
Congratulations Shukla lab alumna Bethany Almeida, PhD and PhD candidate Yingying Wang on the publication of their paper ‘Effects of Nanoparticle Properties on Kartogenin Delivery and Interactions with Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering!

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
Congratulations to the newest PhD from the Shukla Lab and Tripathi Lab, Dr. Christina Bailey-Hytholt!! She defended her dissertation entitled “Using Trophoblast Cells to Develop Biotechnological Approaches that Advance Prenatal and Women’s Health”

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Congratulations to our post-doc Chao Yu and Ph.D. candidate Dahlia Alkekhia on the publication of their paper β‑Lactamase Responsive Supramolecular Hydrogels with Host−Guest Self-Healing Capability in ACS Applied Polymer Materials!!

Monday, November 18th, 2019
Congratulations to undergraduate researcher Luc Langlois for being awarded first place in engineering category at the Sigma Xi Annual Meeting  and Student Research Conference poster competition!

Professor Shukla travels to Tufts University to give a seminar presentation on “Advanced Biomaterials for Treatment and Detection of Microbial Infections.”

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
(735) Nanostructured Biomimetic and Biohybrid Materials and Devices
Sponsored by Bionanotechnology
3:30 PM Hyatt Regency Orlando, Discovery 45
Esmaiel Jabbari, Chair
Markita Landry, Co-Chair
Gozde Sultan Demirer, Co-Chair
4:40 PM Paper 735d: Effect of Di(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate and Mono(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate Interactions with a Lipid Membrane
— Christina M. Bailey-Hytholt*, Tanaya Puranik, Anubhav Tripathi, Anita Shukla

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
(267) Hydrogel Biomaterials: Dynamic and Stimuli-Responsive Hydrogels
Sponsored by Biomaterials
8:00 AM Hyatt Regency Orlando, Celebration 16
Steven Caliari, Chair
Adrianne M. Rosales, Co-Chair
Adam Ekenseair, Co-Chair
Anita Shukla, Co-Chair

(335) Hydrogel Biomaterials: Cell Culture and Delivery
Sponsored by Biomaterials
12:30 PM Hyatt Regency Orlando, Celebration 16
Steven Caliari, Chair
Adrianne M. Rosales, Co-Chair
Adam Ekenseair, Co-Chair
Anita Shukla, Co-Chair

(428) Topical Plenary: Fundamentals of Microbial Interactions with Interfaces (Invited Talks)
Sponsored by Microbes at Biomedical Interfaces
3:30 PM Hyatt Regency Orlando, Orlando Ballroom N
Whitney L. Stoppel, Chair

Anita Shukla, Co-Chair
Nancy J. Lin, Co-Chair
Tagbo H.R. Niepa, Co-Chair

Monday, November 11th, 2019
(91) Overcoming Hurdles for Women in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Sponsored by Women in Chemical Engineering Committee (WIC)
8:00 AM Hyatt Regency Orlando, Orlando Ballroom N
Whitney L. Stoppel, Chair
Anita Shukla, Co-Chair
Julie N. Renner, Co-Chair

(104) Topical Plenary: Microbial Interactions with Biomaterials and Host Cells (Invited Talks)
Sponsored by Microbes at Biomedical Interfaces
8:00 AM Hyatt Regency Orlando, Celebration 9
Angela C. Brown, Co-Chair
Elizabeth J. Stewart, Co-Chair
9:57 AM Paper 104f: Responsive Antibacterial and Antifungal Biomaterials for Infection Treatment
—Anita Shukla

(219) Panel Discussion: Advice and Mentorship from Female Leaders in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Invited Talks)
Sponsored by Women in Chemical Engineering Committee (WIC)
3:30 PM Hyatt Regency Orlando, Orlando Ballroom N
Whitney L. Stoppel, Chair

Anita Shukla, Co-Chair
Julie N. Renner, Co-Chair

(55) Biomimetic Materials II
Sponsored by Biomaterials
8:00 AM Hyatt Regency Orlando, Celebration 5
R. Helen Zha, Chair
Neha Kamat, Co-Chair
Marjan Rafat, Co-Chair
Xi Chen, Co-Chair
8:00 AM Paper 55a: Development of a Model Placental Lipid Bilayer
— Christina M. Bailey-Hytholt*, Tun-Li Shen, Anubhav Tripathi, Anita Shukla

(53) Biomaterials and Life Science Engineering: Faculty Candidates II
Sponsored by Biomaterials
8:00 AM Hyatt Regency Orlando, Celebration 7
Mark W. Tibbitt, Chair
Whitney L. Stoppel, Co-Chair
Handan Acar, Co-Chair
Audie Thompson, Co-Chair
10:06 AM Paper 53h: Investigating Molecular Interactions of the Placenta for Prenatal Treatment and Testing
— Christina M. Bailey-Hytholt*, Anubhav Tripathi, Anita Shukla

Sunday, November 10th, 2019
(6) Meet the Faculty and Post-Doc Candidates Poster Session
Sponsored by the Education Division
BIOMATERIALS & BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
1:00 PM Regency Ballroom R/S
Poster 6af: Advancing Technologies for Prenatal and Women’s Health
—Christina M. Bailey-Hytholt

November 9th, 2019
Professor Shukla and Ph.D. candidate Christina Bailey-Hytholt travel to Orlando, Florida for the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting

October 30th, 2019
Professor Shukla travels to Worcester Polytechnic Institute to present on “Smart Biomaterials for Treatment and Detection  of Bacterial and Fungal Infections.” as a part of their Chemical Engineering Colloquium Series!

