Lab members


Emily Beck

Emily Beck

Senior Scientist at Miromatrix

Ben Frischhertz, M.D

Ben Frischhertz, MD

Residency in Pediatric Cardiology, Texas Children’s Hospital.

Cardiologist, Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University


Jia Hao, MD

Jia Hao, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery at Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China

William Mondy

William Mondy, PhD

Associate Professor in Tissue Engineering, Claflin University (South Carolina) and Associate Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, South Carolina Medical University


Seokwon Pok

Seokwon Pok, PhD

Director, Solutions EDU, Inc.


Zewei Tao

Zewei Tao

Jacot Lab postdoctoral


Mitchell VeDepo

Mitchell VeDepo

Jacot Lab postdoctoral


Jeffrey Jacot image

Jeffrey Jacot

Associate Professor-Bioengineering


Lab Alumni

Ong Moua, BS (2017-2018)
Former Senior Professional Research Assistant
Currently: Professional Research Assistant, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Colorado

Samantha Passman, BS (2016-2018)
Former BS Student: Bioengineering Program
Currently: Clinical Trial Coordinator, Jaeb Center for Health Research

Rachelle Walter, BS (2014-2017)
Former Undergraduate Researcher
Currently: MS Student, Bioengineering Program, University of Colorado

Nurin Ludin, MS (2015-2017)
Former MS Student
Currently: Intern, Islet Sciences Inc.

Matthew Westacott, PhD (2012-2017)
Former PhD Student
Currently: Scientist, SomaLogic Inc.​

Joshua St. Clair, PhD (2015-2017)
Former Postdoctoral Fellow
Currently: Medical Science Liaison, AstraZeneca/MedImmune.

Audrey Heintz (2015-2017)
Former Professional Research Associate
Currently: Professional Research Assistant, Aaron Michels Lab, University of Colorado Anschutz

Dallas Henderson (2016-2017)
Former Professional Research Associate
Currently: Biologist, Algae Barn LLC

Aleena Notary (2014-2016)
Former MS Student (Bioengineering Program)
Currently: Research Software Engineer at National Jewish Health, Quantitative Imaging Laboratory

Chris Wilson (2013-2015)
Former MS Student (Bioengineering Program)
Currently: Application Engineer at Ametek Engineered Medical Components

Thomas Hraha (2012-2014)
Former MS Student (Bioengineering Program)
Currently: Staff Scientist, SomaLogic Inc.

Marina Pozzoli (2012-2014)
Former Professional Research Associate
Currently: Research Technician, University of Bremen Center for Molecular Interactions

Linda Nguyen (2011-2012)
Former Professional Research Associate
Currently: DDS Student, University of Colorado - School of Dental Surgery

Our collaborators

  • Kristi S Anseth, University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Agata Exner, Case Western University, Department of Radiology and Bioengineering
  • David Hodson, University of Birmingham, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research
  • Dirk Homann​, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
  • Luisa Mestroni, University of Colorado Denver, Division of Cardiology
  • Ronald Gill​, University of Colorado Denver, Professor of Surgery & Scientific Director CCTCARE

Join us

A number of research projects are available in our group. MS and PhD students interested in our laboratory should stop by the lab, or email Dr. Jacot.​

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

Competitive candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Jacot if they h​ave a specific interest in our laboratory. Please include a cover letter and CV.