The therapeutic biomaterials laboratory is actively recruiting enthusiastic graduate students. Interested applicants should contact Juliane Nguyen for more information.

Principal Investigator

Juliane Nguyen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
EMail: Julianen at

Post-doc: University of California San Francisco (UCSF), Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences
Visiting Scientist: University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
PhD: Philipps-University Marburg (Germany), Dept. of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
PharmD: Philipps-University Marburg (Germany), Board Certified Pharmacist in Germany

Post Docs

Maixian Liu, PhD
PhD in Chemistry
University at Buffalo

BS in Chemistry
Nankai University, China

Email: maixianl at

PhD Students

Scott Ferguson, BS
BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences
University at Buffalo
Email: Scottfer at
Michael Deci, MS
MS in Pharmaceutical Science
University at Buffalo
Email: Mdeci at
Jinli Wang, MS
Biomedical Engineering
MS in Internal Medicine
China Medical University
Email: Jinliwan at

Masters Students

Christine Lee, BA
BS in Biological Sciences
Washington University
Email: cjlee23 at
Jiaxin Song, BS
BS in Biological Sciences
Huaibei Normal University, China
jiaxinso at
Lujing Wang, BS
BS in Biological Sciences
LuDong University in YanTai
lujingwa at
Min Jeong (Vivian) Seo
UB School of Pharmacy
Pharm.D. candidate Class of 2019
minjeong at
Nancy Song, BS
UB School of Pharmacy
BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences​
nancyson at
Se Ra Kim
UB School of Pharmacy
Pharm.D. candidate Class of 2018
serakim at​

BS/MS Students

Jake Megna
Pharmaceutical Sciences​
jakemegn at
Sydney Scatigno
Pharmaceutical Sciences​
slscatig at

Undergraduate Students

Damian Peterson
Email: Damianpe at
Nancy Song
Email: nancyson at
Jacqueline Gonya
Email: jmgonya at
Elaine Cheng
Email: echeng at
Jake Megna
Email: jakemegn at