October 23rd, 2019
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Christina Bailey-Hytholt for receiving the Women in Chemical Engineering (WIC) Travel Award!

Saturday, October 19th, 2019
BMES 2019 Philadelphia, PA

Posters 9:30AM-5PM Exhibit Hall DE
P-SAT-548 Targeted Antifungal Liposomes for the Treatment of Systemic Fungal Infections
L. Langlois*, N. Vera-Gonzalez, C. Bailey-Hytholt, A. Shukla.

Talks
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Room 115A Nanotechnologies for Global Health, Nano and Micro Technologies
Impact of Phthalate Environmental Toxicants with Lipid Structures
C. Bailey-Hytholt*, T. Puranik, A. Tripathi, A. Shukla.

Friday, October 18th, 2019
BMES 2019 Philadelphia, PA
Posters 9:30AM-5PM Exhibit Hall DE

P-FRI-317A Rapid Method for Label-free Enrichment of Rare Trophoblast Cells from Cervical Samples
C. Bailey-Hytholt*, S. Sayeed, M. Kraus, R. Joseph, A. Shukla, A. Tripathi.

Talks
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM Room 119A Natural and Bioinspired Biomaterials II, Biomaterials
Development of a Model Placental Lipid Bilayer
C. Bailey-Hytholt*, T. Shen, A. Tripathi, A. Shukla.

October 17th, 2019
BMES 2019 Philadelphia, PA
Talks

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Room 119A Hydrogels II, Biomaterials
Responsive Multifunctional Hydrogels for Detecting and Treating Bacterial Infections
D. Alkekhia, S. Shukla, C. Deusenbery, A. Shukla.*

4:30 PM – 4:45 PM Room 115B Targeted or Responsive Drug Delivery Systems, Drug Delivery
Fungi-Responsive Hydrogels for the Delivery of Antifungal Therapeutics
N. Vera-Gonzalez*, A. Shukla.

October 16th, 2019
PhD candidates Christina Bailey-Hytholt and Noel Vera-Gonzalez, undergraduate Luc Langlois, and Professor Shukla travel to Philadelphia for BMES 2019!

October 5th, 2019
Congratulations to undergraduate researcher Sumaiya Sayeed on receiving one of the five Meredith Thoms Memorial Scholarships, as a part of the Society of Women Engineers Scholarships! 

September 26, 2019
Congratulations to master’s student Quentin Altemose for being awarded the Hazeltine Grant to fund his venture start-up! 

September 3, 2019
Welcome to the lab new graduate students Cassi LaRose and Veronica Lamastro!!

Monday August 26th, 2019
Brown University News highlights PhD candidate Christina Baily-Hytholt’s recent paper on Trophoblast enrichment!

Tuesday August 20th, 2019
Congratulations to Christina Bailey-Hytholt on the publication of her paper A Rapid Method for Label-Free Enrichment of Rare Trophoblast Cells from Cervical Samples in Scientific Reports! A collaborative work with the Tripathi Lab and Perkin Elmer!

Wednesday August 14-16th, 2019
Graduate students Christina Bailey-Hytholt and Noel Vera-González travel to Princeton, NJ for the Future Faculty Workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation!

Friday August 2nd, 2019
Congratulations to UTRA student Luc Langois and undergraduate researcher Bonnee Nie on their poster presentations at Brown’s Summer Research Symposium!

Graduate student Chistina Bailey-Hytholt and undergraduate researcher Bonnee Nie 
Graduate student Noel Vera-González, undergraduate student Luc Langlois and graduate student Christina Bailey-Hytholt

Sunday July 28th, 2019 – Friday August 2nd, 2019
Dr. Shukla travels to Castelldefels, Spain for the 2019 Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Gordon Research Conference!

Thursday August 1st
6:00pm-8:00pm
Dr. Shukla is selected for a short talk in the Young Investigators session!

Monday July 29th
6:00pm-8:00pm
Dr. Shukla leads the Microfabricated Systems to Manipulate Single Cells discussion session!

Thursday July 25th, 2019


Professor Shukla travels to Washington DC to receive the PECASE award from Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Friday July 19th, 2019
Congratulations to PhD candidate Christina Bailey-Hytholt on the acceptance of her paper entitled “A Rapid Method for Label-free Enrichment of Rare Trophoblast Cells from Cervical Samples” to Scientific Reports!!

