Pablo Perez-Pinera

Pablo Perez-Pinera

Pablo Perez-Pinera has a broad background and extensive experience in genome engineering, gene editing, and regulation of gene expression with artificial transcription factors. Perez-Pinera’s work has been critical forunderstanding activation of native gene...
Ning Wang

Ning Wang

Ning Wang uses advanced research techniques to gain a fundamental understanding of cell mechanics, including cytoskeletal biomechanics and control of cell form and function; bio-imaging of cytoskeletal structures and stress distribution in living cells;...
Catherine Murphy

Catherine Murphy

Professor Murphy received two BS degrees, one in chemistry and one in biochemistry, from the University of Illinois in 1986. She received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin in 1990. From 1990-1993, she was first an NSF and then an NIH postdoctoral...
Yi Lu

Yi Lu

Yi Lu has over 25 years of experience developing selective sensors using functional nucleic acids for on-site and real-time environmental monitoring, medical diagnostics, imaging and targeted drug delivery. His research interests lie at the interface between chemistry...
Thenkurussi Kesavadas

Thenkurussi Kesavadas

Thenkurussi “Kesh” Kesavadas has been at the forefront of virtual reality (VR) and its application to medicine since 1993, when the field was still in its infancy. Kesavadas has developed several technologies to improve robotic surgery for treatment of cancer in...
Paul Kenis

Paul Kenis

Paul Kenis is an expert in microfluidics, more specifically in the design, fabrication, and characterization of microchemical systems for a wide range of applications in energy and biology. Along with radiopharmaceutical synthesis, his group is developing microfluidic...
Joseph Irudayaraj

Joseph Irudayaraj

Joseph Irudayaraj’s lab has developed highly sensitive paper-based lateral flow technologies for rapid and onsite cervical cancer screening. Utilizing Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging (FLIM), Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS), and Darkfield hyperspectral...
Taher Saif

Taher Saif

Taher Saif has been working on cancer for over fifteen years, with the goal is to explore the underlying mechanism of cellular mechanotransduction in a physiologically relevant context, particularly human diseases. Towards this goal, he has developed several...
Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith’s research focuses on the development of new technologies to image and analyze molecular changes in cancer cells and tissue during carcinogenesis and during therapy. His lab develops light-emitting nanocrystals for quantitative imaging of abnormally...
Cecilia Leal

Cecilia Leal

Cecelia Leal researches lipids, peptides, and nucleic acid assemblies to advance understanding of their function; as well as design new materials for the delivery of drugs and genes to cells. She is the Principal Investigator of the Leal Research Lab – and her...
Rashid Bashir

Rashid Bashir

Rashid Bashir’s research group currently is developing micro and nanoscale sensors for early diagnostics of cancer and infectious diseases. He is very active in bioengineering education and was the Principal Investigator of the NIH NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in...
Brian Cunningham

Brian Cunningham

Brian Cunningham’s research is in the development of biosensors and detection instruments for pharmaceutical high throughout screening, disease diagnostics, point-of-care testing, life science research, and environmental monitoring. He led a team of researchers to...