Student Spotlight: Amir Moghaddam

Student Spotlight: Amir Moghaddam

Amir Moghaddam, Department of Mechanical Science and EngineeringTissue Microenvironment Program, 2020 Cohort What does your educational path look like? I received my bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in Iran and my...
Student Spotlight: Ian Berg

Student Spotlight: Ian Berg

Ian BergPhD Candidate, BioengineeringTissue Microenvironment (TiMe) Training Program 2018 Cohort How did your educational path lead you here? I studied engineering mechanics as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois. During that time, I discovered my interest...
Sisi He: Student Spotlight and PHD Defense

Sisi He: Student Spotlight and PHD Defense

Sisi He, PhD Candidate in Molecular and Integrative Physiology, will be defending her thesis, “The Impact of Cholesterol and Its Metabolites on the Ovarian Tumor Microenvironment and Cancer Progression” April 6, 2020, at 3:00 p.m.  Sisi is a student in...
Student Spotlight: Craig Richard

Student Spotlight: Craig Richard

Craig Richard, Bioengineering Tissue Microenvironment (TiMe) Program Why did you join the Tissue Microenvironment (TiMe) training program?  When I was an undergrad, I interned with Dr. Rohit Bhargava’s lab in 2014 through the Nano@Illinois Program. I decided to join...
Student Spotlight: Hailey Knox

Student Spotlight: Hailey Knox

Hailey Knox, ChemistryTissue Microenvironment (TiMe) Program What is your research focus? I explore photoacoustic imaging, a technique where light is delivered into tissues, and certain compounds absorb it. When they release it as heat, we can detect that energy...
TiMe Day Symposium 2019

TiMe Day Symposium 2019

TiMe Students and Mentors at TiMe Day 2019 The TiMe Cohort hosted the third-annual Tissue Microenvironment (TiMe) Symposium on April 26, 2019 at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology. This year over 90 participants across 15 departments from the...
TiMe Students Speak with Dr. Cyrus Ghajar

TiMe Students Speak with Dr. Cyrus Ghajar

TiMe students and Dr. Cyrus Ghajar TiMe students had the opportunity to interact with guest speaker Dr. Cyrus Ghajar of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Ghajar’s work forcuses on the metastatic microenvironment and the goal of his...