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
Congratulations to Professor Shukla, on receiving the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers! The PECASE award, presented by the United States Government, is given to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology. Highlighted here by Brown Engineering. We are thrilled and thankful to the Office of Naval Research for both their nomination and their support! 

Wednesday-Thursday, June 12-13th, 2019
Professor Shukla and graduate student Carly Deusenbery traveled to Hoboken, NJ for the 5th Stevens Conference on Bacteria-Material Interactions. Dr. Shukla moderated Session 1: Antimicrobials and Antimicrobial Action.

Carly Deusenbery presented her work titled “Utilizing IDR-1018 to develop antibiofilm gellan hydrogels” winning 2nd place in the poster competition. Congratulations, Carly!

Sunday, May 26th, 2019
Congratulations to the Brown University 2019 graduates! Including our very own, Dr. Bethany Almeida and Dr. Shashank Shukla (the first Ph.D. recipients from the Shukla Lab!), Hannah Safford, and Soobin Wang, and Tanyaya Puranik! We wish you all the best of luck and continued success! Congrats also to Dr. Shukla on being awarded a Tau Beta Pi 2019 Excellence in Research Award from the graduating class during commencement!

Saturday, May 25th, 2019
Professor Anita Shukla and the first Ph.D. recipients from the Shukla Lab, Dr. Bethany Almeida and Dr. Shashank Shukla, at the 2019 Engineering Award Dinner

.

Congrats to Dr. Shashank Shukla for receiving the the 2019 Outstanding TA award!!

May 3rd, 2019
Dr. Shukla travels to the University of Toronto to attend the Chemical Biophysics Symposium as keynote speaker.

April 24th, 2019
Bethany Almeida successfully defended her dissertation entitled “Using Biomaterials to Control the Physical and Chemical Properties of the Mesenchymal Stem Cell Microenvironment.” Congratulations Dr. Almeida!

April 22nd, 2019
Shashank Shukla successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Investigating Tunable and Multifunctional Antimicrobial Gellan Hydrogels for Infection Treatment and Diagnosis.” Congrats, Dr. Shukla! The first PhD student to graduate from our lab!!

March 27th, 2019

Dr. Shukla receives a DURIP grant for the acquisition of a state-of-the-art 3D biological printer!

March 16th, 2019

Graduate students Bethany Almeida, Dahlia Alkekhia, Carly Deusenbery and Noel Vera-González acted as Judges at the Rhode Island Science and Engineering Fair. Outstanding work and congratulations to all of the presenters!

March 15th, 2019
Congratulations to graduate student Quentin Altemose on receiving B-Lab venture support!

March 15th, 2019
Congratulations to Luc Langlois and Alicia Rocha on receiving UTRA Summer Research Awards!

March 7th, 2019

Brown News highlights our recently published collaborative work on Auranofin Releasing Antibacterial and Antibiofilm Polyurethane Intravascular Catheter Coatings!!

February 27th, 2019
Congratulations to lab alumni Luke Liu and graduate students Shashank Shukla and Noel Vera-González on the publication of their paper Auranofin Releasing Antibacterial and Antibiofilm Polyurethane Intravascular Catheter Coatings in Frontiers Cellular and Infection Microbiology!

February 5th, 2019
Congratulations to graduate student Dahlia Alkekhia for having her paper on the Influence of poly‐L‐lysine molecular weight on antibacterial efficacy in polymer multilayer films accepted for publication to Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A! Check it out here.

January 28th, 2019
Welcome to the lab new post-doctoral fellow Chao Yu!

October 28th-November 2nd, 2018
Professor Shukla and Graduate student Dahlia Alkekhia travel to Pittsburgh, PA for the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting.

Monday, October 29th, 2018
Westin Conventional Center, Pennsylvania East, Pittsburgh, PA

Section: Functional Interfaces to Control Pathogenic or Beneficial Microbes
2:15pm
Dahlia Alkekhia, Anita Shukla
Paper 154f: Effect of Poly-L-Lysine Molecular Weight on Antibacterial Activity of Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Coated Surfaces

Section: Graduate Student Competition in Microbiointerface Research
3:30pm
Anita Shukla, Chair
Huan Gu, Co-Chair
Cesar de la Fuente-Nunez, Co-Chair

October 25th-28th, 2018
Undergraduate Soobin Wang and Sumaiya Sayeed travel to San Francisco , California to present their work at the 2018 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference!

