Recent News

  • Kholud has won 2015 McCoy Family Fellowship for Woman in Chemistry and Business!
  • Perry won 1st Place Poster Presentation at the Rutgers NIH Biotechnology Training Program Annual Symposium!
  • Dean’s drawing was published for April 2015 Chemical Reviews cover!
  • Shreyas won 1st Place Graduate Oral Presentation @ Bell Labs Nobel Prize Celebration (April 2015)!
  • Joan won Chemical Resources Award for distinction in research!
  • Kim won Ning Moeller Award for outstanding academic achievement!
  • Shreyas has won Fall 2014 Reid Award!
  • Sahishnu has won Fall 2014 Van Dyke Award!
  • Shreyas’s poster “Nanoengineered Scaffolds to selectively guide Neural Stem Cell Differentiation” won poster award at 2014 Signal Transduction by Engineered Extracellular Matrices Gordon Research Conference!
  • Birju successfully defends her Ph.D thesis. Congrats Dr. Shah!
  1. Shreyas and Nick’s Manuscript Accepted in Nanoscale: “Hybrid Upconversion Nanomaterials for Optogenetic Neuronal Control”, Nanoscale, 2015
  2. Tae-Hyung and Cheol-Heon’s Manuscript (collaboration with Prof. Choi) Accepted in Advanced Materials: “Large-scale Nanoelectrode Arrays to Monitor the Dopaminergic Differentiation of Human Neural Stem Cells”, Advanced Materials, 2015
  3. Sahishnu and Dean’s Manuscript Published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.: “Induction of Stem-Cell-Derived Functional Neurons by NanoScript-Based Gene Repression”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015
  4. Sahishnu and Perry’s Manuscript Published in ACS Nano: “Inducing Stem Cell Myogenesis using NanoScript”, ACS Nano, 2015
  5. Jinping, Birju, Yixio, and Letao’s Manuscript Accepted in ACS Nano: “Real-Time Monitoring of ATP-Responsive Drug Release using Mesoporous-Silica-Coated Multicolor Upconversion Nanoparticles”, ACS Nano, 2015
  6. Tae-Hyung, Shreyas, and Letao’s Manuscript Accepted in ACS Nano: “Controlling Differentiation of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Using Combinatorial Graphene Hybrid-Pattern Arrays”, ACS Nano, 2015
  7. Sahishnu, Top, and Perry’s Manuscript Accepted in JACS: “Integrating Epigenetic Modulators into NanoScript for Enhanced Chondrogenesis of Stem Cells”, JACS, 2015
  8. Perry and Shreyas’s Review Accepted in Chemical Reviews: “Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Graphene-Nanoparticle Hybrid Materials for Bio-applications”, Chemical Reviews, 2015
  9. Sahishnu’s Manuscript Accepted in WIREs Nanomedicine & Nanobiotechnology: “Probing Stem Cell Behavior using Nanoparticle-based Approaches”, WIREs Nanomedicine & Nanobiotechnology, 2015
  10. Perry’s Manuscript Accepted in Advanced Healthcare Materials: “Engineering Stem Cells for Biomedical Applications”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2015
  11. Jinping, Yixiao, and Nick’s Manuscript Accepted in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.: “An Upconversion Nanoparticle with Orthogonal Emissions using Dual NIR Excitations for Controlled Two-way Photoswitching”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014
  12. Shreyas and Pijus’s Manuscript Published in Journal of Materials Chemistry B: “Photo-triggerable Hydrogel – Nanoparticle Hybrid Scaffolds for Remotely Controlled Drug Delivery”, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2014
  13. Sahishnu and Perry’s Manuscript Published in ACS Nano: “NanoScript: A Nanoparticle-Based Artificial Transcription Factor for Effective Gene Regulation”, ACS Nano, 2014
  14. Birju and Nick’s Manuscript Published in ACS Nano: “Core-Shell Nanoparticle-Based Peptide Therapeutics and Combined Hyperthermia for Enhanced Cancer Cell Apoptosis”, ACS Nano, 2014
  15. Tae-Hyungs’s Manuscript (collaboration with Prof. Choi) Accepted in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: “Electrically-Controlled Delivery of Cargo into Single Human Neural Stem Cell”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014