Defense Schedule

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Xianzhi Zhang

Xianzhi Zhang

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

"Transition metal catalyst (TMC)-embedded bioorthogonal nanozymes for anticancer therapeutics "

Goessman 153
Research Adviser:
Vincent Rotello
Schuyler Lockwood

Schuyler P Lockwood

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

"Determining Bond Strengths and Dissociation Dynamics of Diatomic Metal-Containing Ions by Photofragment Imaging"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
Ricardo Metz
Nicholas Hight-Huf

Nicholas T Hight-Huf

Friday, December 9, 2022

"Scanning Probe and Spectroscopic Investigations of Polarization-Driven Electronic Interactions at 2D-Polymer Interfaces"

PSB 283
Research Adviser:
Prof. Michael Barnes
Ruiling  Wu

Ruiling Wu

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

"Development of an anionic nanogel system for targeting delivery of thyromimetics to the liver in the treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) disease"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Peidong Wu

Peidong Wu

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

"Development of biomolecule nanoparticle conjugates for targeted delivery of therapeutics"

PSB 283
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Fanjun Li

Fanjun Li

Monday, August 22, 2022

"Investigation of kinase conformational dynamics and analytes detection with protein nanopore"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
Min Chen
Haneen Mansoor

Haneen Mansoor

Thursday, August 11, 2022

“The Dynamic Interplay of Defects and Transition Metal Dopants in Metal Oxide Semiconductors : A Balancing Act”

zoom
Research Adviser:
Kevin Kittilstved
Sandor Babik

Sandor Babik

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

"ELUCIDATING THE INTERACTIONS OF K48-LINKED UBIQUITIN CHAINS WITH UCH37/UCHL5"

Zoom
Research Adviser:
Eric Strieter
Jeffrey Cullen

Jeffery Cullen

Friday, August 5, 2022

"Evaluations of Chemical Modifications on Primary and Immortalized Immune Cell Surfaces Toward Their Use as Cell-Based Vehicles"

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Michelle Farkas
David Luther

David Luther

Thursday, August 4, 2022

"Intracellular Delivery of Therapeutic Biomolecules through Versatile Polymer Nanotechnology"

TBD
Research Adviser:
Vincent Rotello
Sanjana Gopolakrishnan

Sanjana Gopalakrishnan

Thursday, July 28, 2022

"Biomedical Applications of Protein Films and Polymeric Nanomaterials"

ISB 329
Research Adviser:
Vincent Rotello
Kithmie Malagodapathiranage

Kithmie H MalagodaPathiranage

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

"Mechanism-driven approaches and novel constructs for high purity RNA synthesis"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
Craig Martin
Bishnu Prasad Joshi

Bishnu Prasad Joshi

Thursday, July 7, 2022

"Chemical Modification and Evaluation of Cells Towards Use as Delivery Tools"

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Michelle Farkas
Emily Smith

Emily C. Smith

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

"Elucidating the Function of Ions in Hybrid Perovskite Photovoltaics"

zoom
Research Adviser:
D. Venkataraman
Kwang Won Park

Kwang-Won Park

Monday, May 9, 2022

"Vapor Deposition Strategies for Tuning Surface and Interface Chemistry for Optoelectronics and Biosensors"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
Trisha Andrew
Jillian Denhardt

Jillian Denhardt

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

"FORMATION OF DOPED SEMICONDUCTOR NANOCRYSTALS FROM DOPED MOLECULAR CLUSTERS"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
Kevin Kittilstved
Don Sujeewa Lellupitiyage

Sujeewa Sampath Lellupitiyage Don

Thursday, February 17, 2022

"Tracking And Modulating Circadian Rhythms In Cell Culture Models"

LSL N410 and Zoom
Research Adviser:
Michelle Farkas
Ishan Soni

Ishankumar V Soni

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

"Investigating Structures and Functions of Apoptotic Caspases"

LGRT 1634 and zoom
Research Adviser:
Jeanne Hardy
Babgen Manookian

Babgen Manookian

Thursday, December 9, 2021

"Molecular Vibrations and Shape-Selectivity: A Computational Model of Biofuel Precursors in Zeolites"

GSMN 153 and Zoom
Research Adviser:
Scott Auerbach
Rigumula Wu

Rigumula Wu

Thursday, December 9, 2021

"Multi-colored fluorogenic RNA sensors for the quantification and multiplexed imaging of small-molecule levels in living cells"

