I am exploring and characterizing sex-specific differences in the cardiovascular system by utilizing human induced pluripotent stem cells to engineer sex-specific 3D vasculature.
Chavez T, and Gerecht S. Engineering of the microenvironment to accelerate vascular regeneration. Trends in Molecular Medicine. 2022.
Park J, Chavez T, Guistwhite J, Gwon S, Frommer W, and Cheung L. Development and quantitative analysis of a biosensor based on the Arabidopsis SWEET1 sugar transporter. PNAS. 2022; 119(4)e2119183119
Aranda-Diaz A, Ng K, Thomsen T, Real-Ramirez I, Dahan D, Dittmar S, Chavez T, Yu FB, Higginbottom S, Neff N, Sonnenburg J, and Huang KC. Establishment and characterization of stable, diverse, fecal-derived in vitro microbial communities that model the intestinal microbiota. Cell Host & Microbe. 2022; s1931-3128(21)00579-5
NSF GRFP 2022 Awardee
NIH T32 Fellow in the Center for Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering
Stanford University El Centro Chicano y Latino Senior Award for Academic Excellence