Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory

Soslowsky Laboratory

Stephen Liu

Tucker

Research Specialist
University of Pennsylvania

Hometown: Marietta, Georgia

Education: MS, Chemistry, 2013, University of Pennsylvania
BA, Biochemistry, Physics, 2009-2013, University of Pennsylvania

Conference Abstracts:
Szczesny, SE; Liu, SS; Peloquin, J; Elliott, DM; Soslowsky, LJ (2012). Regional Material Properties of the Infraspinatus Tendon Differ from Those of the Supraspinatus, Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Beason, DP; Connizzo, BK; Dourte, LM; Edelstein, L; Tucker, JJ; Liu, SS; Mauck, RL; Soslowsky, LJ; Steinberg, DR; Bernstein, J (2012). Fiber-Aligned Polymer Scaffolds for Rotator Cuff Repair in a Rat Model, Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Stephen joined the McKay Lab in the spring of 2011 as an undergraduate in the Vagelos Scholars Program in the Molecular Life Sciences and wrote his master’s thesis on “Effects of Genipin Cross-Linking on Tendon Alignment and Mechanical Properties” under the supervision of Professor Soslowsky. He enjoys riding his bicycle around Philadelphia, swimming, and reading.