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June 9, 2017 Dr. Thomas presents at the North American Vascular Biology Organization Lymphatic Forum in Chicago, IL.
June 9, 2017 Joselyne is granted a President's Undergraduate Research Award!
May 19, 2017 Dr. Thomas presents at the Regenerative Engineering and Medicine Center Retreat at UGA in Athens, GA.
May 5, 2017 Nate successfully defends his Ph.D. thesis. Congrats Dr. Rohner!
May 5, 2017 The Thomas lab is awarded a pilot award through the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory!
May 2, 2017 Dr. Thomas gives an invited seminar at Cornell University.
May 1, 2017 Sudeshna Goswami, Ph.D. joins the lab. Welcome Sudeshna!
April 27, 2017 Meghan is selected as a NIH Biotechnology Cell and Tissue Engineering trainee. Congrats!
April 20, 2017 Dr. Thomas give an invited presentation as part of the Symposium on Materials In Immunology—From Fundamental Material Design To Translational Applications at the 2017 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting in Phoenix.
April 6, 2017 David presents at the 2017 Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.
March 27, 2017 Jared Beyersdorf, a M.D./Ph.D. student, joins the lab. Welcome Jared!
March 9, 2017 Dr. Thomas is honored with the CTL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award!
March 2, 2017 Dr. Thomas and David present at the 2017 Regenerative Medicine Conference at Hilton Head.
November 12, 2016 Dr. Thomas gives a talk at AIChE's Society for Bioengineering Symposium on Bioengineering and Translational Medicine in San Francisco.
October 17, 2016 Pumpkin carving!
October 6, 2016 Dr. Thomas gives two invited talks at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.
September 30, 2016 Dr. Thomas talks about breast cancer research and awareness to the students at Holy Innocents Episcopal High School.
September 17, 2016 Camila Carmargo, a Bioengineering Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome Camila!
September 14, 2016 Meghan O'Melia, a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome Meghan!
September 13, 2016 Katherine Birmingham, a Bioengineering Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome Katie!
September 6, 2016 Lauren Sestito, a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering supported by the NIH Biomaterials training grant, joins the lab. Welcome Lauren!
July 28, 2015 The lab is awarded a Phase 1a grant from the Georgia Research Alliance to develop a nitric oxide delivery technology!
June 10, 2015 Dr. Thomas gives a talk at the Glenn Family Breast Center Retreat at Emory University.
May 20, 2016 Alex presents at the World Biomaterials Congress in Montreal.
May 6, 2016 Alex presents at the ImmunoEngineering Seminar Series.
April 25, 2016 Dr. Thomas gives an invited seminar as part of the Emory University Cardiovascular Biology Seminar Series.
April 22, 2016 Dr. Thomas gives an invited seminar at University of Maryland Department of Bioengineering.
April 1, 2016 Erin presents at the ImmunoEngineering Seminar Series.
March 29, 2016 The Thomas lab is awarded a collaborative IMAT R21 with the Garcia lab by the National Cancer Institute!
March 16, 2016 Dr. Thomas is awarded a Department of Defense Career Development Award from the Peer Reviewed Medical Cancer Research Program!
March 2, 2016 Dr. Thomas is named an Associate Scientific Advisor for Science Translational Medicine!
February 1, 2016 Nate's Journal of Controlled Release manuscript is featured in the issue's Cover Story!
November 1, 2015 The Thomas lab's Komen research grant is featured in Atlanta Intown Paper’s Health and Wellness Briefs.
October 19, 2015 WSB-TV Atlanta spotlights the Thomas Lab!
October 7-10, 2015 Erin, Nate, Alex, and Veena present at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL.
September 28, 2015 The Atlanta Journal Constitution spotlights the Thomas Lab award from the Komen Foundation!
September 15, 2015 David Francis, a Bioengineering Ph.D. candidate in Chemical Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome David!
July 28, 2015 Dr. Thomas gives an invited talk at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry.
June 3, 2015 The Thomas lab is awarded a 2015 Pediatric Research Center Seed Grant through the Center for Pediatric Nanomedicine and the Cystic Fibrosis and Airway Diseases Pediatric Center with Drs. Lam and Giddens! Congrats!
June 3, 2015 The Thomas lab is awarded a 2015 Pediatric Research Center Seed Grant through the Center for Pediatric Nanomedicine in collaboration with Dr. Tao and the Schinazi group at Emory! Congrats!
May 19, 2015 Erin is selected as a NIH Biotechnology Cell and Tissue Engineering trainee. Congrats!
May 14, 2015 Dr. Thomas presents at the 2015 Regenerative Medicine Conference at Hilton Head.
April 30, 2015 Erin wins the Best Poster Award at the 2nd Annual BioE Day!
April 15-18, 2015 Nate, Alex, and Mike present at the Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting in Charlotte, NC.
