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  • SoE Poster Competition
    Hello everyone, I hope everything is well with everyone. It is an unprecedented time now that everything is close at UConn (Almost) I hope everyone is home safe and sound! On March 11th of 2020, right before the campus closed, Jin and I (Anne) were able to participate in SoE Poster Competition for Graduate Students! […]
    Posted on March 25, 2020
  • UConn RNA on Valentine’s
    On February 14th 2020, UConn Chemistry Department, together with RNA society and Lexogen hosted a UConn RNA Salon 2020. It was an hour seminar talking about the thing most of us enjoy! SCIENCE! Our first-year Ph.D., Jin, was given the opportunity to present his work on his current research, titled “DNA-inspired Nanopiece for enhanced endosomal […]
    Posted on February 27, 2020
  • Orthopaedic Research Society 2020
    The past week Dr. Libo Zhou, our postdoc, attended ORS 2020 to present one of our research topics, titled “Anti-cancer Drug Delivery via DNA-inspired Janus-based Nanotubes” ORS 2020 was held in Phoenix, Arizona on 8-11 February 2020. Dr. Zhou had some time to walk around Phoenix as well and she loved it! She went to […]
    Posted on February 16, 2020
  • Paper Published in a Journal!! Congratulations!
    Congratulations to Dr. Libo Zhou, Dr. Hongchuan Yu, Dr. Liisa Kuhn, Dr. Wei Guo, Dr. Yupeng Chen and Anne on their newest publication on the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A!!!! This is exciting news! They have been working hard on this paper and it finally came to fruition! Thank you, everyone, for the […]
    Posted on January 10, 2020
  • Happy Holidays
    Happy Holidays and Happy New Years! Image: Link  Happy Holidays to all~ and HAPPY 2020! A new decade is here, and let's face it with confidence and a positive mindset! Do you guys have new year resolutions? I, (Anne), kinda gave up a couple of years ago, because I never seem to get it done […]
    Posted on December 30, 2019