Research Faculty

Purnima Bandyopadhyay

  • Research Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
  • Adjunct Professor, Biological Sciences

Xiaochu Ding

  • Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests

  • Design, synthesis and characterization of polymeric biomaterials to engineer elastomers, hydrogels, and nanomaterials
  • Biomaterials/cell interactions and biological properties in vitro and in vivo
  • Synthetic vascular grafts and drug delivery systems for arterial regeneration and ischemia 

Momoko Tajiri

  • Research Assistant Professor

Research Interest

  • Application of high-throughput methods to understand biology of infectious microbes. (Techniques: Phage display, SELEX, High-throughput DNA sequencing)
  • Developing DNA-based point-of-care detection system  for vector-borne pathogens. (Techniques: LAMP)
  • Biochemistry Education