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Department of Bioengineering

Bioengineering
 


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Richard KP Bennigner, PhD ​
Assistant Professor in Bioengineering
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
 
 
PhD, Physics: Imperial College London, 2006.
​MSci, Physics: Imperial College Londo​n, 2002
 
 
  
CURRENT LAB MEMBERS
 
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Nikki Farnsworth, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
 
PhD, Chemical Engineering: University of Colorado Boulder, 2012.
BS, Chemical Engineering: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2007.
 
   
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Joshua St. Clair, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
 
PhD, Physiology: University of Colorado Denver, 2014.  
BS, Physiology & Neurobiology: University of Connecticut, 2008.
 
 
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   Jose Miranda, PhDose Miranda, PhD
   Postdoctoral Research Fellow
 
   PhD, Biochemistry: University of Colorado Boulder, 2012.  
   BS, Biology: University of California, Irvine, 2004.
 
 
  
Audrey Heintz
Professional Research Associate
 
BS, Biomedical Sciences: Colorado State University, 2015.
 
 
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  David Ramirez
  PhD Student
  Bioengineering Program

  BS, Engineering: University of Colorado Boulder, 2009.
 
 
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Matthew Westacott
PhD Student
Bioengineering Program
 
MS, Physics: University of Denver, 2012. 
BS, Physics: Colorado School of mines, 2010.
 
 
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  Alireza Hemmati
  MS Student
  Bioengineering Program
 
  BS: Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), 2012.
 

 
  Nurin Ludin 
  MS Student
  Bioengineering Program
 
  BS, Physics (concentration in Biophysics): University of Denver, 2014.
 
 
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  Rachelle Walter
  Undergraduate Researcher
  Bioengineering Program, University of Colorado Denver
 
 
 
  
 
  Samantha Passman  
   BS Student
   Bioengineering Program, University of Colorado Denver
  
 
 
   
 
  William Fischer  
   BS Student
   Bioengineering Program, University of Colorado Denver
  
 
 
LAB ALUMNI
 
Aleena Notary
Former MS Student (Bioengineering Program)
Currently: Research Software Engineer at National Jewish Health, Quantitative Imaging Laboratory
 
Chris Wilson (2013-2015)
Former MS Student (Bioengineering Program)
Currently: Application Engineer at Ametek Engineered Medical Components
 
Thomas Hraha (2012-2014)
Former MS Student (Bioengineering Program)
Currently: Staff Scientist, SomaLogic LLC
 
Marina Pozzoli (2012-2014)
Former Professional Research Assistant
Currently: Research Technician, University of Bremen Center for Molecular Interactions
 
Linda Nguyen (2011-2012)
Former Professional Research Assistant
Currently: DDS Student, University of Colorado - School of Dental Surgery
 
 
 
 
OUR COLLABORATORS
 
Kristi S Anseth, University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering 
Leslie S Satin, University of Michigan, Department of Pharmacology 
Dirk Homann​, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
Luisa Mestroni, University of Colorado Denver, Adult Medical Genetics Program
Ronald Gill​, University of Colorado Denver, Professor of Surgery & Scientific Director CCTCARE
 
 

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Graduate Student Opportunities
A number of research projects are available in our group. MS and PhD students interested in our laboratory should stop by the lab, or email Dr. Benninger.​
 
Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities
Competetive candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Benninger​ if they h​ave a specific interest in our laboratory. Please include a cover letter and CV. 
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