October 27 2020: Congratulations to Victor, Hossein, Qiaochu, Evan and Anastasiia on the acceptance of their paper "Miktoarm polymers with environment-selective ROS/GSH responsive locations: From modular synthesis to tuned drug release through micellar partial corona shedding and/or core disassembly" in Macromol. Biosci. 2020, in press.
October 26 2020: Congratulations to Parinaz on the acceptance of her review article "Effect of physico-chemical properties of nanoparticles on their intracellular uptake" in Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, in press.
September 29 2020: An invited review article "Dendrimers as modulators of brain cells" Dusica Maysinger, Qiaochu Zhang and Ashok Kakkar, got accepted in Molecules, 2020, in press.
September 12 2020: Congratulations to Dr Amir Sheikhi (Assistant Professor, PennState) for being selected as one of the 35 Most Influential Chemical Engineers Under 35 by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
August 28 2020: Congratulations to Søren on the acceptance of his paper ”Telodendrimers: Promising architectural polymers for drug delivery, Søren Mejlsøe and Ashok Kakkar,” as a feature article in Molecules, 2020, in press.
August 27 2020: Congratulations to Victor on the acceptance of his paper ”Miktoarm star polymers: Branched architectures in drug delivery”, Victor Lotocki and Ashok Kakkar, as a feature article in Pharmaceutics, 2020, in press.
June 30 2020: Congratulations to Parinaz, Jeff, Victor, Alex and Ramez on the acceptance of their paper "Facile design of autogenous stimuli-responsive chitosan/hyaluronic acid nanoparticles for efficient small molecules to protein delivery", Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0TB00772B.
June 3 2020: Congratulations to Søren on the publication of his chapter “N-Heterocyclic Dendrimers: Hyperbranched Frameworks Containing Triazole, Triazine, Porphyrin and Phthalocyanine Ring Structures”, in "Dendrimer Chemistry: Synthetic approaches towards complex architectures", Book Series: Monographs in Supramolecular Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, 2020, Chapter 7, 183-229. https://doi.org/10.1039/9781788012904.
May 1 2020: Jenny joins the group for an NSERC USRA research project.
February 12 2020: Congratulations to Hossein on the publication of his paper, "Telodendrimer-based macromolecular drug design using 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition for applications in biology", in Molecules, 2020, 25(4), 857. Feature article in special issue, "Dendrimers in Biomedicine".
November 23 2019: Congratulations to Parinaz, Mandana and Hossein on the publication of their recent article, “Stimuli Responsive Chitosan as an Advantageous Platform for Efficient Delivery of Bioactive Agents”, in J. Controlled Release, 2020, 317, 216-231.
November 19 2019: Congratulations to Victor who won the Best Poster Presentation Award at the Quebec Center for Advanced Materials/The Center Québécois sur les matériaux fonctionnels (QCAM/CQMF) Annual Student Symposium, held at Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec on Nov 18 2019.
October 18 2019: Mojhdeh joined the group from Amirkabir University as a Graduate Research Trainee. Welcome Mojhdeh.
September 6 2019: Hui Wen joined the group to start her PhD. Welcome Hui Wen.
September 3 2019: Congratulations to Alex, Jessica, Richard on the publication of their recent article: ACS Applied Bio Materials 2019, 2, 10, 4515-4526.
September 3 2019: Qiaochu starts her CHEM 480 Undergraduate Research Project.
September 3 2019: Annie joins the group for CHEM 396 Undergraduate Research Experience project.
August 26 2019: Anastasiia heads back to Ukraine after completing her MITACS Globalink Research Internship. Bon Voyage Anastasiia.
August 26 2019: Qiaochu completed her CHEM 396 Undergraduate Research Experience.
August 23 2019: Congratulations to Yu-Chen who submitted her PhD thesis.
August 14 2019: Congratulations to Alex, Ramez and Tongyue on the publication of their recent article: Chem. Comm. 2019, 55, 9829-9832.