December 11, 2020

With the ongoing pandemic, our end-of-semester holiday “outing” moved to a virtual Zoom room. Fun times were had by all (thanks to pre-prepared goodie bags) with an ornament coloring contest, holiday crossword puzzle, and Christmas Scattergories, along with other games and prizes. Wishing everyone a safe and healthy holiday season!

October 30, 2020

Congratulations to undergraduate lab member Otuto Nwagbata for being awarded the Black Faculty & Staff Organization Founder’s Scholarship Award! Read more about award recipients here.

October 26-28, 2020

Another great virtual meeting this week with AfroBiotech happening. Dr. Gomillion was an invited speaker for the technical sessions and enjoyed sharing our work.

October 15, 2020

The BMES Annual Meeting is happening this week. Although it is virtual, there is still a lot happening. Dr. Gomillion helped moderate a townhall held during the Minority Luncheon with BMES leadership. Such great discussion!

August 26, 2020

Dr. Gomillion is participating in a virtual panel TODAY discussing breast cancer research in Georgia. Panelists are researchers supported by funding from It’s the Journey, Inc. and is co-sponsored by the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education.

August 18, 2020

Learn more about Dr. Gomillion’s work with campus colleagues for Capstone Design in this article Engineering Grant Holds Promise for Capstone Innovation.

August 17, 2020

Learn more about the lab’s work exploring the anti-cancer properties of pectin in Dr. Gomillion’s Coffee Break Webinar for Axion Biosystems.

August 2020

Congratulations to lab member Kyndra Higgins on being awarded the UGA Graduate School Research Assistantship as she begins her graduate studies in the lab!

Congratulations also to undergraduate lab member Otuto Nwagbata for receiving a CURO Research Assistantships for the fall semester!

July 2, 2020

We weren’t able to have a typical farewell for Longjing, but it was still nice to see him before he left to return to China. Safe travels and best of luck in your new job!

June 30, 2020

Check out a new article by Dr. Gomillion and her colleagues published in the latest issue of the SFB Forum.

June 22-24, 2020

A lot of great information being shared at the virtual AACR Annual Meeting this week. Excited for our impedance assay work with Axion Biosystems to be presented.

June 23, 2020

It’s a busy week with multiple virtual meetings happening. Very excited to share that Dr. Gomillion and colleagues Dr. May and Ryan Devine were awarded the Best Work in Progress Award for their paper submitted to the American Society for Engineering Education Biomedical Engineering Division.

May 20, 2020

Who knows what normal is anymore, but we’re still trying to do what we can. Even under the current circumstances, we are “hosting” a summer student. Welcome Cristian Benito Elias (University of South Florida) who will be joining us for the virtual NSF CMaT REU program this summer. We hope you enjoy the experience!

April 23, 2020

We are still shut down and adjusting to this virtual world. Our Zoom skills have rapidly improved, though. Our last lab meeting before exams start was a success, but we’re all looking forward to returning to normal soon.

April 17, 2020

Congratulations to lab member Longjing Zhu on successfully defending his masters thesis today! It was an interesting first virtual defense for the lab during these times, but all went well. Nice job, Longjing!

March 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and campus policies for public health and safety, lab is shut down until further notice. We hope everyone remains safe and well!

February 2020

It’s Christmas in February for our lab! We are excited to have received our new Maestro Z impedance-based cell analysis system from Axion Biosystems. Many thanks to Axion and the Georgia Research Alliance for their support of our lab!

February 19, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Gomillion for receiving a Faculty Grant from Venturewell! This award, Design Achieved with Generosity (DAWG): Integration of Engineering Design and Clinical Immersion for Solving Unmet Medical Needs for Underserved Populations, is in collaboration with colleagues Dr. Jonathan Murrow from the AU/UGA Medical Partnership and Tim Martin and Kevin Wu from UGA Innovation Gateway, and aims to support a Biodesign-inspired capstone design experience with community care clinics. Very excited for this project to begin!

January 23, 2020

We weren’t able to have our usual lab outing before the holiday break, so we made up for it today. We ventured to Lumberjaxe for an afternoon of axe throwing and food. Everyone had a safe and fun time, with a few bullseyes secured. We’ll have to do this again.

January 2020

We’re excited for a new year and new semester. Congratulations to undergraduate researchers Kyndra Higgins, Otuto Nwagbata, and Rachel Yu for receiving CURO Research Assistantships for the spring semester!

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