Lab Director

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David Oupicky, PhD
Parke-Davis Professor and Co-Director
Center for Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Nebraska Medical Center


Ph.D., Macromolecular Chemistry, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry,
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 1999 (advisor: Prof. Karel Ulbrich)

Postdoctoral Fellow, CRC Institute for Cancer Studies,
University of Birmingham, 2002 (advisor: Prof. Len Seymour)


Postdoctoral Scholars

Dr. David Větvička
Visiting Scholar

Dr. Qian Ma

B.E., Applied Chemistry, Anhui University of Science and Technology, 2012
M.S., Applied Chemistry, South China University of Technology, 2012
Ph.D., Polymer Science, Fudan University, 2019

Dr. Diptesh Sil

B.S., Chemistry, Lucknow University, India 1996
M.S., Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Lucknow University, India, 2000
Ph.D., Chemistry, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India, 2007

Dr. Pengkai Wu

B.S., Pharmaceutical Engineering, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, 2014
M.S., Microbial and Biochemical Pharmacy, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, 2016
Ph.D., Pharmaceutics, China Pharmaceutical University, 2019

Graduate Students

Ling Ding
PhD Student

B.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tianjin Medical University, China, 2015
M.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences, China Pharmaceutical University, China, 2018

Yu Hang
PhD Student

B.S., Pharmacy, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China, 2015

Rubayat Khan
PhD Student

B.Sc., Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University, 2013
M.Sc., Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, Purdue University, 2016

Siyuan Tang
PhD Student

B.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tianjin Medical University, China, 2018

Weimin Tang
PhD Student

B.Eng., Pharmaceutical Engineering, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, China, 2015

Ao Yu
PhD Student

B.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sichuan University, China, 2017

Chuhan Zhang
PhD Student

B.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, China, 2016
M.Sc., Pharmaceutics, University College London, UK, 2017

Lab Manager

Karen Pennington
Lab Manager

B.S., Biology, Wayne State College, Nebraska, 1979