Dr. Abigail Koppes, Principal Investigator

Lab News and Updates

Jessica speaks in Skype a Scientist program

Jessica speaks in Skype a Scientist program

Jessica volunteered through the program Skype a Scientist to share her enthusiasm and experience to an all-girls high school class. From Omaha Nebraska, Marian High School students tuned in and learned about Jessica’s path to becoming a scientist and her current and...

Dr. Koppes receives the 2020 CMBE Young Innovator Award

Dr. Koppes receives the 2020 CMBE Young Innovator Award

2020 CMBE Young Innovators were recognized at the 2020 BMES conference where they gave invited talks. Dr. Koppes was awarded a 2020 CMBE Young Innovator award for the recent paper: Cholinergic Activation of Primary Human Derived Intestinal Epithelium Does Not...

Beth Wins Donald F. & Mildred Topp Othmer Scholarship

Beth Wins Donald F. & Mildred Topp Othmer Scholarship

  Beth DiBiase has been awarded the Donald F. & Mildred Topp Othmer Scholarship Award. It is awarded by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) for academic achievement and involvement in student chapter activities. Congrats Beth!!  

David Successfully defends his Thesis!!

David Diaz successfully defended his these titled: A study of primary sensory neurons and Schwann cells sensitivity to visible light irradiation in vitro, and feasibility of a light inducible system in Schwann cells for neurite outgrowth enhancement in vitro. Congrats...

Dr. Koppes receives the 2020 Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award

Dr. Koppes was named the 2020 Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award recipient. "[The award] is offered each year to stimulate research careers in biomedical engineering. The recipient will present the 20-minute Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Lecture and publish the...