Congratulations to Soobin Wang for winning the poster competition in the engineering division!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 20, 2018
Congratulations to graduate student Bethany Almeida for winning the Young Scholar Conference poster competition!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 18-20, 2018
Dr. Shukla, Postdoctoral Fellow Alessia Battigelli, Graduate Student Dahlia Alkekhia, and Undergraduate Students Hannah Safford, Soobin Wang and Sumiaya Sayeed travel to Atlanta, Georgia to present their work at the Biomedical Engineering Society 2018 Conference!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Alessia Battigelli, Ph.D. Bethany Almeida, and Anita Shukla, Ph.D.
“Covalent Interactions of Mesenchymal Stem Cells with Gellan Hydrogels”
Thursday, October 18, 2018 4:00 pm
Session: New Hydrogel Methods

 

Dahlia Alkekhia and Anita Shukla, Ph.D.
“Influence of Poly-L-Lysine Molecular Weight on Antibacterial Activity of Polyelectrolyte Films”
Poster: P-TH-382

Thursday, October 18, 2018

9:30 am
Category: Drug Delivery and Intelligent Systems

 

 
 
 
 

 Hannah Safford, Dahlia Alkekhia, Shashank Shukla, and Anita Shukla, Ph.D.
“A Novel Chromogenic β-lactamase Substrate for Bacteria Detection”
Poster: P-SAT-77

Saturday, October 20, 2018

9:30 am
Category: Undergraduate Research & Design, Biomaterials

 

 

Soobin Wang, Dahlia Alkekhia, Alessia Battigelli, Ph.D., Wentian Yang, M.D., Ph.D., Douglas Moore, M.S., Valentin Antoci, M.D., Ph.D., and Anita Shukla, Ph.D.
“Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films for Controlled Delivery of SHP2 Inhibitor, SHP099”
Poster: P-SAT-111

Saturday, October 20, 2018

9:30 am
Category: Undergraduate Research & Design, Biomaterials

 

 

Sumaiya Sayeed, Christina Bailey-Hytholt, Anita Shukla, Ph.D, and Anubhav Tripathi, Ph.D
“Enrichment of JEG-3 Cells by Intrinsic Surface Adhesion Properties”
Poster: P-SAT-206

Saturday, October 20, 2018

9:30 am
Category: Undergraduate Research & Design, Biomechanics

 

 

Anita Shukla, Ph.D.
“Microbe Responsive Biomaterials for Antimicrobial Drug Delivery”
Saturday, October 20, 2018
2:00 pm
Session: Targeted or Responsive Delivery Systems

 

September 27, 2018
Congratulations to graduate student Dahlia Alkekhia and undergraduate students Soobin Wang and Sumaiya Sayeed! Dahlia was one of 20 students awarded the BMES Student Travel Award! Soobin and Sumaiya were selected to present at the 2018 Sigma Xi Student Research Conference!

September 4, 2018
Congratulations to Shashank Shukla for having his paper on Tunable Antibiotic Delivery from Gellan Hydrogels accepted for publication to Journal of Materials Chemistry B!

Shukla, S., and Shukla, A.Tunable Antibiotic Delivery from Gellan Hydrogels, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, DOI: 10.1039/C8TB00980E.

September 3, 2018
Welcome to the lab new graduate student Carly Deusenbery!

August 27-31, 2018
Professor Shukla travels to the Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp, São José dos Campos campus) to present as keynote speaker at the International Meeting on Designer Biomaterials: Applications in Infectious Diseases and Regenerative Medicine.

International Meeting on Designer Biomaterials: Applications in Infectious Diseases and Regenerative Medicine
International Meeting on Designer Biomaterials: Applications in Infectious Diseases and Regenerative Medicine

August 19-23, 2018
Graduate student Dahlia Alkekhia and Postdoctoral Fellow Alessia Battigelli will be presenting their work at the 256th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in Boston, MA!  Make sure to catch their presentations:

Alessia Battigelli and Anita Shukla, Ph.D.
“Gellan hydrogels for the immobilization of mesenchymal stem cells”
Monday August 20, 2018
4:45-5:15 pm
Session: PMSE Future Faculty Symposium

Dahlia Alkekhia and Anita Shukla, Ph.D.
“Effect of Poly-L-lysine Molecular Weight on Antibacterial Activity in Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Assemblies”
Wednesday August 22, 2018
4:55-5:10 pm
Session: Surface, Interface & Coating Materials

August 17, 2018
Engineering picnic fun!

Engineering summer picnic: PC: Brown Engineering Instagram
Engineering summer picnic: PC: Brown Engineering Instagram

August 2, 2018
Congratulations to UTRA students Hannah Safford, Soobin Wang, and Sumaiya Sayeed and undergraduate researcher Alicia Rocha on their poster presentations at Brown’s Summer Research Symposium!

Hannah Safford - Characterizing Chromogenic Beta-Lactamase Substrates for Diagnostic Hydrogels
Hannah Safford – Characterizing Chromogenic Beta-Lactamase Substrates for Diagnostic Hydrogels

Soobin Wang - Assembly of Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films for Controlled Delivery of SHP099
Soobin Wang – Assembly of Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films for Controlled Delivery of SHP099

Sumaiya Sayeed - Enrichment of JEG-3 Cells by Intrinsic Surface Adhesion Properties
Sumaiya Sayeed – Enrichment of JEG-3 Cells by Intrinsic Surface Adhesion Properties

Alicia Rocha - Increasing Mesenchymal Stem Cell Viability on Gellan Hydrogels with Click Chemistry
Alicia Rocha – Increasing Mesenchymal Stem Cell Viability on Gellan Hydrogels with Click Chemistry

May 27, 2018
Congratulations to our graudating students, Luke Liu, Sc.M. and Paul Addonizio, Sc.B.!  We wish them both the best!

