User:Arjun S. Adhikari

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Arjun S. Adhikari (an artistic interpretation)

I work in the Dunn Lab, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University

Education

  • 2008-Present, Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
  • 2006-2008, Masters of Science in Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York University
  • 2004-2008, Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York University

Research interests

  1. Force dependent ECM remodeling
  2. Single molecule biophysics
  3. Drug delivery and membrane biophysics

Publications

  1. Arjun Adhikari, Jack Chai, Alexander Dunn “Mechanical Load Induced a 100-fold increase in the Rate of Collagen Proteolysis by MMP-1” submitted for publication
  2. Gautam Bajagur Kempegowda, Shrirang Karve, Amey Bandekar, Arjun Adhikari, Tamara Khaimchayev, Stavroula Sofou “pH-Dependent Formation of Lipid Heterogeneities Controls Surface Topography and Binding Reactivity in Functionalized Bilayers”, Langmuir 2009, 25 (14)

Presentations

  1. Effect of Applied Load on Collagen Model Trimer Cleavage by MMP-1, Arjun Adhikari, Jack Chai, Alexander Dunn, AIChE National Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah (Nov 2010)
  2. Force Mediated ECM Substrate Proteolysis by MMPs, Arjun Adhikari, Jack Chai, Alexander Dunn, Bio-X Symposium, Stanford University (Aug 2010)
  3. Fluorescence based methods for the detection of lateral heterogeneities in lipid membranes, Arjun Adhikari, Xueling Zhao, Tamara Khaimchayev, Stavroula Sofou. Second Conference on Drug Delivery and Translation Research, Polytechnic University, NY (May 2008)
  4. Detection of pH-tunable “Raft Switches” using fluorescence markers in rigid liposome membranes, Arjun Adhikari, Thomas Burns, Xueling Zhao, Stavroula Sofou. AIChE Student Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah (November 2007)
  5. Detection of pH-tunable “Raft Switches” using fluorescence markers in rigid liposome membranes, Arjun Adhikari, Thomas Burns, Tamara Khaimchayev, Xueling Zhao, Stavroula Sofou. New Student Convocation – Polytechnic University, NY (August 2007)