Luke J. Mortensen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering

Designing next-gen cellular therapeutics

Phone: 706-542-0985


425 River Road, Room 314
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
United States

Dr. Mortensen holds a joint appointment with the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, department of animal and dairy science. As a researcher at UGA’s Regenerative Bioscience Center, he's working to unlock the body’s potential to heal itself.


Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2011
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2006
B.S., Bioengineering, University of Toledo, 2003

Areas of Specialty

  • Intravital imaging
  • Multi photon microscopy
  • Confocal microscopy
  • Laser ablation
  • Cell therapy
  • Regenerative medicine


Mortensen Group 

Regenerative Bioscience Center