Her poster was titled “Spontaneous Alignment of Myotubes through Satellite Cell Migration” at the Society for Biomaterials conference. Mehanna is mentored by Professor Bradley Berron.
Sponsored by the BioInterfaces SIG (BioI) and Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF), the awards recognize outstanding BioInterfaces research by graduate students who present at the annual SFB meeting. To be eligible, the candidates must be current graduate students or recent graduates (within 6 months of their most advanced degree). Candidates become eligible by either indicating the BIoInterfaces SIG as one of their choices for STAR awards and/or by presenting a poster in the BioInterfaces SIG session. First place ($300), second place ($150), and honorable mention ($50) winners will be announced at the end of the BioInterfaces SIG session at the 2022 SFB annual meeting.