Josephine Allen, Ph.D., received her Bachelor's degree in Biology from California State University Northridge, and her Ph.D. in 2009 from Northwestern University in Biological Sciences. In 2010, she joined the Materials Science and Engineering Department at The University of Florida as an Assistance Professor. Dr. Allen's research is in the area of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, with specific interest in controlling cellular processes including differentiation as well as understanding the effects of dynamic environmental conditions on cellular processes. Dr. Allen has received numerous awards for her work including the National Science Foundation, Career Award in 2015, and in 2016 she received the University of Florida Office of the Provost Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. Allen's research is currently supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), The National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the U.S. Army Department of Defense (DoD).
Cell Engineering and Biomaterial Strategies for Tissue Engineering
Friday, November 3
8:00 – 9:00 am