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Josephine Allen

Josephine Allen, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida. Dr. Allen earned her Ph.D. in interdepartmental biological sciences from Northwestern University. She leads the Allen Research Group, which conducts research on biomaterials, cell-material interactions, and stem cell differentiation. Her research focuses on developing strategies to control adult stem cell differentiation for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

Magnetic Particle Conjugates for Remote Control of Tissue Formation
Non-Toxic Fixative to Stabilize Protein Scaffolds in Bioprosthetic Implants
DNA Aptamer-Collagen Composites to Create Biologically Functional Materials
Automated Bioreactor System for Cell Culture Stimulation
DNA-Collagen Complex with Magnetoelectric Nanofibers to Aid Tissue Regeneration
Engineered Tissue Production Utilizing Nucleic Acid-Collagen Complexes and Elastin to Mimic Fully Functional Natural Tissues