Thomas Spoerer

Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. Candidate

University of Georgia B.S. Biology and B.S. Environmental Engineering ’21

Hometown: Dunwoody, GA

Research Projects:

  • Utilizing morphological profiling and high-throughput screening approaches to develop chemically defined media for improving MSC growth and immunosuppressive function during biomanufacturing.
  • Discovering novel biomanufacturing methods using biomaterials for reliable, high-yield of MSCs: specifically applying microporous annealed particle (MAP) hydrogel scaffolds towards MSC expansion.

Hobbies: Playing music, rock climbing, hiking, cycling, home brewing

Favorite thing to do in Athens: Going to see live music at the 40 Watt or Georgia Theatre