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Theranostics and Therapeutics profiles

David R Rose

David R. Rose

Professor, Biology

Research interests: bioinformatics, systematics, evolution, molecular genetics, microbiology

Roderick Slavcev

Professor, School of Pharmacy

Research interests: novel bacteriophage nanomedicines for the development of novel vaccines; pharmaceuticals and gene delivery systems

Michael Tam

Michael Tam

Professor, Chemical Engineering; University Research Chair

Research interests: sustainable nanomaterials, nano-structured systems for drug/pesticide delivery; polymer-surfactant interactions; magnetic nanoparticles for novel separation processes; functional cellulose nanomaterials for agriculture, biomedical, environmental and personal and homecare applications

Shirley Tang

Shirley Tang

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: nanomaterials and devices for biology and medicine; bio-molecule assisted nanomaterial self-assembly

Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor

Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: new bionanomaterials as "green" alternatives to petroleum based latex; organic and bioorganic synthesis; novel antibiotics and nanopores

Ting Tsui

Ting Tsui

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research interests: PECVD; porous ultra-low-dielectric constant materials; nano-mechanics; thin film mechanical properties; nanoindentation​

Shawn Wettig

Shawn Wettig

Professor, School of Pharmacy / Associate Dean of Science (Graduate Studies)

Research interests: biophysical chemistry and nanotechnology; self-assembly for drug delivery applications and gene therapy

John Yeow

John Yeow

Professor, Systems Design Engineering; University Research Chair

Research interests: Imaging Devices, Micro/Nanodevices, MEMS; Nanosensors

Evelyn Yim

Evelyn Yim

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research interests: biomaterials-regulation of stem cells, nanotopography-cell interactions, tissue engineering applications

Alfred Yu

Alfred Yu

Therapeutics and Theranostics Co-Leader; Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: nanodroplets and nanoparticles as agents for ultrasound imaging contrast enhancement and drug carriers for therapeutic ultrasound

Boxin Zhao

Boxin Zhao

Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research interests: fundamental and practical aspects of adhesion, wetting, and friction of soft bio-nanomaterials, e.g. polymers, liquid crystals elastomers, and biological tissues, under micro- and nanometer confinements. Two major areas of interests are the design and fabrication of "smart" biomimetic devices with tailored physical, chemical, and interfacial properties and the development of novel conductive adhesives as a lead-free and multifunctional joining alternative for electronic packaging.

Goretty Dias

Goretty Dias

Associate Professor, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development

Research interests: sustainability assessment of product systems, particularly emerging technologies, and biobased systems

Biography

Professor Goretty Dias is part of the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development within the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo, Canada. She holds a PhD in Atmospheric Science from the University of Guelph, and has 30 years of experience in greenhouse gas measurement and analysis, environmental modeling, and product life cycle modeling.

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