Jennifer will present Curtis lab research at the APS March Meeting in the Invited Session on Multiscale Physics of Cellular Remodeling.
Congrats Dr. Dan Kovari whose paper on frustrated phagocytosis will be published in Biophysical Journal.
Rebecca Keate officially became the Curtis Lab's first Petit Scholar, a prestigious undergraduate distinction. Congrats!
Jennifer presents work on hyaluronan-mediated cell adhesion and self-healing polymer brushes at the 63rd AVS Symposium in the Bio-Interface division.
Congrats Dr. Patrick Chang for successfully defending his PhD thesis today!
Jennifer is teaching a new introductory calculus-based physics course aimed at biologists (Introductory Physics for Living Systems).
Wenbin Wei has officially made the thickest reported polymer brush ever (~8um) and he did it with hyaluronan synthase!
Congrats Patrick, whose paper on bottlebrush regulated cell surface access was just accepted to Biophysical Journal.
GT Physics REU program has been funded by the NSF with Jennifer as the PI.
Dan Kovari presents a poster about his work on phagocytosis at the Biophysical Society Meeting.
Jennifer presents an invited talk at the Biophysical Society Meeting.
Jennifer presents research on hyaluronan-mediated cell adhesion at the Winter quantitative biology (Q-BIO) meeting in Hawaii
Congrats Patrick for reaching the stage of his thesis data review - one step closer to a PhD...
Welcome back to the Curtis lab, Jan-Simon Toro!
Congrats Patrick, Louis for submission of manuscript to Biophysical Journal on role of bottlebrush proteoglycans mediating cell surface access.
Congrats Wenbin for delivering a top notch thesis proposal!
Curtis lab welcomes new graduate student Hemaa Selvakumar!
Wenbin and Jennifer visit the Weigel lab to learn how to handle and characterize hyaluronan synthase.
Congrats Michelle Truong for becoming an Air Products ME Undergraduate Researcher
Goodbye Mauricio and good luck! Mauricio starts his new job at Antra this week.
Next proposal due at NSF in the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences. No rest for the weary.
Prof. Jenny Ross
from U. Mass Amherst will give Physics colloquium and Biophysics Seminar at Georgia Tech.
APS March meeting absracts are due.
Proposal submitted to NSF Division of Materials Research, Polymer Program! Fingers crossed.
Patrick Chang presents in
Molecular Biophysics Review Seminar Series
Patrick Chang presents at the
PoLS Lunch and Learn describing his work on polysaccharide-mediated cell adhesion.
Jennifer presents at the
Soft Matter Symposium
in Gainsville, FL
Congrats to Dan Kovari for submitting his paper on
Wenbin Wei presents at PoLS Lunch and Learn, explaining his work on hyaluronan synthase and length-dependent tension of grafted polymers.
Jennifer presents Patrick Chang's research at
in Bad Staffelstein, Germany.
Goodbye Jan Simon Toro, thanks for your great undergraduate work in our lab.
Our theoretical paper on
hyaluronan stretching by bottlebrushes
with Anton Souslov and Paul Goldbart is published in Soft Matter.
Congrats to Dr. Mauricio Bedoya who successfully defended his PhD thesis.
Ms. Karen Porter, teacher from Chamblee Charter High School, returns for another summer of research.
Undergraduate Michelle Truong joins the lab! Welcome!
Congrats Dr. Daniel Kovari who began as post doc in Prof. Laura Finzi's lab at Emory University.
Congrats to Dr. Daniel Kovari who successfully defended his PhD thesis.
Miriam Belle Behrens is born, our newest permanent Curtis lab member!
Goodbye, and thanks to teacher Ms. Porter-Davis, for her fantastic work using structured illumination microscopy (SIM) to study phagocytosis.
Patrick and Wenbin present their research at the 3rd international Physics of Living Systems (iPoLS) Conference in Munich, Germany.
Jennifer presents an invited talk at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics.
Congrats to Jennifer, who has been selected to join the Editorial Board of Biophysical Journal.
Welcome Chamblee Charter High School teacher Ms. Karen Porter-Davis to the Curtis lab!
Congrats Keith Carroll for his most recent publication in ChemPhysChem on Thermochemical Nanolithography.
Wenbin presents soundbite on mechanics of HA Synthase at the 8th Southeast Meeting on Soft Materials.
Dan presents soundbite on mechanics of phagocytosis at the 8th Southeast Meeting on Soft Materials.
Welcome undergrad Jan-Simon Toro to the Curtis Lab!
Jennifer presents Curtis Lab research at University of California, Merced Physics Colloquium.
Congrats Dr. Louis McLane who began as post doc in Prof. Ido Golding's lab at Baylor College of Medicine.
Congrats Dr. Keith Carroll who began as post doc at IBM Zurich in Switzerland.
Wenbin presents his research on HA synthase at the Molecular Biophysics Research Review.
Jennifer presents Curtis lab's work on phagocytosis and TCNL at the APS Annual March Meeting.
Anton Souslov, collaborator in the Goldbart Group presents his work related to hyaluronan-aggrecan aggregates at the APS March meeting.
Jan Scrimgeour, now at Clarkson University, presents single molecule tracking of aggrecan in PCM of living cells at APS March meeting.
Jennifer presents Dan Kovari's research on frustrated phagocytosis at the annual GT Immunoengineering Symposium.
Patrick presents his research on the pericellular coat at the PoLS Lunch and Learn Seminar series.
Louis McLane successfully defended his dissertation: "Probing the structure of the pericellular matrix via novel biophysical assays" and will receive his Ph.D. at December Graduation.
Wenbin Wei was awarded a stipend supplement as a "Molecular Biophysics Senior Student"
Keith Carroll successfully defended his dissertation and will receive his Ph.D. at December Graduation.
Patrick Chang presented at the 7th annual
Southeast Meeting on Soft Materials
Jennifer Curtis was awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor
Various group members presented at the APS "March Meeting" in Baltimore, MD
Daniel Kovari presented a poster at the annual GTRIC and was awarded a travel grant in the poster competition.
Daniel Kovari & Patrick Chang attended the annual
Physics of Living Systems
meeting @ Yale University. Both presented posters detailing their work.
Patrick Chang presented at the 6th annual
Southeast Meeting on Soft Materials
Various members of the Curtis Lab presented at APS "March Meeting" in Boston, Massachusetts
Dr. Jan Scrimgeour will be presenting at the 242
ACS National Meeting in Denver, Colorado.
Prof. Jennifer Curtis & Dan Kovari will be attending the
Gordon Research Confrence on Phagocytes
in Davidson, NC.
REU students Maitri Desai and Robyn Cross present their summer research at national SACNAS conference
Undergrad Brandon Wiles bids Curtis Group farewell and starts grad school in Ireland
Jennifer and Louis present at Optical Trapping and Manipulation (OTOM) at SPIE Meeting in San Diego
Maitri Desai and Robyn Cross start summer REU (CMDTIR) program in Curtis lab
New Curtis Website goes online
Undergraduate researcher Brandon Wiles accepted into Cergy Research Program in Paris, France
Jennifer Curtis receives NSF Career Award.
Article on light-activated chemical micropatterning accepted in Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Special Edition focused on cell substrate interactions.
TCNL research highlighted on cover of Advanced Functional Materials and noted in several online publications:
Mapping the mechanics and macromolecular organization of hyaluronan-rich cell coats
accepted in Soft Matter
HOT in microfluidics highlighted on inside cover of Lab on a Chip
School of Physics
Parker H. Petit Institute of Bioengineering and Bioscience
Georgia Institute of Technology
Last updated by JEC on February 16, 2017.