Author Archives: Sara

Sacher to join HSS MRI Lab as Research Engineer

Sara Sacher has recently accepted a position to work in the MRI Lab in the Department of Radiology at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC upon her graduation (MSE MS 2021) this Spring. Congrats Sara!

Taylor featured in MSE newsletter

Erik Taylor’s work was highlighted in the Cornell Materials Science & Engineering 2020 newsletter. Check out the article here!

https://www.mse.cornell.edu/mse/resources/mse-newsletter/2020-mse-newsletter/fractured-bones-helping-them-heal

Sacher to present at upcoming ORS annual meeting, February 12-16

Sara Sacher is presenting a podium presentation entitled “Trabecular Morphology And Microdamage Accumulation In Cancellous Bone From Men With Type II Diabetes Mellitus” at the virtual 2021 ORS annual meeting on Monday, February 15th.

Taylor passes B exam

Erik Taylor successfully defended his PhD thesis, “Validation and implementation of vibrational spectroscopic measures of bone quality”. Congrats Erik!!

Social(lly distant) walk through campus nature trails

Enjoying the weather before the Ithaca winter returns! L-R: Yi Xin Han, Leyi Chen, Sara Sacher, Eve Donnelly

Walsh and Snyder win ELI Undergraduate Research Awards

Julia Walsh and Leah Snyder were awarded Engineering Learning Initiatives Research Awards for their proposals, “Localized effects of long-term bisphosphonate treatment in postmenopausal women” and “Understanding how existing treatments and next-generation treatments of osteoporosis affect bone composition”, respectively. Congrats!

Ganesan and Patel win second ELI Undergraduate Research Awards

Sandhya Ganesan and Himani Patel were awarded their second Engineering Learning Initiatives Research Awards for their proposals, “Characterization of Bone Compositional Properties in a Mouse Model of Brittle Bone Disease” and “Effects of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on Bone Tissue Composition in Men”, respectively. Congrats! 

Social Event at Ithaca Beer Co

(L-R) Sara Sacher, Himani Patel, Sandhya Ganesan, Leyi Chen, Sashank Lekkala, Erik Taylor

Taylor recognized with young investigator award at ICCBMT

PhD student Erik Taylor was awarded a young investigator award at the International Conference on the Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues in Quebec, Canada to present his abstract entitled, “Raman and FTIR bone mineral crystallinity and carbonate content differentially relate to analytical physical chemical measures”.

Congrats Erik!

Ganesan and Patel win ELI Undergraduate Research Awards

Sandhya Ganesan and Himani Patel were awarded Engineering Learning Initiatives Research Awards for their proposals, “Characterization of bone compositional properties in a mouse model of brittle bone disease” and “Effects of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on bone tissue composition in men”, respectively. Congrats Sandhya and Himani!