Welcome to the Vargis Lab!

Image of the Week - 3/27/23

3D printed part for mechanical stress device

Chase is studying the effects of mechanical stress on retinal health. She 3D printed this syringe pump attachment to help control the force on retinal epithelial cells growing on Transwell inserts (Paterson, 2023). 

Find Us!

Chase, Teren, and Dillon will be presenting at ARVO 2023 in New Orleans! 

Spring 2023 Lab Meetings

Mondays, 2:30pm, ENGR 402C

Check the Calendar for more details.

Updated 3/28/23

Recent News

  • Marshall Burrows was awarded Outstanding Junior and Sophia Hessami was award Outstanding Pre-Professional Student for 2022 by the BE department. Congrats to our undergraduate researchers!

  • Cassandra received an URCO AND an EURP to support her undergradaute research developing computational simulations of retinal vasculature invasion. Great work!

  • Congrats to Emilee and Dillon who won an award for their poster at the 2022 Hansen Life Sciences retreat!