MBI Lab Graduates
We welcome our 2019 Undergraduate Summer Interns:
- Milton Nava visiting us from Northwest Vista College through CIMA Program
- Jackie Xuan visiting us from Ohio State University through BRAVe REU Program
- Brandhon Francisco Flores Ibarra visiting us from Universidad de Sonora through UNISON Program
MBI Lab Graduates
Congratulations to our very first graduates BME Class of 2019: Angela, Natalie, David and Carlos, and BME Master Laurette. David graduated with Honors from Honors College. We are very proud of you!!!
Faculty Excellence Award 2019
Dr. Romero was recognized for her dedication with the Faculty Excellence Award by the BME Class of 2019:
CITE Competition and Tech Symposium 2019
We are very proud of JNST Solutions (mentored by Dr. Romero) for winning the 3rd place in the 100K CITE Competition at UTSA!!. Natalie Coppala, senior in BME and MBI Lab member represented her team on the competition.
Angela and David presenting their senior design project at the Tech Symposium:
Undergraduate Research Showcase 2019
MBI Lab Undergrads Valeria, Angela, David and Carlos, presenting their work at the Undergraduate Research Showcase at UTSA
3M Thesis 2019
Rohini, 2nd year BME PhD student, did an incredible job competing in the 3 Minute Thesis 2019 Finals at UTSA!
We are very proud of our youngest member Jeffrey, for qualifying and presenting his scientific work last week in the Texas Science and Engineering Fair at TAMU.
BME Symposium 2019
All MBI Las students presented their work last week in the BME Symposium 2019 at UTSA. Here are some photos:
Valeria and Samantha presenting their poster on aggregation of AB and tau-protein
Angela, David and Ruddy presenting their Senior Design Project. They developed a Vitamin D wearable sensor.
JNST Solutions: Toral, Natalie, Stefanos and Jesse designed a sensible cooling system for a prosthetic limb. This project will greatly benefit veterans with high physical activity.
BME undergrads Valeria and David presenting our research work at ABRCMS 2018 in Indianapolis, IN.
Congratulations to Valeria for winning the Poster Award!!
BME undergrads Valeria, Angela and David presenting our research work at BMES 2018 in Atlanta, GA
BME undergrads Valeria and Angela presenting our research work at SACNAS 2018 in San Antonio, TX
Dr Santamaria in collaboration with Dr Romero were awarded with the NSF MRI Grant to acquire a two-photon microscope
Fall 2018 OUR Scholarship
Our sophomore Chemical Engineering lab member, Caleb Watson has been awarded with the Fall 2018 Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) Scholarship. Congratulations Caleb!
San Antonio Military Health System and Universities Research Forum (SURF)
Our girls Rohini, Tina and Angela presenting at SURF today:
We happily welcome our new students:
- Mitchell Alvarez, student from Alamo Colleges under the CIMA Summer Internship Program. He will be conducting research during the summer in our lab.
- Valeria Juarez, BME undergrad at UTSA. She is a trainee in MARC U*STAR at UTSA, and she is starting her 2-year research project in our lab.
- Samantha Eaton, Chemical Engineering undergrad at UTSA.
- Edgar Cantu, Carlos Bedolla and Thinh Phan, BME undergrads at UTSA.
Biomaterials Day 2018 at Texas A&M University
Our team participated in Biomaterials Day 2018 at TAMU where Caleb and Rohini participated with poster presentations. Caleb also participated in Rapid Oral presentation.
UTSA team at Biomaterials Day 2018
We wish good luck and congratulate Tina Rodgers on her successful graduation of M.S. in Biomedical Engineering. And we welcome her into Ph.D. Program in our lab.
Dr. Romero’s Interview for UTSAToday
Click here to view Q&A with Dr. Romero on UTSA Today regarding her research background and future plans in UTSA.
We wish our Undergrad Student David Hall good luck! He has been chosen for an internship program in the Bioelectronics group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the Summer of 2018
Undergrad Research Symposium-April 2018
Caleb Watson presenting his research on the “Synthesis of mPEG-PLA-PHIS”
Angela San Juan presenting her research on “Rabies Virus-Mimetic Carriers for Brain Tumor Gene Therapy”
David Hall presenting his research on “Topographical, Chemical and Electrical Optimization of Polyethylene Glycol Diacrylate hydrogels for Neural Growth”
Dr. Romero’s Interview for Mexican Media
Dr. Romero gets interviewed by Hispanic news about her research background and future plans in UTSA.
Exitosa mexicana en el MIT participa en desarrollo de técnica de estimulación neuronal vía nano partículas magnéticas
Tina is continuing in the lab. Thank you Tina for helping so much in setting up our lab!
We welcome Rohini our new PhD Student from BME!
Welcome to our undergrads: David Hall and Angela San Juan from BME and Caleb Watson from Chemical Engineering, that this semester will conduct some research in our lab. We are happy to have you guys!