Updates

April 2021

Dr. He was invited to give a presentation to UF Drug Discovery Symposium. PhD student Zack presented a poster for this symposium.

Dr. He was invited to give a seminar to the Keck Graduate Institute.

PhD student Zack and Postdoc Dr. Pan both presented the posters for the UF College of Pharmacy Research Showcase symposium.

Dr. He serves variable NIH Study Sections (NIH MIRA R35, NIH COBRE P20) and the NSF review Panel.

March 2021

Dr. He gave a seminar to UFHCC cancer center entitled “Extracellular Vesicles for Delivering Precision Cancer Medicine

Congratulations on our undergraduate researcher Natalia Fernandez for being selected to the University Undergraduate Research Scholar Program!

Dr. He is awarded as the Outstanding Reviewer of 2020 for Lab on Chip Journal from The Royal Society of Chemistry

February 2021

Dr. He is appointed as The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Scientific Programming Committee Track Leader

Dr. He is appointed to join the inaugural Lab on a Chip commissioning panel

Dr. He will co-chair 2021 microTAS Exhibit & Sponsorship Committee

November 2020

Dr. Shaobo Ruan (Postdoc) presented a poster at the UF Cancer Center Annual Symposium

Dr. He chaired a couple of keynote sessions for 2020 AAPS annual virtual meeting, also presented the research talk for the symposium: Innovations in Pharmaceutical Bioengineering. Dr. Shaobo Ruan presented a research poster.

October 2020

Dr. Xiaoshu Pan joined our research team as the Postdoc Researcher. Welcome!

Graduate student Zachary Greenberg gave a presentation to the UF COP Departmental seminar, entitled”Engineering Biomaterial Systems for Precision Drug Delivery”.

Dr. He presented a research talk for the UF Wells Brain Tumor Center Seminar.

Dr. He organized the 3D printing/bioprinting workshop for MicroTAS2020

July 2020

Dr. He Joined the University of Florida College of Pharmacy for taking an exciting journey! https://pc.pharmacy.ufl.edu/2020/07/01/dr-mei-he-joins-the-department-of-pharmaceutics-2/

Welcome lab members Dr. Shaobo Ruan (Postdoc), Dr. Pei Zhuang (Postdoc), graduate research assistant Zachary Greenberg, and undergraduate research assistant Natalia Fernandez (UF Biomedical Engineering) to the research team!

Our research lab is located at the UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex with the world top-notch scientists and research environment.

March 2020

  • Nicole Capital Research Day-1
    Nicole was selected to represent KU as a research showcase to present her research to state capital senators. The senator particularly stopped by her and left a note with signature🤩 Way to go!

  • Dr. He is nominated as the Reviewer Board Member of Pharmaceutics (IF4.77), and Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Bioprinting (IF4.97).
  • Dr. He gives a seminar at the University of Texas El Paso

January 2020

  • Both Bryce and Mikala’s posters received high attention during the Keystone meeting Tissue Immunity at Boulder. We enjoyed a lot of mountains, and of course, cool sciences!
  • Our research group presented the KINBRE annual symposium at Wichita. Undergraduate Researcher Nocole D’Souza won the Poster Award!! Good job, Nicole!

Group of students pose at a conference
  • Undergraduate Researcher Peyton Panovich has been selected as the School of Engineering Undergraduate Research Fellow (URF). Congratulations, Peyton!!

December 2019

  • Congratulations on Nicole’s Undergraduate Research Award! Nicole has been in our lab for a year and lots of good things happened. Way to go, Nicole!

November 2019

Student presents a poster
Students pose at a conference

July 2019

June 2019

  • Dr. Suiching Phung represents our research group to present poster at the 2019 Gordon Research ConferencePhysics and Chemistry of Microfluidics in Hong Kong!
  • Our team presented the 3rd Midwest Regional 3D printing Symposium in Kansas City. Kudos to graduate student Bryce for winning the Best Poster Award together with his collaborator Jon Whitlow from Dr. Berkland’s research group!

May 2019

  • Dr. He was invited by University of Florida for giving a seminar at the College of Pharmacy.
  • Check out the 3rd Annual Laboratory Testing & Automation Virtual Event (MAY 30, 2019 Opens: 6:00 AM PDT). Dr. He will speak our group research: 3D microfluidic technology for empowering biomedical research
  • We welcome three REU students joining us this summer for research and officially starts on May 20th! Welcome Nicole D’Souza (University of Kansas), Yvette Von Loh (University of South Florida), and Darragh Adelaide (Dublin City University in Ireland). It is going to be an exciting summer!!

