Biomaterials; cell encapsulation
Current Research Interest
Biomaterial synthesis; biomaterials for biophysical studies; biomaterials for biomanufacturing and cell delivery; food security
Fiber Society Distinguished Achievement Award
American Diabetes Association Junior Faculty Award
3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award
Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Award
Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Young Innovator Award
Lu, Yen-Chun, Tinyi Chu, Matthew S. Hall, Dah-Jiun Fu, Quanming Shi, Alan Chiu, Duo An, et al. “Physical Confinement Induces Malignant Transformation in Mammary Epithelial Cells.” Biomaterials 217 (2019): 119307.
Duo, An, Alan Chiu, James A. Flanders, Wei Song, Dahua Shou, Yen-Chun Lu, Lars G. Grunnet, et al. “Designing a Retrievable and Scalable Cell Encapsulation Device for Potential Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 115, no. 2 (2018): E263-E272.