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Michelle Previtera, PhD
Professional Appointments: Research Scientist, JFK Neuroscience Institute, JFK Medical Center, Edison, New Jersey
Academic Appointments: Assistant Professor, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey
Graduate Education: 2009-2012, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey; 2010, Doctorate in Cell and Developmental Biology, UMDNJ/Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Research Interest: Neuroinflammation, Cell-matrix interfaces, Stroke, Glioblastoma, Biomaterial Development
Professional Memberships: Biomedical Engineering Society
Honors and Awards: Rising Star Award from the Biomedical Engineering Society-Cellular and Molecular Bioegineering Special Interest Group, 2014; Louis Bevier Dissertation Fellowship Award, 2008-2009; Society for Neuroscience Travel Award, 2008; NSF-IGERT Fellow, 2006-2008; AAAS/Science Magazine Excellence in Science Award, 2007; Thomas Jefferson University Outstanding Student Scholarship Award, 2005; Alpha Eta Book Award, 2005.
Mechanotransduction in the immune system
Cell and Mol Bioeng. 2014. In Press.
Lipid rafts direct macrophage motility in the tissue microenvironment
Previtera, ML. Peterman, K. Shah, S. Luzuriaga, J.
Ann Biomed Eng. 2014. In Press.
Preparation of DNA-crosslinked polyacrylamide hydrogels
J Vis Exp. 2014. In Press.