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The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries,
is not 'Eureka!' (I found it!) but 'That's funny ...' - Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

Attention, Everyone!!!


  • Simseok Yuk receives the 2019 Jenkins-Knevel Award for Outstanding Graduate Research. Congratulations! (9/24/19)
  • Simseok Yuk receives the 2019 Dr. Herbert A. Lieberman Award. This award recognizes his 2018-2019 leadership as the president of the AAPS student chapter. Congratulations! (9/20/19)
  • Jianping Wang receives the 2019-2020 Ronald W. Dollens Graduate Scholarship. Congratulations! (8/23/19)
  • Dr. Yeo has been elected to the AAPS Fellowship, which will be formally recognized at the AAPS 2019 PharmSci 360 in November in San Antonio, Texas. (8/12/19)
  • Simseok Yuk wins the 2019 Baxter Young Investigator 1st tier award, which comes with a cash prize in the amount of $3000. He will present at the Award Ceremony at Baxter's Headquarters on 10/3/19. Congratulations! (8/12/19)
  • Fanfei/Jennifer's paper in Nano Letters is featured on the COP website. (July 2019)
  • "In-vitro and in-vivo difference in gene delivery by lithocholic acid-polyethyleneimine conjugate", by Jianping Wang*, Fanfei Meng*, Bieong-Kil Kim, Kue Ke, and Yoon Yeo, is accepted for publication in Biomaterials (6/20/19)
  • "Development of liposomal gemcitabine with high drug loading capacity", by Hassan Tamam, Jinho Park, Hytham Gadalla, Andrea Masters, Jelan Abdel-Aleem, Sayed Abdelrahman, Aly Abdelrahman, Tiffany Lyle, and Yoon Yeo, is accepted for publication in Molecular Pharmaceutics (5/29/19)
  • Simseok Yuk wins the Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship, which will support him in Spring 2020. Congratulations! (4/22/19)
  • "Expanding Therapeutic Utility of Carfilzomib for Breast Cancer Therapy by Novel Albumin-coated Nanocrystal Formulation", by Ji Eun Park, Joonyoung Park, Yearin Jun, Yunseok Oh, Gongmi Ryoo, Yoo-Seong Jeong, Hytham Gadalla, Jee Sun Min, Jung Hwan Jo, Myung Geun Song, Keon Wook Kang, Soo Kyung Bae, Yoon Yeo, and Wooin Lee, is accepted for publication in Journal of Controlled Release (4/3/19)
  • Yihua Pei is selected for an oral presentation at the 2019 Gordon Research Seminar - Preclinical Form and Formulation for Drug Discovery, which will be held in Waterville Valley, NH, on June 8-9, 2019. Congratulations! (4/219)
  • "Magnetophoretic delivery of a tumor priming agent for chemotherapy of metastatic murine breast cancer", by Jinho Park, Joonyoung Park, Mark Castanares, David Collins, and Yoon Yeo, is accepted for publication in Molecular Pharmaceutics. (3/27/19)
  • Simseok Yuk wins the 2019 College of Pharmacy Graduate Student Travel Award. Congratulations! (2/26/19)
  • "Surface modification of polymeric nanoparticles with M2pep peptide for drug delivery to tumor-associated macrophages", by Liang Pang, Yihua Pei, Gozde Uzunalli, Hyesun Hyun, Tiffany Lyle, and Yoon Yeo, is accepted for publication in Pharmaceutical Research. (2/22/19)
  • "Camouflaging Nanoparticles for Ratiometric Delivery of Therapeutic Combinations", by Fanfei Meng, Jianping Wang, Qineng Ping, and Yoon Yeo, is accepted for publication in Nano Letters. (2/1/19)
  • Quinic Acid-Conjugated Nanoparticles article is featured in Purdue Research Foundation News, WLFI, and GEN.
  • "Quinic Acid-Conjugated Nanoparticles Enhance Drug Delivery to Solid Tumors via Interactions with Endothelial Selectins", by Jun Xu, Steve Seung-Young Lee, Howon Seo, Liang Pang, Yearin Jun, Ruo-Yu Zhang, Zhong-Yin Zhang, Pilhan Kim, Wooin Lee, Stephen J. Kron, and Yoon Yeo, is accepted for publication in Small. (10/23/18)

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  • Yihua Pei and Jinho Park leave the lab to embark on new journey (and open the Yeo Lab California chapter :D). You will be dearly missed! (June 2019)
  • Maie Taha leaves the lab and starts post-doc research at Northeastern. Good luck! (May 2019)
  • Marwa Elnaggar returns to Egypt after 2 years of visiting scholarship. Good luck! (Nov. 2018)
  • Yun-Chu Chen joins the lab as a post-doc associate (September 2018). Welcome!

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