Alyssa G. Oberman, PhD

Alyssa G. Oberman, PhD

Alyssa G. Oberman, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Oberman studies bone mechanobiology and how mechanical input corresponds to morphological changes in the tissue. Her previous work focused on developing in situ models of orthopedic implants to evaluate limitations to osseointegrated knee implants. Her most recent research focus has been exploring the local mechanical and biological cues that differ between skull and long bones to understand how the skull can retain mechanical and material integrity without distinct external loading.

 

Education:
  • BSE Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • MS Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • PhD The University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Previous Institutions:
  • Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame – Postdoctoral Fellow

Selected Publications

Curtis, K.J., Mai, C., Martin, H., Oberman, A.G., et al. (2021). The Effect of Marrow Secretome and Culture Environment on the Rate of Metastatic Breast Cancer Cell Migration in Two and Three Dimensions. Molecular Biology of the Cell.

Curtis, K.J., Oberman, A.G., & Niebur, G.L. (2019). Effects of mechanobiological signaling in bone marrow on skeletal health. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Selected Presentations

Oberman, A.G. Machireddy, M., Bangasser, D., James, B., Nano, S., Tong, W., & Niebur, G.L., Validation of a Bioreactor Culture System to Quantify the Effect of Mechanical Loading On Osseointegration of Additively Manufactured Ti6Al4V scaffolds, 2022 ORS Annual Meeting 

Oberman, A.G., English, B., Tong, W., & Niebur, G.L., An In Vitro Model of Bone Formation In A Porous Titanium Scaffold, SB3C 2021: Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference

Oberman, A.G., English, B., Tong, W., & Niebur, G.L., An In Vitro Model of Bone Formation In A Porous Titanium Scaffold, SB3C 2020: Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference

Oberman, A.G., Patel, A.A., & Niebur, G.L., Inhibition of GSK-3β by LiCl Does Not Affect MSC Differentiation In Vitro or Bone Formation In Situ, SB3C 2019: Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference

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