Featured Awards and Presentations

Graduate student Alec Beeve awarded BMES travel award

Graduate student Alec Beeve awarded BMES travel award
Mr. Beeve was selected as a recipient of the Department of Bioengineering travel award to attend the BMES conference in San Diego, CA where he will present his work on the acute and chronic regulation of bone by bioelectric stimulation of the sciatic nerve. Congratulations Alec!

Visits to UCLA and UCSF prompt discussions about nerves in bone

Visits to UCLA and UCSF prompt discussions about nerves in bone
Dr. Scheller was hosted by Dr. Tamara Alliston and the to UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to present the ongoing work in the laboratory pertaining to neural regulation of skeletal pathophysiology as part of the CCMBM seminar series.  She then traveled to the UCLA School of Dentistry to visit with Dr. Paul Krebsbach and to […]

Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Natalie Wee presents at ASBMR

Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Natalie Wee presents at ASBMR
Dr. Wee was selected for a podium presentation for her work entitled "Shared autonomic pathways connect bone marrow and peripheral adipose tissues across the central neuraxis". She presented during the session on 'Bone-Lipid Connections' at the recent 2019 ASBMR meeting. This work was also recently accepted for publication in Frontiers in Endocrinology. Congratulations Natalie!

Presentations and Posters

  • International Society of Bone Morphometry (ISBM), Orlando, Florida – October 2019 (Dr. Scheller, invited talk)
  • ASBMR, Orlando, Florida – September 2019 (Dr. Natalie Wee, oral presentation)
  • 5th Bone Marrow Adiposity Meeting, Odense, Denmark – August 2019 (Dr. Scheller, invited talk)
  • International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience (ISAN), Los Angeles, California – July 2019 (Alec Beeve and Madelyn Lorenz, posters) 
  • ASBMR, Montreal, Canada – September 2018 (Dr. Scheller, oral presentation)
  • 4th Bone Marrow Adiposity Meeting, Lille, France – August 2018 (Dr. Craft, oral presentation)
  • 4th Bone Marrow Adiposity Meeting, Lille, France – August 2018 (Dr. Scheller, oral presentation)
  • European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS), Valencia, Spain – May 2018 (Dr. Scheller, invited talk)
  • 3rd Bone Marrow Adiposity Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland – August 2017 (Dr. Craft, oral presentation)
  • 3rd Bone Marrow Adiposity Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland – August 2017 (Dr. Scheller, oral presentation)
  • Musculoskeletal Regenerative Medicine and Biology Symposium, Saint Louis, MO, USA – May 2017 (Dr. Natalie Wee, oral presentation)
  • Elastin, Elastic Fibers & Microfibrils Gordon Research Conference, Maine, USA – July 2017 (Dr. Craft, invited talk)
  • 9th European Elastin Meeting, Stuttgart, Germany – June 2016 (Dr. Craft, invited talk)
  • 2nd Bone Marrow Adiposity Meeting, Rotterdam, Netherlands – August 2016 (Dr. Scheller, oral presentation)
  • ASBMR, Atlanta, GA – September 2016 (Dr. Craft, oral presentation)
  • ASBMR, Atlanta, GA – September 2016 (Dr. Scheller, oral presentation)​

Research Fellowships

  • BioSURF Summer Research Fellowship 2018 (Nasja Wickerhauser)
  • T32 Graduate research fellowship 2018 (Alec Beeve)
  • T32 Post-doctoral research fellowship 2018 (Jennifer Brazill)
  • BioSURF Summer Research Fellowship 2018 (Eva Jeliazkova)
  • BioSURF Summer Research Fellowship 2017 (SungJae Park)
  • Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship 2017 (Hero Robles and Madison McManus)
  • Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship 2016 (Sarah Turecamo)

Research Grants

Current

  • R01-DE027098 – Development of a wireless biosensor to track bone resorption in periodontitis
  • U01-DK116317 – Peripheral nerve distribution and function within the skeleton
  • R56-DE027924 – Extracellular matrix determinants of nerve extension in the dental craniofacial skeleton

Complete

  • R00-DE024178 – Neural regulation of skeletal biology and periodontal disease progression in type 1 diabetes mellitus