Gavin Knight

Gavin Knight
Engineering organotypic 2D CNS tissues from human pluripotent stem cells

Years at WID

2011 - present


B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Research Description

  • Stem cell biology
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Developmental biology
  • Biomaterials
  • Synthetic chemistry

Selected Publications

Micropatterned, clickable culture substrates enable in situ spatiotemporal control of human PSC-derived neural tissue morphology,Knight GT, Sha J, Ashton RS (2015),Chemical Communications, 51(25): 5238-5241

Fabricating Complex Culture Substrates Using Robotic Microcontact Printing (R-µCP) and Sequential Nucleophilic Substitution,Knight GT, Klann T, McNulty JS, Ashton RS (2014),J Vis Exp (92): e52186