2.01.13 Proposed session "Biomaterials Design and Tissue Engineering via Synthetic Biology" is accepted as a symposium session for the Society For Biomaterials' 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition. The session will occur during Concurrent Session 5, on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, in Boston, MA.
2.20.12 A licensing agreement on our chitin nanomanufacturing technology has recently been reached between the Infectious Disease Research Institute and UW @ seattle.
2.15.12 New paper "Biomimetic mineralization of acid-polysaccharide based hydrogels" is published online by Journal of Materials Chemistry!
2.01.12 A new start at Synthetic Biology Center @ MIT, exploring novel routes towards bio-inspired materials synthesis.
1.10.12 Collaboration paper "self-assembed chitin nanofiber templates for artificial neural networks" is published by Journal of Materials Chemistry!
11.09.11 An article "Proton-based transistor could provide viable bio-interface" highlighting our recent bionanotransistor work has been published on the website of Materials Research Society (MRS)!
11.06.11 Bioprotonic transistor work has been featured by Discovery News!
10.26.11 Upcoming talk "Microcontact Printing of Self-assembled Chitin Nanofibers" will be given at "Symposium FF, 2011 MRS Fall Meeting", 11:30 AM, Nov 28th in Boston, MA.
10.25.11 "Chitin Nanofiber Ink" paper is featured on the cover (inside) of Advanced Materials ! (Image on the left.)10.20.11 A story regarding our proton-based transistor breakthrough was reported in Communications of the ACM.
10.19.11 A story describing our bioprotonic transistor work is in the front page of the Daily of UW !
10.12.11 Bioprotonic transistor paper is in the top 5 downloaded and emailed papers of Nature Communications !
10.6.11 Bioprotonic transistor work has also been featured by many non-english speaking scientific media: Welt der Physik, MIT Technology Review (chinese version), Europa Press, Galileo, Le Scienze, Futura-Sciences, Inovacao Tecnologica, Science.orf.at, Membrana.
10.6.11 Selected media reports or highlights on our bioprotonic transistor work: IEEE Spectrum, UW Today, Science Daily, Popular Science, Nanowerk, PhysOrg, New York Times, Materials Today, TechEye, Medgadget, ZeitNews, ZDNet, The Times of India, PC Pro, Science a Gogo, Nanotechnology Now, TG Daily, Science20, Engadget, Gizmag, Smart Planet, Newser, Gigaom, Escapist, Io9, Lab Manager, Futurity, World News-Russian Opinion, Decoded Science
9.22.11 Communication paper "chitin nanofiber ink" has been published online by Advanced Materials.
9.20.11 Communication paper "a polysaccharide bioprotonic field-effect transistor" has been published online by Nature Communications.
8.16.11 Upcoming talk "a chitin nanofiber ink for multiscale fabrication
of self-assembled nanofiber structures" will be given at "2011 MRS Directed Self-assembly of
Materials Workshop" 2:30PM, Sep 30 in Nashville,
7.3.11 Exciting trip to Europe (Switzerland, France and Italy!!!)
9.18.10 "Chao's Website" is formally launched!