PostDoc And Student SpotlightLin Zhu
Dr. Lin Zhu won a two-years American Cancer Society- Ellison Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for $102,000.
Dr. Lin Zhu received his Ph D in Pharmaceutics from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2010 and is currently a postdoctoral research associate advised by Dr. Vladimir P. Torchilin in the Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Malav Trivedi not only won the RISE award in Health Sciences category, but also won the “Excellence in Research Award” at the 2013 Northeastern University Research and Innovation Expo.
Malav Trivedi is a doctoral student working under Professor Richard Deth. Malav’s thesis project is titled “A novel role of Redox/methylation signaling as an epigenetic-based mechanism for opioid drug action”
Brendan Harmon Wins Third Prize in the Poster Award at the Experimental Biology 2013 meeting.
Brendan Harmon, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, working in Professor Barbara Waszczak's laboratory was selected as one of the finalists at the Experimental Biology 2013 meeting. Brendan won third place, which includes a $250 prize and free registration for the 2014 meeting.
Dipti Deshpande Receives the American Association of Indian Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAiPS) 2012 Student Scholar’s Award
Dipti Deshpande, a doctoral candidate currently pursuing her PhD in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy at the Northeastern University was awarded the “AAiPS 2012 Student Scholar’s Award” at the 2012 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. She is currently working in Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Dr Mansoor Amiji’s laboratory and her thesis is titled, “Multimodal Omega-3 Fatty Acid Oil-Containing Nanoemulsion-Based Therapeutic Strategy for the Treatment of Endothelial Dysfunction in Coronary Artery Disease.
Jing Xu Won the Research Poster Competition in 2012 National Cancer Institute’s Nanotechnology Alliance Principal Investigators Meeting
Jing Xu, a doctoral candidate in Department of Pharmaceutical Science with specialization in Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, is awarded as one of poster presentation winners in 2012 National Cancer Institute Nanotechnology Alliance Principal Investigators Meeting. Ms. Xu is working in the laboratory of Distinguished Professor and Chair Mansoor Amiji, and her doctoral thesis research project is titled "Multimodal Therapeutic Approach for Pancreatic Cancer: Delivery of Combination wt-p53 Gene and Gemcitabine in Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor-Targeted Gelatin Nanoparticles”.
Shardool Jain Wins two prestigious awards
Shardool Jain, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, wins two prestigious awards: 2012-13 John L. Neumeyer Research Achievement Award and First place winner of Academic Research Award at the 2013 American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences-Northeast Regional Discussion Group Annual Meeting.
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Nate Hodgson and Girish Chopda won the Outstanding Student Research Awards at the 2010 Northeastern University Research Expo
Nate Hodgson is a doctoral student working under Professor Richard Deth. Nate’s project is titled “EAAT3-Mediated Cysteine Uptake in Human Neuroblastoma Cells is PI3 Kinase-Dependent”.
Girish R Chopda is a doctoral student working under Professor Carol Paronis. Girish's project is titled “Effects of CB1 Cannabinoid Agonists in Rats”
Christina Kriegel Receives the 2009 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist’s Postdoctoral Fellow Award
Christina Kriegel, a postdoctoral associate in Dr. Mansoor Amiji’s group received the 2009 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist’s (AAPS) Postdoctoral Fellow Award. The Award is sponsored by FMC Corporation. Christina’s research focuses on “Oral Gene Silencing of TNF-alpha using a Nanoparticles-in-Microsphere Delivery System in an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Model”.
Tom Koperniak Receives the 2009 American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Doctoral Fellowship
Thomas Koperniak is a PhD candidate working under Profesor Ralph Loring. The title of his thesis is “The Role of Ric-3 and Other Chaperone Factors in Cell-Dependent Expression of Alpha-7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors”.
Lara Jabr-Milane wins the 2009 Boston Area International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Poster Competition
Lara Jabr-Milane is a PhD candidate working under the direction of Professor Mansoor Amiji. While in Dr. Amiji’s laboratory Lara participated in the NCI/NSF funded pre-doctoral IGERT Nanomedicine fellowship program. Lara’s thesis project is titled “Tumor Hypoxia, the Warburg Effect, and Multi-drug Resistance: Modulation of Hypoxia Induced Multi-drug Resistance Using EGFR Targeted Polymer Blend Nanocarriers for Combination Paclitaxel/Lonidamine Therapy”
Christina Muratore receives the 2009 John and Evelyn Neumeyer’s Research Achievement Award
Christina is a doctoral student working under Professor Richard Deth on a thesis project entitled “Alternative Splicing of Methionine Synthase as a Biomarker for Oxidative Stress in Aging and Neurological Disorders”