• Mesoporous silica rods

    Mesoporous silica rods

    Credit: Aileen Li, James Weaver

  • Dental pulp stem cells

    Dental pulp stem cells on regenerative biomaterial

    Credit: Kyle Vining

  • Encapsulated mesenchymal stem cell in alginate microgel

    Encapsulated mesenchymal stem cell in alginate microgel

    Purple: alginate, yellow: actin, blue: nucleus. Credit: Angelo Mao.

  • APC-ms

    Antigen-presenting cell-mimetic scaffolds

    Credit: Alex Cheung, David Zhang

  • Tough Gel

    Tough gel adhesives

    Credit: Ben Freedman, Max Rousseau, Wyss Institute

  • Cryogel Scaffold

    Cryogel Scaffold

    Credit: Alex Najibi


The Mooney lab focuses on making therapies more effective and practical. Our research involves exploiting our understanding of cell and molecular biology to design biomaterials that effect and potentiate specific cell functions. The lab members consist of post-doctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, research fellows, and visiting scholars from diverse academic backgrounds. For more information, please visit our publications page, and for any inquiries, please visit our contact page.

Latest News

Farewell to Dr. Bo Ri Seo

April 22, 2021
We wish the best of luck to Bo Ri on her new journey in sunny California! We will greatly miss her presence in the lab, but look forward to hearing about where her career will take her next.