Biomedical engineering’s Eben Alsberg talks new stem cell research

Texture of surroundings influences human embryonic stem cell behavior

Chemical & Engineering News: Researchers found that human embryonic stem cells grown on smooth surfaces behave differently than those grown on rough ones. The research “offers valuable insight” about how surface roughness influences behavior and about how a cell might sense that roughness, said Eben Alsberg, associate professor of biomedical engineering.