DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS
Bianca Edozie, undergraduate researcher and senior majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology AND Chemistry, named a Rising Researcher! Congratulations, Bianca!
College of Natural Science Story
Jenny Ross named a Fellow of the American Physical Society Division of Biological Physics! Congratulations, Jenny!
Jenny interviewed for APS News article on the Division of Biological Physics.
Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate student, Sid Advani successfully defends her thesis! Congratulations, Dr. Advani!
New paper accepted at Cytoskeleton authored by Sid Advani in collaboration with Tom Maresca (UMass Biology)
New paper accepted at Frontiers of Physics authored by Leila Farhadi and Carline Fermino do Rosario in collaboration with Ned Debold (UMass Kinesiology) and Aparna Baskaran (Brandeis)
New funding from the W.M. KECK Foundation to create a self-organized, autonomously and rhythmically contracting material in collaboration with Rae Robertson-Anderson (USD), Moumita Das (Rochester Institute of Technology), and Mike Rust (University of Chicago)
New funding from the National Science Foundation to explore a physical model of the mitotic spindle in collaboration with Pat Wadsworth (UMass, Biology)
New paper published in Physical Review E with Taviare Hawkins on microtubule mechanics. Microtubule figure selected for highlight in June 2018 Kaleidoscopes!
Graduate Student, Leila Farhadi, awarded the Dandamudi Rao Scholarship for a graduate student working on biological physics. Congratulations, Leila!
Ross Lab representing at the UMass Research Art-Science Exhibit (RASE) at the W.E.B. Dubois Library! Look at some of our beautiful entries! Congratulations Labbies!
Ross Lab poster presentations at the Undergraduate Research Conference! Congratulations George, Austin and Lena, and Liudmila! (April 2018)
New Paper Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences about composite actin-microtubule liquid crystals with Juan DePablo and Margaret Gardel (University of Chicago)! http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1713832115
New Paper Published in Biomacromolecules about self-assembled lipid-nanogels with Thai Thayumanavan's lab (UMass, Chemistry)! http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.7b01300