Welcome to the Purdue University Musculoskeletal Biology and Mechanics Lab

Lab PI: Russell Main

 
Skeletal BiologySkeletal_Biology.html
In Vivo BiomechanicsIn_Vivo_Biomechanics.html
Musculoskeletal AdaptationMusculoskeletal_Adaptation.html

News & Upcoming Events

  1. -Haisheng’s abstract entitled, “Characterization of cancellous and cortical bone strain in the mouse tibia during axial compression loading using micro-CT finite element analysis: a sensitivity study” was selected for poster presentation at the 2013 ASBMR meeting in Baltimore, MD. Way to go Haisheng! (07/2013)

  2. -Kim’s project entitled, “Cortical bone gene expression is altered by post obitum isolation treatment prior to RNA extraction in adult female mouse tibiae” was selected for poster presentation at the 2013 ASBMR meeting in Baltimore, MD. Way to go Kim! (07/2013)

  3. -Max Gallant joins the lab as a Research Assistant. Welcome Max! (06/2013)

  4. -Kari presents her horse bone characterization work at the 2013 Spokane Intercollegiate Research Conference (SIRC) (04/2013)

  5. -Kari is awarded a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations Kari! (04/2013)

  6. -Kari Jenson, a 2012 SURF Fellow in our lab, will join the lab as a PhD student in Fall 2013 (04/2013)

  7. -Dr. Haisheng Yang joins the lab as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Welcome Haisheng! (02/2013)

  8. -Whitney took 2nd place in the student poster competition at the Purdue BMEGSA Research Symposium! Congratulations Whitney! (11/2012)

  9. -Whitney was awarded a Joe Bourland Graduate Student Travel Award by Purdue’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. Way to go, Whitney! (11/2012)

  10. -Alexandra Myhal won a student presentation award at the 2012 American Indian Science and Engineering Society meeting in Anchorage, AK for her talk detailing her research in our lab on the skeleton’s structural and protein response to mechanical stimuli. Congratulations Alexandra! (11/2012)                                                                                                


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