Gabriel DeSantis will be conducting research under Dr. Sara Oliveira at the Iberian International Nanotechnology Laboratory in Braga. His project will focus on designing a bioprinted multimaterial model to optimize the texture and nutritional profiles of cultivated meat constructs. Gabriel recently graduated with a Masters in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania with a minor in Mathematics and has been working part-time with Philadelphia-based bioprinting company Allevi.
US Student Program – Fulbright / FLAD Open Study/Research Award
Education: MS in Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania (2021)
Field of Study: Materials Science
Project Title: “Multi-Material Bioprinting for Cultivated Meat Modeling”
Host Institution, Location: International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL), Braga
Grant Duration, Starting Date (month): 8 months, starting in October 2021