Recent News

Lisa successfully defends PhD dissertation!

November 17, 2017

Lisa successfully defended her PhD dissertation. Congratulations, Dr. Cervia!

Lisa wins 2nd Place Award in SWE Graduate Poster Competition

October 28, 2017

Congratulations to Lisa for being selected as a finalist and winning 2nd place in the graduate student poster competition at the Society of Women Engineers Annual Conference (WE17) in Austin, TX.

National BMES Conference 2017

October 13, 2017

Lisa and Mao present posters at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) annual meeting in Phoneix, AZ.

2nd World Congress on Electroporation

September 28, 2017

Dr. Fan Yuan gave a Plenary Lecture on mechanisms of cell electrotransfection at the 2nd World Congress on Electroporation and Pulsed Electric Fields in Biology, Medicine and Food & Environmental Technologies.

Lisa wins Travel Award to ASCB/EMBO Meeting 2017

September 27, 2017

Congratulations to Lisa for being awarded the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Travel Award to the ASCB/EMBO Meeting! Her poster was accepted for presentation at this year's conference in Philadelphia, PA on December 4, 2017.

Lisa wins award at BME Retreat

May 26, 2017

Congratulations to Lisa for being awarded 3rd place in the poster competitition at the Duke University Biomedical Engineering Department Retreat in Wilmington, NC.

Dr. Fan Yuan wins Capers and Mario McDonald Award

April 21, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Fan Yuan for being awarded the Capers and Mario McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research!

Lisa wins Kewaunee Achievement Award

April 20, 2017

Lisa is awarded the Kewaunee Student Achievement Award at the 2017 Annual Kewaunee Lecture in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering.

Lisa presents at Biophysical Society Conference 2017

February 11, 2017

Lisa will give a talk entitled, "Distinct effects of endosomal escape and inhibition of endosomal trafficking on gene delivery via electrotrasnfection," on February 15, 2017 in New Orleans, LA at the Biophysical Society (BPS) Annual Meeting.

Mao prelims

November 29, 2016

Mao passes his prelim exam! Congratulations, Mao!

Dr. Jing Ji joins the lab

October 24, 2016

Dr. Jing Ji joins the Yuan lab as a Visiting Scholar! Welcome Jing!

National BMES Conference 2016

October 5, 2016

Dr. Fan Yuan, Lisa, and Mao present at the National Biomedical Engineering Society Conference 2016 in Minneapolis, MN. 

Lisa will give a talk entitled, "Essential role of endocytic vesicles and trafficking in gene delivery via electrotransfection," on October 6, 2016. 

Lisa attends SBI2 Conference

September 12, 2016

Lisa attends the SBI2 High Content 2016 - 3rd Annual Conference at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Lisa wins BMES Award

July 13, 2016

Lisa was awarded the BMES Innovation and Career Development Award.

Lisa is elected to BEPSA Executive Board

June 1, 2016

Lisa is elected to the 2016-2017 executive board of the Biomedical Engineering PhD Student Association (BEPSA) as the Chair of the Resources Committee.

Lisa presents at Focal Therapy Conference

May 26, 2016

Lisa presents a poster entitled, "Role of endocytic trafficking in local gene delivery via electrotransfection," at the 9th International Symposium on Focal Therapy and Imaging in Prostate Cancer and Kidney Cancer. 

Mo joins as an REU Student

May 1, 2016

The lab welcomes Mo as an REU student for the summer!

Lisa prelims

March 25, 2016

Lisa successfully passes her preliminary exam! Congratulations, Lisa!

Lisa attends ASCB Conference

December 12, 2015

Lisa attends the American Society of Cell Biology Conference 2015 in San Diego, CA.

Southeast BMES Conference 2015

October 22, 2015

Lisa and Mao present at the 2015 Southeast Biomedical Engineering Regional Conference.

Lisa receives PSTP Award

August 31, 2015

Lisa receives the Pharmacological Sciences Training Program (PSTP) Award for 2015-2017.