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Department of 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
Nikki Farnsworth, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
PhD, Chemical Engineering: University of Colorado Boulder, 2012.
BS, Chemical Engineering: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2007.
Joshua St. Clair, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
PhD, Physiology: University of Colorado Denver, 2014.  
BS, Physiology & Neurobiology: University of Connecticut, 2008.
Audrey Heintz
Professional Research Associate
BS, Biomedical Sciences: Colorado State University, 2015.
  David Ramirez
  PhD Student
  Bioengineering Program

  BS, Engineering: University of Colordo Boulder, 2009.
Matthew Westacott
PhD Student
Bioengineering Program
MS, Physics: University of Denver, 2012. 
BS, Physics: Colorado School of mines, 2010.
  Alireza Hemmati
  MS Student
  Bioengineering Program
  BS: Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), 2012.
Aleena Notary 
MS Student
Bioengineering Program
BS, Physics: University of Colorado Denver, 2012.
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  Rachelle Walter
  Undergraduate Researcher
  Bioengineering Program, University of Colorado Denver
Chris Wilson (2013-2015)
Former MS Student (Bioengineering Program)
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
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


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.