Oliver Medvedik

Visiting Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of the Kanbar Center

Maurice Kanbar Center for Biomedical Engineering

The Maurice Kanbar Center for Biomedical Engineering is a biosafety level one facility open to all Cooper Union faculty and students working on bioengineering projects requiring equipment and space for tissue culture, genetic engineering, biomechanics and related research. Faculty that are currently using the facility are pursuing groundbreaking biomedical research in such fields as biomedical devices, tissue engineering, obstructive sleep apnea biomechanics also collaborating with several major New York City-based hospitals. The Kanbar Center continues to provide space for undergraduate teams participating in the International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition (iGEM) during the summer, as well as space for courses that offer a biological laboratory component.