News

June 16, 2021 

Our paper "Exosomes as Natural Delivery Carriers for Programmable Therapeutic Nucleic Acid Nanoparticles (NANPs)" has recently been published in Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews! Congratulations to Dr. Ke and Dr. Afonin!

(Click here to read it!)

1-s2.0-S0169409X21002271-ga1.jpg

May 14, 2021 

Congratulations to Alex and his research proposal for winning the Mining For Gold competition at UNC Charlotte. As part of the award, he will be receiving $1,000 for his project. 

May 11, 2021 

Our book "Therapeutic RNA Nanotechnology: Immunomodulation and Dynamicity 1st Edition" is now available! 

(Click here to order it!)

  April 21, 2021  

Congratulations to Doaha for winning the Science, Technology, and Engineering - Oral Award at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Conference at UNC Charlotte!!

  April 16, 2021

Our paper "Nucleic Acid Nanoparticles (NANPs) as Molecular Tools to Direct Desirable and Avoid Undesirable Immunological Effects" has been published in Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews! Congratulations to Dr. Johnson, Morgan Chandler, and Dr. Afonin!

(Click here to read it!)

  April 14, 2021  

Congratulations to Morgan for being awarded the 2021 Graduate School Summer Fellowship Program (GSSF) from UNC Charlotte! 

  March 27, 2021  

Congratulations to Jonathan Black for his winning presentation "Synthesis and Assembly of Functionalized RNA Nanorings" at the Association of Southeastern Biologists Conference!!

Screen%20Shot%202021-03-29%20at%2011.19_

  February 20, 2021  

Congratulations to Seraphim S. Kozlov for being awarded 2nd place for his poster "DNA Silver NanoClusters with Antibacterial Properties for Medical Devices" at the International Biotech Symposium 2021!

Seraphim was also awarded with the following accolades at the Frederick County Science and Engineering Fair: 

  • US Public Health Service Meritorious Award 

  • US Air Force Award 

  • Us Agency for International Development Award 

IMG_1055_edited.jpg
IMG_1054_edited.jpg

  January 21, 2021  

Our latest manuscript "Induction of cytokines by Nucleic Acid Nanoparticles (NANPs) depends on the type of delivery carrier" has been published in Molecules! Congratulations to Yelixza, Melina, Morgan, and Dr. Afonin. (Click here to read it!)