Soslowsky Laboratory

Jacob Nixon


Glen Allen, Virginia


 B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2021, Cornell University

Areas of Interest

  • Orthopaedics, tissue mechanics, tissue engineering, materials science


  1. Castaneda M, Smith KM, Nixon JC, Hernandez CJ, Rowan S. Alterations to the gut microbiome impair bone tissue strength in aged mice. Bone Rep. 2021 Apr 8
  2. Luna M, Guss JD, Vasquez-Bolanos LS, Castaneda M, Rojas MV, Strong JM, Alabi DA, Dornevil SD, Nixon JC, Taylor EA, Donnelly E, Fu X, Shea MK, Booth SL, Bicalho R, Hernandez CJ. Components of the Gut Microbiome That Influence BoneTissue-Level Strength. JBMR. 2021.


Jacob joined the McKay Orthopedic Research Laboratory in Fall 2022 and is working to complete a doctoral degree in the Department of Bioengineering. Outside of the lab, he enjoys cooking, creating music, and martial arts.

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