News

CellectCell Gets Phase II Funding
Company gets support for commercialization of novel cell isolation technology
October, 2015
Medtown Ventures Forms New Company
Agreement with GTRC leads to new company, CellectCell, co-founded by Petit Institute’s Andrés García
July, 2015
Seeds of Collaboration
Petit Institute program awards new interdisciplinary research
June, 2015
Researchers Make Blood Vessels Grow by Shining a Light on Skin
Andrés García lab devised a way to activate a peptide inside tissue using UV light
December, 2014
Molecular “hats” allow in vivo activation of disguised signaling peptides
Using molecular "hats," researchers have developed a way to sneak biomaterials containing the signaling molecules into living animals.
December, 2014
Lasting Impact
Cellular & Tissue Engineering (CTEng) training program building biotech leaders.
June, 2014
García Named as Rae S. and Frank H. Neely Endowed Chair
García was selected to hold the brand new Rae S. and Frank H. Neely Endowed Chair in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering.
May, 2014
Special Delivery
García lab designing better microcapsules for next generation of cell replacement therapies.
May, 2014
Garcia Awarded Regents' Professorship
Andres Garcia receives top distinction
October, 2013
Adhesive Differences Enable Separation of Stem Cells to Advance Potential Therapies
A new separation process that depends on an easily-distinguished physical difference in adhesive forces among cells could help expand production of stem cells generated through cell reprogramming.
June, 2013