Seungpyo Hong

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    College: Pharmacy Department: Biopharmaceutical Sciences
    Secondary Department: Bioengineering
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: COP Rm 355 Phone: 38294
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    We are interested in understanding and controlling biological interactions of polymers with cells at the nano-scale. The fundamental understanding will lead us to more translational cancer research fields including: i) Targeted drug delivery with enhanced targeting efficacy using newly designed nanocarriers; ii) Local, transdermal delivery of drugs such as chemo-preventive medicine; and iii) Biomimetic multifunctional devices for effective detection and isolation of rare cells such as circulating tumor cells (CTCs). For more information, please visit our website at

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    We seek highly motivated students who can spend 10+ hours/week in the lab.
    Basic knowledge in Organic/Polymer Chemistry is preferred but not required.
    Good interpersonal communication skill and professional behaviors are required.

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