Research Labs

Members of the Institute of Bioengineering affiliated to the School of Life Sciences

Members of the Institute of Bioengineering affiliated to the School of Engineering

Former Faculty Members

BAEKKESKOV Steinunn
Archived website: GR-STBA
Key interests:
Autoimmune mechanisms in Type 1 diabetes, structure and cell biology of target autoantigens, role of ER-stress in initiation of autoimmunity.
 
BARRANDON Yann
Archived website: LDCS
Key interests:
Stem cells, morphogenesis, microenvironment, plasticity, reprogramming, cell and gene therapy, skin, thymus, cornea.
 
FREY Peter
Archived website: LMRP
Key interests:
Fibrin Matrices for Tissue Engneering, Novel Polymer Materials for Biotechnology Applications, Synthetic ECM Analogs, Protein Engineering for Biomaterial Systems.
 
HUBBELL Jeffrey
Founding Director of IBI, in office 2003-2012
Archived website: LMRP
Key interests:
Biomaterials, drug delivery, tissue engineering, immunotherapeutics.
 
JENSEN Jeffrey
Key interests:
population genetics, molecular evolution, adaptation.
 
JOHNSSON Kai
Archived website: LIP
Key interests:
semisynthetic fluorescent sensor proteins, protein-protein interactions, functional proteomics, drug candidates for tuberculosis, controlling protein function in living cells.
 
LASSER Theo
Archived website: LOB
Key interests:
Optical functional imaging applied to life sciences and medicine, specifically; single molecule detection and imaging with enhanced confinement for biofunctionality studies; high lateral resolution and nonlinear microscopy for cell and tissue imaging; optical Coherence Microscopy and Laser Doppler Imaging for medical application.
 
MERMOD Nicolas
Key interests:
Genetic regulation, expression of genes, bioinformatics, gene therapy.
 
MILLÁN José del R.
Archived website: CNBI
Key interests:
Neuroprosthetics, brain-machine interfaces, machine learning, robotics, neuroscience.
 
SWARTZ Melody
Director of IBI, in office 2012-2014
Archived website: LLCB
Key interests:
Lymphatic biology, cancer metastasis, biotransport, biomechanics, tissue engineering, cell engineering, lymphangiogenesis, lymph node, immunomodulation.
 
VAN DEN BERGH Hubert
Archived website: GR-VDB
Key interests:
Photodynamic Therapy, Cancer Photodetection, Endoscopic Fluorescence Imaging.
 
WANDREY Christine
Archived website: LMRP
Key interests:
biomaterials, polyelectrolytes, biopolymers, hydrogels, cell immobilization, cell therapies, analytical ultracentrifugation.
 
WURM Florian
Archived website: LBTC
Key interests:
Mammalian cell culture, recombinant protein expression, orbital shaking technology, transient gene expression, DNA integration, stable cell line development, bioreactor.