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Launch of our Newly Updated Website 0 comments

by Kyla Sask
The CBS Board of Directors Communications Committee is excited to announce that our website has an updated look...

GOLD 2022 Webinars (Biomedical applications of gold, October 6, 2021) 0 comments

by Neda Latifi
GOLD 2022 Webinars Webinar 8 Biomedical applications of gold in vivo applications and technologies, injectable nanoparticles and pharmacology Cancer nanomedicine Overcoming the challenges in current radiotherapy using gold nanoparticles Dr...

Annual General Meeting - Call for Nominations and Proposals 0 comments

by Thomas Willett
Hello friends, This email concerns a nominations for positions on the Board of Directors, and b proposals to host our 2023 annual meeting...

CBS-ASC Biomaterials Panel Discussion against COVID-19 0 comments

by Zhenwei Ma
The CBS-ASC would like to invite you to our first CBS-ASC Biomaterials Panel Discussion against COVID-19 that will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 11 am MDT via zoom...

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Injectable and Degradable Poly(Oligoethylene glycol methacrylate) Hydrogels With Tunable Charge Densities: Adhesive Peptide-Free Cell Scaffolds for Ophthalmic Applications comments

by Emilia Bakaic
Poly ethylene glycol PEG hydrogels have been widely studied as biomaterials based on their hydrophilic, non-immunogenic, and non-cytotoxic properties...

Characterization of Mineral Deposits in MGP-deficient Mice, a Model of Vascular Calcification comments

by Ophélie GOURGAS
Soft tissue mineralization, also known as ectopic mineralization, is defined as inappropriate biomineralization occurring in soft tissues...

Choline phosphate functionalized hyperbranched polyglycerol: A universal bioadhesive material comments

by Youping Li
Phospholipids containing phosphatidyl choline PC as a headgroup in cell membranes are proved to exist in all eukaryotic cells and at least 10 of all bacteria...

Fiber formation in genipin crosslinked elastin-based materials: a balance of coacervation, crosslinking comments

by Kirklann Lau
Elastin is the extracellular protein primarily responsible for elasticity in animal tissues. Elastin self-assembles from its protein building block unit, tropoelastin, via a liquid-liquid phase separation process known as coacervation...

Bacterial Cellulose Nanofibers Grafted Poly (2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) via Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization comments

by Yaser Dahman
Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization ATRP is significant method for synthesis of polymers with narrow polydispersity and is based on the reversible reaction of low oxidation- state metal complexes with an alkyl halide, generating radicals and the corresponding high-oxidation state metal complexes with a coordinated halide ligand...


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  • Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Functional Polymeric Biomaterials
  • Grad Student Positions at McMaster - Biomaterials and Biointerfaces
  • 2 PhD/MSc students in bioconjugate chemistry applied to protein/peptide therapeutics
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow - liquid scaffold development for microbe-mammlain co-culture

Recent Member Projects

  • Sabrine MESSAOUDI: A modular platform for rapidly optimizing the structure of bispecific antibodies using DNA nanotechnology
  • Tatiana Lyalina: PhD candidate
  • Xiaoyi Lan: Bioprinting of Mechanically Robust Engineered Human Nasal Cartilage
  • Hossein Golzar: Developing uv-curable silicone based bioink for tissue engineering application

Recent Member Publications

  • Sabrine MESSAOUDI: Progress toward absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination, and toxicity of DNA nanostructures
  • Thomas Willett: A linear systems model of the hydrothermal isometric tension test for assessing collagenous tissue quality
  • Thomas Willett: mSLA-based 3D printing of acrylated epoxidized soy
  • Corinne Hoesli: Accessible dynamic micropatterns in monolayer cultures via modified desktop xurography
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