María Coronel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Primary Website

Unity Lab


Dr. María Coronel received her B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Miami, and her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Florida. She also obtained a certificate in Clinical Translational Research from Emory University Public Health School. She finished her postdoctoral fellowship at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she received funding from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, NIH T31, and Georgia CTSA to support her training.

Research Interests

The UNITY (tUNing ImmuniTY) Lab focuses on synergizing concepts of biomaterials, tissue engineering, drug delivery, and immunoengineering to create synthetic bioactive therapeutics for the treatment of autoimmunity, inflammation, and cancer.

Research Areas:

Biomaterials, Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, Immunology, Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine