Group Members

Supervisor

Current Graduate Students

Rebecca Ahn

Musculoskeletal Training Fellow

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Email: rsa73@case.edu

Rebecca is a PhD student studying polyproline monolayer assembly and its antifouling properties. 

 

Jacob Hostert

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Email: jdh188@case.edu

Jacob is a PhD student studying engineered peptides for resource recovery. 

 

Geeta Verma

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Email: gxv68@case.edu 

Geeta is a PhD student investigating engineered peptides for rare earth element recovery.

 

Sogol Asaei

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Email: sxa1036@case.edu 

Sogol is a PhD student studying fundamental surface-bound elastin properties.

 

 

Current Undergraduate Students

Olivia Kamlet

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Email: oak9@case.edu

Olivia is working on image analysis and our advanced biomaterials projects.

 

Quincy Spitzer

CWRU SOURCE Summer Researcher 

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Email: qas6@case.edu

Quincy is working on biotechnologies to capture phosphate from waste streams.

 

Henry Grome

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Email: htg5@case.edu

Henry is studying biomimetic systems for antifouling and lubrication. 

 

Paola Giammattei

Interning at NovelMed Therapeutics for summer 2021

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Email: pmg62@case.edu

Paola is developing microbes that enhance the capture of phosphate from waste streams.

 

Christina Dang

Interning at Peak Nano for summer 2021

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Email: csd66@case.edu

Christina is working to understand how peptide-functionalized solid surfaces interact with mammalian cells.