Student Spotlight: Bashar Emon

Student Spotlight: Bashar Emon

Image of Bashar Emon Bashar Emon, mechanical engineering Ph.D. student, is using the funding from his Cancer Center at Illinois Graduate Cancer Scholarship Program to focus on characterizing matrix remodeling in the cancer microenvironment. The rigidity of the cancer...
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...