February 28, 2012

Tom Bongiorno

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Doctoral Student

Department of Bioengineering



I am a bioengineering PhD student with a BS in mechanical engineering from Notre Dame. My on-campus activities include:

Please see my LinkedIn profile <https://www.linkedin.com/in/tombongiorno> for more information.


Research Project:

Cell Stiffness as an Indicator of Stem Cell State and its Applications to High-throughput Purification

  • Proposing cellular stiffness as a single-cell indicator of osteoblast differentiation for mesenchymal stem cells
  • Investigating the relationship between cellular mechanical properties and gene expression on the single-cell level
  • Purifying target subpopulations of embryonic stem cells using microfluidic sorting based on cell mechanics

List of Publications: 



Honors and Fellowships:




email: bongiornot@gatech.edu

Office: 315 Ferst Drive Wing 2A(IBB Building)