A new device for building large tissues from living components of three-dimensional microtissues borrows on ideas from electronics manufacturing. The Bio-Pick, Place, and Perfuse (BioP3) is a step toward someday making whole organs. A new grant from the National Science Foundation will allow for major improvements including automation.
Jeffrey Morgan has been named as fellow of the National Academy of Inventors for his “highly prolific spirit of innovation.” He will be officially inducted March 20, 2015, at the NAI’s annual conference at Cal Tech in Pasadena.
MPP PhD Candidate, Lauren Quattrochi, was interviewed as part of a NSF-sponsored project to create a dynamic website to inspire young students to seek advanced degrees and the job professions of their desire.