Nov 9

Chemistry Department Seminar: Tenure Track Candidate

Wed, November 9, 2022 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm (1h) • Anderson Hall 329

"Delivery of bioactive nanocarriers beyond the blood-brain-barrier (BBB)"

Therapeutic delivery is a highly studied area in the realm of biomaterials. Lipid-based materials that can deliver cargo to target sites within the body have
emerged as promising candidates for this application. This talk will explore the design and development of a library of self-assembling dendrimer-lipid hybrid macromolecules. These nano-sized carriers are designed to withstand rapid dilution, have prolonged blood circulation times, and deliver both hydrophilic and hydrophobic cargo. This proof-of-concept work was translated to an active in vitro model demonstrating the ability to impact neuronal cell growth via synapse formation and axon elongation.

*This seminar counts towards the chemistry major seminar attendance requirement.

Event Contact: Tami Little

Event Summary

Chemistry Department Seminar: Tenure Track Candidate
  • Intended For: Students, Faculty, Staff
  • Categories: Lecture/Panel

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