Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Nanobubble beam steering"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Fall 2016 - DURI
Research area(s):
Nanotechnology, Cancer therapy, nano medicine
Project Description:
Bladder cancer is the most common cancer of the urinary tract. The purpose of this project is to precisely steer oxygen nanobubbles to the hypoxic regions of the tumor using ultrasound guidance. The intern would be involved in ultrasound imaging, drug delivery techniques in mice models, histology, and data interpretation. Candidates with GPA > 3.0 are highly encouraged.
Expected Student Contributions:
Planning and conducting experiments; Ability to handle mouse models, reporting, data analysis, Presentations
Related Website(s):
None
Desired Qualifications:
ability to work hard, knowledge in the field, prior experience, GPA
Estimated Weekly Hours:
9
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 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 Gergen
Deptartment/College:
BME