Friday, March 27, 2009

Zhang wins STAR award

Lijie Zhang (PhD, 2009), was just selected as a Society for Biomaterials STAR award winner based on her research developing injectable tissue engineering materials to heal bone defects. Her certificate will read:

"Your paper entitled “Novel Osteogenic Peptide Modified Helical Rosette Nanotubes for Improving Orthopedic Applications” was nominated by the Orthopaedic Biomaterials SIG (Special Interest Group) as an outstanding contribution to the Society for Biomaterials 2009 Annual Meeting. The Education and Professional Development Committee of the Society has awarded you with a STAR award!"

This recognition will be announced from the podium during the opening ceremony at the Society for Biomaterials, Wednesday, April 22 at 6:00 p.m.