GSMN 153 and Zoom
Research Adviser:
Mingxu You
Hamza Javaid

Hamza Javaid

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

"Tailoring Interfaces and Composition for Stable and Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells "

zoom
Research Adviser:
D. Venkataraman
Puspam Keshri

Puspam Keshri

Thursday, December 2, 2021

"Quantitative imaging of tensile forces at cell-cell junction with DNA-based probes"

GSMN 153 and Zoom
Research Adviser:
Mingxu You
Linden Allison

Linden Kohler Allison

Thursday, October 14, 2021

"An Exploration of the Thermoelectric, Thermoresistive, and Hygroresistive Properties and Applications of Vapor Printed PEDOT-Cl"

Zoom
Research Adviser:
Trisha Andrew
Arash Manafirad

Arash Manafirad

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

“Manipulating the Properties of Light-Responsive Active Lipid Bilayer Membranes: Measuring Mechanics and Probing Mechanisms”

zoom
Research Adviser:
Anthony Dinsmore
Xiao Pan

Xiao Pan

Friday, September 17, 2021

"Deciphering Protein Higher-Order Structure and Interactions via Diethylpyrocarbonate Labeling-Mass Spectrometry"

LSL N410 and zoom
Research Adviser:
Richard Vachet
Yang Yang

Yang Yang

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

"Studies of Heterogeneous Macromolecules using Novel ESI Mass Spectrometry Based Approaches"

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Igor Kaltashov
Catherine Tremblay

Catherine Tremblay

Friday, August 13, 2021

"STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF PROTEIN THERAPEUTICS BY HYDROGEN DEUTERIUM EXCHANGE AND COVALENT LABELING MASS SPECTROMETRY"

zoom
Research Adviser:
Richard Vachet
Khushboo Singh

Khushboo Singh

Friday, August 6, 2021

"Design and Formulation of Antibody-Conjugated Nanoparticles for Targeted Delivery of Drugs and Biologics"

zoom
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Yousef Bagheri

Yousef Bagheri

Thursday, August 5, 2021

"Lipid-DNA conjugate as a novel tool for cell membrane modification and analysis"

zoom
Research Adviser:
Mingxu You
Laura Castellanos

Laura J Castellanos Garcia

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

"Computational approaches for the multimodal imaging of nanomaterials and their biochemical effects"

zoom
Research Adviser:
Richard Vachet
Qikun Yu

Qikun Yu

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

"Genetically encoded RNA devices for advanced live-cell imaging"

Research Adviser:
Mingxu You
Hongxu Liu

Hongxu Liu

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

"New chemical tools for the design of stimuli-responsive supramolecular assemblies and functional polymers"

zoom
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Michael Allen Mingroni

Michael Mingroni

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

"Primary KIE for substrate hydroxylation and iron binding regulation in FIH"

Research Adviser:
Michael Knapp
Muhammad Abdullah

Muhammad Abdullah

Friday, July 2, 2021

"Manipulating the Aliovalent Magnetic Dopants in Ti(IV)-based Oxide Nanocrystals"

zoom
Research Adviser:
Kevin Kittilstved
Ann Fernandez

Ann Candice Fernandez

Friday, June 25, 2021

Behavioral modulation of supramolecular assemblies via covalent and non-covalent interfacial transformations"

zoom
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Cheng-Hsuan Li

Cheng-Hsuan Li

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

"Polymer-based strategies for therapeutic delivery to bacterial biofilms"

zoom
Research Adviser:
Vincent Rotello
Blaise Arden

Blaise G Arden

Thursday, May 6, 2021

"Amyloidogenesis of β2-microglobulin Studied by Mass Spectrometry and Covalent Labeling"

zoom
Research Adviser:
Richard Vachet

.Manisha

Friday, April 30, 2021

"Design of responsive oligomeric and polymeric interfaces for sensing and controlled release applications"

zoom
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Francesca Anson

Francesca Edith Anson

Friday, March 26, 2021

"Investigative Mechanisms to Exploit Caspase-Induced Apoptosis Using Polymeric Nanogels"

zoom
Research Adviser:
Jeanne Hardy, S. Thayumanavan
Jiale Du

Jiale Du

Friday, March 12, 2021

"A Cryptic Site on the Proteasome-Associated Deubiquitinase UCH37/UCHL5 is Required for Chain Editing and Degradation"

zoom
Research Adviser:
Eric Strieter
Thameez Mohammed Koyasseril Yehiya

Thameez Mohammed Koyasseril Yehiya

Friday, January 29, 2021

"DESIGN, SYNTHESIS AND SELF-ASSEMBLY OF STIMULI-RESPONSIVE AMPHIPHILES FOR ANTIBACTERIAL APPLICATIONS"

zoom
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Arash Manafirad

Arash Manafirad

Friday, December 11, 2020

"Manipulating the Properties of Light-Responsive Active Lipid Bilayer Membranes: Measuring Mechanics and Probing Mechanisms."

zoom
Research Adviser:
Tony Dinsmore
Bach Gia Pham

Bach G Pham

Monday, November 9, 2020

"The nanopore development for biological molecules analysis"
"The nanopore development for biological molecules analysis"

 

 

 

zoom
Research Adviser:
Min Chen
Mahdieh Yazdani

Mahdieh Yazdani

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

"Understanding the gating of big potassium channels using atomistic simulations"

Zoom: TBA
Research Adviser:
Jianhan Chen
Elvan Cavac

Elvan Cavaç

Thursday, August 20, 2020

"Novel Approaches Towards Improved Purity in High Yield Transcription Reactions"

Zoom TBA
Research Adviser:
Craig Martin
Kingshuk Dutta

Kingshuk Dutta

Thursday, July 9, 2020

"Engineering Stimuli-Responsive Polymeric Nanoassemblies: Rational Design for Intracellular Delivery of Biologics"

virtual
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Lin Hui Chang

Lin Hui Chang

Monday, July 6, 2020

"Engineered proteins as tools to understand ubiquitin signaling"

zoom conference
Research Adviser:
Eric Strieter
Chendi Niu

Chendi Niu

Thursday, May 28, 2020

"Novel Mass Spectrometry Based Strategies to Study Heparin-Protein Interactions"

virtual link: TBA
Research Adviser:
Igor Kaltashov
Yuanchang Liu

Yuanchang Liu

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

"Engineering Nanomaterials for Immune Modulation of Macrophages and Cancer Therapy"

virtual link: TBA
Research Adviser:
Vince Rotello

Kristen Sikora

Thursday, May 21, 2020

"Investigating the Accumulation, Sub-Organ Distribution, and Biochemical Effects of Nanomaterials Using Mass Spectrometry"

virtual link: TBA
Research Adviser:
Richard Vachet
Priyanka Basak

Priyanka Basak

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

"Study of the role of biologically-relevant labile nickel pools in the maturation of nickel-dependent enzymes"

Virtual link: TBA
Research Adviser:
Mike Maroney
Hui-Hsien Lin

Hui-Hsien Lin

Monday, May 4, 2020

"Evaluation and Small Molecule Modulation of Circadian Rhythms in Cellular Models of Cancer"

virtual link: TBA
Research Adviser:
Michelle Farkas

Cancelled: Undergraduate Poster Session

Friday, April 10, 2020
ISB Atrium
Research Adviser:
Vikash Kumas

Vikash Kumar

Friday, March 27, 2020

"Depolymerizable & Dissipative Chemical Systems: Role in Material Synthesis and Applications"

Virtual: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/9387356428
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Kirandeep Deol

Kirandeep Kaur Deol

Friday, February 21, 2020

Utilizing Mass Spectrometry to Study Ubiquitination and Degradation

LSL 610
Research Adviser:
Eric Strieter
Patanachai Limpikirati

Patanachai "Kong" Limpikirati

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

"Structural Analysis of Protein Therapeutics Using Covalent Labeling – Mass Spectrometry"

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Richard Vachet
Joseph M. Hardie

Joseph M Hardie

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

“Chemical Manipulation Of Macrophages: Nanomaterial And Molecular Approaches”

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
Vince Rotello, Michelle Farkas
Wardah Ejaz

Wardah Ejaz

Friday, December 13, 2019

"Stimuli responsive nanomaterials for CRISPR-Cas9 delivery"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan

Christie LC Ellis

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

"Powering Advances in Next-Generation Photovoltaics Through Materials Synthesis and Characterization"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
D. Venkataraman
Xin Li

Xin Li

Friday, December 6, 2019

"Tools for Fundamental Mechanistic Studies: Resolving Protein Dynamics by Nanopore Tweezer and Quantitating Molecular Trafficking by Droplet-Interface Bilayer Technologies"