May 11, 2018
Welcome to the lab new graduate student Yingying Wang!

April 30, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Anita Shukla for receiving the Henry Merritt Wriston Fellowship!  Check it out here!

April 25, 2018
Congratulations to graduate student Luke Liu on successfully defending his Sc.M. thesis in BME!

April 20-22, 2018
Graduate student Bethany Almeida has been accepted as a finalist for the Graduate Collegiate Competition at the Society for Women Engineer’s Providence WeLocal Conference!  Make sure to catch her presentations:

Bethany Almeida and Anita Shukla, Ph.D.
“Influencing the physical and chemical microenvironment to control mesenchymal stem cell differentiation”
Poster Presentation: Saturday April 21, 2018 from 9:00-10:00 am
Lightning Talk: Friday April 20, 2018 from 3:00-3:13 pm

April 15-19, 2018
Professor Shukla presents at the 14th American Society for Microbiology Conference on Candida and Candidiasis in Providence, RI.

Vera-Gonzalez, N.A., Ribeiro, F.C., Santos, J.D., Junqueira, J.C., Ph.D., Shukla, A., Ph.D.
Candida albicans aspartic protease-triggered antifungal hydrogels”
Wednesday April 18, 2018
2:15-2:30 pm
Session: Fungal-drug interactions

April 11-14, 2018
Graduate students Shashank Shukla and Noel Vera-Gonzalez, and Postdoctoral Fellow Alessia Battigelli will be traveling to Atlanta, GA to present their work at the 2018 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting!  Make sure to catch their presentations:

Noel Vera-Gonzalez and Anita Shukla, Ph.D.
“Combating Fungal Infections Using Responsive Hydrogels for Drug Delivery”
Thursday April 12, 2018
4:45-5:00 pm
Session: Therapeutic Strategies for the Treatment of Infectious Diseases

Shashank Shukla, Sc.M., Joseph Favata, Anubhav Tripathi, Ph.D., Sina Shahbazmohamadi, Ph.D., and Anita Shukla, Ph.D.
“Evaluation of Gellan Hydrogel Mictostructure and Drug Release Kinetics”
Poster: 830
Track: Intelligent Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications

Alessia Battigelli, Ph.D., Bethany Almeida, and Anita Shukla, Ph.D.
“Clicking Mesenchymal Stem Cells on Hydrogel Surfaces: Towards Applications in Wound Healing”
Poster: 827
Track: Intelligent Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications

March 17, 2018
Graduate students Bethany Almeida, Christina Bailey-Hytholt, and Noel Vera-Gonzalez acted as Judges at today’s Rhode Island Science and Engineering Fair.  Congratulations to all of the presenters!

March 16, 2018
Congratulations to Undergraduate Student Researchers Hannah Safford, Soobin Wang, and Sumaiya Sayeed on receiving the UTRA Award for Summer Research!

October 28, 2017
Congratulations to Christina Bailey-Hytholt on her wedding!

October 11-14, 2017
Graduate students Christina Bailey and Noel Vera-Gonzalez and undergraduate student Tanaya Puranik are off to Phoenix, Arizona for the 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting!

Make sure you catch their talks:

Christina Bailey
Flow Induced Liposome Rupture into a Lipid Bilayer on Solid Surfaces using QCM-D
Thursday, October 12th at 4:45 pm in Room 224B
Session: Advanced Characterization and Imaging of Biomaterial Environments

Tanaya Puranik
Investigating Cholera Toxin Infection During Pregnancy Using an In Vitro Placental Model
Saturday, October 14th at 9:03 am in Room 226C
Session: Undergraduate Research, Design & Leadership I

Noel Vera-Gonzalez
Combating Candida albicans: Aspartic Protease-Triggered Hydrogels for Drug Delivery
Saturday, October 14th at 9:00 am in Room 224B
Session: Drug Delivering Biomaterials IV

September 29, 2017
Graduate students Dahlia Alkekhia and Bethany Almeida present posters at Brown University’s Institute for Molecular and Nanoscale Innovation’s 10th anniversary poster session.


Graduate students Dahlia Alkekhia and Bethany Almeida

Congratulations to Bethany Almeida on winning 2nd place in the poster competition!

September 27, 2017
Congratulations to Christina Bailey for having her paper on Effects of Flow and Bulk Vesicle Concentration on Supported Lipid Bilayer Formation accepted for publication to Langmuir!

September 5, 2017
Congratulations to Noel Vera-Gonzalez on passing his qualifying exam!

August 28, 2017
Congratulations to graduate students Christina Bailey and Noel Vera-Gonzalez and undergraduate student Tanaya Puranik on receiving the 2017 BMES Travel Award!  Keep an eye out for their presentations at BMES from October 11-14, 2017!

