The Baio lab’s research program centers around two threads: the characterization of biological materials, and the development of biomimetic materials. This work has impacted disciplines as diverse as cell biology, biosensor research, and materials science.
NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz Germany
PhD - Chemical Engineering, University of Washington
MS - Chemical Engineering, University of Washington
BS - Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Sticky and slippery science for biomedical applications
What makes a frog’s tongue sticky, or a snake’s skin slippery? Joe Baio, assistant professor of bioengineering, looks to nature for substances that could provide clues to…