• Dr James Armstrong

    Postdoctoral researcher in the Stevens Group since 2015 researching how remote manipulation tools can be used to engineer complexity into tissue engineered constructs.

    Previously:
    PhD at the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials, specialising in using cell-interactive biomaterials to enhance stem cell therapy and cartilage tissue engineering [2010-2015]

  • Dr Helene Autefage

    Post-doctoral research associate in Stevens Group since 2010 researching tissue-engineered constructs for bone and cartilage regeneration.

    Previously:
    PhD in Biomaterials science – Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France (2009) Development of osteoinductive calcium phosphate materials for bone healing.
    Master in molecular, cellular and integrated pathophysiology – Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France (2004). Study of the role of a lysosomal enzyme in apoptosis.

  • Dr Hanna Barriga

    Marie Curie Individual Research Fellow in the Stevens Group since 2016 investigating the effects of lipid phase behaviour on cellular dynamics for nanoparticle delivery of protein therapeutics and tissue engineering applications.

    Previously:
    Research Associate developing and characterising model membrane systems [2012-2016]
    PhD Chemical Biology of Health and Disease [2008-2012], MSci Physics [2004-2008], Imperial College London

  • Dr Mads Bergholt

    Postdoctoral Research Associate in Stevens Group since 2015 researching in Raman spectroscopy for cell and tissue characterisation.

    Previously:
    PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the National University of Singapore [2011-2014]
    MSc in Engineering, Physics and Technology at University of Southern Denmark [2003-2009]

  • Dr Marsilea Booth

    New Zealand Freemasons Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Stevens and Boutelle Groups starting 2015 - researching cartilage regeneration, with multi-modal monitoring.

    Previously:
    Research scientist position at DSL in New Zealand [2012-2015], PhD in Chemistry, University of Auckland [2009-2012]

  • Dr Spencer W Crowder

    Whitaker International Postdoctoral Scholar in the Stevens Group since 2014 researching extracellular matrix- and biochemical-derived regulation of stemness in iPSCs.

    Previously:
    Masters [2008 - 2011] and PhD [2011 - 2014] in Biomedical Engineering at the Combinatorial Biomaterials and Biointerface Laboratory of Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN, USA)

  • Dr Derfogail Delcassian

    EPSRC E-TERM Landscape Fellow; visiting Fellow working on immunomodulatory biomaterials for tissue engineering, transplant niche modification and auto-immune disorders. (Jointly hosted by University of Nottingham, Imperial College London, MIT)

    Previously
    Graduated with a PhD in Biomimetic Nanopatterns and their use in Investigating Cell Signalling. Joint with Dr Iain Dunlop. EPSRC Post Doctoral Prize Fellow, Imperial College London
    PhD, Imperial College London [2010-2014]
    MChem, Chemistry with a Year in Industry, University of York [2005-2009]

  • Dr Amy Gelmi

    Marie Curie Research Fellow in Stevens Group since 2015 investigating changes in stem cell structure with applied stimulation using atomic force microscopy and Raman spectroscopy.

    Previously:
    Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Linkoping University, Sweden [2012-2014]
    PhD at University of Wollongong, Australia [2008-2012]

  • Dr Christopher Grigsby

    Whitaker International Fellow in Stevens Group since 2016 researching the role of biomaterials in direct cellular reprogramming for the treatment of neurodegenerative disease.

    Previously:
    PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University [2007-2014]
    BS in Bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley [2001-2005]

  • Dr Bakul Gupta

    Postdoctoral Researcher in the Stevens Group since 2016 specialising in developing silicon based nanomaterials for the detection of enzymatic activity in vitro and in vivo.

    Previously:
    Postdoctoral Research Associate [2014-2016] and PhD [2010-2014] at the Australian Centre for NanoMedicine and UNSW Australia.

  • Dr Stuart Higgins

    Research Associate in Stevens Group since 2016 researching the microfabrication of innovative materials.

    Previously:
    Research Associate [2015-2016] in High-performance Organic Rectifiers at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
    PhD [2010-2016] Organic Transistors and Complementary Circuits, Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London

  • Dr Maggie Holme

    Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow in the Stevens Group since 2013 investigating phospholipase-specific nanosensors for diagnostics.