August 23, 2017
Congratulations to Christina Bailey on passing her qualifying exam!

August 19, 2017
Congratulations to Shashank Shukla on his wedding!

August 3, 2017
Congratulations to Tanaya Puranik on her UTRA poster presentation at Brown’s Summer Research Symposium!

Tanaya Puranik - Investigating cholera toxin infection during pregnancy using an in vitro placental model
Tanaya Puranik – Investigating cholera toxin infection during pregnancy using an in vitro placental model

June 16, 2017
Bethany Almeida presents a poster on her work titled “Advanced Approaches to Employing Chemical and Physical Cues for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation” in the Tissue Engineering track at the 2017 International Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Meeting in Boston, MA!

May 28, 2017
At Sunday’s Commencement ceremony, Sarah Cowles was awarded the Joseph Kestin Award of Excellence, given to the most outstanding undergraduate in the field of Thermodynamics, and the Outstanding Senior in Chemical Engineering Award! Congratulations Sarah!

Grant Menon recieved the Outstanding Senior in Biomedical Engineering Award! Congratulations Grant!

May 28, 2017
Congratulations to the class of 2017! Sarah Cowles, Marina Adrianzen, Kiran Dhatt-Gauthier, and Grant Menon all earned their Bachelor of Science in Engineering.

May 19, 2017
Congratulations to Sarah Cowles for receiving the Society for Biomaterials Drug Delivery Special Interest Group Research Award!

May 4, 2017
Congratulations to Tinotenda Gwisai, Nisha Hollingsworth, and Sarah Cowles for having their paper titled “Repurposing niclosamide as a versatile antimicrobial surface coating against device-associated, hospital-acquired bacterial infections” accepted for publication to Biomedical Materials! This paper was the result of collaborative research between the Shukla Lab and the Fuchs and Mylonakis labs at Rhode Island Hospital.

May 1, 2017
Congratulations to Marina Adrianzen and Sarah Cowles for presenting their senior thesis at the Engineering Undergraduate Research Symposium! They both did an excellent job with their presentations!

April 28, 2017
Prof. Anita Shukla receives a 2017 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching! This award recognizes only two Brown University assistant professors or lecturers each year. She will receive a research grant in the amount of $3,000 for each of the following two academic years. Congratulations!!! Read more about it here.

April 5-8, 2017
Prof. Anita Shukla heads to Minneapolis to present at the 2017 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting:

Prof. Shukla will also be chairing:

March 22, 2017
Prof. Anita Shukla receives an Office of Naval Research (ONR) Director of Research Early Career Grant! Read about it here. Congratulations!!!

March 17, 2017
Congratulations to Sarah Cowles on becoming an NSF Graduate Research Fellow!!!!

March 16, 2017
Congratulations to undergraduate student Tanaya Puranik for receiving an UTRA Award for her upcoming summer research!

March 2, 2017
Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Shashank Shukla on passing his qualifying exam! He did a great job!

December 14, 2016
Congratualtions to Marina Adrianzen and her Capstone project team on winning 1st place at the Biomedical Engineering Capstone Design Poster Symposium! Their work was titled: Real-Time Kidney Blood Flow Monitoring Post-Transplant.

Team Members (from left to right): Regine Rosas, Cynthia Hale-Phillips, Saisanjana Kalagara, and Marina Adrianzen
Team Members (from left to right): Regine Rosas, Cynthia Hale-Phillips, Saisanjana Kalagara, and Marina Adrianzen

November 28 – December 2, 2016
Bethany Almeida, Noel Vera-Gonzalez, Sarah Cowles, Lauren Levy, and Shashank Shukla present at the 2016 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting at Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Great job everyone!

Bethany Almeida, 11/28, oral presentation in BM3, Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine: “Timed-Dependent Effects of Confinement on Stem Cell Differentiation Using Degradable Protein Patterned Surfaces”

Noel Vera-Gonzalez, 11/28, poster presentation in BM3, Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine: “Combating Candida albicans: Aspartic Protease-Triggered Antifungal Hydrogels”

Sarah Cowles, 11/29, oral presentation in BM2, Stimuli Responsive Organic and Inorganic Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications and Biosafety: “Bacteria-Responsive Hyaluronic Acid-Penicillin Conjugates as Highly Effective, Versatile Antibacterial Polymers” (First author Nisha Hollingsworth)

Lauren Levy, 11/29  oral presentation in BM3, Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine: “Delivery of Kartogenin-Conjugated Hyaluronic Acid for Enhancing In Vitro Chondrogenic Differentiation”

Shashank Shukla, 12/01 oral presentation in BM1, Spatiotemporally and Morphologically-Controlled Biomaterials for Medical Applications: ‘Effects of Gellan Hydrogel Formulations on Drug Release and Mechanical Properties”

Congratulations to Noel Vera-Gonzalez on winning best poster in Monday’s Poster Session I!

