Entries by Lakiesha Williams

Tissue Engineered Dura Mater

TM3 is developing a tissue engineered dura mater patch with the objective of preventing problems associated with synthetic patches which include CSF leakage and patch integration with the native tissue.

Biomaterials Day 2022

Our lab had a great time teaching middle school aged students from Howard W. Bishop Middle School about Traumatic Brain Injury using an egg model. We hope the students now understand the important role our physiology plays in protecting our brains and how external protection aids also!

Dr. Williams selected to COMBE editorial board

Congratulations to Dr. Lakeisha Williams on being selected to the Current Opinion on Biomedical Engineering (COMBE) editorial board! Dr. Williams will contribute as an expert on Biomechanics, Traumatic Brain Injury, Materials Characterization, and Bio-inspired Design.

Lab Tour for East Side High School Students

Our lab had the privilege to host a lab tour with demos on how material properties such as elasticity are tested, how tissue samples are stained for structure identification, and how 3D models can be printed and used in the lab.

Alex Knapp Accepted into ME Rising Stars Program!

Congratulations to Williams lab Ph.D. student Alex Knapp for being accepted into the highly selective ME Rising Stars Program at UC Berkeley. The Rising Stars in Mechanical Engineering workshop supports senior graduate students and postdocs who are considering careers in academia. The purpose of the workshop is for participants to gain career skills, connect with […]

Congratulations to Brenda Burke on Successful Thesis Defense!

Congratulations to senior BME student, Brenda Burke, on successfully defending her Undergraduate Honors thesis on The Mechanical Responses of Porcine Adipose Tissue! Excellent Job, Brenda! All the best to you in your future career endeavors!