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Marta Cooperstein, Ph.D.

Instructor of Biomedical Engineering


Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of New Mexico

Research Interests

Cooperstein did her undergraduate and graduate research at the Center for Biomedical Engineering at UNM, where she researched fabrication and cytotoxicity of thermoresponsive substrates for tissue engineering. She also studied the mechanism of cell detachment from these substrates. 

Publications and Media Placements

During her studies, she authored four articles (first author on three), including a feature article in Langmuir, a premier materials science journal.

Honors and Awards

She is a recipient of the highly competitive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship awarded to top U.S. graduate students.