CCIL Member Develops New Quantum-Dot Imaging Probes

CCIL Member Develops New Quantum-Dot Imaging Probes

Andrew Smith, Associate Professor of Bioengineering, has recently led and published a study in which his team developed a novel type of quantum dots (QDs) with short-wave infrared (SWIR) emission. The SWIR-QDs are used for imaging single molecules in tissue and offer...
Student Spotlight: Craig Richard

Student Spotlight: Craig Richard

Craig Richard, Bioengineering Tissue Microenvironment (TiMe) Program Why did you join the Tissue Microenvironment (TiMe) training program?  When I was an undergrad, I interned with Dr. Rohit Bhargava’s lab in 2014 through the Nano@Illinois Program. I decided to join...
Student Spotlight: Tarun Nagarajan

Student Spotlight: Tarun Nagarajan

Tarun NagarajanCancer Scholars Program How did you get involved in the Cancer Scholars Program? I have immediate family members who have been affected by cancer which helped fuel my interest in cancer research. As an incoming freshman, I had the opportunity to be a...