November 11-14, 2016
Sarah Cowles presents at the 2016 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Student Conference in San Francisco, CA! Congrats Sarah!

Sarah Cowles, 11/13, oral presentation in the Undergraduate Research Forum I: “Functionalized Liposome Delivery Targeting Opportunistic Fungi”

October 27, 2016
Congratulations to Roya Sheybani for having her paper titled “Highly Sensitive Label-Free Dual Sensor Array for Rapid Detection of Wound Bacteria” accepted for publication to Biosensors and Bioelectronics!

October 5-8, 2016
Dahlia Alkekhia, Shashank Shukla, and Sarah Cowles present at the 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN. Great job everyone!

Dahlia Alkekhia, 10/08, oral presentation in the Drug Delivery track: “Multilayer Polymeric Films Exhibiting Controlled & beta-Lactamase-Triggered Antibiotic Release”

Shashank Shukla, 10/08, oral presentation in the Hydrogel Biomaterials I track: “Analysis of Gellan Hydrogel Drug Release Kinetics and Rheological Properties”

Sarah Cowles, 10/08, poster presentation in the Undergraduate Research track: “A Novel Liposomal Formulation Targeting Candida albicans”

September 29, 2016
Congratulations to Bethany Almeida for having her paper on the degradation of alkanethiol self-assembled monolayers in mesenchymal stem cell culture accepted for publication to the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A!

September 9, 2016
Congratulations to Dahlia Alkekhia on becoming a Ph.D. candidate!

September 6, 2016
Congratulations to graduate student Bethany Almeida on winning best poster in the category of Regenerative Engineering at the BME & Biotechnology Graduate Program Retreat!

August 28, 2016
Congratulations to Samantha Gates for having her paper on readily delaminating polyelectrolyte multilayers accepted for publication to the Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics!

August 22, 2016
Congratulations to Postdoctoral Fellow Roya Sheybani on her new job as Senior Research Engineer at Cytovale Inc. We all wish Roya the best!

August 12-14, 2016
Graduate students Bethany Almeida, Christina Bailey, Shashank Shukla, and Noel Vera-Gonzalez present their work at the 2016 IIT Leadership Conference here in Providence, RI!

Congratulations to Shashank Shukla on winning best poster in the Life Sciences and Health Care track!

Shashank: Advanced Nanoparticle-Loaded Antibacterial Gellan Hydrogels for Treatment of Burn InfectionsShashank: Advanced Nanoparticle-Loaded Antibacterial Gellan Hydrogels for Treatment of Burn Infections

August 5, 2016
Congratulations to Sarah Cowles and Kiran Dhatt-Gauthier on their UTRA poster presentations at Brown’s Summer Research Symposium!

Sarah: A Novel Liposomal Formulation Targetting Opportunistic Fungi
Sarah: A Novel Liposomal Formulation Targetting Opportunistic Fungi

Kiran: Gellan-CENTA as a Beta-Lactamase Responsive Antimicrobial Hydrogel
Kiran: Gellan-CENTA as a Beta-Lactamase Responsive Antimicrobial Hydrogel

June 6-8, 2016
Professor Shukla and graduate student Bethany Almeida present at the 90th ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA!

Professor Shukla, 6/7, Keynote Lecture, Biological Interfaces: Microorganisms, Cells, & Gells: “Antimicrobial smart materials: From responsive hydrogels to polymer-drug conjugates”

Bethany Almeida, 6/8, oral presentation:  “Intrinsic degradation of alkanethiol self-assembled monolayer surfaces for cell confinement studies”

June 1, 2016
Welcome to the lab, undergraduate researchers William O’Gara and Zakir Tahiry!

May 29, 2016
Congratulations to our graduating students in the Class of 2016! Samantha Gates earned her Sc.M. in Biomedical Engineering. Johnathan Davis graduated with his Sc.B. in Biomedical Engineering. Tinotenda Gwisai earned an Sc.B. with honors in Biomedical Engineering. Lauren Levy earned an Sc.B. with honors in Biochemistry.

May 17-22, 2016
Graduate students Bethany Almeida and Nisha Hollingsworth present at the World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal, Quebec, Canada!

Check out their published abstracts here:

April 11, 2016
Congratulations to graduate student Samantha Gates on successfully defending her Sc.M. thesis in BME!

March 29, 2016
Graduate student Nisha Hollingsworth receives an honorable mention for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship!

March 24, 2016
Professor Shukla awarded a grant from the Rhode Island Foundation to study stem cell chondrogenesis for osteoarthritis therapies!

March 22, 2016
Check out this article featured on the Brown website profiling Roya Sheybani as a Hibbitt Engineering Postdoctoral Fellow!

March 16, 2016
Congratulations to undergraduate students Sarah Cowles and Kiran Dhatt-Gauthier for receiving an UTRA Award for their upcoming summer research!

March 1, 2016
Welcome to the lab, undergraduate researcher Tanaya Puranik!

