Research progress meeting

Layered scaffold creation method highlighted on multiple science news sites


February 2012


Advanced Materials paper on layered scaffold method covered by UCSD News


February 2012


Jerome's paper, published today in Advanced Materials, was just highlighted by UCSD News with a press release, "New Method Makes Culture of Complex Tissue Possible in any Lab." 


Density Gradient Multilayer Polymerization for Creating Complex Tissue


Jerome V. Karpiak, Yogesh Ner,  and Adah Almutairi. (2012)  Advanced Materials 24 (11), 1466-1470. doi: 10.1002/adma.201103501


Prof. Almutairi wins best presentation award at the IUPAC Conference on Polymers and Organic Chemistry


January 2012

Science Magazine highlights our work


December 2011


ACS News covers our new NIR-degradable material


November 2011


Prof. Almutairi invited to speak at the Karolinska Institute


July 2011


Prof. Almutairi has been invited by Andreas Nystrom of the Swedish Medical Nanoscience Center to speak at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. 

Sophia Harrison awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship


April 2011


Congratulations to Sophia Harrison on receiving an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!  This fellowship recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and has a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers.


Prof. Almutairi invited to speak at annual Canadian Chemistry Conference

Prof. Almutairi has been invited to speak at the 94th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition in Montreal in June.  She will present as part of the session on smart stimuli-responsive materials.