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Min Chen
Jingjing Gao

Jingjing Gao

Friday, November 22, 2019

"Modulating Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions Through Covalent or Noncovalent Approach for Biomedical Application"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Riddha Das

Riddha Das

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

“Engineered Nanoparticles for Site-Specific Bioorthogonal Catalysis: Imaging and Therapy”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Vincent M. Rotello
Ziwen Jiang

Ziwen Jiang

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

“Non-cationic Polymeric Materials for Therapeutic Delivery Applications”

ISB 329
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Tianying Liu

Tianying Liu

Thursday, August 29, 2019

"Covalent Labeling-Mass Spectrometry for Characterizing Protein-Ligand Complexes"

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Richard Vachet
Hanwei Zhao

Hanwei Zhao

Thursday, August 22, 2019

“Characterization of Biodistribution of Transferrin and Receptor Binding Mechanism by Mass Spectrometry”

LSL N210
Research Adviser:
Igor A. Kaltashov
Yasaman Gholamalipour

Yasaman Gholamalipour

Friday, August 16, 2019

“RNA-Seq and Mechanistic Enzymology Confirm RNA Self-Templated Extension by T7 RNA Polymerase and Suggest Novel Approaches Towards Improved in vitro RNA Synthesis”

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Craig T. Martin
Jingjing Gao

Jingjing Gao

Thursday, August 8, 2019

“Modulating Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions Through Covalent or Noncovalent Approach for Biomedical Applications”

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Akash Gupta

Akash Gupta

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

“Engineering Nanomaterials for Imaging and Therapy of Bacteria and Biofilm-Associated Infections”

ISB 329
Research Adviser:
Vincent M. Rotello
Sarah Marques

Sarah R. Marques

Friday, July 26, 2019

"Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Microscopy Studies of Chromophore Coupling in Isolated Small Molecule Nanostructures"

PSB 283
Research Adviser:
Michael D. Barnes
Meizhe Wang

Meizhe Wang

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

"Supramolecular Nanoassemblies for the Separation and Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Peptides and Modified Proteins"

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Richard Vachet
Bo Zhao

Bo Zhao

Monday, May 13, 2019

“Protein Detection and Structural Characterization by Mass Spectrometry Using Supramolecular Assemblies and Small Molecules”

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan, Richard Vachet
William Harrigan

William L. Harrigan

Friday, March 29, 2019

“Modulating Dopant-Defect Interactions in Transition Metal Doped Colloidal Strontium Titanate Nanocrystals”

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
Kevin R. Kittilstved
Bin Liu

Bin Liu

Friday, March 29, 2019

“Molecular Designs of Novel Responsive Assemblies for Therapeutic Delivery Applications”

153 GSMN
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Fumitoshi Kato

Fumitoshi Kato

Friday, March 22, 2019

“Synthesis of Transition Metal Ion Doped Metal Benzenechalcogenide Clusters”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Kevin R. Kittilstved
Seung Pyo Jeong

Seung Pyo Jeong

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

"Azobenzene-based Polymers for Organic Electronics and Photo Thermal Batteries"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
D. Venkataraman
Hsin-Ting Huang

Hsin-Ting “Tiffany” Huang

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

“Nickel Site Structure and Function in Biological Sensing and Enzyme Activity”

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
Michael Maroney
Xiaorong Liu

Xiaorong Liu

Monday, December 17, 2018

“Multiscale Simulations of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins”

LSL N610
Research Adviser:
Jianhan Chen
Maryam Kashefi

Maryam Kashefi

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

“Chemoreceptor Dynamics and Signaling: NMR Measurements within Functional Complexes”

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Lynmarie Thompson
Qinfang Sun

Qinfang Sun

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

“Simulating Hydrogen Bonded Clusters and Zeolite Clusters for Renewable Energy Applications”

LGRT 869
Research Adviser:
Auerbach
Derek Macpherson

Derek J. MacPherson

Friday, October 12, 2018

“Probing Apoptotic Caspase Allostery and Exosite Interactions for Alternative Regulation”

ISB 221
Research Adviser:
Jeanne A. Hardy
Li-Sheng Wang

Li-Sheng (Cola) Wang

Friday, October 12, 2018

“Development of Functional Biomaterials Using Protein Building Blocks”

