Recent News

Morgan Burt wins the 2018 Pratt School of Engineering Halloween costume contest!

October 31, 2018

At the Musah Lab, we celebrate the creativity and drive it takes to get to the Ph.D.!

Congratulations to graduate research fellow Morgan Burt on winning the 2018 Pratt School of Engineering Halloween costume contest! Curious? She nailed the look of Lydia from Beetlejuice.

Our work featured by Massive Science!

October 6, 2018

"If growing endothelial cells is like baking from a cake-mix, growing realistic podocytes is more like finding yourself on salt flat with a bale of wheat, a hen, and a sugarcane.

Samira Musah gives a research talk at the 3rd Bioengineering and Translational Medicine Conference

September 27, 2018

Samira Musah’s research talk focused on emerging technologies in stem cell biology and organ engineering to advance current understanding of human organ development and disease.

Musah discusses her lab's research goals and how her joint appointment in Engineering and Medicine can advance their work at Duke University.

August 15, 2018

With research at the intersection of stem cell biology and organ engineering, Musah will use her new role at Duke to explore how molecular signals and biophysical forces can guide organ development and treat human disease.

NSF graduate fellow, Morgan Burt, to join Musah Lab via Duke BME!

July 12, 2018

Congratulations to Morgan Burt who will be enrolling as an NSF graduate fellow at Duke BME this fall! Welcome to the team, Morgan!

Dr. Musah discusses the impact of mentoring on her work

July 11, 2018

The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) interviews Dr. Samira Musah on the role of mentoring in her scientific research and career development.

Musah Lab Opening Soon at Duke University!

July 9, 2018

We are excited to join the intellectually stimulating environment at Duke University! Our laboratory officially opens in January 2019 with joint affiliation in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Division of Nephrology at the Duke University Medical Center.