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Prof Julien Gautrot


Research Group Members

Postdoctoral Research Assistants

Dr Di Ciò
DI CIò, Stefania
Dr Bosch Fortea
Prof Gautrot
MEGONE, William

Current PhD Students

NameThesis Title
ALEXIS, CardeeStudy of Liquid-liquid interfaces
BALANGTAA, JacobSelf-assembled peptide droplet interfaces for simple screening of stem cell microenvironments and micromanipulation of colonies
BERTEI, ClaudiaPhysical, mechanical and structural properties of organogels for oral care application
CARTA, DavideStudentship: 2021 SEMS QMRS HA
CHANG, LanPolymer brush vectors for 3D RNA delivery
CHRYSANTHOU, AlexandraStudy of the mechanical properties of liquid-liquid interfaces
DA SAN MARTINO, ChiaraDesign of an organ-on-a-chip model of soft-hard tissue interfaces
DOWDEN, AliceSilicone elastomers and 3D printing
HAYLER-POUNTNEY, Daniel2021 SEMS Mini-CDT in Molecular Biochemical Engineering -JEG
HÉRAULT, SeanDevelopment of a new High Throughput CRISPR platform for detection of microRNA
JONES, ChristianDesign of a microfluidics integrated microvascularised human skin-on-a-chip tissue model
KANSO, HassanBiophysics of Self-Assembled Protein Nanosheets for Stem Cell-Based Biotechnologies
KAUR, AnureetSelf Healing Elastomers
MARCIANO, DanieleDesign of synthetic nanostructured hydrogel to regulate microvascularisation
MOJARES, ElijahDesign of nanosheets and microdroplet technologies
PADILLA LOPATEGUI, SorayaDevelopment of blood interactive self-assembling systems
QU, FengjinTBC
QUADIR, FauziaBonding of soft tissues to hydroxyapatite
QURESHI, Saba WaqarOrgan-on-chip platform for biomechanical stimulation
TAGHI, NaoualExtraction of lipids from algae suspensions for biofuel applications
WARD, MatthewCardiomyocytes, Mechanobiology, Rigidity sensing, Micropatterning, Traction Force Measurement

PhD Graduates

NameThesis Title
PENG, LihuiCulture of Mesenchymal Stem Cells on Nanosheets Assembled at the Surface of Liquid Microcarriers (2021)
ABDOUNI, YaminNovel Glycopolymer Architectures for Biological Applications: A Supramolecular Approach (2020)
COZENS, Edward JonathanDesign of Biomaterials for Soft Tissue Adhesion (2020)
HE, ShipingA Novel Role for microRNA-214 in Inflammatory Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation from Adventitia Stem/progenitor Cells and Arterial Remodelling (2020)
WU, LinkeHyaluronic acid-based peptide-functionalised engineered soft matrices via thiol-ene coupling (2020)
BUTTERWORTH, EmmaNanofabrication and Engineering of Gene Delivery Vectors (2019)
DIBBLE, MatthewDeveloping a novel organ-on-a-chip model to study ovarian cancer (2019)
LUO, PiaopiaoMircrofluidic-based Model of the Microvasculature to Study the Impact of Glycocalyx on Angiogenesis (2019)
MEGONE, WilliamDesign and Characterisation of Soft Biomaterials and Interfaces for Bio-Adhesives and Cell Culture (2019)
YOU, YaqiBiomaterials Design for Epicardial Placement of Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Cardiac Repair (2019)
BROOKES, OliverMechanoregulation of nucleus architecture and genome function in pluripotent stem cells (2018)
LI, DanyangCationic polymer brush coated nanoparticles for gene delivery (2018)
NGUYEN, KhaiSilicone Cross-linking Chemistries: From Kinetics to Dynamics of Mechanical Properties for Biomedical Applications (2018)
TANG, PeiGenerating modular synthetic proteins (2018)
COLAK, BurcuMicro-patterning of peptide-based biomaterials (2017)
DI CIÒ, StefaniaNano-scale regulation of mechano-transduction and stem cell fate decision (2017)
KONG, DexuNanoscale engineering of interfaces to control stem cell behaviour and mechano-transduction (2017)
ZHANG, XiNanoengineered electrospun fibre for drug release and cell culture (2017)
KRISHNAMOORTHY, MahenthaDeveloping Cationic Nanoparticles for Gene Delivery (2016)