Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Guiding nano delivery vehicles to a targeted site by ultrasound"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Fall 2015 - DURI
Research area(s):
Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Therapy
Project Description:
We will develop methods to guide nano bubbles to a desired spot to its target for delivery of drugs and other therapeutics. The physical stimuli is ultrasound. The goal is to use ultrasound to drive the particles to its destination for on demand therapeutics delivery.
Expected Student Contributions:
Learning the basic testing methods in animal models
Related Website(s):
None
Desired Qualifications:
Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Chemistry
Estimated Weekly Hours:
12
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 4 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Irudayaraj, Joseph
Deptartment/College:
agricultural and biological engineering

Student Supervisor

Name:
Pushpak Bhandari
Title:
Graduate Research Assistant

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Craig Goergen
Deptartment/College:
BME