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News & Announcements:

August 2018: The Lampe Group enjoys a summer outing, a fun hike at Spy Rock!

July 2018: Kyle and James both present posters at the GRC for Signal Transduction by Engineered Extracellular Matrices in Andover, NH. Kyle also served as a discussion leader.

May 2018: Congrats to all our graduating undergraduate researchers: Maryam, Meghan, Jonas. It’s been a pleasure and thanks for all the hard work!

May 2018: Congratulations to Anne Katherine who received a UVA Chemical Engineering Canty Research Award

May 2018: Kyle is recognized as one of PRISM magazine’s “20 under 40” by the American Society of Engineering Education for his mentoring, research, and teaching efforts

April 2018: Kyle and James both present oral talks at the Society for Biomaterials meeting in Alanta, GA

February 2018: Kyle presents an invited talk for the Biomedical Engineering Depatment at Tufts University

February 2018: Kyle presents an invited talk for the Chemical Engineering Department at Northeastern University

February 2018: Congrats to James who won a Society for Biomaterials STAR Travel Award!

February 2018: Congratulations to Anne Katherine who won a UVA Harrison Award to support her undergraduate research project.

November 2017: UVA hosts the 2nd annual Advanced Biomanufacturing Symposium in collaboration with the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Initiative (ARMI).

October 2017: Kyle presented an invited talk at Virginia Tech, hosted by ChE.

October 2017: Kyle and Nick both present oral talks at BMES in Phoenix. Meghan presents with Danny on a collaborative project with the Pierce-Cottler lab.

October 2017: Kyle and Lauren both present oral talks at AIChE in Minneapolis. Kyle is the 2017 Area Vice Chair for the Engineering Fundamentals in Life Sciences Area.

October 2017: Kyle and Lauren are featured in the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) newsletter. Lauren is a current ARCS Scholar, while Kyle as an alum of the program

June 2017: Kyle presents an invited talk at the 6th International Conference on Tissue Engineering in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

July 2017: Lauren represents UVA Engineering at the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges Summit in Washington, DC.

July 2017: Congrats to Lauren who won a Fellowship from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists to support her work.

July 2017: Kyle attends the Biomaterials GRC in Holderness, ME.

July 2017: The Lampe group enjoys a summer outing, kayaking on the James River, followed by some delicious ice cream.

May 2017: Congrats to UG Meghan Pinezich who graduated as a double major in ChE and French. She is off to start a PhD in BME this fall with Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic at Columbia. Best wishes Meghan!

May 2017: Congrats to Nick and Lydia for winning a DoubleHoo fellowship to fund their joint project.

April 2017: Kyle presents an oral talk and chairs the Biomaterials for Neural Applications session at SFB in Minneapolis.

April 2017: Kyle presents an invited talk at Arizona State University, hosted by ChE.

February 2017: UVA launches the Center for Advanced Biomanufacturing. Kyle serves as part of the steering committee for this new collaborative center.

November 2016: Congrats to poster award winners at the 2016 Biotech Training Program Symposium: Lauren Russell, 3rd place; Meghan Pinezich, Honorable Mention

November 2016: Congratulations to Meghan Pinezich on her 2nd place poster award at AIChE 2016 in San Francisco!

November 2016: Prof. Lampe chaired two sessions at AIChE 2016 in San Francisco.

November 2016: Prof. Lampe, Lauren, Edi, James, and Meghan P. all attended and presented their work at AIChE 2016 in San Francisco, 4 talks and a poster.

October 2016: Congratulations to Nick Murphy, who won an outstanding poster award at BMES 2016, 1 of only 5 awards given out to the >1000 posters.

October 2016: Prof. Lampe presents two talks and Nick Murphy presents a poster at BMES 2016 in Minneapolis, MN

August 2016: Prof. Lampe meets with the UVA Board of Visitors to talk about research and the vision for UVA's next 200 years.

July 2016: The Lampe Group enjoys a festive outing of paintball and kayaking, plus ice cream!

June 2016: Prof. Lampe and James Tang present posters at the Signal Transduction by Engineered Extracellular Matrices GRC in Biddeford, ME

May 2016: Prof. Lampe gave a presentation and a poster at the World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal, Canada.

May 2016: Congratulations to our award-winning Lampe Group undergrads: graduating 4th year Sarah Shamsie for the American Institute of Chemists Award and 3rd year Meghan Pinezich for the Via Brothers Award and the Thomson Scholarship!

April 2016: The Lampe Group hosted a SWE visit weekend lab experiment. What fun getting these young ladies excited about biomaterials and tissue engineering

March 2016: Congratulations to Nick Murphy and James Tang, both Honorable Mentions for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

February 2016: Congratulations to Meghan Pinezich, a third year UG in the Lampe Group, who won a Harrison Award to support her research project!

December 2015: Prof. Lampe appears in the Jefferson Trust annual report as a participant in the UVA Ignite program (page 8).

