The Bencherif Lab Receives $250,000 NSF PFI-PTT Award

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $250,000 Partnerships for Innovation – Technology Translation (PFI-TT) grant to ChE Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif for “Cell Culture System with Enzyme-based Control of Oxygen Concentration to Enhance Biomedical Research”…. Read More

Prof. Bencherif Named Influential Researcher by American Chemical Society

Congrats to Prof. Bencherif for being named an influential researcher by the largest and most-cited general chemical engineering research journal in the world. The journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (I&EC), which is published by the American Chemical Society for Applied… Read More

Bencherif Lab publishes “Avian Egg: A Multifaceted Biomaterial for Tissue Engineering” in ACS I&EC

In collaboration with researchers from Shiraz University in Iran, the Bencherif Lab recently published a review article titled “Avian Egg: A Multifaceted Biomaterial for Tissue Engineering” in Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research by the American Chemical Society. This… Read More

Bencherif Lab in collaboration with Carl G. Figdor & Martijn Verdoes Labs publish “Robust Antigen-Specific T Cell Activation Within Injectable 3D Synthetic Nanovaccine Depots” in ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering

Congratulations to Jorieke Weiden and team (Marjolein Schluck, Melina Ioannidis, Eric A. W. van Dinther, Mahboobeh Rezaeeyazdi, Fawad Omar, Juulke Steuten, Dion Voerman, Jurjen Tel, Mustafa Diken, Prof. Sidi A. Bencherif, Prof. Carl G. Figdor, and Prof. Martijn… Read More

Prof. Bencherif Named Among World’s Top 2% Scientists according to Stanford University–Elsevier Report

Congratulations to Prof. Bencherif who was recently named among the top 2% scientists in the world according to Stanford–Elsevier BV report published in October 2021 [1]. Using Scopus publication impact scores, experts from Stanford University have released a… Read More

Bencherif and Bajpayee Lab publish on Cryogel Scaffolds for Focal Cartilage Defect Repair

Congratulations to Boting Li, alumna of Bencherif Lab, for publishing, “Hyaluronic Acid-Based Shape-Memory Cryogel Scaffolds for Focal Cartilage Defect Repair” in Tissue Engineering Part A as co-first author. Article can be found here and more information can be… Read More

Our Research is Featured on Front Cover of Advanced Science

Our recent publication “Biomaterials and Oxygen Join Forces to Shape the Immune Response and Boost COVID-19 Vaccines” is featured as the Front Cover in the latest issue of Advanced Science. In this work, in collaboration with the Griffiths lab at Boston… Read More

Bencherif Lab publishes a new book chapter on “Polymeric scaffolds for antitumor immune cell priming”

Congratulations to Khushbu Bhatt and team (Loek Eggermont and Prof. Sidi A. Bencherif) on their recent publication in Engineering Technologies and Clinical Translation. This book chapter describes how polymeric scaffolds have been harnessed for immune cell priming and how they… Read More

Bencherif Lab in collaboration with Memic Lab publish “Injectable Lignin-co-Gelatin Cryogels with Antioxidant and Antibacterial Properties for Biomedical Applications” in Biomacromolecules

Congratulations to Tuerdimaimaiti Abudula, Thibault Colombani and team (Taofeek Alade, Prof. Sidi A Bencherif, and Prof. Adnan Memic) on their recent publication. They report an approach to engineer antibacterial, antioxidant, and injectable biomimetic cryogels by combining lignin with… Read More

Our Research is Featured as Cover in Advanced Functional Materials

One of our recent publications “Oxygen-Generating Cryogels Restore T-Cell Mediated Cytotoxicity in Hypoxic Tumors“ was featured as a Frontispiece in the latest issue of Advanced Functional Materials. Advanced Functional Materials reports breakthrough research in all aspects of materials science…. Read More