153 GSMN
Research Adviser:
Vincent M. Rotello
Piyachai Khomein

Piyachai Khomein

Friday, October 5, 2018

"Amphiphilic Assemblies with Responsive Characteristics at Surfaces and Interfaces"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Maureen E. Hill

Maureen E. Hill

Friday, September 28, 2018

"Active Site Design and Exploitation of Allosteric Sites in Proteases"

ISB 221
Research Adviser:
Jeanne A. Hardy
Uma Sridhar

Uma Sridhar

Friday, September 21, 2018

“Design and Self-Assembly of Responsive Scaffolds for Food and Sensing Applications”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Ryan Landis

Ryan Landis

Thursday, September 20, 2018

“Hybridized Polymeric Nano-assemblies: Key Insights into Addressing MDR Infections”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Vincent Rotello
Mahalia Serrano

Mahalia (Mac) Serrano

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

"Enhanced Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Peptides and Proteins Using Polymeric Reverse Micelles"

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Richard W. Vachet
Huan He

Huan (Joy) He

Thursday, September 6, 2018

“Design, Synthesis and Study of Functional Amphiphilic Polymers and Their Applications”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Han Guo

Han Guo

Monday, August 27, 2018

“The Dissociative Chemisorption of Methane and Its Isotopologues on Metal Surfaces”

LGRT 869
Research Adviser:
Bret Jackson
Bib Yang

Bib Yang

Friday, August 24, 2018

“Engineering Outer Membrane Protein G (OmpG) for the Detection of Human Carbonic Anhydrases”

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Min Chen
Connor Boyle

Connor Boyle

Thursday, August 23, 2018

"Impact of Chemical Doping on the Thermoelectric Charge Transport of Organic Semiconductors"

Geossmann 153
Research Adviser:
D. Venkataraman
Fatih Comert

Fatih Comert

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

“Precipitation and Coacervation in Polyelectrolyte-Colloid Systems”

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Richard W. Vachet, Dhandapani Venkataraman
Prabhat Tripathi

Prabhat Tripathi

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

“Voltage-Driven Polyelectrolyte Complexation Inside a Nanopore”

Conte A110/A111
Research Adviser:
Murugappan Muthukumar
Vanessa Chaplin

Vanessa D. Chaplin

Friday, June 29, 2018

“Role of the Facial Triad in Factor Inhibiting HIF (FIH): Ligand Binding, Substrate Selectivity, and Uncoupling”

221 ISB
Research Adviser:
Michael Knapp
Morgan Baima

Morgan Baima

Thursday, June 28, 2018

“Surface Functionalization of Fabrics and Threads for Smart Textiles”

745E LGRT
Research Adviser:
Trisha Andrew
Morgan Baima

Morgan Baima

Friday, May 4, 2018

“Surface Functionalization of Fabrics and Threads for Smart Textiles”

LGRT 745E
Research Adviser:
Trisha Andrew
Moumita Ray

Moumita Ray

Friday, April 6, 2018

“Co-engineering Proteins and Nanoparticles for Fundamental Study and Delivery Applications”

ISB 329
Research Adviser:
Vincent M. Rotello
Priyaa A. Prasad

Priyaa Prasad

Friday, February 9, 2018

“Design and Development of Redox-Responsive Nanocarriers for Therapeutic Delivery”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan
Michael Johnston

Michael D. Johnston, Jr.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

“Photofragment Imaging Fast Ion Beams”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Ricardo B. Metz
Xuni Li

Xuni Li

Friday, January 26, 2018

“Hydrogen Exchange Identifies Protein Interfaces and Signaling-Related Changes in Functional Chemoreceptor Arrays”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Lynmarie Thompson
Jake Pawlowski

Jake W. Pawlowski

Friday, January 19, 2018

“Novel Mass Spectrometry Methods for the Analysis of Covalent and Non-Covalent Protein Structures and Their Influence on the Functions of Therapeutic Proteins”

S330 LSL
Research Adviser:
Igor Kaltashov
Youngju Bae

Youngju Bae

Friday, December 8, 2017

"Light-Harvesting and Light-Responsive Materials for Optoelectronic and Biological Applications"

GSMN 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thayumanavan

Poornima Rangadurai

Thursday, November 16, 2017

“Study of Self-assembly and Stimuli Responsive Behavior in Polymeric and Dendritic Amphiphiles”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:

Elizabeth R. Haglin

Monday, November 6, 2017

"Assembly and Functional Architecture of Bacterial Chemoreceptor Nanoarrays"

