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  • 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!
  • 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.
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Sahishnu and Perry’s Manuscript Published in ACS Nano: “NanoScript: A Nanoparticle-Based Artificial Transcription Factor for Effective Gene Regulation”, ACS Nano, 2014
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Shreyas’ Manuscript Published in Advanced Materials: “Guiding Stem Cell Differentiation into Oligodendrocytes Using Graphene-Nanofiber Hybrid Scaffolds”, Advanced Materials, 2014
  8. 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
  9. Tae-Hyung’s Manuscript Published in Biomaterials: “3D Graphene Oxide-encapsulated Gold Nanoparticles to Detect Neural Stem Cell Differentiation”, Biomaterials, 2013
  10. Perry and Tae-Hyung’s Manuscript Published in Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.: “Prospects for Graphene-Nanoparticle-Based Hybrid Sensors”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013
  11. 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
  12. 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