Principal Investigator

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Stephanie Seidlits, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, University of California, Los Angeles
M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin
B.S., Rice University

Research Areas: cell and tissue engineering, neural tissue engineering, spinal cord injury, glioblastoma multiforme, extracellular matrix, hyaluronic acid, biomaterials, hydrogels, signal transduction, lentiviral vectors, gene therapy

seidlits@ucla.edu

Ph.D. Student Researchers

Rebecca

Rebecca Bierman

M.S., University of California, Los Angeles, Bioengineering

B.S., Georgia State University, Neuroscience

Research Areas: spinal cord injury, conductive hydrogels, neural stem cell therapies


rbierman1@ucla.edu

arshia

Arshia Ehsanipour

B.S., University of California, Davis, Bioengineering

Research Areas: spinal cord injury, injectable hydrogels


aehsanip@ucla.edu

Josh Karam

Joshua Karam

B.S., University of California, Riverside, Bioengineering

Research Areas: hyaluronic acid hydrogels, neural stem cells, spinal cord injury


joshkaram@ucla.edu

Jesse Liang

Jesse Liang

B.S., University of California, Los Angeles, Bioengineering

Research Areas: oligodendrocyte differentiation, biomimetic hydrogels


jesse.liang92@gmail.com

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Alireza Sohrabi

M.S., University of Twente

B.S., Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran Polytechnic

Research Areas: oligodendrocyte differentiation, biomimetic hydrogels


asohrabi@ucla.edu

Masters Student Researchers

Max

Bernardo Maximiliano Garduño

B.S., UCLA, Bioengineering

Research Areas: High-throughput biomaterial arrays


begarduno@ucla.edu

Undergraduate Student Researchers

Oyinda

Oyindamola Akinnusi

Eunice Alvarado

Eunice Alvarado

Mabel

Mabel Chen

Sarahi

Sarahi Garza

Elnaz

Elnaz Guivatchian

Kajal

Kajal Maran

Laila

Laila Rad

Mayilone

Mayilone Sathialingam

Savannah

Savannah Shumock

Itay

Itay Solomon

Ryan

Ryan Tsang

Yutong

Yutong Wu

Jeremy Huang

Past Lab Members

Postdoctoral and Visiting Researchers

Qi Yu, M.D., Ph.D.

Christopher Walthers, Ph.D.

 

Graduate Student Researchers

Weikun Xiao, Ph.D. 2019 - Research Areas: glioblastoma multiforme, hyaluronic acid hydrogels, transcription factor arrays

Alexis Morrison Litke, M.S. 2018

Magdalena Morysewicz, M.S. 2015

 

Undergraduate Researchers

Tasha Aboufadel

Aishani Ataliwala

Phillip Cox

Robel Dagnew

Michael Hashimoto

Carolyn Kim

Tiffany Kyu

Amelia Lao

Qingyang Li

Sihan (Venus) Liu

Peipei Lyu

Jaimie Mayner

Nadia Mortezagholi

Tommy Nguyen

Armando Puente

Sara Rashidi

Ryan Stoutamore

Catherina (Songping) Sun

Zachary Tom

Joseph Tsung

Shanshan Wang

Julius Yee

Meagan Yuen

Rongyu Zhang