January 23, 2016
Welcome to the lab, undergraduate researcher Kiran Dhatt-Gauthier!

December 17, 2015
Check out Professor Shukla’s new publication on the effects of biomimetic geometries on stem cell differentiation!

December 9, 2015
Congratulations to the Shukla Lab’s first Ph.D. candidate, Bethany Almeida, for passing her qualifying exam!

October 8, 2015
Graduate student Shashank Shukla presents at the Biomedical Enginnering Society (BMES) annual meeting in Tampa, FL (10/7-10/10). Check out his poster presentation, entitled “Advanced Nanoparticle-Loaded Antibacterial Gellan Hydrogels for Treatment of Burn Infections”

September 9, 2015
Welcome to the lab, undergraduate student Sarah Cowles!

September 2, 2015
Welcome to the lab, graduate student Noel Vera-Gonzalez!

August 27, 2015
Welcome to the lab, graduate student Christina Bailey!

August 12, 2015
Welcome to the lab, postdoctoral researcher Roya Sheybani!

July 6, 2015
Welcome to the lab, undergraduate researcher Johnathan Davis!

June 17-18, 2015
Graduate students Nisha Hollingsworth and Shashank Shukla present at the 3rd Stevens Conference for Bacteria Material Interactions in Hoboken, NJ.

Check out their presentations:

June 8, 2015

Welcome to the lab, undergraduate researcher Christian Dosdos!

May 24, 2015

Congratulations to our graduating students in the Class of 2015! Shashank Shukla earned his Sc.M. in Biomedical Engineering. Theresa Cloutier earned an Sc.B. in Chemical Engineering. Samantha Gates and Jenna Norton earned an Sc.B. with honors in Biomedical Engineering.

May 20, 2015

Congratulations to our incoming postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Roya Sheybani, for being awarded the Hibbitt Engineering Fellowship (see USC news)!

May 1, 2015
Our undergraduate student Lauren Levy is featured on the Brown homepagefor her Royce Fellowship! Check out the full story here.

April 22, 2015
Congratulations to graduate student Shashank Shukla on successfully defending his Sc.M. thesis in BME!

April 15-18, 2015
Undergraduate student Samantha Gates and graduate students Bethany Almeida and Shashank Shukla head to Charlotte to present at the Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting

 Check out their presentations:

Also, check out the sessions Professor Shukla is chairing:

March 31, 2015
Congratulations, graduate student Dahlia Alkekhia, on receiving the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship! Incoming Ph.D. students Christina Bailey and Noel Vera-Gonzalez also received this presitigious award.

March 24, 2015
Professor Shukla presents in the Polymeric Biomaterials Symposium at the American Chemical Society National Meeting

March 20, 2015
Congratulations to undergraduate student Lauren Levy on receiving a Royce Fellowship to support her summer research proposal!  

March 13, 2015
Congratulations to undergraduate student Tinotenda Gwisai on receiving an UTRA Award for her upcoming summer research!

January 21, 2015
Welcome to the lab, undergraduate student Grant Menon!

January 8, 2015
Professor Shukla presents at the Sigma Xi Lecture Series, U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, & Engineering Center

November 17, 2014
Professor Shukla presents at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting 2014 Bionanotechnology Plenary Session

Congratulations, undergraduate student Theresa Cloutier, for  winning third place in her category at the AIChE national student poster competition!

November 12, 2014
Professor Shukla presents at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

August 2014
Welcome to the lab, graduate students Dahlia Alkekhia and Nisha Hollingsworth!

June 2014
Welcome to the lab, undergraduate students Theresa Cloutier and Tinotenda Gwisai!

May 2014
Welcome to the lab, undergraduate student Lauren Levy!

July 23, 2014
Professor Shukla awarded a grant from the Office of Naval Research for antimicrobial field dressings
July 10, 2014
Professor Shukla receives DEANS Award for advances in pathogenesis and medical research

May 16, 2014
Professor Shukla presents in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology Seminar Series at Brown University.

April 10, 2014
Congratulations to Bethany and Prof. Shukla for publishing the first paper from the Shukla Lab!

March 20, 2014
Professor Shukla presents in the University of Rhode Island Amgen Seminar Series in Chemical Engineering

January 2014
Professor Shukla awarded Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Award

November 15, 2013
Professor Shukla presents at Wellesley College 

November 7, 2013
Professor Shukla presents at AIChE National Meeting in San Francisco, CA

November 5, 2013
Professor Shukla presents at IBM Research – Almaden, San Jose, CA

October 2, 2013
Professor Shukla presents at the COBRE and Orthopaedic Research Meeting

September 2013
Welcome to the lab, undergraduate students Jenna Norton and Samantha Gates!

September 2013
Welcome to the lab, graduate students Shashank Shukla and Bethany Almeida!

July 1, 2013
Professor Shukla starts her new position at Brown!
New Brown Faculty: Anita Shukla
New Engineering Faculty
Two Women Join Brown Engineering Faculty