Team

Meet our scientists

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Mei He, Ph.D.

2008, PhD, University of Alberta /// 2012, Postdoc, University of California, Berkeley /// Office: UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex 0458 /// email: mhe@cop.ufl.edu

Dr. Mei He headshot

postdoctoral RESEARCHER

Shaobo Ruan, Ph.D

2018, PhD, Pharmacy, Sichuan University, China /// Office: UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex 0475G /// email: ruanshaobo@cop.ufl.edu

shaobo

Postdoctoral Researcher

Pei Zhuang, Ph.D.

2020, PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore /// Office: UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex 0475G /// email: peizhuang@cop.ufl.edu

Pei Zhuang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Xiaoshu Pan, Ph.D.

2020, PhD, Chemical Biology, University of Florida, USA /// Office: UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex 0475G /// email: xpan@cop.ufl.edu

Xiaoshu Pan

Ph.D. Graduate student

Zachary Greenberg

2020, MS, Material Science and Engineering, University of Florida/// 2017, BS, Chemistry, University of Florida/// Office: UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex 0475G /// email: zfg2013@ufl.edu

zack

Ph.D. Graduate student

Nina Erwin

2021, BS, Material Science and Engineering, University of Florida/// Office: UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex 0475G /// email: nerwin@ufl.edu

Nina

Ph.D. Graduate student

Yi-Hua Chiang

2020, M.S. Pharmacy, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan/// 2017, B.A. Pharmacy, Tajen University, Taiwan/// Office: UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex 0475G /// email:

yihua

Ph.D. Graduate student

Zeinab Mohamed

2021, MS, Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, University of South Florida/// 2017, BS, Pharmacy, The British University in Egypt /// Office: UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex 0475G /// email:

zeinab

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHER

Natalia Elisabeth Fernandez

Undergraduate student, Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida /// Office: UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex 0475G /// email: nataliafernandez@ufl.edu

lab member

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHER

Lauren Andrews


Undergraduate student, Biochemistry, University of Florida /// Office: UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex 0475G /// email: laurenandrews@ufl.edu

lab member

Alumni

Postdoc Researchers:

  • Suiching Phung, 2019-2020, Postdoc Researcher, Current: Postdoc at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  • Nan He, 2018-2020, Postdoc Researcher, Current: Clara Biotech scientist
  • Qingfu Zhu, 2017-2019, Postdoc, Current: Faculty of the Wenzhou Institute of Biomaterials and Engineering, China
  • Philip Hochendoner, 2017-2018, Postdoc, Current: Postdoc at the Princeton University for The Institute Materials

Graduate Students:

  • Bryce Stottlemire, 2018-2020, Graduate Student, Current: KU BioE graduate student
  • Mikala Heon, 2018-2020, Graduate Student, Current: KU BioE graduate student
  • Rajarshi (Raj) Bose, 2018-2020, Master Student, Current: Merk process engineer
  • Kimberly Plevniak, 2015-2017, Master Student, Current: Clinical Laboratory Scientist at ViraCor
  • Kyle Merklein, 2014-2016, Master Student, Current: Systems Test Engineer at RBC Medical Innovations
  • Ethan Gother, 2016-2018, Master Student, Current: Embedded Systems Engineer at Surface Systems and Instruments 

Undergraduate Students:

  • Ngan Ngoc Tran, Self Fellow, 2019-2020, Current: KU undergraduate student
  • Nicole D’Souza, 2018-2020, Undergraduate Research Fellow, Current: KU undergraduate student
  • Peyton Panovich, 2019-2020, Undergraduate Research Fellow, Current: KU undergraduate student
  • Yvette Von Loh, 2019, REU summer student, Current: Abeona Therapeutics manufacturing associate
  • Darragh Adelaide, 2019, REU summer student, Current: Dublin City University undergraduate student
  • Rebekah Elliott, 2018-2020, Research Technician, Current: KUMC research technician
  • Pamela Patricia Gamero Kubota, 2018-2019, Research Assistant, Current: Master Student, KU Medical Center
  • Xinyi He , Summer undergraduate researcher, 2018, Current: Software Implementation Consultant at Manhattan Associates
  • Megan Richards, 2017, Undergraduate Researcher, Current: R&D Engineer at Pfizer
  • Kaila Wilson, 2017, Undergraduate Research, Current: System Engineer at Cerner Corporation