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(4) Selected Research Projects

  • July 2008—June 2009, "Nanostructured Raman Detection and Diagnosis of Respiratory Pathogens,," (Sponsor: The Clinical and Translational Science Award).
  • July 2008—June 2009, "Study and Evaluation of Nanostructured Polymer Films for Biomedical Applications," (Sponsor: Becton and Dickonson).
  • November 2006—November 2007, "Chemically Functional Nanostructured Anti-Fouling Coatings," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research (ONR)).
  • May 2006—April 2007, "Bioactive Polymeric Nanostructured Thin Films," (Sponsor: Johnson and Johnson/Huck Institute Seed Grant).


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