    Previously:
    PhD in mechano-sensitive liposomes for treatment of atherosclerosis at the University of Basel, Switzerland [2009-2012]

  • Dr Christine-Maria Horejs

    Project Leader in the Stevens Group researching the ECM protein laminin and its influence on stem cells and Raman spectroscopy.

    Previously:
    PhD in Biophysics - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

  • Dr Carolyn Ibsen

    Whitaker International Postdoctoral Scholar since 2015 researching remotely-activatable materials for tissue engineering.

    Previously:
    PhD in Bioengineering with research in bionanomaterials, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    BS in Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA

  • Dr Coline Jumeaux

    Post-doctoral Researcher in functionalised nanoparticles for diagnostics, imaging, drug delivery and cancer therapy.

    Previously:
    PhD, Stevens Group, Imperial College London [2012-2016]
    MSc Biomed in Pharmacology, University of Montpellier 2, France [2010-2011]
    Diplôme d'ingénieur de l'ENSCM, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Montpellier, France [2007-2011]

  • Dr Ulrike Kauscher

    Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Stevens Group since 2015 developing engineered, self-assembled nanomaterials for application in drug delivery.

    Previously:
    PhD in Organic Chemistry studying Biomimetic Supramolecular Systems.
    Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany [2011- 2015]

  • Dr Tim Keane

    Whitaker International Postdoctoral Scholar in the Stevens Group since 2016 researching regenerative medicine therapies to mediate inflammation and mitigate fibrosis.

    Previously:
    PhD in Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh, specializing in using biomaterials derived from extracellular matrix to treat inflammatory disease [2012-2016]

  • Dr Eunjung Kim

    Post-doctoral research associate in the Stevens Group since June 2014 working on molecular structuring of functional biomaterials for applications in biosensing and as drug delivery systems.

    Previously:
    MEng and PhD in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea [2008-2014]

  • Dr Yiyang Lin

    Research associate in the Stevens Group since 2012 researching functional nanomaterials for biosensing and drug delivery.

    Previously:
    Post-doc researcher in bionanotechnology at University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK, USA [2010-2011]
    PhD in molecular self-assembly and nanomaterials synthesis at Peking University in Beijing, China [2005-2010]

  • Dr Elena Moroz

    SNSF Mobility Fellow since 2016 developing new tools for cell differentiation.

    Previously:
    PhD in gene delivery at ETH Zurich, Switzerland [2012-2016]
    BS&MS in chemistry at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia [2006-2011]

  • Dr Anika Nagelkerke

    Postdoctoral research associate in the Stevens Group since 2015 researching biomaterials for cancer treatment.

    Previously:
    Postdoctoral research associate, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands [2013-2015]
    PhD in medical science, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands [2009-2013]

  • Dr Adrian Najer

    SNF postdoctoral fellow in the Stevens Group since 2016 researching nanotechnological approaches to fight infectious diseases. Joint with Dr Jake Baum.

    Previously:
    PhD in Nanosciences, University of Basel and Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute [2011-2016]
    MSc and BSc in Nanosciences, University of Basel and Lund University [2006-2011]

  • Dr Isabel Neto

    Post-doctoral research associate in Stevens Group since 2017 researching biomaterials for use in drug delivery and tissue engineering applications.

    Previously:
    Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Karlsruher Institute of Technologye [2014-2016] and 3B’s Research Group [2011-2014] specializing in high-throughput processing and analysis of marine-based biomaterials and cells.

  • Dr Isaac Pence

    Whitaker International Postdoctoral Scholar in the Stevens Group since 2016 researching Raman spectroscopy applications for cell and tissue characterization.

    Previously:
    Master (2010-2012) and PhD (2012-2016) in Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University.

  • Dr Jennifer Puetzer

    Postdoctoral Research Associate in Stevens Group since 2014 studying the design and characterization of biomimetic functionalized scaffolds for osteochondral and other engineered tissues.

    Previously:
    PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY USA [2009-2014]
    BS in Biomedical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC USA [2005-2009]

  • Dr Natalie Reznikov

    Post-doctoral research associate in Stevens Group since 2014 working on bioengineered trabecular bone, including scaffold design and 3D imaging.

