Biomolecular and Biomimetic Materials Laboratory

PI: Dr. Yong Wang

News & Events

(2017)

  • 09/20/2017. Jinping's paper was accepted for publication in Chemical Science (IF: 8.668).
  • 08/20/2017. James and Nan joined the ACS National Meeting & Exposition.
  • 06/16/2017. Jinping's paper was accepted for publication in Chemistry of Materials (IF: 9.466).
  • 05/03/2017. Dr. Wang gave a talk at Lehigh University.
  • 04/05/2017. We joined the Society of Biomaterials Annual Meeting.
  • 01/25/2017. Dr. Wang joins the Editorial Boards of Scientific Reports and ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering.
  • 01/10/2017. Pinliang's paper was accepted for publication in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (IF:7.504).

(2016)

  • 06/08/2016. Dr. Erin Gaddes passed her PhD defense. Congratulations!
  • 05/17/2016. Our research has been highlighted on the NSF website and by numerous news media such as Science Daily, etc.
  • 05/06/2016. Dr. Wang has been approved for promotion to Full Professor.
  • 04/18/2016. Dr. Peng Shi joined our group. Welcome!
  • 04/14/2016. The paper accepted by Angewandte Chemie International Edition (IF: 11.261) was selected as Hot Paper.
  • 04/04/2016. A paper by Niancao et al. was accepted by Angewandte Chemie International Edition (IF: 11.261).
  • 02/11/2016. Dr. Wang joined a NSF panel.
  • 01/21/2016. A paper by Xiaolong et al. was accepted by Biomacromolecules (IF: 5.750).
  • 01/11/2016. A paper based on the collaboration with Dr. Nieh was accepted by Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology (IF:5.338).
  • 01/04/2016. Dr. Shihui Li passed her PhD defense. Congratulations!

(2015)

  • 12/07/2015. We finished updating our web. Thank James and Andrew for the great work.
  • 10/09/2015. Our group gave an oral presentation to discuss programmable materials in the BMES meeting at Tampa FL.
  • 10/09/2015. The paper by Erin et al. was accepted for publication in Experimental Cell Research.
  • 09/04/2015. Dr. Xiaolong Zhang passed his PhD defense. Congratulations!
  • 08/24/2015. The paper by Shihui et al. was accepted for publication in Scientific Reports (Impact Factor: 5.578).
  • 07/21/2015. Our group receives a ~$2.2 M NIH R01 grant in collaboration with Dr. Guo-Hua Fong at UConn Health Center.
  • 07/13/2015. Erin and Shihui individually won the first and second place awards in the student poster competition.
  • 05/27/2015. We got the Grace Woodward Collaborative Grant in collaboration with Dr. Hank Donahue.
  • 05/06/2015. Erin received the prestigious Villforth Award.
  • 04/21/2015. Our work has been highlighted on NSF's SEE Innovation website.
  • 04/16/2015. Erin and Shihui presented our work in the SFB conference.
  • 03/19/2015. A paper by Erin et al. was accepted for publication in Biomacromolecules (Impact factor: 5.788).
  • 02/27/2015. A paper by Shihui et al. was accepted for publication in Angewandte Chemie (Impact factor: 11.336).

(2014)

  • 12/04/2014. Dr. Niancao Chen passed his PhD defense. Congratulations!
  • 10/21/2014. A paper by Erin et al. was accepted for publication in Biomacromolecules.
  • 10/10/2014. Dr. Mark Battig passed his PhD defense. Congratulations!
  • 08/08/2014. A paper by Niancao et al. was accepted for publication in Biomaterials.
  • 08/13/2014. Our research is featured in Penn State News.
  • 06/01/2014. A paper by Mark et al. was accepted for publication in Biomaterials.
  • 04/17/2014. Niancao and Dr. Wang joined the SFB Annual Meeting and gave two presentations.
  • 04/07/2014. Dr. Wang gave a talk at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

(2013)

