National Science Foundation
NSF Biomaterials Workshop
Workshop Participants

Workshop participants include 55-60 invited experts and rising leaders in a broad range of biomaterials topics. Several of the invited participants will give the plenary talks that will open the workshop.

STEERING COMMITTEE

Kristi Anseth, University of Colorado
Dennis Discher, University of Pennsylvania
Lara Estroff, Cornell University
Paula Hammond, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David Tirrell, California Institute of Technology

ACADEMIC/INDUSTRY PARTICIPANTS

Debra Auguste, Harvard University
Elia Beniash, University of Pittsburgh
Julie Champion, Georgia Institute of Technology
Joseph DeSimone, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Trevor Douglas, Montana State University
Omolola Eniola-Adefeso, University of Michigan
Seth Fraden, Brandeis University
Delphine Gourdon, Cornell University
Daniel Hammer, University of Pennsylvania
Ryan Hayward, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Sarah Heilshorn, Stanford University
Darrell Irvine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Derk Joester, Northwestern University
Ali Khademhosseini, Harvard University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laura Kiessling, University of Wisconsin
Efrosini Kokkoli, University of Minnesota
LaShanda Korley, Case Western Reserve University
Nils Kroeger, B CUBE/Technische Universität Dresden
Cato Laurencin, University of Connecticut
Jeffrey Linhardt, Google, Inc.
Helen Lu, Columbia University
SuPing Lyu, Medtronic Inc.
Joanna McKittrick, University of California, San Diego
Phillip Messersmith, Northwestern University
Liviu Movileanu, Syracuse University
Bill Murphy, University of Wisconsin
Paul Nealey, University of Wisconsin
Celeste Nelson, Princeton University
Fiorenzo Omenetto, Tufts University
Vanessa Ortiz, Columbia University
Alyssa Panitch, Purdue University
Darrin Pochan, University of Delaware
David Putnam, Cornell University
Buddy Ratner, University of Washington
Samuel Safran, Weizmann Institute of Science
Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, Washington University
Christine Schmidt, University of Texas at Austin
Ravi Shanker, Pfizer Inc.
William Shih, Harvard University
Samuel Stupp, Northwestern University
Igal Szleifer, Northwestern University
Francis Szoka, University of California, San Francisco
Johnna Temenoff, Georgia Institute of Technology/Emory University
Amy Wagoner Johnson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thomas Webster, Brown University
Ulrike Wegst, Dartmouth University
David Weitz, Harvard University
Joyce Wong, Boston University
Ting Xu, University of California, Berkeley

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Krastan Blagoev, NSF
David Brant, NSF
Hugh De Long, AFOSR
James Drummond, NIDCR/NIH
Joycelyn Harrison, AFOSR
Janice Hicks, NSF
Rosemarie Hunziker, NIH
Douglas Kiserow, ARO
Sheng Lin-Gibson, NIST
Andrew Lovinger, NSF
Nadya Lumelsky, NIH
Michael Markowitz, DOE
Nicole Moore, NCI/NIH
Rajesh Naik, AFRL
Dawanne Poree, ARO
David Stepp, ARO
Ashley White, NSF
William Zamer, NSF/BIO/IOS

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Dave Dingal, University of Pennsylvania
Larry Dooling, California Institute of Technology
Debra (Deng) Lin, Cornell University
Anasuya Mandal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mark Tibbitt, University of Colorado