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Bioengineering
209.946.2377
Stacey Nunes
Administrative Assistant (interim)
School of Engineering and Computer Science
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211
snunes@pacific.edu

Jeff Burmeister

Associate Professor

Contact

Phone: 209.946.2470
Email: jburmeister@pacific.edu

Office Location

Anderson 104

Education

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC., 1995

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE., 1988

Dr. Burmeister is Director of Bioengineering and Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department.   He received B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Delaware and a Ph.D. from Duke University in Biomedical Engineering.  He joined the University of the Pacific in 2002 following a Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship at The University of Georgia.  Dr. Burmeister also has industrial experience both as a mechanical engineer and a biomedical engineer.  His interests focus on biomaterials and engineering education.  In his free time he enjoys hiking, skiing and snowboarding.

 

Biomaterials
Material Science
Tissue Engineering

 

Biomaterials
Cell adhesion
Wound healing

 

Burmeister, J.S., McKinney, V.Z., Reichert, W.M. and Truskey, G.A. (1999). Role of endothelial cell-substrate contact area and fibronectin-receptor affinity on cell adhesion to HEMA/EMA copolymers. J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 47, 577-584.

Burmeister, J.S., Olivier, L.A., Reichert, W.M. and Truskey, G.A. (1998). Application of total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy to study cell adhesion to biomaterials. Biomaterials, 19, 307-325.

Burmeister, J.S., Vrany, J., Reichert, W.M. and Truskey, G.A. (1996). Effect of fibronectin amount and conformation on the strength of endothelial cell adhesion to HEMA/EMA copolymers. J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 30, 13-22.

Burmeister, J.S., Truskey, G.A., Yarbrough, J.L. and Reichert, W.M. (1994). Imaging of cell/substrate contacts on polymers by total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy. Biotechnol. Prog., 10, 26-31.

Burmeister, J.S., Truskey, G.A. and Reichert, W.M. (1994). Quantitative analysis of variable angle total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy (VA-TIRFM) of cell/substrate contacts. J. Microsc., 173, Pt. 1, 39-51.

 

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