Vinayak Subramanian
Undergraduate Student (2015-;Abrams Scholar) 
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Davis Ranson
Undergraduate Student (2014-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Jin Di 
PhD Research Assistant (2012-2015)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
MS, North Carolina State University (Biomaterials)

Now: Scientist, InCube Labs, LLC

Dr. Hongliang Xin
Visiting Scholar (2015-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
PhD, Fudan University (Molecular Pharmaceutics)

Associate Professor, Nanjing Medical University

Dr. Jinqiang Wang
Post-Doctoral Fellow (2016-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering/Molecular Pharmaceutics
PhD, Zhejiang University (Polymer Chemistry)

Dr. Dennis Pacardo
Post-Doctoral Fellow (2013-; Co-Based in Dr. Frances Ligler's Group)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
PhD, University of Miami (Chemistry)


​Now: 

Visiting Students

Lab Director

Jennifer Price 
Undergraduate Student (BS 2014; 2012-2014)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Now: UC Davis, PhD Student

Gabrielle Hochu
Undergraduate Student (2015-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dory Li
High School Student (2014-)

Jenny Wang
High School Student (2013;Co-Based in Dr. Xiaoning Jiang's Group)
William G. Enloe High School

Sophia Hu
High School Student (2014-)

Biopolymeric Healthcare Engineering Lab

Dr. Xiuli Hu
Visiting Scholar (2015-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
PhD, Changchun Iinstitute of Applied Chemistry (Polymer Chemistry)

Associate Professor, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, CAS

Chenggen Qian
Research Assistant (2014-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
BS, Nanjing University (Polymer Chemistry & Physics)

Undergraduate Students

Yue Lu
PhD Research Assistant (2013-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
BS, Nanjing University (Polymer Science & Engineering)

Julia Gong
High School Student (2014-)

Abby Jindal
Undergraduate Student (2013-2015)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Chao Wang
Post-Doctoral Fellow (2015-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering/Molecular Pharmaceutics
PhD, Soochow University (Molecular Biology/ Cell Biology)

Dr. Liqiang Wang
Visiting Professor (2012-2013)
Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Co-Based in Dr. Mike Jay's Group 
PhD, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University
Now: Professor, Huaqiao University 

Rocco DiSanto
Research Assistant (MS 2014; 2012-2014)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
BS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Now: Personal Interest

Okello Bogle
Undergraduate Student (2013-2015)
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Wujin Sun
PhD Research Assistant (2013-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
MS, Nanjing Tech University (Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering)

Dr. Zhen Gu (Biosketch) (CV)
Principal Investigator 
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 
Postdoc, MIT | Harvard Medical School

Email: zgu3@ncsu.edu | zgu@email.unc.edu

Hunter Bomba
Undergraduate Student (2014-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Alumni

Prateek Katti
PhD Research Assistant (2014-)
School of Medicine, UNC
BS, UMass Amherst (Polymer Science & Engineering)

Dr. Zhaowei Chen
Post-Doctoral Fellow (2016-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering/Molecular Pharmaceutics
PhD, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, CAS (Biochemistry)

Dr. Wanyi Tai
Post-Doctoral Fellow (2012-2013)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
PhD, University of Missouri

Now: Postdoc, University of Washington

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Dr. Tianyue Jiang
Exchange Graduate Student (2012-2014); Post-Doctoral Fellow (2014-2014)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
PhD, China Pharmaceutical University (Molecular Pharmaceutics)

Now: Assistant Professor, Nanjing Tech University

Yuqi Zhang
PhD Research Assistant (2015-; Co-Based in Dr. Yong Zhu's Group)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
BS, Nanjing University (Chemistry)

Emily Nguyen
Undergraduate Student (2014-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

2012 Fall

Grace Wright
Undergraduate Student (2015-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Group Pictures

2013 Fall

High School Students

Yanqi Ye
PhD Research Assistant (2014-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
MS, North Carolina State University (Textile Engineering)

Gu Lab

Jicheng Yu
PhD Research Assistant (2014-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
MS, Nanjing University (Polymer Chemistry & Physics)

Quanyin Hu
PhD Research Assistant (2014-)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
MS, Fudan University (Molecular Pharmaceutics)

Michaela Rikard
Undergraduate Student (2013-2015)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Ran Mo
Post-Doctoral Fellow (2012-2014)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
PhD, China Pharmaceutical University

Now: Professor, China Pharmaceutical University

Maggie Reiff
Undergraduate Student (2013-2015)
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Graduate Students

Adriano Bellotti
Undergraduate Student (2012-2015;Abrams Scholar) 
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Now: UNC Medical School

Visiting Professors