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Fundings

SAFN Funding Sources:

 

 

  • 2016 – 2019        NSF (CBET-Biomedical Engineering), “Collaborative Research: Advanced Biomanufacturing of Functional Bionanoparticles for Biomedical Engineering Applications” (#1604826) – $ 321,177.00 as a co-PI.
  • 2016 – 2019        NSF (CBET-Particulate & Multiphase Processes), “(NANO)2: gold nanoclusters in lipid nanodiscoidal bicelles as a potential nanodiagnostic platform: experiment and computer modeling” (#1605971) – $ 369,482.00 as a PI.
  • 2016 – 2017        UCONN Research Excellent Program, “Scalable One-Pot Theranostic Nanodiscs Formulations for Cancer Targeting” – $ 50,000.00 as a PI.

 

  • 2015 – 2018        Department of Education (GAANN), “Multi-functional Polymer Based Materials – Derived and Learned from Nature” (P200A150330) – $ 966,713 (including matching fund) as a co-PI.
  • 2015 – 2018        NSF (CBET-Nanobiosensing), “UNS: Signal-Amplification for Instrument-Free, Multiplexed Immunoassay – a Generalized Platform for Biosening” (#1510468) – $ 300,413 as a co-PI.

 

  • 2014 – 2015        NSF (CBET-Interfacial Process & Thermodynamics), “EAGER: The Effects of Molecular Architectures on Lipid-Based Nanoparticulate Interaction through Polymer Linkers” (#1433903) – $ 149,992 as a PI.

 

  • 2012 – 2014        NSF (MRI-DMR), “MRI: Acquisition of a State-of-the-Art Small Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS) Instrument for Research and Education” (#1228817) – $568,398 (Total: $811,997 with 30% cost sharing from UConn) as a PI
  • 2012 – 2014        NSF (CMMI-Nanomanufacturing), “Single-Step Manufacture of Affinity Nanodiscs for Drug Delivery” (#1131587) – $387,249 as a PI
  • 2012 – 2013        Director’s Award for Faculty Excellence, IMS, UCONN

 

  • 2011 – 2012        UConn Faculty Large Grant, “Investigation on structural transformation from nano-discs to unilamellar vesicles” (FRS#443360) – $ 25,156 as a PI
  • 2008                    NRC – Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences (SIMS) Significant Partnership Award
  • 2004 – 2006        AFMNet “Developing monodisperse spontaneous unilamellar vesicles of phospholipid mixtures” – ($ 65,000/ year), as a key researcher