Academic Collaborations

Dr. Emily Cranston (Chemical Engineering, McMaster University) – Cellulose nanocrystal-impregnated hydrogels

Dr. Raja Ghosh (Chemical Engineering, McMaster University) – Microgel-based ultrafiltration

Dr. Carlos Filipe (Chemical Engineering, McMaster University) – Paper-based microfluidics

Dr. Kim Jones (Chemical Engineering, McMaster University) – Neutrophil responses to hydrogels

Dr. Heather Sheardown (Chemical Engineering, McMaster University) – Ophthalmic biomaterial development

Dr. Ravi Selvaganapathy Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University) – Novel microfluidic approaches for microgel generation

Dr. Harald Stover (Chemistry, McMaster University) – Novel methods for cell encapsulation

Dr. Alex Adronov (Chemistry, McMaster University) – Carbon nanotube-impregnated hydrogels

​Dr. David Latulippe (Chemical Engineering, McMaster University) – Diffusivity measurements in hydrogel beads and applications of nanostructured hydrogel materials

Dr. Jose Moran-Mirabal (Chemistry, McMaster University) – Hydrogel electrospinning and super-resolution fluorescence characterization of gel nanostructures

Dr. Yingfu Li (Biochemistry, McMaster University) – DNA-based microgel sensors

Dr. Yonghong Wan (Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University) – Physically targeting nanoparticles for cancer treatment

Dr. Ram Mishra (Psychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience, McMaster University) – Nanoparticle drug delivery to the brain

Dr. David Koff (Radiology, McMaster University) - Image-guided and image-triggered drug delivery

Dr. Christopher Barrett (Chemistry, McGill University) - Light-responsive hydrogels for tuning cell-hydrogel interactions

Dr. Jean Duhamel (Chemistry, University of Waterloo) - Exploration of injectable hydrogel and microgel structure by advanced fluorescence measurements

Dr. Milana Trifkovic (Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary) - High-resolution confocoal microscopy of hydrogels

Dr. Daniel Kohane (Harvard University) – On-demand drug delivery devices