Group Members

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Dr. Raoul Kopelman

Principle Investigator

Professor Kopelman is the author of over 600 scientific papers, patents and books. In his career he has moved across several fields, from solid state physics to biomedical engineering. He pioneered research in nanophotonics, nanochemistry and nanobiotechnology. His present research is geared towards nanomedicine, covering novel diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for cancer and heart disease.

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Email: kopelman@umich.edu

Office: 4744 Chemistry

Richard Smalley Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry, Physics, Applied Physics, Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Biology

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Visiting Scholars


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Dr. Panos Argyrakis

University of Thessaloniki

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Wei

Dr. Wei Qian

IMRA Corporation

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Dr. Aniruddha Ray

University of Toledo

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Postdoctoral Researchers


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Dr. Jeff Folz

Jeff is primarily working on two projects. The first involves developing nanosensors for improved diagnostics. His second project combines cellular histology and machine learning algorithms to identify cancer stem cells.

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Graduate Students


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Alan McLean

Ph.D. candidate

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Alan is working on developing two-photon absorbing nanoparticles for applications in photodynamic therapy, nanoparticle chains for applications in microscopy, nanoparticles for nuclear delivery, and nanoparticle targeting for various diseases.

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Undergraduate Students


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Jonathan Scher

Major: Chemistry; Minor: Philosophy

Expected Graduation: 2020 (December)

Jonathan is working on molecular dynamics simulations via AMBER to study small molecule receptor binding for applications in nanoscience.

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Anna Rapp

Major: Chemistry; Minor: French

Expected Graduation: 2023

Anna is working on synthesizing reactive oxygen sensing PLGA nanoparticles for applications in medicine.

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Staff


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Natalie Potter

Research Associate

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Natalie is working on synthesizing new targeting moieties for applications in photodynamic therapy.

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Ying Huo

Research Associate

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Ying is working on developing nanoparticle systems for photoacoustic imaging.

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