Bioengineering Research Center

Former Postdoctoral Researchers

Associate Professor at Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Post Doctoral Researcher, Dr. Spencer

Dr. Chen was a post doctoral research fellow in Dr. Spencer's lab in 2010-11. His doctorate is in polymer science. Currently, Dr. Chen is an Associate Professor at Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry.

Dr. Namrata Dixit's portrait
Former Post Doctoral Researcher for Dr. Spencer

Dr. Dixit's Ph.D. is in Polymer Chemistry.

Post Doctoral Researcher, Dr. Spencer

Dr. Eslick was a post doctoral researcher in Dr. Spencer's lab. His doctorate is in Chemical Engineering.

Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Spencer, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Ph.D.
Anubhav Kaviratna's portrait
Post Doctoral Researcher, VCU School of Pharmacy, Frm. Post Doctoral Researcher, Dr. Dhar

Dr. Kaviratna served as a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Dhar's lab from October 2012 until April 2014. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy.  Dr. Kaviratna obtained his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology in Biosciences and Bioengineering.

Research Investigator II at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Laurence

Dr. Krause was a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Laurence's lab from 2011 to 2013, holding a patent from this research. Her doctorate is in chemistry from the University of Kansas. While a student at KU, she was awarded a Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship. Dr. Krause earned both her B.S. and M.S. in chemistry from Missouri State University. Currently, she is a Research Investigator II for Bristol-Myers Squibb, a global biopharmaceutical company.

Postdoctoral Researcher, Drs. Misra & Spencer, Graduate Research Assistant, Drs. Misra & Spencer, Civil Engineering Ph.D.

 While working towards his doctorate in Civil Engineering, Dr. Marangos assisted Dr. Spencer as a graduate research assistant. Upon his graduation, he became a postdoctoral researcher with the BERC.

Qingxin Mu's portrait
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Nanomedicine & Nanotoxicity Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Laurence

Dr. Mu earned his Ph.D. in nanomedicine & nanotoxicity from Shandong University in 2010. Since obtaining his doctorate, he has worked as a postdoctoral researcher for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the University of Kansas for Dr. Laurence's lab, and the University of Washington's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Staff Scientist at Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Post Doctoral Researcher, Dr. Spencer

Dr. Park was a post-doctoral researcher in Dr. Spencer's research group from 2007 to 2009. He was then promoted to Assistant Research Professor in KU's School of Engineering. Currently, Dr. Park is a Staff Scientist for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. His doctorate is in polymer chemistry from Pusan National University in South Korea.

Behrouz Soroushian's portrait
Agile Software Engineer at Pivotal Labs, Post Doctoral Researcher, Dr. Yang

Dr. Soroushian served as a postdoctoral research fellow in Dr. Yang's lab during the 2010-2011 academic year. Prior to joining Dr. Yang's research team, Dr. Soroushian was a postdoctoral researcher at Ryerson University. His research interest include: biophotonics, applied optics, and lasers and ultrafast spectroscopy. He obtained his doctorate from Universite Paris Sud (Paris XI) in Physical Chemistry.

Dr. Esra Yuca's portrait
Post Doctoral Researcher, Dr. Tamerler
Post Doctoral Researcher, Dr. Spencer

Dr. Zhao was a post doctoral research fellow in Dr. Spencer's lab from September to December 2008. Dr. Zhao's doctorate is in pharmaceutical chemistry.


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