July 2021

The DVJ Lab leads the Biomechanics Project of the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at UC San Diego.

March 2021

Dr. Valdez-Jasso is a recipient of the 2021 National Science Foundation CAREER Award on Mechanical and Structural Adaptations of Blood Vessels in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

February 2021

The DVJ Lab gets new NIH grant on Multiscale Modeling of Right Ventricular Fibrotic Remodeling in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

February 2020

July 2016

- Erica Pursell wins SB3C diversity travel award.
- Jesse Gerringer wins 3rd place in SB3C student poster competition at the BS level.

June 2016

- Dr. Valdez-Jasso awarded American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant for July 2016 – June 2019.
- Erica Pursell, Daniela Vélez-Rendón, Jesse Gerringer, and Julie Wagner will present at SB3C and compete in the student poster competition.
- DVJ Lab will participate in the UIC BEST Summer Program.

July 2015

- Daniela Vélez-Rendón is invited to participate in the Industrial Math/Stat Modeling Workshop for Graduate Students at North Carolina State University.

June 2015

- Daniela Vélez-Rendón wins SB3C travel award of $500.00.
- Daniela Vélez-Rendón wins 3rd place poster award at the Masters level at SB3C in Snowbird, UT.

May 2015

- Dr. Valdez-Jasso is awarded the UIC College of Engineering Seed Fund for May 2015 – June 2016.
- Jesse Gerringer is awarded UIC Honors College Undergraduate Research Grant for the second consecutive year.