Monday, September 24, 2018

Jonathan receives 2018 teaching and advising award!
Jonathan receives the 2018 Sonny Yao ’72 Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Award. (article)

Monday, September 17, 2018

Prof. Butcher is awarded the Sonny Yau ’72 teaching award of the college of engineering
Prof. Butcher was honored at the 2018 College of Engineering Excellence in Advising and Teaching Awards, hosted on Monday, Sept. 17. The annual awards recognize distinguished teaching and mentoring within the college, as well as leadership in path-breaking science and technical innovation. (article)

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Prof. Butcher elected to be a Fellow of the American Heart Association

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Patent awarded!
Jonathan Butcher awarded patent No. 10,048,668, “Method for specifying and fabricating an object, associated apparatus, and applications.”


Sunday, August 5, 2018

Chelsea Stephens awarded a NYSTEM Graduate Fellowship in Stem Cell Biology.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

The Butcher Lab presents at the World Congress of Biomechanics.
Talks given by Prof. Butcher, David Bassen, Stephanie Lindsey, and Terence Gee.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Jonathan promoted to full professor!
Jonathan was promoted to Full Professor as of July 1, 2018!

Saturday, December 8, 2018

PhD student Leah Pagnozzi is awarded a Provost Diversity Fellowship. 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

PhD student David Bassen awarded an INTERN fellowship from the NSF

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Butcher lab alum Joe Yu’s paper on the biomechanics of cardiac regeneration is published in Scientific Reports.
Publication: “Cardiac regeneration following cryoinjury in the adult zebrafish targets a maturation-specific biomechanical remodeling program.” (article)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Butcher Lab on the cover of Development
Former PhD Stephanie’s Paper on the hemodynamics of pharyngeal arch artery morphogenesis is featured on the cover of Development and selected as a Research Highlight (article).

Friday, October 5, 2018

Butcher Lab awarded 5-year R01 grant from NIH
The Butcher Lab is awarded 5-year R01 grant from NIH to study cellular mechanisms of aortic valve homeostasis and disease (article)

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Ana Artiles hired as Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University!
Postdoc Dr. Ana Artiles from the Butcher lab to begin as Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Butcher lab students become graduates.
Congratulations to Butcher Lab graduates: Joseph Carnicelli and Zhije Li (MEng); Emma Krebs, Xiao Yin Ma, Alex Gordon, Hyunji Koo, and Matt Donnelly (BS): amd Sraeyes Sridhar (MS). Sridhar moves onto Northwestern for a PhD in BME.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Prof. Butcher’s review on heart valve tissue engineering is published in Science Translational Medicine
Review: “The root problem of heart valve engineering,” published in Science Translational Medicine (article).

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Goodbye to Visiting Scholar Nianfang Ma and family
The Butcher Lab says goodbye to Visiting Scholar Nianfang Ma and his family. Best of luck back in China!

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Prof. Butcher to speak at the Alpha Phi Red Dress Gala 
Prof. Butcher to speak at the Alpha Phi Red Dress Gala to raise money for heart health.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Butcher Lab presents at the Heart Valve Society 2018 Annual Meeting.
Prof. Butcher, Terence Gee, David Bassen, Duc Pham, and Ablajan Mahmut all give presentations.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Masters student Sraeyes Sridhar’s publishes in Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering
Sraeyes Sridhar’s paper on macrophages in heart valves, “Monocytes and macrophages in heart valves: Uninvited guests or critical performers?”, is published in Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering (article).

News 2018