April 8, 2015 Dr. Thomas gives an invited seminar at Duke University.
March 31, 2015 Dr. Thomas is awarded a three year Career Catalyst Research Grant from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research Foundation!
March 31, 2015 Mike is awarded Honorable Mention for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.
March 24, 2015 The laboratory is awarded funding from the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program for undergraduate research over the summer term. Congrats!
March 17, 2015 Nate is awarded Honorable Mention for the Society for Biomaterials STAR Award.
December 16, 2014 Alex is awarded an American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship!
December 11, 2014 Dr. Thomas is awarded the Institute of Bioengineering and Bioscience 2014 Pre-Tenure Faculty "Above and Beyond" Award!
October 31, 2014 Veena is accepted into the 2015 Class of Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars!
October 31, 2014 Erin Hannen, a Bioengineering Ph.D. candidate in Biomedical Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome Erin!
October 24, 2014 Pumpkin carving!
October 10, 2014 Nate and Alex present at the Georgia Tech Biomaterials Day.
October 6, 2014 The Thomas lab is awarded a 2014 Georgia Partners in Regenerative Engineering and Medicine Seed Grant in collaboration with Dr. Copland, Laboratory Director of the Emory Personalized Immunotherapy Center (EPIC)!
September 9, 2014 Dr. Thomas wins Best Poster Award at the 2014 Frontiers in Bioengineering Symposium at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign!
September 2, 2014 Monica McNerney, a Bioengineering Ph.D. candidate in Chemical Engineering supported by the NIH Biomaterials training grant, joins the lab. Welcome Monica!
August 18, 2014 Raquel, a visiting Ph.D. student from the Biomaterials Group at the Institute of Polymer Science and Technology in Madrid, and Patrick, a B.S.M.S. student in Mechanical Engineering, join the lab. Welcome Raquel and Patrick!
August 10, 2014 Michael Bellavia, a Ph.D. candidate in Biomedical Engineering supported by the NIH Biomaterials training grant, joins the lab. Welcome Mike!
August 1, 2014 Jaeho successfully completes his M.S. thesis in Mechanical Engineering. Congrats!
July 23, 2014 The Thomas lab is awarded a 2014 Petit Seed Grant in collaboration with the Finn lab!
July 16, 2014 Dr. Thomas gives an invited seminar at KU Leuven in Belgium.
July 10, 2014 Dr. Thomas presents at the World Congress on Biomechanics.
July 8, 2014 Dr. Thomas gives an invited talk in the Lymphatic Symposium at the World Congress on Biomechanics.
June 19, 2014 Jaeho defends his thesis.
June 6, 2014 Alex W. is granted a President's Undergraduate Research Award!
June 6, 2014 Nate presents his work at the Immunoengineering Seminar Series.
June 2, 2014 Cassandra Marks, a teacher from Cedar Grove High School, joins the lab as a part of the GIFT program organized through CEISMC!
May 27, 2014 Eric Odermatt and Ruwenne Moodley, students from Westminster High School, join the lab!
May 17, 2014 The lab does molecular gastronomy! But don't worry - we had fun with food at the lab party, not in the lab.
May 12, 2014 Veena, a first year undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering who worked in the lab as a high school student, re-joins the lab!
April 23, 2014 Dr. Thomas presents in the Northwestern University Biotechnology Chemical Engineering course.
April 18, 2014 Alex presents at the Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting in Denver.
April 18, 2014 Karan presents at the Air Products Research Symposium.
April 11, 2014 Dr. Thomas presents an invited seminar at the University of Texas Medical Branch Pharmacology Department.
March 28, 2014 Nate and Alex present at the 2014 Regenerative Medicine Conference at Hilton Head.
March 5, 2014 Alex is awarded Honorable Mention for the Society for Biomaterials STAR Award.
February 28, 2014 Alex, Nate, and Dr. Thomas present at the 1st Annual Georgia ImmunoEngineering Consortium (GIEC) Symposium.
February 5, 2014 Dr. Thomas presents Jaeho and Mason's work at the ASME 3rd Congress for Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology meeting in San Francisco.
January 6, 2014 Manuela Sushnitha, a second year undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering, joins the lab!
January 3, 2014 Karan is named as an Air Products ME Undergraduate Researcher. Congrats!
December 19, 2013 Dr. Thomas's Biomaterials manuscript is featured in Nature Outlook article on the use of biomaterials in cancer vaccination!
December 12, 2013 The lab goes bowling!
November 12-13, 2013 Nate presents a poster and Dr. Thomas gives a presentation at the 2013 TERMIS-AM meeting in Atlanta.
November 12, 2013 Alex presents at the Nano@Tech Seminar Series.
October 29, 2013 Rahul is granted a President's Undergraduate Research Award!
