Principal Investigator

 

Seungpyo Hong, Ph.D.

 

Assistant Professor, Departments of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and Bioengineering

University of Illinois at Chicago

E-mail: sphong@uic.edu

Phone: 312) 413-8294

 

Faculty page of College of Pharmacy, UIC

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

2008  Postdoc Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA

2006  Ph.D. Macromolecular Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2001  M.S. Polymer Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

1999  B.S. Fiber and Polymer Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

 

Experience

2012-   Associate Editor, Journal of Nanopharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, American Scientific Publshers (ACP)

2008-   Assistant Professor, Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

2009-   Faculty Advisor, Honors College, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

2008-   Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

2008-   Member, University of Illinois Cancer Center, Chicago, IL

2001-2002  Researcher, Polymer Hybrids Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, Korea

 

 

Postdoctoral Associates

Ja Hye Myung, Ph.D.

 

Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

University of Illinois at Chicago

E-mail: jmyung4@uic.edu

Phone: 312) 355-0414

 

Education

2012  Ph.D. Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, University of Illinois College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL

2006  M.Pharm. The Graduate College of Pharmacy, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea

2004  B.Pharm. College of Pharmacy, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea

 

Publications

  1. R.M. Pearson, J.H. Myung, and S. Hong. In: E. Jabbari, A. Khademhosseini, L.P. Lee, D. Kim and A. Ghaemmaghami, editors. Biomimetics and Bioinspiration, World Scientific Publishing Co., Ptd., 2013, In Press.
  2. J.H. Myung, K.A. Gajjar, Y.E. Han, and S. Hong, Polymer Chemistry 2012, 3(9), 2336-2341.
  3. C.A. Launiere, M. Gaskill, G. Czaplewski, J.H. Myung, S. Hong, and D.T. Eddington, Analytical Chemistry 2012, 84(9):4022-8.
  4. J.H. Myung, K.A. Gajjar, J. Saric, D.T. Eddington, and S. Hong, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011, 50(49), 11769-11772.
  5. C.A. Launiere, G.J. Czaplewski, J.H. Myung, S. Hong, and D.T. Eddington, Biomedical Microdevices 2011, 13(3), 549-557.
  6. J.H. Myung, K.A. Gajjar, R.M. Pearson, C.A. Launiere, D.T. Eddington, and S. Hong, Analytical Chemistry 2011, 83(3), 1078-1083.
  7. J.H. Myung, C.A. Launiere, D.T. Eddington, and S. Hong, Langmuir 2010, 26(11), 8589-8596.

 

 

Graduate Students

 

 

Ryan M. Pearson (5th year Ph.D.)

 

Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

University of Illinois at Chicago

E-mail: mirrar99@aol.com

Phone: 312) 355-0414

 

Education

2008  B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

(Magna Cum Laude Honors)

 

Publications

  1. Y. Yang, R.M. Pearson, O. Lee, C.-W. Lee, R.T. Chatterton, S.A. Khan, and S. Hong, Advanced Functional Materials 2014, Early View.
  2. R.M. Pearon, H.-J. Hsu, J. Bugno, and S. Hong, MRS Bulletin 2014, 39 (3), 227-237.
  3. R.M. Pearson, J.H. Myung, and S. Hong. In: E. Jabbari, A. Khademhosseini, L.P. Lee, D. Kim and A. Ghaemmaghami, editors. Biomimetics and Bioinspiration, World Scientific Publishing Co., Ptd., 2013, In Press.
  4. R.M. Pearson, N. Patra, H.-J. Hsu, S. Uddin, P. Kral, and S. Hong, ACS Macro Letters 2013, 2, 77-81.
  5. R.M. Pearson, S. Sunoqrot, H.-J. Hsu, J.W. Bae, and S. Hong, Therapeutic Delivery 2012, 3(8), 941-959.
  6. S. Sunoqrot, J.W. Bae, R.M. Pearson, K. Shyu, Y. Liu, D.H. Kim, and S. Hong, Biomacromolecules 2012, 13(4), 1223-1230.
  7. R,M. Pearson, J.W. Bae, and S. Hong. In: Y. Yeo, editor. Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems: Promises and Challenges, Wiley-VCH, 2012.
  8. J.W. Bae*, R.M. Pearson*, N. Patra, S. Sunoqrot, L. Vukovi, P. Kral, and S. Hong, Chemical Communications 2011, 47(37), 10302-10304. *denotes co-first authors.
  9. S. Sunoqrot, J.W. Bae, S.E. Jin, R.M. Pearson, Y. Liu, and S. Hong, Bioconjugate Chemistry 2011, 22(3), 466-474.
  10. J.H. Myung, K.A. Gajjar, R.M. Pearson, C.A. Launiere, D.T. Eddington, and S. Hong, Analytical Chemistry 2011, ASAP Article - on-line published.

