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The group is growing!

Several new members joined the group during Fall 2019. Ingy Razouk is a junior in Biomedical Engineering, where she is part of the Research Scholars Academy, and is working on nanoparticle PBPK modeling. Joseph Farag is a senior in Biomedical Engineering who is part of the B.S./M.S. program and is interested in mechanistic modeling of … Read More

Welcome Rebecca!

Rebecca Risman is currently doing a rotation with the group as part of her MS studies in Biomedical Engineering. She is a BS graduate of Rutgers BME and will join our efforts on improved delivery of antibiotics through biofilms.

Welcome Alisha

Alisha Zhu has joined the group as an undergraduate researcher via the Aresty Research Assistant program. Alisha is a rising sophomore from the Honors College who is majoring in BME. She will be working virtually with us until we are able to get back into the laboratories.

Welcome Faith

Faith Northern has joined the group for the summer as a participant in the RISE and REU in Cellular Bioengineering programs. Faith is a rising junior from Vassar College who is triple majoring (!) in Biochemistry, Educational Studies, and History. The RISE/REU programs will be run virtually this summer due to the pandemic, and Faith … Read More

William Graduates!

Lab member William Xu was recognized among the 2020 Biomedical Engineering B.S. graduates today. William was a James J. Slade Scholar, completing his thesis entitled, “Nanoparticle Drug Delivery for Cystic Fibrosis.” William is continuing on as a student and laboratory researcher as he pursues his Master’s in our BME program.

Welcome Swarnima

Swarnima Roychowdhury has joined the group as an undergraduate researcher via the Aresty Summer Science program. Swarnima is a rising sophomore from the Engineering Honors Academy who is majoring in BME. She will be working virtually with us until we are able to get back into the laboratories.

New publication on HIF-2a silencing

We have a new paper out, which shows that silencing a hypoxia-responsive gene can cause glioblastoma stem cells to revert to a less malignant phenotype: https://cdrjournal.com/article/view/3373. Great job Leora and Shaili!

Postdoctoral Associate Position

I currently have a search ongoing for a postdoctoral associate to work on our NIH-funded project on nanomedicines that penetrate bacteria biofilms and cystic fibrosis mucus. Details and applications to https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/112387.

Welcome Himani!

Himani Chavda, a sophomore majoring in Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, has joined the research team. We are looking forward to her contributions!