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February 08, 2019

UPEI Research Spotlight: Tartela Alkayyali

The Cadre's (UPEI'newspaper) article featuring women pursuing graduate studies in STEM.

October 04, 2018

Mitacs: PEI Start-Up Takes Aim at the Risks of Piercings

BioPierce Canada partners with the Atlantic Biofabrication Lab to build an infection-free solution.  View Mitacs Article here. 

May 31, 2018

Dobin Atlantic Scholarship Programme

Congratulations to lab member, Wyatt MacNevin, for receiving the Dobin Atlantic Scholarship.  Wyatt will be in Ireland for 5 weeks, working on the BioPierce Project, and doing research on the development of stem cell-based 3D bioprinting processes for whole joint constructs, as well as the development of novel stimuli-responsive alginate hydrogels.   

May 22, 2018


Congratulations to lab member, Haley Butler, for being one of five finalists in the CanadaMakes 3D printing challenge!

May 13, 2018

The Guardian

Lab Member, Haley Butler, featured in The Guardian on Convocation Day: UPEI graduates urged to dream big and make their mark on the world.

May 10, 2018

Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society, 41st Conference

Lab member, Tartela Alkayyali, presenting her class project as a poster presentation at CMBES41 : The Development of Low-Cost, Portable and Noninvasive Oyster Heartbeat Monitor.

October 27, 2018

The Employment Journey on PEI

Lab member, Haley Butler, gives input on her school and research experiences.


September 11, 2017

Our collaboration with BioPierce Canada on 

September 08, 2017


ITBusiness's report on our collaboration with BioPierce Canada.

September 08, 2017


CBC story on our lab's collaborative project with BioPierce Canada.


August 18, 2017

Best Presentation Award at Canadian Journal of Chemistry for the Marine Natural Products Conference

Best Undergraduate Presentation was awarded to Tiffany Cameron and James Tweel by the Canadian Journal of Chemistry for the Marine Natural Products Conference for their presentation, "Miniaturized Growth Chambers for the Isolation of “Unculturable” Bacteria".

August 11, 2017

UPEI SPUR Best Presentation Award

Congratulations to Tiffany Cameron for being awarded Best Presentation at the SPUR (Summer Program for Undergraduate Research) poster presentations this August.

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PADI Certification

July 29th, 2021

Dr. Ali Ahmadi and research assistant, Sydney Wheatley, recently completed their PADI Scuba Diving certification to conduct field studies with sea sponges and octocorals.

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