Blass Watson is a Ph.D. graduate student in Dr. Joel Bumgardner’s Lab. Graduated from Mississippi State University in Winter 2016 with a BS in Biomedical Engineering. Research experience in robotics and additive manufacturing under Dr. Cindy Bethel at MSU. He joined the University of Memphis – University of Tennessee Health Science Centre Joint Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering in fall 2017. Now working to electrosprayed chitosan composite materials for guided bone regeneration. Blass has currently published 2 articles in reputed journals.
Doctoral Graduate Student
Alex Bryan is a PhD graduate student in Dr. Joel Bumgardner’s Lab. Graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in Spring 2019 with a BS in Biomedical Engineering. Research experience in electrospinning biodegradable polyurethanes for tissue engineering applications under Dr. Cosgriff-Hernandez at UT Austin. Now working to electrospin chitosan and elastin for guided bone regeneration.
Masters Graduate Student
An undergraduate research assistant in Dr. Joel Bumgardner’s lab since 2019. He is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and is currently working on studying the effects of raspberry ketone on osteoblast differentiation in vitro.
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