  • 10/11/2013. A paper by Kan, Shihui, Xiaoqian, Dr. Wang, and Dr. Willis was accepted for publication in Langmuir.
  • 08/21/2013. The paper by Xiaolong et al. was accepted for publication in Chem Comm.
  • 08/03/2013. Dr. Wang gave an invited presentation in the 5th Sino-American Workshop on Biomedical Engineering.
  • 06/17/2013. Dr. Wang joined an invited NSF Workshop for Materials Scientists and Engineers.
  • 05/15/2013. A new paper by Niancao et al. was accepted for publication in SMALL.
  • 03/03/2013. A new paper by Zhaoyang et al was accepted for publication in Biomacromolecules.
  • 01/07/2013. We start our new lab at Penn State.

(2012)

  • 09/17/2012. A new paper by Shihui, Niancao, Zhaoyang, and Dr. Wang was accepted for publication in Biomaterials.
  • 09/12/2012. A new paper by Zhaoyang, Niancao, Shihui, Mark, and Dr. Wang was accepted for publication in JACS.
  • 09/05/2012. We received a CREATIV award from NSF.
  • 07/31/2012. The Chemistryworld Magazine highlights our research on programmable protein release.
  • 07/26/2012. C&EN highlights our research on programmable release of multiple protein drugs.
  • 07/23/2012. Mark's paper was accepted for publication in Journal of the American Chemical Society (IF: 9.907).
  • 06/04/2012. Xiaolong's paper was accepted for publication in Biomacromolecules.
  • 05/16/2012. We got a new grant via the UICG competition in collaboration with Dr. Moss at the UConn Health Center.
  • 03/22/2012. Kelsey received a SURF award from the Office of Undergraduate Research.

(2011)

  • 12/09/2011. Dr. Wang serves on the editorial board of Journal of Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering.
  • 11/30/2011. Dr. Wang received a new ONR grant in collaboration with Dr. Willils.
  • 10/24/2011. Kelvin and Dr. Wang won the UConn Badminton Championship (Men's doubles).
  • 10/22/2011. Niancao's paper was accepted for publication in Biomaterials (impact factor:7.882).
  • 10/15/2011. Our group gave two oral presentations and one poster presentation at the BMES Annual Meeting.
  • 09/26/2011. Dr. Wang gave an invited talk at The University of Rhode Island.
  • 08/31/2011. Dr. Wang gave an invited talk at the ACS meeting.
  • 08/09/2011. Dr. Wang received a new NSF grant in collaboration with Drs. Nieh and Fan.
  • 07/11/2011. Six high school students joined our lab, learning nanobiotechnology, hydrogel, and cancer chemotherapy.
  • 06/03/2011. Boonchoy went back to Thailand, taking a lecturer position at Thammasat University.
  • 05/25/2011. Boonchoy's paper was accepted by Biomaterials.
  • 04/13/2011. The Board of Trustees approved Dr. Wang's application for early promotion and tenure.

(2010)

  • 12/03/2010. We receive a grant for buying an imaging system.
  • 12/01/2010. Boonchoy's paper is accepted by Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.
  • 11/04/2010. Congratulations to Dr. Jing Zhou for her passing the dissertation defense.
  • 09/23/2010. The Advanced Materials & Processes magazine reports our research.
  • 08/19/2010. Boonchoy's paper is accepted by Biomacromolecules.
  • 08/04/2010. Jing receives doctoral dissertation fellowship.
  • 08/01/2010. Our lab receives a new NSF grant from the CBET division.
  • 07/26/2010. Dr. Wang gave a talk at the Annual World Congress of Industrial Biotechnology.
  • 06/30/2010. Jing's paper is accepted by Biomacromolecules.
  • 06/29/2010. Jing's paper is accepted by Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.
  • 06/23/2010. Dr. Wang gave an invited talk at the Gordon Research Conference.
  • 05/25/2010. Our lab receives a new NSF grant from the CBET division.
  • 05/01/2010. Dr. Wang receives NSF CAREER award.