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Excited to start our session on “Recent Progress in Cell Therapy for Regenerative Medicine and Cancer Treatment” with our wonderful Keynote speaker @Farsh_G, @TERMISAM in Toronto!
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Congratulations @BioMaterSci for the new impact factor: 7.59. Proud to say our time to peer-reviewed articles is now 28 days. You also get to interact with great editorial team. Really pleasure to be part of @RoySocChem family.

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May 2022

  • Congratulations to Dr. Annabi on being recognized by research.com as one of the world’s most highly cited researchers! https://research.com/

October 2019

September 2019

  • Professor Annabi gave a presentation at the 31st Biennial Cornea Conference in Boston Massachusetts on September 20, 2019.
  • Annabi Lab welcomes predoctoral student Hamed Nilchi.
  • Congratulations to Sohyung Lee for passing her candidacy exam!

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Open Positions:

Postdoctoral Researcher

Two postdoctoral positions are available in our laboratory at the University of California, Los Angeles. The candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Drug delivery and polymer chemistry (Experience in engineering drug loaded nanoparticles, release study, polymer conjugation and chemistry are desired)
  2. Bioengineering (Experience in hydrogels’ synthesis and characterization, cell culturing, in vitroassays, and in vivotesting of biomaterials)  

Applicants must have obtained a PhD in the chemical and biomolecular engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or polymer science. All applicants must have a strong record of publications, and excellent writing and communication skills. Applicants with relevant research experience on developing different animal models and in vitro testing of hydrogels are highly recommended to apply.

Prospective Ph.D. Students

We are looking for highly motivated and energetic prospective Ph.D. students that are interested in the field of advanced biomaterials and tissue engineering. Candidates with relevant research background are highly recommended to apply,  we also consider students that have excellent laboratory skills but do not have much field experience.

Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Dr. Nasim Annabi.

University of California, Los Angeles,

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department

5531 Boelter Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1592

Email: annabi.nasim@gmail.com  or nannabi@ucla.edu