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ABOUT BRIAN

Dr. Brian Aguado is currently an NIH and Burroughs Wellcome Fund postdoctoral fellow at the University of Colorado. His current research is focused on developing precision biomaterials for applications in personalized medicine. Dr. Aguado completed his MS and PhD in biomedical engineering from Northwestern University and his BS degree in biomechanical engineering from Stanford University. He also obtained his certificate in Management for Scientists and Engineers from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern. Dr. Aguado is also a dedicated science communicator outside of the lab and seeks to engage and support the Latin American community in the sciences.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Biomedical Engineering Society (2019)

BEST POSTER AWARD

European Molecular Biology Organization (2019)

DISTINGUISHED YOUNG SCHOLARS SEMINAR

University of Washington (2019)

K99/R00 PATHWAY TO INDEPENDENCE AWARD

National Institutes of Health NHLBI (2019-2024)

POSTDOCTORAL AWARD

American Institute of Chemists (2019)

RISING STARS IN BIOMEDICAL

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2018)

INVITED SPEAKER

Gordon Research Conference: Signal Transduction in Engineered Extracellular Matrices (2018)

BEST POSTER AWARD

Gordon Research Seminar: Signal Transduction in Engineered Extracellular Matrices (2018)

MINORITIES IN CANCER RESEARCH AWARD

American Association for Cancer Research (2018)

BEST POSTER AWARD

Gordon Research Conference: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (2017)

POSTDOCTORAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

Burroughs Wellcome Fund (2017-2020)

1ST PLACE POSTER PRESENTATION

Heart Valve Society Annual Meeting (2017)

POSTDOCTORAL TRAVEL AWARD

National Postdoctoral Association (2017)

F32 NRSA POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

National Institutes of Health (2017-2020)

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2016-2017)

1ST PLACE POSTER PRESENTATION

Postdoctoral Forum Annual Meeting, Northwestern University (2015)

COMMUNICATING SCIENCE CONFERENCE

Harvard University (2014)

CARL STORM UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITY FELLOWSHIP

Gordon Research Conference: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (2013)

GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

National Science Foundation (2012-2015)

BIOMATERIOMICS TRAVEL AWARD

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2012)

T32 BIOTECHNOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM

National Institutes of Health (2011-2012)

HUMAN EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH PROGRAM AWARD

Northwestern University (2011-2012)

1ST PLACE POSTER PRESENTATION

Biomechanical Engineering Conference, Stanford University (2010)

LATINX COMMUNITY AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Stanford University (2010)

UNDERGRADUATE POLYMER RESEARCH AWARD

POLY Division, American Chemical Society (2010)

1ST PLACE POSTER PRESENTATION

POLY Division, American Chemical Society (2010)

BIOX UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

Stanford University (2009)

VICE PROVOST FOR UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION MAJOR GRANT

Stanford University (2010)