Research

Biomedical Engineering faculty play a leading role in a wide range of research activities at Binghamton University, both as individuals, as members of larger research groups or directing core research facilities.

Stem Cell and 3D Printing (Ye)

  • 3D Tissue and Organ Printing
  • Transitional Regenerative Medicine
  • Data-Driven Synthetic Biology
  • Single Molecule Imaging and Biosensing
  • Nanomedicine
  • Vaccine Development

Biological Soft Matter Mechanics Lab (German)

  • Multistage mechanics of heterogeneous tissues
  • Cell and tissue mechanobiology
  • Pathogenesis of skin infections and diseases
  • Cosmetic physics

Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering Lab (Jin) 

  • Human stem cell differentiation and interplay between cells and their microenvironments for tissue regeneration
  • Engineering tissue cues for in vitro maturation of stem cell-derived organoids
  • Engineering scaffold materials for organogenesis and organoid-on-a-chip platform
  • Development of nanosensors for real-time monitoring key parameters inside living systems
  • Vaccine development

Drug Delivery and Molecular Imaging

  • Designing nanoparticles from chemical building blocks to better deliver drugs or imaging agents to sites of disease
  • Innovative materials with responses to their environment to augment specific delivery of agents
  • Improving detection and treatment of atherosclerosis, inflammation, cancer, and biofilm infections

In Vitro and In Silico Models of Organs and Tissues (Mahler) 

  • Biomechanical and biochemical cell signaling
  • Cell-cell and cell-extracellular matrix interactions
  • Cell behavior during disease and response to chemicals or drugs
  • Applications toward cardiovascular disease and cancer

Nanotechnology and Living Systems (Mahler)

  • Understanding how nanoparticles interact with biomolecules, cells, and tissues
  • Molecular changes in nanoparticle design affect the way that nanoparticles react to their environment
  • Nanotoxicity

Facilities and Laboratories