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papers and 23 patents
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Highly Efficient Capture of Circulating Tumor Cells

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Novel Nanocarrier Platforms Using Multivalent Targeting and Multiscaled Hybrid Designs

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Developing a Fundamental Understanding of Nano-Bio Interactions

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Hong Research Group, 2021


The Hong Group’s research lies at the interface of materials science, biology, and nanotechnology to develop novel polymeric nanodevices for biological analysis, diagnostics, and therapeutics. The ultimate goal of our laboratory is to achieve a marriage of biomimetics and nanotechnology.

Our work is conducted in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment that provides opportunities for students with backgrounds and/or interests in chemistry, engineering, biology, medicine, and pharmaceutical sciences.