Gerecht Lab Attends BMES 2023

14 October 2023

Our PhD students, Dimitris, Taylor, and Danielle, presented posters and postdoctoral fellow, Dafu, gave an oral presentation at the BMES Annual Meeting this year in Seattle. They had a great time catching up with colleagues and learning about exciting new research in our field!

Connor Joins our lab

Connor Amelung10 October 2023

We are happy to welcome 3rd year PhD Student, Connor Amelung, to the lab! Connor graduated from the University of Virginia in 2020 with degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Psychology, and we are excited to have him continue his studies in our lab.

Welcome to our new PhD students

Katherine Tang

28 August 2023

We are happy to have three new PhD students join the lab as the Fall 2023 semester begins at Duke this week! Marcos Negrete and Katherine Tang are transitioning to start as PhD students after previously working as research associates in our lab, and Parker Esswein joins us after graduating from University of Wisconsin-Madison earlier this year.

Taylor graduates with her Master’s degree

Taylor graduates with her Master's degree

13 May 2023

We're so proud of Taylor, one of our PhD candidates, for receiving her Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering!! A big milestone!

Jiyeon Receives DRC Postdoctoral Award

Jiyeon Receives DRC Postdoctoral Award

21 April 2023

Dr. Jiyeon Song, a postdoctoral fellow in our lab, is the recipient of the Duke Regeneration Center Postdoctoral Research Award to Accelerate Career Independence! We are very proud, congrats Jiyeon!

Katherine Awarded 2023 NSF GRFP

Katherine Awarded 2023 NSF GRFP

30 March 2023

Incoming PhD student Katherine Tang was awarded the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program! Huge congrats to Katherine!!

Gerecht Lab Attends BMES 2022

Gerecht Lab Members at BMES 2022

14 October 2022

The Gerecht Lab attends BMES 2022! We had a great time sharing and learning about all of the amazing work being done. We had our five eldest graduate students, Danielle, Dimitris, Taylor, Travis, and YingYu, present their research!

Eugenia’s Hooding Ceremony

Eugenia's Hooding/Graduation Ceremony

19 May 2022

Congratulations to Eugenia! We are so proud of her, and it is amazing to get to celebrate her and her hard work with the hooding!

NSF GRFP Awardees

Danielle and Taylor Posing in front of Duke Chapel

4 April 2022

Congratulations to Danielle Yarbrough and Taylor Chavez for earning the NSF GRFP 2022!

Eugenia Defends Her Thesis

Eugenia's Headshot

1 February 2022

Congratulations to Eugenia Volkova for successfully defending her thesis, titled "Examining the role of ECM physical properties in sarcoma and pulmonary hypertension"

The Gerecht Lab Arrives at Duke University

1 January 2022

The Gerecht Lab proudly joins the Duke University BME community within the brand-new Wilkinson Building.