November 2015: Prof Lampe elected as the AIChE 2018 Area Chair for Engineering Fundamentals in Life Sciences

November 2015: Professor Lampe attends the AIChE 2015 meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah and chairs the Biomaterials III: Faculty Candidates session.

October 2015: The Lampe Group received a Service Unit grant allocation from the School of Engineering and the Data Science Institute for our collaborative simulation project with Prof. Cam Mura (Chemistry) and his group.

October 2015: The Lampe Group traveled to Tampa for BMES 2015. Lauren and CJ both presented posters and Prof. Lampe gave a talk.

September 2015: The first Lampe Group publication is available now online ahead of print - "Mimicking biological phenomena in hydrogel-based biomaterials to promote dynamic cellular responses." Great review Nick.

July 2015: UVA's Applied Research Institute talks with Professor Lampe about hydrogels, stem cells, collaboration, and dog names.

June 2015: The Missouri Univesity of Science and Technology, Prof. Lampe's alma mater, profile him and the Lampe Group research.

June 2015: The Lampe Group leads demo on hydrogels for tissue engineering with 50+ high school students in UVA's Intro to Engineering camp.

June 2015: Prof. Lampe wins 2nd place in the learner-centered syllabus design competition at the UVA Course Design Institute for Polymer Chemistry and Engineering. Freshly re-designed course coming this fall.

May 2015: Congratulations to our first graduate, BS recipient Chelsea Harris, who will begin her pursuit of a Chemical Engineering Ph.D. at Auburn this fall. Congrats and we'll miss you!

May 2015: The Lampe Group celebrates our first complete academic year with a semester-end dinner at the Lampe home!

April 2015: UVAToday highlights the Lampe Group's work with a new video.

April 2015: Congrats to Lampe Group undergraduates, 4th year Chelsea Harris (Louis T. Rader Chem Eng Prize) and 3rd year Sarah Shamsie (Dudley M. Harman Scholarship), for winning their UVA ChE Awards!

April 2015: Congratulations to undergrad BME student CJ and grad ChE student Lauren pairing up to win a $5000 Double Hoo Research Grant to support their work on oligodendrocytes in 3D!

March 2015: Lauren presents her research as a finalist in the University of Virginia Engineering Research Symposium (UVERS) poster competition.

March 2015: Prof. Lampe highlighted in UVA E-News online

February 2015: Lauren hosts Biotech Training Program spring speaker Julie Champioin from Ga Tech ChE for a great seminar on protein assembly for therapeutics

December 2014: Congrats to Lauren Russell on winning a TERMIS-AM travel award! She and Professor Lampe attend the annual TERMIS-AM meeting in Washington DC where Professor Lampe presented a poster and a talk.

December 2014: Congrats to James Tang, best poster winner in the ChE 1st year Research Methods course.

December 2014: The Lampe Group celebrates the end of the semester with our first annual Holiday Party complete with tacky Christmas sweaters and a white elephant gift exchange.

November 2014: The Lampe Group welcomes three new Ph.D. students! Expect big things from new neural tissue engineers Edi Meco, Nick Murphy, and James Tang.

November 2014: Professor Lampe gives two talks and chairs two sessions on Hydrogel Biomaterials and Biomaterial Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering at the annual AIChE conference in Atlanta, GA.

October 2014: Professor Lampe attends the Biomedical Engineering Society annual meeting in San Antonio, TX.

October 2014: The Lampe Group welcomes a new undergrad researcher, Biomedical Engineering 3rd year CJ Norsigian.

September 2014: The Lampe Group welcomes a new undergrad researcher, 1st year Engineering student, Isabella Zecchini. Welcome Bella!

September 2014: Professor Lampe gives the UVA Neuroscience Graduate Program seminar in Jordan Hall.

September 2014: Congratulations to Lauren for passing her qualifying exam. Welcome to Ph.D. candidacy Lauren!

July 2014: Professor Lampe presents a poster at the Gordon Research Conference on Signal Transduction by Engineered Extracellular Matrices at Bentley University near Boston.

June 2014: Professor Lampe attends the UVA Neuroscience Graduate Program Retreat at Blue Mountain Brewery.

June 2014: Congrats to first graduate student Lauren Russell, a new fellow of the UVA Biotechnology Training Program!

May 2014: Professor Lampe is now a member of the UVA Neuroscience Graduate Program.

March 2014: Lauren presents her research as a finalist in the University of Virginia Engineering Research Symposium (UVERS) poster competition

March 2014: The Lampe Group is now part of the UVA Center for Brain, Immunology, and Glia (BIG) in the School of Medicine.

February 2014: The Lampe Group welcomes Chelsea Harris and Sarah Shamsie, ChE undergraduate students, to the lab.

January 2014: Professor Lampe begins at UVA. Our (currently empty) lab is A005 and A007 in Wilsdorf Hall.

October 2013: The Lampe Group is established by welcoming new graduate student Lauren Russell! Our first graduate student is eager to get this lab up and going and do some research.