October 19, 2013 Dr. Thomas presents at the NanoFANS forum on Immuno-engineering.
October 12, 2013 Nate presents at the 16th State of Georgia Lymphedema Education and Awareness Conference.
September 28, 2013 Dr. Thomas gives the Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award lecture at the 2013 Biomedical Engineering Society meeting in Seattle.
August 19, 2013 Rahul Rege, a fourth year undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering, joins the lab!
August 13, 2013 Dr. Thomas presents at the IBB Breakfast Seminar Series.
July 19, 2013 Dr. Thomas is awarded the Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award from the Biomedical Engineering Society! Link to articles here, here, here, here .
July 18, 2013 The Thomas lab is awarded a NSF award!
June 27, 2013 Dr. Thomas presents the lab's work in two platform presentations at the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference in Sunriver, Oregon.
June 18, 2013 Alex presents his work at the Immunoengineering Seminar Series.
April 24, 2013 Nate is selected as a NIH Biotechnology Cell and Tissue Engineering trainee. Congrats!
April 18, 2013 Sara wins Honorable Mention for Best Poster Award at the Air Products ME Undergraduate Research Symposium.
March 29, 2013 Nate is awarded Honorable Mention for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.
March 25, 2013 Mason is named an Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher in the College of Engineering! Congrats and well done Mason!
March 15, 2013 Patrick is awarded the College of Science Roger Wartell and Stephen Brossette Award for Multidisciplinary Studies! This award recognizes a top student in the college who has studied or conducted research at the interface of physics, mathematics and biology. Congrats and well done Patrick!
February 4, 2013 Dr. Thomas presents at the ASME 2nd Congress for Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology.
January 15, 2013 Dr. Thomas presents at the Integrated Cancer Research Center Seminar Series.
January 7, 2013 Jason Yun, a fourth year undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering, and Blair Smith, a fourth year undergraduate in Biology, join the lab!
December 8, 2012 Lab party!
November 27, 2012 Mason and Sara are named Air Products ME Undergraduate Researchers. Congrats!
October 25, 2012 Dr. Thomas presents the lab's work on targeting tumor-draining lymph nodes using synthetic nanoparticles for cancer adjuvant therapy at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.
October 24, 2012 Dr. Thomas presents a poster at the 4th Symposium on Frontiers in Biomechanics: Mechanics in Oncology in Atlanta, GA.
October 4, 2012 Dr. Thomas presents the lab's work on targeting tumor-draining lymph nodes using synthetic nanoparticles for cancer adjuvant therapy at the Society for Biomaterials Fall Symposium in New Orleans, LA.
October 1, 2012 Veena, a senior high school student, joins the lab!
September 17, 2012 Nathan Rohner, a Bioengineering Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome Nate!
September 7, 2012 Lab lunch!
September 4, 2012 Alex Schudel, a Bioengineering Ph.D. candidate in Materials Science and Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome Alex!
August 20, 2012 Karan Khendry, a fourth year undergraduate student in Mechanical Engineering, and Alex Warner, a second year undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering, join the lab. Welcome Karan and Alex!
August 17-19, 2012 Dr. Thomas attends the Engineering Ambassador National Workshop held at Penn State's University Park campus.
June 29, 2012 Lab lunch on a cool, breezy summer day with visiting students from Khalifa University.
June 18, 2012 Patrick Strickland, a fourth year undergraduate student in Physics and Pre-health, joins the lab. Welcome Patrick!
May 14, 2012 Jaeho Oh, a Bioengineering Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering, and Jacob McClain, a third year undergraduate student in Biomedical Engineering, join the lab. Welcome Jaeho and Jacob!
May 3, 2012 Dr. Thomas presents a seminar in the Emory University Department of Biochemistry.
April 27, 2012 The laboratory is awarded funding from the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program for undergraduate research over the summer term. Congrats!
April 15, 2012 Sara Tuell, a first year undergraduate student in Mechanical Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome Sara!
April 1, 2012 Mason McClatchey, a fourth year undergraduate student in Mechanical Engineering, joins the lab. Welcome Mason!
February 16, 2012 Dr. Thomas presents a seminar in the GT School of Biology.
January 3, 2012 Dr. Thomas presents work on the role of lymphatic transport in immunity and its implications in cancer immunotherapy at the Society for the Physical Regulation of Biology and Medicine in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
November 10, 2011 Dr. Thomas presents at the Georgia Institute of Technology IBB Industry Partner’s Symposium in Atlanta, GA, outlining the lab’s goal of developing therapeutic strategies to treat metastatic cancers
November 3, 2011 Dr. Thomas presents work on targeting lymph nodes using nanotechnology for cancer immunotherapy at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer in Bethesda, MD.
November 1, 2011 Hello! The Thomas lab starts at Georgia Tech in the IBB building.
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