N410 Life Sciences Laboratory
Research Adviser:
Lynmarie K. Thompson

Celia Homyak

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

"Formulation and Characterization of Lipogels as a Tunable Delivery Scaffold"

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thai Thayumanvan

Mallory Gordon

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

“Design and Synthesis of Stimuli-Responsive Polymeric Nanogels Towards Therapeutic Translation”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
S. Thai Thayumanavan

Muhammad Affawn Ashraf

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

 “Spectroscopic Studies of Gas-Phase Metal Cation Complexes with Alkanes and Ammonia”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Ricardo B. Metz

Banyuhay (Bay) P. Serrano

Friday, September 29, 2017

“The Molecular Basis of Caspase-9 Inactivation by PKA and c-Abl Kinases”

ISB 221
Research Adviser:
Jeanne A. Hardy

Oyuntuya Munkhbat

Thursday, September 21, 2017

"Role of Rigidity and Flexibility of Functional Groups Within the Interior of Supramolecular Assemblies and Their Implications"

LSL N610
Research Adviser:
S. Thai Thayumanavan

Gulen Yesilbag Tonga

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Nanoparticle as Supramolecular Platform for Delivery and Bioorthogonal Catalysis

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Vincent Rotello

Ngoc Le

Friday, June 16, 2017

“Robust Biosensors for Healthcare Applications: from High-Content Screening to Point-of-Care Testing”

LSL N610
Research Adviser:
Vincent Rotello

Dongming Zhou

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

“Aliovalent Dopants in ZnO Nanocrystals: Synthesis to Electronic Structure”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Kevin Kittilstved

Rubul Mout

Thursday, June 8, 2017

“Protein-Nanoparticle Co-Engineering: Self-Assembly, Intracellular Protein Delivery, and CRISPR/Cas9-Based Gene Editing”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Vincent Rotello

Kishore Raghupathi

Friday, April 7, 2017

“Protein-Nanoparticle Co-Engineering: Self-Assembly, Intracellular Protein Delivery, and CRISPR/Cas9-Based Gene Editing”

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Jeanne A. Hardy

Kevin Buadlart Dagbay

Thursday, April 6, 2017

“Probing the Domain Architecture and Structural Dynamics of Caspase-6 for its Specific Regulation”

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Jeanne A. Hardy

Yunlong Zhao

Monday, March 13, 2017

“Characterization of Highly Heterogeneous Heparin-Protein Complexes using Novel Mass Spectrometry-Based Approaches”

LSL N610
Research Adviser:
Igor A. Kaltashov

Jing Huang

Friday, March 3, 2017

"Mechanistic Studies of Peptide-Mediated Protein Transport Across Droplet-Interface Bilayers"

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Matthew A. Holden

Shengsheng Xu

Thursday, February 16, 2017

“Analytical Methods to Support Design and Optimization of Protein Drug Conjugate: Focusing on Haptoglobin-hemoglobin Complex as a Drug Carrier”

N615 LSL
Research Adviser:
Igor A. Kaltashov

Lawrence A. Renna

Thursday, December 15, 2016

"Characterization of Electronic and Ionic Transport in Soft and Hard Functional Materials"

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
D. Venkataraman

En-Hsin Lee

Friday, December 2, 2016

“Mechanistic Studies of Proton Gradient-Driven Protein Translocation by Droplet-Interface Bilayer Techniques”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Matthew A. Holden

Alyssa Marsico

Friday, November 18, 2016

“Analysis of Gold Nanoparticles and Their Use with Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry”

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Richard W. Vachet

Scott J. Eron

Thursday, November 17, 2016

“Exploitation and Regulation of Apoptotic Caspases”

ISB 221
Research Adviser:
Jeanne A. Hardy

Zhe Zhang

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

“New Mass Spectrometric Methods for Studying Proteins in Solution and in the Gas Phase”

LSL N210
Research Adviser:
Richard W. Vachet

Sukru Gokhan Elci

Saturday, October 22, 2016

“Gold Nanoparticle Biodistributions and Stability In Vivo from Mass Spectrometric Imaging”

LSL N410
Research Adviser:
Richard W. Vachet

Carolyn Elise Carr

Thursday, October 20, 2016

“Investigating the Relationship Between Structure and Function in Nickel Proteins and Enzymes”

Goessmann 153
Research Adviser:
Michael J. Maroney