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Biomaterials Group

The Biomaterials Group develops measurement technologies and measurement assurance strategies to quantify cells, biomaterials, and cell-material interactions.

The Biomaterials Group portfolio includes mammalian cell measurements, microbial cell measurements, biomaterials and cell-material interactions, and advanced imaging and spectroscopy.  These efforts bolster the development and translation of regenerative medicine and advanced protein-, cell-, and microbe-based therapeutics in support of the bioeconomy.

Projects and programs

Image panel of various Biomaterials Group research activites.
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News and Updates

Spotlight: Young Jong Lee

What are you made of? With a new measurement technique from NIST’s Young Jong Lee, scientists can answer that question on the cellular level with 100 times more

Spotlight: Greta Babakhanova

Meet Greta Babakhanova, a postdoctoral researcher here at NIST with boundless drive and a passion for reducing human suffering. It’s an ambitious goal that, for

Stem Cells and AI: Better Together

One day in the future when you need medical care, someone will examine you, diagnose the problem, remove some of your body’s healthy cells, and then use them to

Biomaterials Group Publications