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Maribel Vazquez

Associate Professor

School/Division

Grove School of Engineering

Department

Biomedical Engineering

Office

Steinman Hall T-403D

p: (212) 650-5209

f: (212) 650-6727

e: vaZqueZ@ccny.cuny.edu

  • Education

    Sc.D., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001 

    M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996 

    B.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, 1992
    **Full Curriculum Vitae (Click Here)

  • Research Interests

    Microfluidic Systems and Nanotechnology

    Cancer Infiltration in the Brain

    Connective Tissue Repair

    Current Research in the Vaz Lab (Click Here)

    BMES 2005 Posters from Vaz Lab (BMES2005 Poster 1) (BMES2005 Poster II)(BMES2005 Poster III)

  • Publications


    1. Able, R.; Bermudez, G..; Holland, E.C.; Vazquez, M., ‘The Migration of Glioma Progenitors is Mediated by Forward and Downward Ligand Gradients,’ Cancer Research (To Be Submitted 11/2006).
    2. Kong, Q.J.; Dudu, V.; Able, R.; DeSilva, N.; Vazquez, M., ‘A Novel Microfluidic System for Single Cell Analysis,’ Lab on a Chip (To Be Submitted 10/2006)
    3. Kong, Q.J. Vazquez, M, ‘Cell to Cell Contacts Mediated by Shear Stress,’ Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Chicago IL, Oct 11-14, 2006
    4. Dudu, V.; Vazquez, M., ’Migration of Medulloblastoma Cells is Regulated by ERK Signaling,’ Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Chicago IL, Oct 11-14, 2006.
    5. Able, R.; Bermudez, G.; Vazquez, M., ‘Brain Tumor Cells Chemoattract Progenitor Cells in Vitro using EGF Pathway,’ Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Chicago IL, Oct 11-14, 2006.
    6. Kong, Q.J.; Vazquez, M., ‘Shear-induced Fibroblast Networking within Collagen Matrixes,’ J of Biomechanical Engr (Submitted 9/ 2006).
    7. ElWassif, M.; Kong, Q.J.; Vazquez., M.; Bikson, M., ‘Bio-Heat Transfer Model of Deep Brain Stimulation Induced Temperature Changes,’ Biophysics Journal (Submitted 7/2006)
    8. Ramcharan, M.; Gilchrist, M.L., Vazquez, M.., ‘Lipid-mediated Induction of Intracellular Nanoprobes’, Annals of Biomed Engr (Submitted 8/2006).
    9. Kong, Q.J.; Vazquez, M., ‘Three-Dimensional Cellular Networking in Collagen Gels Populated with Medial Collateral Ligament Fibroblasts,’ Cell Communication and Adhesion Research(In Press 2006).
    10. Kong, Q.J.; Vazquez, M., ‘Effects of Imposed Stress on 3D Cellular Networking between MCL Ligament Fibroblasts,’ Proceedings of Biomedical Engineering Society, Baltimore, MD, September 28-30, 2005.
    11. Able, R.A.; Sharma, D.; Vazquez, M., ‘The Chemotaxis of Gliomas towards Endothelial-Derived Cytokines,’Proceedings of Biomedical Engineering Society, Baltimore, MD, September 28-30, 2005.
    12. Emerton, K.B.; Vazquez, M., ‘Bioconjugate Nano-Labeling of Intracellular Proteins within Fixed and Living Cells,’ 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Vail, Co, June 22-26, 2005.
    13. Malcolm, L.; Sharma, D.; Able, R.; Holland, E.C.; Vazquez, M., ’Chemotactic Migration of Glioma towards Endothelial-derived Cytokines,’ Proceedings of The Biomedical Engineering Society, Philadelphia, PA, Oct 13-16, 2004.
    14. Elaktaa, I.; Malcolm, L.; Kong, Q.; Vazquez, M., ‘Optimized DNA Separations using Microfuidic Devices,’Proceedings from The Biomedical Engineering Society, Nashville, TN Oct 1-4, 2003.
    15. Vazquez, M.; Proceedings of American Electrophoresis Society-AIChE Conference, Reno, NV. November 8, 2001, “Pre-Electrophoretic loading within microdevices”.
    16. Vazquez, M.; Proceedings of International Symposium on Separation of Peptides, Polynucleotides. Orlando, FL.November 14, 2001 . “DNA Dynamics within Microdevices.”
    17. Vazquez, M .; Schmalzing D.; Ehrlich, D.; Matsudaira, P.; McKinley, G. “Shear Induced Degradation of Linear Polyacrylamide Solutions during Pre-electrophoretic Loading,” Anal Chem 2001, 73, pp3035-3044.
    18. Vazquez, M.; McKinley, G.; Mitnik, L.; Desmarais, S.; Matsudaira, P.; Ehrlich D., ‘Electrophoretic Injection within Microdevices,’ Anal Chem 2002, 93, pp3088-3098.
    19. Vazquez, M.; McKinley, G.; Mitnik, L.; Desmarais, S.; Matsudaira, P.; Ehrlich D., ‘Electrophoresis using Ultra-High Voltages,’ J. of Chrom. B 2002, 779, pp163-171.
    20. Vazquez, M .; Schmalzing D.; Ehrlich, D.; Matsudaira, P.; McKinley, G., ‘Shear Induced Degradation of Linear Polyacrylamide Solutions during Pre-electrophoretic Loading,’ Anal Chem 2001, 73, pp3035- 3044.
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