    Previously:
    PhD [2010-2014] in structural biology at the Weizmann Institute, Israel.

  • Dr Derrick Roberts

    Marie Curie Research Fellow in the Stevens Group since 2017 working on dynamic hydrogels for accelerated healing of chronic skin wounds.

    Previously:
    Gates Cambridge PhD Scholar in Chemistry at Trinity College, University of Cambridge [2013–2016].

  • Dr Hyejeong Seong

    Research Associate in Stevens Group since 2016 researching microfabricated devices and nanostructures for bio-applications.

    Previously:
    BS [2007-2011] and PhD [2011-2016] in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea

  • Dr Andrea Serio

    Post-doctoral Research Associate in Stevens Group since 2013 working on developing in vitro engineered functional networks of human pluripotent cells derived neurons to use in disease modeling and basic neuroscience studies.

    Previously:
    PhD in Stem Cell Biology and Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK [2009-2013]
    MSc in Biomedical and Cellular Biotechnology, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy [2007-2009]

  • Dr Julia Sero

    Post-doctoral researcher since 2017 in collaboration with the Institute of Cancer Research interested in how cell-surface interactions and mechanotransduction control cell fate in cancer and tissue engineering.

    Previously:
    Post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Cancer Research [2009-2016]
    PhD in Cell Biology from Harvard Medical School [2009]
    BSc (Hons) in Molecular and Cell Biology, Glasgow Univerisity [2000]

  • Dr Stacey Skaalure

    Marie Curie Research Fellow in the Stevens Group since 2014 researching cell-material interactions in 3-dimensional bioactive scaffold environments for tissue engineering applications.

    Previously:
    PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA [2009-2014]
    BS in Bioengineering from Rice University, Houston, TX, USA [2005-2009]

  • Dr Alessondra Speidel

    Post-doctoral researcher studying bioscaffold engineering strategies for cardiac progenitor transplantation.

    Previously:
    PhD, Stevens Group, Imperial College London [2016]
    B.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering, Duke University [2007-2011]

  • Dr Chris Spicer

    Post-doctoral research associate since 2013 studying the chemical functionalisation of nano-particles.

    Previously:
    PhD in Organic Chemistry, University of Oxford [2009-2013]

  • Dr Subinoy Rana

    Post-doctoral research associate since 2013 developing nanoparticle-protein conjugates for ultra-sensitive detection of bio-relevant targets.

    Previously:
    PhD in Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst

  • Dr Michael Thomas

    Research associate in the Stevens Group since November 2013 working on ultra-sensitive nanoparticle based diagnostic systems.

    Previously:
    PhD in Physics - Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials, University of Bristol [2009-2013]

  • Dr Abeni Wickham

    Post-Doctoral researcher since March 2017 studying conductive polymers strategies for regenerative medicine.

    Previously:
    Post-Doc Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces [2015-2017, Fratzl lab]
    PhD Molecular Physics/Regenerative Medicine Linköping University [2015, Aili Lab]

  • Dr Christopher Wood

    Post-doctoral research associate since 2016, working on the development of chemical and nanoparticle sensors for biomarker detection.

    Previously:
    PhD in supramolecular chemistry, University of Cambridge [2011-2015]

  • Dr Yunlei Xianyu

    Research Associate in the Stevens Group since 2016 working on nanoparticle-based biosensors for diagnostics.

    Previously:
    PhD in Nanotechnology at the National Centre for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST), Chinese Academy of Sciences [2011-2016]

  • Dr Shaodong Zhang

    Marie Curie Research Fellow in the Stevens research group since 2015 researching nanomaterial-based drug delivery systems.

    Previously:
    Postdoctoral Research Scientist in biomimetic self-assembled systems, University of Pennsylvania [2013-2015]
    Ph.D. in Polymer chemistry and physics, Sorbonne University-UPMC [2009-2012]

  • Dr Limor Zwi-Dantsis

    Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Stevens Group developing functionalised nanomaterials for cardiac regeneration.

    Previously:
    PhD in Biotechnology, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology [2008-2014]
    BSc in Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology [2004-2008]