Members


 
Principal Investigator


Youngjae You, Ph.D.
Professor of Empire Innovation

360 Pharmacy Building

Buffalo, NY 14214

(716) 645-4843

yjyou@buffalo.edu 

Curriculum Vitae

2019-                 Professor of Empire Innovation, Dept. of Pharm. Sci., SUNY at Buffalo    

2018-2019         PHF Presidential Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, OU

2018-                 Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, OU

2014-                 Asso. Prof. with Tenure, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, OU

2011-                 Member, Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center, OU

2010-                 Asso. Prof., Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, OU

2010-                 Adjunct Asso. Prof. Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, OU

2006-2010         Ass. Prof., Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, SDSU

2005-2006         Res. Ass. Prof., Dept. of Chemistry, SUNY at Buffalo

2002-2004         Postdoc, Dept. of Chemistry, SUNY at Buffalo

2001                  Ph.D. Medicinal Chemistry, Chungnam Natl. Univ., Korea

1997                  M.S. Medicinal Chemistry, Chungnam Natl. Univ., Korea

1994                  B.S. Pharmacy, Chungnam Natl. Univ., Korea

 
Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Personnel

 
Menjie Li, PhD

Postdoc (co-advised by Dr. Sukyung Woo)
2015-
 
 
Luong T. Nguyen, PhD

Postdoc
2017-
   
Graduate Students


Kazi Md Mahabubur Rahman

Graduate Research Assistant
2018 - 
 
 
Alumni



 
Graduate Students

Ryan WatleyPh.D.
2010-2014
Thesis Title: Design, synthesis, and application of dual functioning BODIPY photosensitizers: a theranostic photodynamic approach for cancer therapy
Current: CEO of 
Go Forward Pine Bluff
Gregory Nkepang Ph.D.
2008-2013
Thesis Title: Development of a new synthetic scheme for vinyl diethers and synthesis of prodrugs for targeted delivery and visible/NIR light-triggered release
Current: Research Associate at OUHSC
Pallavi Rajaputra Ph.D.
2007-2013
Thesis Title: Biological Evaluation of Mitochondria-targeting Photosensitizers and Site-specific Prodrugs
Current: West Pharmaceutical Services
Samuel Awuah Ph.D.
2008-2013
Thesis Title: Design and Synthesis of Near-Infra Red (NIR) BODIPY Dyes for in vivo Fluorescence Imaging and Photodynamic Therapy Treatment (PDT)
Current: Assistant Professor at University of Kentucky
Bio Moses Ph.D.
2007-2012
Thesis Title: A New Strategy for Photo-triggered Release of Drugs by Visible/Near IR Light: Photo-unclick Chemistry
Current: Granules Pharmaceutical Inc
Ethel J. Ngen  Ph.D.
2006-2010
Thesis Title: Mitochondria-targeting for Improved Photodynamic Therapy
Current: Research Associate at Johns Hopkins Medical School

Jason Polreis  M.S. program
2007-2009
Current: Research Associate at Sanford Research/ USD


 
Postdoctoral Researchers
 

Dr. Moses Bio 2013-2017
Current: Granules Pharmaceutical Inc
Dr. Pallavi Rajaputra2014-2018
Current: West Pharmaceutical Services
Dr. Pritam Thapa
2014-2017
Current: Research Scientist at Kansas City VA Medical Center
Dr. Gregroy Nkepang 2014
Current: Research Associate at OUHSC
Dr. Abugafar Hossion  2011-2013
Current: Faculty at Cloud County CC, KS
Dr. Bibbin T. Paul 2009-2011
Current: Instructor at University of Connecticut
Dr. Praveen P. Kumar  2008-2010
Current: Senior Scientist at 
1Globe Health Institut
Dr. Rajesh Murthy  2006-2008
Current: Manager at Medicines Patent Pool
 
Graduate T/R Assistants/Associate and Undergraduates
 
 

Matthew Slief, MD studentResearch Assistant
2017 Summer
Christopher Garner

REU student
2017 Summer
Radha Karki, PhDResearch Associate
2015
Bomaonye.R.Tienabeso, B.SResearch Assistant
Mar. 2016
Irene LimUndergraduate Student (Chemistry Major, Williams College)
2014 Summer
Natalie PattenPharmD student (University of Oklahoma)
2014 summer
Bomaonye.R.Tienabeso Undergraduate Student
2013 summer
Vidya Biradar  Graduate teaching assistant
2009-2010
Current: graduate student at University of Oklahoma/ Chemistry and Biochemistry

Srinath Pashikanti  Research assistant
2008
Current: graduate student at University of Kansas/ Medicinal Chemistry

Christopher Johnson  Undergraduate student
2008-2009
Current: graduate student at Roswell Park Cancer Institute @ Buffalo

Diana Miulleryte   Undergraduate student
2008-2009

Alex Bohlmann  Undergraduate student
2009-2010

   High School Students
Allen Chen High School Student (Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics) 
2015 Summer 
Kevin Wang High School Student (Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics) 
2014 Summer 
   
   

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