Welcome to the Christman Lab

Recent News 

Karen Christman is featured in the San Diego Tribune about UCSD funding. 

Jervaughn Hunter is featured as a Sloan Scholar in the UCSD Engineering blog

Pamela Duran is awarded Best Poster at the Alternative Muscle Club annual meeting. 

Jessica Ungerleider
 successfully defends her Ph.D. thesis. 

Dr. Christman receives the TERMIS Senior Scientist Award.

Holly Sullivan is selected as a predoctoral trainee in the Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) Training Program. 

Miranda Diaz is selected as a predoctoral trainee in the NHLBI Training Grant on Integrative Bioengineering of Heart, Vessels and Blood.

Positions Available

Potential postdocs should email their CV to Dr. Christman.

2 PhD student positions will be available in Fall 2019. Prospective graduate students should apply directly to the department.  

New undergraduates will be selected each year after the annual BMES lab fair, so interested students should attend this event and stop by the Christman Lab booth.


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