Major Professor

Jin Xie, Ph.D.


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

Postdocs


Wen Jiang, Ph.D.


Postdoc, Chemistry
Email: wen.jiang@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: nanotoxicology and nanomedicine for cancer treatment and immunotherapy

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:

Zhengwei Cao

Graduate Student, Chemistry
Email: zwcao@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: Nanomedicine for tumor imaging and treatment.


Fangchao Jiang

Graduate Student, Chemistry
Email: Fangchao.Jiang@uga.edu
Phone: (706)-542-2216
Research interests: nanoparticle synthesis and applications of nanoparticles 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


Former Group Members






Geoffrey Wang, Ph.D.

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.


Hongmin Chen, Ph.D.


Associate Professor, Chemistry
Center for Molecular Imaging and Translational Medicine
State Key Laboratory of Molecular Vaccinology and Molecular Diagnostics
School of Public Health, Xiamen University
Room 409, Zenghui Building, Xiang'an South Road, Xiamen 361102, China
Email: hchen@xmu.edu.cn
Phone: 0086-592-2880647
Research interests: Engineering Nanoparticles for Tumor imaging and Therapy

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


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.