 

Hao-Jui Hsu (3rd year Ph.D.)

 

Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

University of Illinois at Chicago

E-mail: hhsu24@uic.edu

Phone: 312) 355-0414

 

Education

2007 M.S. Pharmaceutical Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

2005 B.S. Pharmacy, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

 

Experience

2008-10  Associate Research Scientist, Orient Pharma, Co., Ltd., Taoyuan, Taiwan

 

Publications

  1. R.M. Pearon, H.-J. Hsu, J. Bugno, and S. Hong, MRS Bulletin 2014, 39 (3), 227-237.
  2. R.M. Pearson, N. Patra, H.-J. Hsu, S. Uddin, P. Kral, and S. Hong, ACS Macro Letters 2013, 2, 77-81.
  3. R.M. Pearson, S. Sunoqrot, H.-J. Hsu, J.W. Bae, and S. Hong, Therapeutic Delivery 2012, In Press.

 

 

Jason Bugno (3rd year Pharm.D./Ph.D.)

 

Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

University of Illinois at Chicago

E-mail: jbugno2@gmail.com

Phone: 312) 355-0414

 

Education

2011- Pharm.D. Candidate, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

2010 B.S. Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

 

Publications

  1. R.M. Pearon, H.-J. Hsu, J. Bugno, and S. Hong*, MRS Bulletin 2014, 39 (3), 227-237.
  2. D.A. Modi, S. Sunoqrot, J. Bugno, D.D. Lantvit, S. Hong*, and J.E. Burdette*, Nanoscale 2014, 6, 2812-2820.
  3. Y. Yang*, J. Bugno*, and S. Hong, Polymer Chemistry 2013,4, 2651-2657. *denotes co-first authors.

 

 

Vanessa V. Juettner (2nd year Ph.D. - Rotation)

 

Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

University of Illinois at Chicago

E-mail: vvullm2@uic.edu

Phone: 312) 355-0414

 

Education

2008 M.S. Toxicology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

2007 B.A. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA

 

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Undergraduate Students

 

Matthew Pasco

 

Department of Bioengineering

University of Illinois at Chicago

E-mail: mpasko2@uic.edu

Phone: 312) 355-0414

 

Education

2016 B.S. Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley Cha

 

Department of Chemistry (Honors, GPPA, Pharmacy)

University of Illinois at Chicago

E-mail: chyea.sonn@gmail.com

Phone: 312) 355-0414

 

Education

2015 B.S. Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marilyn Gaske

 

Department of Chemistry (Honors, GPPA, Pharmacy)

University of Illinois at Chicago

E-mail: mgaske2@uic.edu

Phone: 312) 355-0414

 

Education

2014 B.S. Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Tam

 

Department of Biological Sciences (Honors, GPPA, Medicine)

University of Illinois at Chicago

E-mail: tamsterwheel@yahoo.com

Phone: 312) 355-0414

 

Education

2014 B.S. Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

 

 

High School Teachers

 

 

High School Students

 

 

Tera Sparks

 

Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

University of Illinois at Chicago

E-mail: tsparks@imsa.edu

Phone: 312) 355-0414

 

Education

Junior at Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

 

 

 

Past Group Members (click here!)

 

Hong

Honors/Awards

 

2013 UIC Researcher of the Year - Rising Star Award in Basic Life Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 

2012 AAPS New Investigator Award in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technologies, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Arlington, VA

2009  Hans Vahlteich Research Award, University of Illinois College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL

2007  An ACS Most-Cited Article (S. Hong et al., Bioconjugate Chem. 2006, 17, 728-734.)

2005  Best Poster Award at MRS National Fall Meeting, Boston, MA

2004  Charles G. Overberger Award, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2002  Dwight F. Benton Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

 

 

 

 

JaHyeMyung

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RyanPearson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hao-juiHsu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JasonBugno

 

Juettner

 

Matt

AshleyCha

Gaske

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