Biography

Dr. Yanfen Li is an Assistant Teaching Professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She received her Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign where her research was focused on the utilization of biomaterials to understand and influence cellular function and epigenetics. Her current research is in engineering education with a focus on curriculum development, formation of engineering identity in undergraduate students, and retention and recruitment of female and minority engineering students.  She is a passionate teacher and researcher who aims to inspire students of all ages to solve grand challenges.

It's early - but the Gaborski Lab is hoping to recruit a couple of new PhD students to start Fall 2022. We work at interface of nanomaterials and cell & molecular bio. NIH funded projects on purification of #ExtracellularVesicles #Sepsis & membranes for #OrganOnAChip BBB models

Fantastic opportunity for women in academia - the @MITMechE Rising Stars workshop! Great way to prepare for a faculty position - please share with your grad students & postdocs:
https://risingstarsme.mit.edu/
#WomenInSTEM #WomenInScience #AcademicTwitter #phdchat #postdoc @ellentroche

Apply now to the Women In STEM Scholarship! Open to all women currently enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college, or university pursuing an education in STEM. Deadline is 09/15!
@UML_Sciences @UMLEngineering
https://www.polychemistry.com/scholarship/

This just came in the mail! I’m honored to receive the Biomedical Engineering Teaching Award at #ASEEVC this year! Thanks to all my mentors and students for teaching me how to be innovative in the classroom! @ASEE_DC @UMLEngineering @BiomedicalUml

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