News

2017
January

Dean has won 2016 Reid Award. Congrats!

2016
June

Prof. Lee has been promoted to Professor. Congratulations Prof. Lee!

Chris is awarded Biotechnology Training Program fellowship!

Nick has successfully defended his research thesis. Congratulations Dr. Pasquale!

April

Dean is awarded NSF EAPSI fellowship and will be doing research at Kyoto University for the Summer!

January

Perry has successfully defended his research thesis. Congratulations Dr. Yin!

2015
November

Yixiao has won Fall 2015 Duff Travel Award!

Dr. Shreyas Shah has joined Bell Labs to start a brand new research program in Physiological Communications!

Jeffrey and Marcus have won 2015 Undergraduate Research Fellowships!

September

Sahishnu has successfully defended his research thesis. Congratulations Dr. Patel

Kholud has won 2015 McCoy Family Fellowship for Woman in Chemistry and Business!

June

Shreyas has successfully defended his research thesis. Congratulations Dr. Shah!

Perry won 1st Place Poster Presentation at the Rutgers NIH Biotechnology Training Program Annual Symposium!

April

Shreyas won 1st Place Graduate Oral Presentation @ Bell Labs Nobel Prize Celebration (April 2015)!

Kim won Ning Moeller Award for outstanding academic achievement!

Joan won Chemical Resources Award for distinction in research!

March

Dean’s drawing was chosen for April 2015 Chemical Reviews cover!

2014

December

Shreyas has won Fall 2014 Reid Award!

Sahishnu has won Fall 2014 Van Dyke Award!

July

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.

April

Birju successfully defends her Ph.D thesis. Congrats Dr. Shah!

Yixiao, Nick, Dean, and Letao pass their IFRP!

Yixao and KBL complete Rutgers Unite Half Marathon 2014!

March

Shreyas’s poster “Nanotechnology-based Approaches to Control Stem Cell Neuro-Differentiation” has won Theodore E. Madey Award for Best Student Poster Presentation at 28th Annual Laboratory for Surface Modification (LSM) Symposium.

January

Birju has won Spring 2014 Reid Award. Congrats!

Shreyas has won Spring 2014 Van Dyke Award. Congrats!

2013

November

Birju has won Fall 2013 Duff Award. Congrats!

October

KBL gives an invited talk at Rutgers University at Newark, Department of Chemistry (Newark, NJ)

September

Prof. Mavi joins KBLEE Group as a visiting professor for one year!

KBL gives an invited talk at  University of Texas at Dallas, Department of Chemistry (Dallas, TX)

Prasad successfully defends his Ph.D thesis. Congrats Dr. Subramaniam!

August

KBL gives an invited talk at Chemistry Symposium “Frontiers of Interdisciplinary Sciences” at the 2013 US-Korea Conferences (East Rutherford, NJ)

KBL gives an invited talk at Biology Technical Symposium “Neuroscience, Stem Cells, Immunology and Developmental Biology” at the 2013 US-Korea Conferences (East Rutherford, NJ)

KBL gives an invited talk at Yeditepe University, Department of Genetics and Bioengineering (Istanbul, Turkey)

KBL gives an invited talk at Ataturk University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,  (Erzurum, Turkey)

KBL gives an invited talk at University of Missouri at Columbia, Department of Chemistry (Columbia, MO)

July

Nick wins GAANN Fellowship. Congrats!

KBL wins 2013 Charles & Johanna Busch Biomedical Grant. Congrats!

May

KBLee Lab is in collaboration with American CryoStem Corp..

Shreyas won 2013 Duff Travel Award! Congrats!

April

KBL has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Congrats!

KBL wins the Board of Trustees Research Fellowships for Scholarly Excellence award. Congrats!

Ani successfully defends his Ph.D thesis. Congrats Dr. Solanki!

2011

May

Sahishnu wins the Rutgers Nanotechnology for Clean Energy NSF-IGERT Fellowship!

Perry wins the Rutgers NIH Biotechnology Fellowship!

April

Shreyas wins the Rutgers Stem Cell NSF-IGERT Fellowship!

KB gives an invited talk the 3rd International Collaborative Symposium on Stem Cell Research at the Institue Pasteur Korea (Seoul, Korea)

Aniruddh’s ZnO Immunosensor collaboration paper was accepted to Applied Physics Letters! Congrats!

March

Cheoljin and Birju’s DexAM paper was acceped to Molecular Pharmaceutics! Congrats!

JoungKyu Park’s Graphite-coated Magnetic Nanoparticle paper was accepted to Small! Congrats!

February

Myung’s Nanoparticle-based Biosenor paper was accepted to Advanced Materials! Congrats!

