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Program Faculty

Bala Ambati

Bala Ambati
Research Professor
bambati@uoregon.edu

Visit the Ambati Lab
Research Interests: ocular angiogenesis, corneal research, ocular vascular demarcations, drug delivery strategies, and bioimaging.

In the News:
Highly regarded scientist, eye surgeon joins UO Knight Campus

paul dalton

Paul Dalton
Associate Professor
pdalton@uoregon.edu

Visit the Dalton Lab
Research Interests: high-resolution 3D printing, advanced biomaterials, clinical translation, scaffold design, neural tissue engineering, nerve guides, and biofabrication. Listen to an Info Session with Paul Dalton

In the News:
Knight Campus researcher seeks to 3D print new medical implants

Tim Gardner

Tim Gardner
Associate Professor, Robert and Leona DeArmond Chair in Neuroengineering
Faculty Affiliate, Institute of Neuroscience
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Physics

timg@uoregon.edu

Visit the Gardner Lab
Research Interests: direct laser-write 3d printing, ultrafast laser machining, bioelectronic medicine, brain machine interfaces, sensory-motor learning, reinforcement learning, vocal learning, and songbirds.

In the News:
UO scientist unveils a 3D printed device to excite nerves

Robert Guldberg

Robert Guldberg
Vice President. Robert and Leona DeArmond Executive Director
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

guldberg@uoregon.edu

Visit the Guldberg Lab
Research Interests: regeneration, mechanical regulation, immunomodulation, pre-clinical, μ-computed tomography, drug delivery, biomaterials design, and cell therapy. Listen to an Info Session with Bob Guldberg.

In the News:
UO-led study helps guide physical therapy after injuries

Marian Hettiaratchi

Marian Hettiaratchi
Assistant Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

mhettiar@uoregon.edu

Visit the Hettiaratchi Lab
Research Interests: biomaterials, protein engineering, protein delivery, and computational modelling. Listen to an Info Session with Marian Hettiaratchi.

In the News:
Altered enzyme offers hope for spinal injury and stroke

parisa hosseinzadeh

Parisa Hosseinzadeh
Assistant Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
parisah@uoregon.edu

Visit the Hosseinzadeh Lab
Research Interests: protein engineering, functional proteins and peptides, novel biosensors, structure-function relationship, and computational biology. Listen to an Info Session with Parisa Hosseinzadeh.

In the News:
Knight Campus scientist is creating molecules for medicine

Gabriella Lindberg

Gabriella Lindberg
Assistant Professor
(Slated to start at the Knight Campus in October 2021)
lindberg@uoregon.edu

Visit the Lindberg Lab
Research Interests: Biofabrication, functional bioinks/bioresins and biomaterials, in vitro 3D-models, and organoids with a focus on musculoskeletal tissue engineering, Immunomodulation and oxygen homeostasis.

ORCID Research Articles
Lindberg Lab on Twitter
Connect with Assistant Professor Lindberg on LinkedIn

Courosh Mehanian

Courosh Mehanian
Research Associate Professor
courosh@uoregon.edu

Visit the Mehanian Lab
Research Interests: AI-assisted medical image diagnosis, ultrasound video analysis, patient risk modeling and data mining, global health solutions, and econophysics modeling.

Kheat Ghee Ong

Keat Ghee Ong
Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Physics
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

kgong@uoregon.edu

Visit the Ong Lab
Research Interests: biomaterials, regenerative medicine, embedded wireless sensors, and magnetoelastic wireless sensors for cell manufacturing. Listen to an Info Session with Keat Ghee Ong.

In the News:
Knight Campus innovator Ong elected to inventors group

calin plesa

Calin Plesa
Assistant Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

calin@uoregon.edu

Visit the Plesa Lab
Research Interests: protein engineering, gene synthesis, biosensing, sequence-function relationships, multiplex functional assays, histidine kinases, display technologies, in-vivo mutagenesis, antibiotic resistance, and fluorescent proteins. Listen to an Info Session with Calin Plesa.

In the News:
Knight Campus scientist boosts strength of genetic synthesis

Jonathan Reeder

Jonathan Reeder
Assistant Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

jtreeder@uoregon.edu

Visit the Reeder Lab
Research Interests: Bio-integrated microfluidics, wearable devices, soft neural interfaces, and smart biomaterials. Listen to an Info Session with Jonathan Reeder.

In the News:
Knight Campus scientist looks to advance health devices

nick willett

Nick Willett
Associate Professor
nwillett@uoregon.edu

Visit the Willett Lab
Research Interests: Regenerative medicine, rehabilitation, mechanobiology, biomaterials, tissue engineering, stem cells,  and musculoskeletal.

 


Professional Development Staff

Jim Hutchison

Jim Hutchison
Senior Associate Vice President and Lokey-Harrington Chair in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
hutch@uoregon.edu
541-346-4228

Visit the Hutchison Lab

 

Andrew Nelson

Andrew Nelson
Associate Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Randall C. Papé Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Associate Professor of Management
ajnelson@uoregon.edu
541-346-1569

Visit the Nelson Research Site

 

Mark Blaine

Mark Blaine
​​​​​​Professor of Practice and Associate Director for Science Communication Research,
Journalism and Communication

mblaine@uoregon.edu
541-346-3515

Visit the Science and Memory Project

Nathan Jacobs

Nathan Jacobs
Director Research Training and Career Acceleration
njacobs2@uoregon.edu


Support Staff

Khaila Carlstrom

Khaila Carlstrom
Assistant Director of Academic Administration

Jodi Myers

Jodi Myers
Business Coordinator

Chakris Kussalanant

Chakris Kussalanant
Recruiting Manager

Allie Hardman

Allie Hardman
Student Recruiter and Advisor
ahardman@uoregon.edu