Stem cell mechanobiology
Research team leader: Dr Yu Suk Choi
I completed my PhD at the University of Melbourne in 2010 prior to undertaking three years’ postdoctoral research at University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Bioengineering (US #2). After two years in Sydney Medical School as a research fellow, in 2015 I joined the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology as a lecturer and a leader of the Stem Cell Mechanobiology lab.
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