Recent News

Fellowships for Holly & Joe

September 22, 2021

Huge congratulations to Joe and Holly for being awarded fellowships/assistantships to support their work! Holly recieved a Master's Student Research Fellowship and Joe recieved a URS Assistantship! Very well deserved!

Welcome Junyu

September 14, 2021

We are excited to have Junyu Nan join us as a new Master student. Junyu graduated from UC Irvine with a B.Sc. in Biology & Mathematics and is excited to start working on our nanoparticle projects.  

Zilu is now a PhD student

September 1, 2021

After his succesful M.Sc. work at Duke with us, Zilu decided to stay and is now our second PhD student! We are very happy we can continue to work with Zilu and look forward to all your exciting discoveries! 

CGIBD Pilot Grant

June 2, 2021

The UNC Chapel Hill Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease (CGIBD) has awarded us a Pilot Grant to predict the effects of microbial metabolites on NOD-like receptors. Very grateful to be able to start this new line of research and built translational collaborations with the CGIBD.

Welcome Ben and Joe

April 15, 2021

We are excited to host Ben for his CBB rotation and Joe for a BSURF internship this summer!

Talk at the ACS Spring meeting

April 5, 2021

Daniel presented the results from our recent Nature Nanotechnology paper at the ACS Spring 2021 meeting.

New paper in Nature Nanotechnology

March 25, 2021

Our computational nanoparticle design work was just published in Nature Nanotechnology.

NCBiotech Flash Grant

February 26, 2021

We received our first small grant from NC Biotech! The Flash Grant will provide directed funding to get us started on some of our new ideas and facilitate integration into the North Carolina biotech community. Excited and grateful for this opportunity.  

Welcome Sara, Zilu, Tiffany, and Hrshita

January 26, 2021

We are growing and look forward to be working with Sara (Comp Sci), Zilu (BME), and Tiffany (CBB) this spring semester. We also welcome our first BME graduate student Hrshita!

New book on AI for drug discovery

November 18, 2020

Nathan Brown (Benevelont.AI) has put together a fantastic new book, covering different flavors of artificial intelligence methods applied to various challenges in the drug discovery process.

Active machine learning for reaction condition optimization

November 11, 2020

In a collaboration with the University of Cambridge and the University of Lisbon, we have developed a new software tool ”LabMate.ML” that can optimize organic synthesis conditions throu

New analysis published in Pharm Res

October 29, 2020

Our new analysis was published today in Pharmaceutical Research (Springer) "Historical Evolution and Provider Awareness of Inactive Ingredients in Oral Medications".

Welcome Vivek

September 15, 2020

Vivek is joining us as a Research Aide. We look forward to working with you!

Welcome Holly, Jack, and Paul

August 25, 2020

Excited to start the Fall semester with three excellent BME students who will work on exciting projects in active learning and computational pharmacology. 

We're online

August 6, 2020

The website is now online. Come check out our Research, Openings, and Publications!