April 2019

  • Congratulations to Undergraduate Researcher Nicole D’Souza under the mentoring of Dr. Phung for Receiving Honors Opportunity Award!
  • Congratulations to PhD student Mikala Heon for winning the Poster Award during the KU Biomedical Sciences Symposium!
  • Dr. He is awarded as the outstanding reviewer for the journal of Lab on Chip from the Royal Society of Chemistry!
  • Congratulations to Daniel for receiving KU Undergraduate Researcher Travel Award, and Dr. He for receiving K-INBRE Bridging Fund!
  • Dr. He is invited as the Young Investigator Speaker in the 2019 Physics and Chemistry of Microfluidics Gordon Research Conference, in Hong Kong, June 2019
  • Dr. He is organizing the Midwest Regional 3D symposium. Come to join us on June 7th 2019 in Kansas City!

February 2019

  • Dr. He will give a seminar at the University of California at Davis in March 12, 2019
  • Bryce and Rajarshi joined the research group as the graduate students, and Nicole joined our group as the Honors Program undergraduate researcher. Welcome!
  • Dr. Suiching Phung joined the group as the Postdoc Researcher and officially starts on Feb 1st, 2019. Welcome!

January 2019

  • Mikala and Daniel will present a poster for this 2019 K-INBRE Symposium in the Overland Park Sheraton. Please stop by them!
  • Dr. He is the invited speaker for presenting” Microfluidic Engineering of Exosomes: Editing Cellular Messages for Precision Therapeutics ” in the conference of Molecular Med Tri-Con at San Francisco, March, 2019
  • The collaborative work entitled” Ultrasensitive detection of circulating exosomes with a 3D-nanopatterned microfluidic chip ” has been accepted by the journal of Nature Biomedical EngineeringCongratulations on all the co-authors for their hard work!
  • Jan 9th, 2019, Dr. He was invited as the panelist for discussing technology transfer on informational webinar on I-Corps for NIH Entrepreneurship Training Program.
  • Congratulations on Mikala and Daniel’s abstract being accepted for presenting to the Society For Biomaterials 2019 Annual Meeting and Exposition in Seattle! The abstract title is “3D Printable Polydimethylsiloxane for Hybridized Scaffolding in Building Biomimetic Tissue”

November 2018

  • Dr. He is invited by NIH NCI IMAT program PI Meeting as the Panel Speaker for discussing Technology Translation and Transfer.
  • Nov 15, 2018, Dr. He presents the 2018 MicroTAS in Taiwan for Dr.  Zhu and Megan’s work entitled “3D-printing enabled micro-assembling for microfluidic electrotransfection of 3D-cultured cells and tissues”

October 2018

September 2018

  • Graduate students Mikala and Megan presented their research, and Dr. He gave a plenary talk during 2018 Midwest Cell Therapy Symposium.

July 2018

June 2018

May 2018

  • Dr. Nan He joined research group as the research scientist, welcome!
  • PhD student Mikala received NIH Biotech Trainee scholar award. Congratulations!
  • Dr. Qingfu Zhu received K-INBRE postdoc research award. Congratulations!
  • Qingfu and Mikala’s paper was accepted as the Cover Story by RSC journal Lab Chip (IF 6) entitled “Microfluidic engineering of exosomes: editing cellular messages for precision therapeutics”

April 2018

March 2018

  • Dr. He received the KU New Faculty General Research fund.

February 2018

  • Dr. He and Dr. Zhu presented the Midwest Regional 3D Printing Symposium in Kansas City.

January 2018

July 2017

  • Dr. He received NIH COBRE pilot project research grant

May 2017

  • Dr. He received USDA nanotechnology research grant

March 2017

  • Dr. He received New Faculty Mentoring Award from KSU provost office

May 2016

  • Master student Kim’s paper was accepted by Biomicrofluidics (IF 2.6) as the Most Read Articles.

March 2016

  • Dr. He received twice of innovative research grants from KSU Johnson Cancer Research Center
  • Dr. He received equipment grant from KSU Johnson Cancer Research Center

January 2016

  • After the completion of remodeling, Dr. He opened a research lab in KSU Manhattan campus as the independent PI.