Recent News

  • Birju successfully defends her Ph.D thesis. Congrats Dr. Shah!
  • Yixiao, Nick, Dean, and Letao successfully advance to Ph.D candidacies!
  • Prof. Lee and Yixiao completed Rutgers Unite Half Marathon 2014!
  • Shreyas’s poster “Nanotechnology-based Approaches to Control Stem Cell Neuro-Differentiation” has won Theodore E. Madey Award for Best Student Poster Presentation at LSM symposium.
  • Birju has won Spring 2014 Reid Award.
  • Shreyas has won Spring 2014 Van Dyke Award.
  • Birju has won Fall 2013 Duff Award.
  1. Perry and Birju’s Manuscript Published in Small: “Combined magnetic nanoparticle-based microRNA and hyperthermia therapy to enhance apoptosis in brain cancer cells”, Small, 2014
  2. Shreyas’ Manuscript Published in Advanced Materials: “Guiding Stem Cell Differentiation into Oligodendrocytes Using Graphene-Nanofiber Hybrid Scaffolds”, Advanced Materials, 2014
  3. Prof. Lee’s Collaboration Manuscript Published in PLOS ONE: “Variability in Bioreactivity Linked to Changes in Size and Zeta Potential of Diesel Exhaust Particles in Human Immune Cells”, PLOS ONE, 2014
  4. Thiers and Nick’s Manuscript (collaboration with Dr. Zucolotto) Accepted in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: “A detailed investigation on the interactions between magnetic nanoparticles and cell membrane models”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013
  5. Shreyas, Ani, and Pijus’s Manuscript Published in J. Am. Chem. Soc.: “Single Vehicular Delivery of siRNA and Small Molecules to Control Stem Cell Differentiation”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013
  6. Tae-Hyung’s Manuscript Published in Biomaterials: “3D Graphene Oxide-encapsulated Gold Nanoparticles to Detect Neural Stem Cell Differentiation”, Biomaterials, 2013
  7. Perry and Tae-Hyung’s Manuscript Published in Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.: “Prospects for Graphene-Nanoparticle-Based Hybrid Sensors”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013
  8. Ani and Dean’s Manuscript Published in Advanced Materials:
    “Axonal Alignment and Enhanced Neuronal Differentiation of Neural Stem Cells on Graphene-Nanoparticle Hybrid Structures”, Advanced Materials, 2013
  9. Ani and Shreyas’ Manuscript Published in Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group): “Nanotopography-mediated Reverse Uptake for siRNA Delivery into Neural Stem Cells to Enhance Neuronal Differentiation”, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), 2013
  10. Birju and Perry’s Manuscript Published in Angewandte Chemie:
    “Multimodal magnetic core-shell nanoparticles for effective stem cell differentiation and imaging”, Angewandte Chemie, 2013
  11. Jinping and Birju’s Manuscript Published in ACS Nano:
    “Versatile FRET-Based Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Real-Time Monitoring of Drug Release”, ACS Nano, 2013