Undergraduate Students

Atip Lawanprasert

individual-atipAtip is a senior Schreyer’s Honors Scholar at Penn State working towards a degree in Biomedical Engineering. He has previously worked on blood coagulation on materials surfaces and in the presence of nanoparticles in Dr. Erwin Vogler’s Biomaterials Surface Science Lab. He has also worked as an intern at the National Science and Technology Development Agency in Thailand, where he evaluated the cellular toxicity of nanoparticle formulations. Atip’s work in our lab is focused on assessing the bioactivity of novel anti-cancer molecules against various cell lines.

 

Matthew Aronson

individual-matthewMatthew is a sophomore Schreyer’s Honors Scholar at Penn State working towards a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Matthew’s current research interests center on the design of self-assembling particles for localized delivery of anticancer and antibacterial peptides.

 

 

 

 

Agustey Mongia

individual-agusteyAgustey is a junior Schreyer’s Honors Scholar at Penn State working towards a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Previously, he interned at the Cancer Institute at Hershey Medical Center, working on antibody targeting and diagnostic methods for melanoma. Agustey also spent time studying genomics and eukaryotic transcription regulation in Dr. Frank Pugh’s Biochemistry Lab. Agustey’s work in the Medina Group concentrates on antimicrobial material activity and toxicity research.

 

 

Tammy Georgewill

individual-tammyTammy is a sophomore at Penn State working towards a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Tammy’s current work is focused on the design of antibacterial viscoelastic biomaterials for surgical applications. 

 

 

 

 

Samuel Ajamu

individual-unavailableSamuel is a senior Schreyer’s Honors Scholar at Penn State working towards a degree in Biomedical Engineering. The focal point of Samuel’s research in the Medina Gorup is the development of peptide-based MRI contrast agents. 

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