2016 News

December 12-16th, 2016 – Prof. Chung gave an invited talk at the Young Investigator Session and presented a poster regarding Designer Micelles for Molecular Diagnostics at the IEEE EMBS Micro and Nanotechnology in Medicine Conference in Waikoloa, HI.

November 21st, 2016 – Gadolinium-Functionalized Peptide Amphiphile Micelles for Multimodal Imaging of Atherosclerotic Lesions is now published online in ACS Omega.

November 16th, 2016 – Prof. Chung presented her work on the Design of Micelles for Molecular Diagnostics at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

October 28th, 2016 – Welcome to all students participating in STEM Spotlight, highlighted on the Compton Herald and by Viterbi!

October 8th, 2016 – Prof. Chung presented her work on designing thrombi-targeting nanoparticles for molecular imaging for atherosclerosis at the Biomedical Engineering Society Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

October 3rd, 2016 – Welcome to Sahak Makaryan, a PhD rotation student in BME! Fight on!

September 1st, 2016 – Welcome to Jonathan Wang, a PhD rotation student in BME! Fight on!

August 26th, 2016 – Welcome to undergrads Timothy Chang, Sampreeti Chowdhuri, Prajwal Bharadwaj, and Manjima Sarkar! Fight on!

August 14th, 2016 – Self-Assembling Peptide-Based Building Blocks in Medical Applications is now published online in Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews.

August 8th, 2016 – Professor Chung receives the R00 Pathway to Independence Award from NIH/NHLBI to continue research regarding theranostic applications for atherosclerosis.

July 3-7th, 2016 – Professor Chung gives invited talk at the Engineering Conferences International on Nanotechnology in Medicine regarding “Targeting Atherosclerosis Using Supramolecular Micellar Assemblies.”

July 2nd, 2016 – Bulk and Nanoscale Polypeptide Based Polyelectrolyte Complexes is now published online in Advances in Colloid and Interface Science.

May 20th, 2016 – Professor Chung contributed to Science Magazine’s InGenuity essays on how scientists can help an urbanizing world.

May 19th, 2016 – Professor Chung chairs with Professor Nuno Neves, a New Frontiers Symposium on Nanobiomaterials and Nanotechnology for Implants, Devices, and Theranostics at the World Biomaterials Congress (WBC) in Montreal.

May 18th, 2016 – Professor Chung presented a poster, “The Design of Gadolinium Containing Peptide Amphiphile Micelles for Molecular MRI” at the World Biomaterials Congress (WBC) in Montreal.

May 11th, 2016 – Professor Chung is giving an invited seminar on Molecular Engineering for Theranostics in the Bioengineering Department at UC Riverside.

May 10th, 2016 – Professor Chung is giving an invited seminar on Biomaterials Design for Tissue Regeneration and Theranostic Applications at USC Stem Cells.

March 30th, 2016 – Professor Chung’s review article, Targeting and Therapeutic Peptides in Nanomedicine for Atherosclerosis, is published in Experimental Biology and Medicine.

March 11-14th, 2016 – Professor Chung attended the Leadership in Bioscience workshop held by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

March 4th, 2016 – Welcome to all the students attending PhD Preview Day!