Current Intern at Novartis
Maria graduated UW Madison in the spring of 2017 with her Masters in Biomedical Engineering. She conducted many studies with other lab personnel at the Ashton Lab and served as a mentor to undergraduate students. Maria is currently serving as an intern at Novartis.
Visiting Scholar at Ashton Lab (2011-2013).
Ashton Lab Project: Nanoscale Engineering of Biomaterials for hPSC Culture
Jin Sha described his research as “Patterning surfaces with functional polymers and combining SI-ATRP and click-chemistry to regulate the surface for long-term stem cell culture.”
Brady graduated UW Madison in the spring of 2017 with a BS in Biomedical Engineering. At the Ashton Lab, he studied “Outgrowth and Expansion of Micropatterned Neural Tissues” with Gavin Knight. Brady will attend UW Madison in the fall of 2017 to pursue his MD, PhD.
Kristen graduated UW Madison in the spring of 2017 with her BS in Chemical Engineering. At the Ashton Lab, she studied phrenic motor neuron transplantation into a rodent spinal cord. Kristen will attend the University of Minnesota in the fall of 2017 to pursue her PhD in Chemical Engineering.
Akshitha graduated UW Madison in the spring of 2017 with her BS in Neurobiology. At the Ashton Lab, she studied engraftment of motor neuron progenitors in the developing chick embryo. Akshitha will attend graduate school at Dr. William M. Scholl School of Podiatry (Rosalind Franklin University) in the Fall of 2017.