Major Professor

Jin Xie, Ph.D.


Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
Email: jinxie@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-1933

Postdocs


Hongmin Chen, Ph.D.


Postdoc, Chemistry
Email: hchen@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Engineering Nanoparticles for Tumor imaging and Therapy

Zipeng Zhen, M.D.

Postdoc, Chemistry
Email: zpzhen@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Tumor therapy mediated by targeted agents

Anil Kumar, Ph.D.


Postdoc, Chemistry
Email: akumar@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Nanomedicine for neuroscience and cardiovascular disease, nanotechnology to circumvent drug resistance in cancer

Graduate Students:

Geoffrey Wang

Graduate Student, Chemistry
Email: dx@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Nanoparticle drug carrier, Nano-imaging agent development and nanomedicine in cancer treatment.


Weizhong (Bryan) Zhang


Graduate Student, Chemistry
Email: wezhang@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Application of nanomedicines in cancer treatment


Benjamin Cline


Graduate Student, Chemistry
Email: blc20764@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Nanoparticle based immunotherapy, cancer treatment adjuvants, food pathogen detection


Shiyi Zhou


Graduate Student, Chemistry
Email: shiyi.zhou25@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Tumor targeted nanomedicine


Daye Lee


Graduate Student, Chemistry
Email: ddl14367@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Therapeutic nanoparticles for drug delivery


Ian Delahunty


Graduate Student, Chemistry
Email: imd53871@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research Interests: Tumor targeted nanotherapy


Xueyuan Yang


Graduate Student, Chemistry
Email: xueyuan.yang25@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research Interests: Polymer nanoparticles for drug delivery


Undegraduate Students:





Matthew Chapman

Undergraduate Student, Chemistry
Email: mdchap@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Nanoparticle synthesis and characterization, Cell mediated drug delivery



Jonathan Spagnoli

Undergraduate Student, Chemistry
Email: jonathan.spagnoli25@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Applications of nanoparticles in cancer treatment


Brianna Blevins

Undergraduate Student, Chemistry
Email: bdb21776@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Applications of nanoparticles in drug delivery and obesity treatment, nanoparticle synthesis


Jae Oh

Undergraduate Student, Chemistry
Email: jayoh28@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Cancer treatment and drug delivery mediated by nanoparticles.


Former Group Members



Trever Todd, Ph.D.


Graduate Student 2011-2016, Chemistry

Research interests: Dissolvable nanomaterials for tumor imaging and therapy, Novel materials for enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and non-hydrogen MRI, Anisotropic gold nanomaterials.

Wei Tang, Ph.D.


Graduate Student 2011-2016, Chemistry

Research interests: Ferritin nanocages for imaging and drug delivery, Erythrocyte-based drug delivery


Taku Cowger, Ph.D.


Graduate Student 2011-2016, Chemistry
Research interests: Magnetic nanoparticles for MRI and other diagnostic methods, Surface modification of nanoparticles for enhanced characteristics of nanoparticles