We are happy to announce that Dr. Joseph Najem has joined the group as a postdoctoral researcher to lead our efforts on a National Science Foundation supported project entitled, “Biomimetic membrane networks as adaptable neuromorphic computation circuits.”  Dr. Najem arrives with extensive experience and expertise in characterizing biomimetic membranes containing stimuli-responsive proteins.  Welcome to the group, to the University of Tennessee, and to Knoxville!