Recent News

  • Dean’s drawing was chosen for April 2015 Chemical Reviews cover!
  • 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!
  • 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!
  1. Sahishnu, Top, and Perry’s Manuscript Accepted in JACS: “Integrating Epigenetic Modulators into NanoScript for Enhanced Chondrogenesis of Stem Cells”, JACS, 2015
  2. Perry and Shreyas’s Review Accepted in Chemical Reviews: “Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Graphene-Nanoparticle Hybrid Materials for Bio-applications”, Chemical Reviews, 2015
  3. Sahishnu’s Manuscript Accepted in WIREs Nanomedicine & Nanobiotechnology: “Probing Stem Cell Behavior using Nanoparticle-based Approaches”, WIREs Nanomedicine & Nanobiotechnology, 2015
  4. Perry’s Manuscript Accepted in Advanced Healthcare Materials: “Engineering Stem Cells for Biomedical Applications”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2015
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Sahishnu and Perry’s Manuscript Published in ACS Nano: “NanoScript: A Nanoparticle-Based Artificial Transcription Factor for Effective Gene Regulation”, ACS Nano, 2014
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Shreyas’ Manuscript Published in Advanced Materials: “Guiding Stem Cell Differentiation into Oligodendrocytes Using Graphene-Nanofiber Hybrid Scaffolds”, Advanced Materials, 2014