Mauck Laboratory

Daphney R. Chery, Ph.D.

Daphney R. Chery, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Fellow

University of Pennsylvania

Hometown

South Orange, NJ

Education

B.S. Public Health minor in Chemistry, Rutgers University, 2010
M.S. Biomedical Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2012
Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences, Drexel University, 2018

Areas of Special Interest

Biomechanics, Mechanotransduction

Outside of research, I spend time with my family, reading and exploring the tri-state area. Also, I'm easily the karaoke queen.

Awards

1. Office of Vice Provost’s Postdoctoral Diversity Fellowship (May 2019)
2. Drexel Common Good Award-Biomed (June 2018)
3. Thomas H. Kean EOF Outstanding Alumni Award (March 2018)
4. Rutgers University OSP Rutgers Science Strong Award (February 2018)
5. 1st place poster competition at Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Symposium (September 2017)
6. SB3C Conference 2017 Diversity Award Recipient (June 2017)
7. SB3C Paper Competition Finalist (June 2017)
8. U.S. Department of Education iCare for Healthcare Fellowship 2016-2018
9. The NSF Graduate STEM Fellows in K-12 Education (GK-12) 2013-2016
10.New Jersey Commission on Higher Education Achievement Award
11. Alberta Foster Memorial Scholarship

Publications

1. Fan, Z; Deng, J; Li, P; Chery, D; Su, Y; Zhu, P; Kambayashi, T; Blankernhorn, E; Han, L; Cheng, H. A new class of biological materials: Cell-membrane derived hydrogel scaffolds. 2019. Biomaterials. doi:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2019.01.020

2. B. Han, H. T. Nia, C. Wang, P. Chandrasekaran, Q. Li, D. R. Chery, H. Li, A. J. Grodzinsky, and L. Han AFM-nanomechanical test: an interdisciplinary tool that links the understanding of cartilage and meniscus biomechanics, osteoarthritis degeneration and tissue engineering. 2017. ACS Biomater Sci Eng 2033-2049. doi: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00307

3. B. Han, D. R. Chery, J. Yin, X. L. Lu, D. Lee, and L. Han. Nanomechanics of layer-by-layer polyelectrolyte complexes: A manifestation of ionic cross-links and fixed charges. 2016. Soft Matter. 1158-1169. doi:10.1039/C5SM01430A

4. A. Goyal, M. A. Gubbiotti, D. R. Chery, L. Han, and R. V. Iozzo. Endorepellin-evoked autophagy contributes to angiostasis. 2016. J. Biol. Chem.19245-56. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.740266

5. Chery, D., Mbrur, S., Ward, J., Fontecchio, A. Integration of the arts and technology in GK-12 science courses. Frontiers in Education Conference. 2015. IEEE. doi: 10.1109/FIE.2015.7344165
 

Abstracts

1. Chery, D.; Chandrasekaran, P.; Li, Q.; Han, B.; Heo, S.J.; Iozzo R.V; Enomoto-Iwamoto, M.; Mauck, R.L; Han, L. Impact of Decorin on Cartilage Pericellular Matrix Micromechanics and Chondrocyte Mechanotransduction.Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference. Seven Springs, PA. June 2019 (Podium)

2.Chery, D.; Li, Q; Heo, S.; Qin L.; Iwamoto, M.; Lu, X.; Mauck, R.; Han, L. Alteration of Chondrocyte Mechanotransduction in Early Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis. Orthopaedic Research Society. Austin, TX. February 2019 (Podium)

3. Chery, D.; Li, Q; Han, B.; Qin L.; Lu, X.; Iwamoto, M.; Han, L. Pericellular Matrix is Highly Sensitive to Cartilage Degeneration in Early Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis. Northeast Bioengineering Conference. Philadelphia, PA. March 2018 (Podium).

4. Chery, D.; Li, Q; Han, B.; Qin L.; Lu, X.; Iwamoto, M.; Han, L. Pericellular Matrix is Highly Sensitive to Cartilage Degeneration in Early Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis.Orthopaedic Research Society. New Orleans, LA. March 2018. (Podium)

5. Chery, D.; Han, B; Rozan, S.J.; Qin L.; Birk, D.E; Iozzo R.V; Enomoto-Iwamoto, M.; Han, L. The roles of Decorin in the Structure and Mechanics of Cartilage Pericellular Matrix During Skeletal Development. Singh Nanovation. Philadelphia, PA. October 2017. (Podium)

6. Chery, D.; Han, B; Rozan, S.J.; Qin L.; Birk, D.E; Iozzo R.V; Enomoto-Iwamoto, M.; Han, L. The roles of Decorin in the Structure and Mechanics of Cartilage Pericellular Matrix During Skeletal Development. Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference. Tuscan, AZ. June 2017 (Podium)

7. Chery, D.; Han, B; Rozan, S.J.; Qin L.; Iozzo R.V; Han, L. The roles of Decorin in the Structure and Mechanics of Cartilage Pericellular Matrix During Skeletal Development. Orthopaedic Research Society.San Diego, CA. March 2017. (Podium)

8. Chery, D.; Han, B; Vivek, S.; Mauck, R.; Han, L. Non-continuum, anisotropic nanomechanics of random and aligned electrospun nanofiber matrices. American Physics Society. Baltimore, MD. March 2016 (Podium)

9. Chery, D., Obado, Z., Davis, J. The Rise of the Underdog. EOFPANJ Fall Conference. Wayne, NJ. November 2015. (Podium)

10. Chery, D.; Han, B.; Shah, A.; Shieh, A.; Han, L. Nanomechanical Clues of Breast Cancer and Cell Invasiveness.Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting.Tampa, FL. Oct. 2015 (Poster)

11. Chery, D.; Mbrur, S.; Ward, J.; Fontecchio, A.Integration of the Arts and Technology in GK-12 Science Courses.Frontiers in Education Annual Meeting. El Paso, TX. Oct. 2015 (Podium)
 

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