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Combining polymers and peptides to engineer functional soft materials

We are designing materials that synergistically combine synthetic polymers and peptides to unlock new capabilities for the next generation of materials. 

  • 2020-style group photo: a screenshot of our zoom group meeting

    2020-style group photo, February 2021

  • Group photo during sunset on stairs

    Group photo - November 2019 

  • Group photo during sunset on the stairs

    Our first group photo - November 2018

  • Celebrating our new Tosoh GPC!

    Justin, Mara, Rachel, Israt, and Vince celebrating our new GPC with Tosoh engineer Justin Timmons. 

    February 2019


  • Mara, Vince, and Rachel take a picture with 6 other chemical engineering volunteer judges.

    Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair

    Mara, Vince, and Rachel judge the regional science fair with chemical enginieering friends in the Berger, Caliari, Choi, Giri, and Highley labs! 

    March 2019

  • Group picture at the holiday party

    Letteri lab @ the Caliari-Letteri lab holiday party: Mara, Rachel, Madeline, Becca, and Vince; December 2018