2010

December

Aniruddh, Birju and Prasad present their research at the MRS Conference in Boston

November

KB gives invited talk for Stem Cell: Past, Present, and Future at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD)

October

KB gives invited talk at the Dept of Chemistry at Boston University (Boston, MA)

KB gives talk at the MRS Workshop on Functionalized Nanobiomaterials for Medical Applications (Denver, CO)

September

Jongjin successfully defends his PhD thesis! Congrats Dr. Jongjin Jung!

KB gives a talk at the RAMNUC Meeting (Imperial College, London, UK)

KB attends the 6th Annual NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Symposium (Washington, DC)

August

Aniruddh and Shreyas’s Neural Stem Cell Differentiation paper was accepted to Small! Congrats!

Jin and Prasad present a poster at the ‘NCI: Chemical Insights into Biological Processes’ Conference in Maryland

KB gives invited talk in Japan at the Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (Kyoto University)

KB gives invited talk for IEEE Nano in Seoul, Korea

June & July

KB gives a talk about the group’s at the prestigious Gordon Conference on Signal Transduction by Engineering Extracellular Matrices

Sahishnu joins KBLEE group as a PhD student. Welcome Sahishnu!

Shreyas joins KBLEE group as a PhD student. Welcome Shreyas!

May

Xudong wins the IGERT Fellowship (Stem Cells)! Congrats!

March

KB gives invited talk at the Department of Chemistry in the University of Connecticut.

Februrary

Visiting professor Dr. Jung joins KBLEE group! Welcome Prof. Jung!

Dr. Dongchin Lee joins KBLEE group as a Postdoc! Welcome Dongchin!

January

Aniruddh wins Reid Research Award!!

Aniruddh’s ChemBioChem paper accepted!!

KB gives invited talks at top universities in China (Peking, Nankai, Nanjing, USTC, Zhejiang, Fudan)

KB gives invited talks at top institutes in South Korea (KAIST, GIST)

 

2009

December

KBLEE gives three talks at MRS (boston)

Dr. Myung Sung joins KBLEE group as a postdoc! Welcome!!

November

KB gives an intived talk for The Laboratory Robotics Interest Group Mid Atlantic Chapter (LRIG)

October

KBLEE’s stem cell paper published in Cell Stem Cell (2009, 5, 204-213). Congrats!

Jin’s siRNA/brain tumor paper accepted to Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009. Congrats!

KB gives invited talks in South Korea (BioTronics 2009, BIOCHIP 2009, Ajou University Department of Molecular Science and Technology)

KB gives a talk at NIH Workshop for Junior Faculty in Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology

September

KB wins NIH director’s Innovator Award!!!

Nate wins ARESTY research grant!

August

John wins NSF-IGERT fellowship (Nanotechnology for Clean Energy)

July

KB wins NJ Commission on Spinal Cord Research grant

June

Dr. Joungkyu Park joins KBLEE group as a post-doc. Welcome Joungkyu!!

Seung Jae Lee joins KBLEE group as a visiting scholar. Welcome Seung Jae!!

April

Dr. Cheoljin Kim joins KBLEE group as a post-doc. Welcome Cheoljin!!

Nate (BME junior) joins KBLEE group. Welcome Nate!!

March

KB gives science talk for LSM seminar

KB gives science talks in Korea (8 institutions; Seoul National University, KRISS, KIST, Kyunghee University, KAIST,GIST, POSTECH, Sogang University)

Shreyas wins ACS Fellowship! Congratulations!

Vladimir wins ISURF Fellowship! Congratulations!

February

John and Shreyas win ARESTY research grant! Congratulations!

January

KB gives a talk at Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Lab

Zhichao Hu joins our group as a graduate student, Welcome Zhichao!

 

2008

December

Kevin Memoli joins our group as a graduate student, Welcome Kevin!

October

Lab on a Chip and Biomedical Microdevices papers accepted (collboration with UCLA)

September

Birju Shah joins our group as a graduate student, Welcome Birju!

August

Rutgers awards NSF-IGERT stem cell engineering program (KBLEE group is part of the program)

July

KB wins Grant Proposal Development Award

May

Nanomedicine review paper accepted

KB gives a science talk for BioMaPS Institute for Quantitative Biology at Rutgers University

April

Lab on a Chip paper submitted

John & Shreyas accepted to ISURF program

John wins Outstanding Junior in Organic Chemistry Lab Award

KB gives a science talk for New Jersey stem cell conference at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

March

Book chapter submitted

February

KB gives a science talk for LSM (Laboratory for Surface Modification) at Rutgers University

January

Prof. KiBum Lee starts his research program at Rutgers Chemistry and Chemical Biology department