(Figueroa, Nuris - 2023) -- Boettcher Investigator, Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program uri icon



  • Nuris Figueroa-Morales, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Physics. “Mechanics of mucus organization and transport.” The focus of Figueroa-Morales’ research is on understanding how the microscopic and mechanical properties of respiratory mucus factor into clearance and susceptibility to bacterial colonization, with the goal of generating data to develop novel treatments for lung disease.

year awarded

  • 2023