Felipe Quiroz


Felipe

 

Quiroz

Assistant Professor
Primary School/Department: 
Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering

Phone: 
404-251-5435
Office Location: 
Health Sciences Research Building, Room E184
University: 
Emory University

Research Areas:

Research Areas: 
Biomaterials
Drug Design, Development and Delivery
Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Biomechanics
Regenerative Medicine
Stem Cell Technology

Research Interests:

We engineer self-assembling materials that are genetically-encoded and stimuli-responsive. Using these materials, together with genetic and protein engineering tools, we tackle exciting challenges in nanotechnology, biotechnology and medicine. We are also interested in dissecting the DNA and genomic parts that encode for such material systems and their emergent biophysical properties at the DNA/genome and protein levels. To learn new principles of self-assembly and stimuli-responsiveness, we take a bioinspired approach. We probe and manipulate self-assembly phenomena within cells and tissues. The resulting findings illuminate fundamental aspects of biology and serve as foundation to engineer advanced biomaterials.