Current Members
 Principal Investigator

Kam W. Leong, Ph.D. Curriculum Vitae | Interview | email

Samuel Y Sheng Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Professor of Systems Biology

Columbia University

Research Interests: Nonviral Gene Editing, Drug and Gene Delivery, Inflammation, Tissue-on-Chip

 Research Staff

Chai Hoon Quek, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Mechanical Eng. and Materials Sci.,

Duke University

Speciality: Inorganic Chemistry, Drug Delivery

 

Jounghyun Helen Lee, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering,

Stevens Institute of Technology

Speciality: Microfluidics, Organ-on-a-chip

 



Cong Xu, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Biophysics,

Chinese Academy of Science

Speciality: Microfluidics, Organ-on-a-chip

 

Zhaoxu Tu, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry,

Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin

Speciality: Cancer Therapy, Drug Delivery,

Inflammation Modulation



Yiling Zhong, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Chemical Biology, Soochow Univ.

Specialty: Material Science, Cancer Therapy,

Drug Delivery

Naoto Yoshinaga, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Bioengineering,

University of Tokyo

Speciality: Polymer Chemistry,

Gene and Drug Delivery



Yang Xiao, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering,

Yale University

Specialty: Single Cell RNA Sequencing,

Organ-on-a-chip, Developmental Neurosci.

Yeh-Hsing (Sima) Lao, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering,

Columbia University

Speciality: Gene Editing and Babysitting



Tianyu Li, Ph.D. email

Ph.D. in Chemistry,

Tsinghua University

Speciality: Polymer Chemistry, Nanomedicine

 

Wei Leong, M.Sc. email

Research Associate

 

 

 



Joyce K. Zhou, B.Sc. email

Research Associate

 

 

 

Moshe J. Willner, B.Sc. email

Research Associate

 

 

 

 Doctoral Students

Dantong (Danielle) Huang, M.Sc. email

Ph.D. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Stem Cell and Liver Tissue Eng.

Hanze Hu, M.Sc. email

Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Microfluidics, Nanomedicine

 



Ding Tang, M.Sc. email

Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Gene Delivery, Nanomedicine

 

Siyu He, M.Sc. email

Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Stem Cell Engineering



Tolu O. Akinade, B.Sc. email

M.D./Ph.D. Student,

College of Physicians and Surgeons

Columbia University Medical Center

Speciality: Cancer Nanomedicine

Shavonne Teng, M.Sc. email

Ph.D. Student,

Cellular Physiology and Biophysics

Columbia University Medical Center

Speciality: Pain and Inflammation Modulation



Sarah Cai, B.Sc. email

M.S./Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Gene Delivery, Gene Editing

 

Divya Bhansali, B.Sc. email

M.S./Ph.D. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

Speciality: Pain Modulation,

Cancer Nanomedicine

 Master's Students

Caleb Sangchul Lee, B.Sc. email

M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 

Vrinda Johri, B.Sc. email

M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 



Yuefei Zhu, B.Sc. email

M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 

Zhiyuan (Gary) Chen, B.Sc. email

M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 



Yingwen Huang, B.Sc. email

M.S. Student, Chemical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 

Shannon E. Mcelroy, B.Sc. email

M.S. Student, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

 

 

 Visiting Scholars

Baoding Huang, M.D., Ph.D. email

Associate Chief Physician

The Sixth Affiliated Hospital

Sun Yat-sen University, CHINA

 

Jing Ruan, Ph.D. email

Associate Professor

Shanghai Jiaotong University, CHINA

Speciality: Tissue Engineering,

Nanomedicine, Cancer Therapeutics



Xuejing Chen, B.Sc. email

Ph.D. Student

Tsinghua University, CHINA

Speciality: Biomedical Optics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Undergraduate Students

Ozgenur Celik email

Junior, Biomedical Engineering

Columbia SEAS

 

 

Caroline Chen email

Junior, Biology

Columbia College