NEWS & Lab Event

NEWS & Lab Event

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September 8, 2022: Congratulations! Jackson receives the Chemical Engineering Ph.D. mentoring award! 
August 25, 2022: We welcome a new Undergraduate Student, Adriana, to join the Jang Lab! 
August 17-18, 2022: Yeongseon gives an invited talk and serves as a session chair at UKC 2022. 
August 5, 2022: Congratulations! Elizaveta is awarded from the UF ChE REU Site!
May 30, 2022: We welcome an REU student (Elizaveta Radkevich) from Virginia Tech this summer! 
March 15, 2022: Congratulations! Jooyong, Blair, and Ting’s work on review paper has been published in Biomacromolecules
March 11, 2022: Dr. Jang gives an invited seminar virtually at Univ. Conn. in Polymer Program, Materials Science. 
March 2, 2022: Dr. Jang gives an invited seminar at MIT PPSM (Program in Polymer Science and Soft Matter).
January 05, 2022: We welcome a new Ph.D. student (Bornita) to join the Jang Lab! 
December 17, 2021: Congratulations to Dr. Tan on his graduation!  
September 1, 2021: We welcome a new master’s student (Lizzie) to join the Jang Lab! 
August 23, 2021: We welcome new undergraduate students (Ryan, Macs, Imran, and Sean) to join the Jang Lab! 
August, 2021: Dr. Jang receives an NSF grant to develop synthetic cells using sensor fusion proteins! This project will be conducted by collaboration with Dr. Denard (UF, ChE) and Dr. Hong (IIT, ChE).  See news: ​https://www.che.ufl.edu/jang-receives-nsf-grant-to-design-minimal-synthetic-cells-capable-of-sensing-and-self-manipulation/
June 1, 2021: We welcome an REU student (Tiffany Jeng) from Georgia Tech this summer! 
May 15, 2021: We welcome a new Ph.D. student (Jooyong Shin) to the lab! 
April 7, 2021: Dr. Jang receives a KIChE President Young Investigator Award. Congratulations! See news: ​https://www.che.ufl.edu/jang-receives-korean-institute-of-chemical-engineers-president-young-investigator-award/
March 17, 2021: Dr. Jang receives an NSF CAREER Award! The Jang Lab works on engineering self-assembly of recombinant fusion proteins for bottom-up construction of protein-powered synthetic protocols. See news: ​https://www.che.ufl.edu/jang-receives-nsf-career-award-to-develop-synthetic-protocells/
January 3, 2021: We welcome a UG student (Noah Pruitt) to the lab! He works with Ruwen and Nick to investigate our antibacterial surfaces against different types of bacterial strains. 
December 17, 2020: Dr. Jang gives an invited talk at UKC 2020 virtual meeting.
November 23, 2020: Congratulations! Ruwen and Nick’s work has been published online in ACS Applied Polymer Materials! 
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/acsapm.0c01054
November 16-20, 2020: Dr. Jang gives an invited talk at 2020 Virtual AIChE Annual Meeting in “Emerging Junior Investigator Open Innovation Forum”, and also serves as the session chair for Biomolecules at Interface I & II (Interfacial Phenomena 01C) and Biopolymers (Materials Engineering and Science Division (08). 
October 30, 2020: Congratulations! Ruwen won Honorable Mention (Second Place), GRACE Symposium 2020 Awards!
October 9, 2020: Congratulations! Ruwen won the best nano-image in the image contest for UF Nano Day 2020. See it in our scientific gallery 🙂
September 30, 2020: We welcome a Ph.D. student (Jackson Powers) to the Lab! Also, welcome back Julio 🙂 
September 21, 2020: Congratulations! Our first research article (Ruwen, Jooyong, and Blair’s work), entitled “Tuning the Structural Integrity and Mechanical Properties of Globular Protein Vesicles by Blending Crosslinkable and Non-crosslinkable Building Blocks” is accepted in Biomacromolecules.  
September, 2020: We welcome a master’s student (Blair Cole) and undergraduate students (Pragati Patel and Stella Belony) to the lab! 
April 15, 2020: Congrats to Ruwen for passing his qualifying exam! 
March 03, 2020: Ruwen’s work on a book chapter entitled “Engineering Approaches to Create Antibacterial Surfaces on Biomedical Implants and Device” is published online! Congratulations!
January, 2020: We welcome a master’s student (Ting), and undergraduate students (Gabriella, Shannon, and Jackson) to the lab!
July 31, 2019: We made a new lab logo and had a farewell lunch for Camilo. 
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June 9 – July 27, 2019: The Jang Lab participates in the UF Student Science Training Program (SSTP). Welcome Steven Meikle and Alicia Tsung 🙂  
October 28-November 1, 2018: Dr. Yeongseon Jang attends the AIChE meeting in Pittsburg, PA. Please find Dr. Jang if you have interest in our research! 
October 15, 2018: Welcome Clark & Ruwen to join the Jang Lab!
August 1, 2018: Dr. Yeongseon Jang joins the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Florida as an Assistant Professor!