The Parekh Lab studies the molecular basis of pathology. We blend fundamental research on biomaterials and biophysics with clinical questions, all while working in an inclusionary and fun environment.

our lab functions at both the University of Texas at Austin and the Max Planck Institute.


Latest News

5 May 2022
Audrey presented her research at the undergraduate research synopsium. 
18 April 2022
Alex published a paper on COVID-19 in ACS Biomaterials.  
25 March 2022
Maddie was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. 
16 March 2022
Lab disc golf was played at Zilker Park; it was outstanding. There will be more disc golf for sure.  Join us!
​24 February 2022
Yelena successfully defended her PhD thesis.  Congratulations Dr. Kan!
19 February 2022
Sapun gave an invited talk in the IDP Subgroup @ the BPS 2022 meeting in San Francisco
10 December 2021 
The Parekh Lab's two rotation students gave their final presentations on their projects in the lab.
15 September 2021 
Yujen had a paper accepted to Acta Biomaterialia