Graduate Students Supervised 
and Their Current/Last Known Positions:

Siu-Cheong Ho Characterization of Large Unilamellar Phospholipid Vesicles and Their Interactions with Cultured Chinese Hamster Cells, (M.S. 1977), Staff Scientist, Barros Research Institute, MI
Ruanglakana Vajanabukka The Nicotinic Acetylcholine Regulator of Torpedo californica: Purification and Reconstitution, (M.S. 1979), Faculty, Chulalonkon University, Bangkok, Thailand
Garry L. Adrian Entrapment of Proteins in Phosphatidylcholine Vesicles (M.S. 1979), Staff Scientist, State Government of Indiana
Benedict Changan Chang Synthesis and Characterization of a New Fluorescent Phospholipid, (M.S. 1979), Industrial Scientist, Merck, Inc.
James A. Wilkins Transport of 5- Hydroxytryptamine by Platelet Dense Granules, (Ph.D. 1979), Senior Scientist, Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Stephen R. Grant Site Specific Binding of Liposomes, (Ph.D. 1980), Associate Professor, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Siu- Cheong Ho Phospholipid Vesicles as Carriers to Transfer Biological Molecules into Cells, (Ph.D. 1980), Staff Scientist, Barros Research Institute, MI
Paul T. Naylor Induction of Cytotoxic T- lymphocytes by Liposomes Containing Herpes Simplex Virus and H- 2 Antigens, (Ph.D. 1981), Orthopaedic Surgeon, Knoxville, TN
Sharon S. Carpenter- Green Wheat Germ Agglutinin Covalently Coupled to Liposomes, 
(M.S. 1981), Science Teacher, S.C.
Chen- Yen Wang Polyhistidine Mediates an Acid Dependent Fusion of Negatively Charged Liposomes, (M.S. 1984), Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
Bruce P. Babbitt Model System for Studies of Specific Membrane Interactions, (Ph.D. 1985), Vice President, Parexel, Inc. 
Yung- Shyeng Tsao Interactions of Sendai Virus with Model Target Membrane, (Ph.D. 1985), Senior Scientist, Scherring Plough Pharmaceutical Co., NJ
Sean M. Sullivan Heat- Sensitive Immunoliposomes, (Ph.D. 1985), Associate Professor, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL.
Jerome Connor  pH- sensitive Liposomes: Characterization and Application, (Ph.D. 1986), Director of Development, LifeCell Corporation, Branchburg NJ
Kelly S. Houck The Role of Multivalency in Antibody Mediated Liposome Targeting, (M.S. 1987), practicing physician, Johnson City, TN
Chen- Yen Wang Cytoplasmic Delivery of Macromolecules via pH- Sensitive Liposomes, (Ph.D. 1987), Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HA
Rodney J.Y. Ho  Target-Sensitive Immunoliposomes:  Design and Application, (Ph.D. 1987), Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Brenda Hughes Lung Capillary Endothelial Cell Specific Monoclonal Antibodies Target Liposomes to Mouse Lung in vivo, (jointly supervised by Stephen Kennel), (M.S. 1988)
David Collins Mechanism of Destabilization of pH-Sensitive Liposomes and Implications for Cellular Delivery, (Ph.D. 1989), Research Scientist and Project Leader, Eli Lilly, Indianapolis, IN
Ana Tari  Structure and Function of Phosphatidylglycerol in the Stabilization of Phosphatidylethanolamine Bilayer, (M.S. 1989), Assistant Professor, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Lori Schmitt Optimization of DNA Entrapment in pH- Sensitive Liposomes, (M.S. 1989), Sales Representative, VWR Scientific Co.
Dexi Liu  pH- Sensitive Liposomes: From Test Tube to Animal Model, (Ph.D. 1990), Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsurgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Atsuhide Mori  Role of Glycolipids on Liposome Biodistribution, Tumor Uptake and Immunotargeting, (M.S. 1991), Senior Scientist, Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Japan
Xiaohuai Zhou Liposome Mediated Gene Transfer in Mammalian Cells, (Ph.D. 1991), Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Yong-Serk Park Effect of Glycolipids on Lipid Polymorphism and Liposome Circulation, (Ph.D. 1992), Associate Professor, Yonsei University, South Korea
Ana M. Tari Studies on Bilayer Liposomes Composed of 1, 2-Diacyl-3- succinylglycerol, (Ph.D. 1992), Assistant Professor, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Fan Zhou  MHC Class I Restricted Presentation of Protein Antigen Delivered by Liposomes, (Ph.D. 1992), Assistant Professor and Director of Hematology, Creighton University, Omaha, NE
David Litzinger In Vivo Investigations Into the Drug Delivery Potential of Liposomes, (Ph.D. 1993), Senior Scientist, Eli Lily Pharmaceutical Co., Indianapolis, IN
Hassan Farhood Delivery of macromolecules by cationic liposomes. (Ph.D. 1994), Software Consultant, New York, NY
Atsuhide Mori  Liposomal Delivery of Lipophilic Antitumor Drugs. (Ph.D. 1994) Senior Scientist, Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Japan
Xiang Gao Cationic Liposome and Polymer Mediated Gene Transfer (Ph.D. 1995), Research Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Frank Kofi Bedu-Addo  Biophysical Studies of Long Circulating Liposomes (Ph.D. 1995) Head of Pre-formulation and Biopharmaceutical Development, Cardinal Pharmaceutical Co., Somerset, NJ
Frank Sorgi Pharmaceutical Considerations for Cationic Liposome Mediated Gene Delivery Systems. (Ph.D. 1997) Consultant, Petaluma, CA
Kirti Goyal  Development of Hammerhead Ribozyme for the Site-Specific Cleavage of c-erbB-2/c-neu Proto-Oncogene (M.S., 1995) 
Michalakis Savva Grafting and Interaction of Water-soluble Synthetic Polymers with Liposomes (Ph.D. 1998) Assistant Professor, Long Island University, Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Brooklyn, NY
Mark Whitmore Antitumor Activity of the LPD Lipoplex Prepared with Immunostimulatory CpG DNA (Ph.D. 2000), Postdoctoral Fellow, The Clevland Clinic Foundation, OH
Marni Brisson  Development of an Improved Cytoplasmic Expression System for Gene Therapy (Ph.D. 1999) Instructor, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Wai Yan (Vivian) Lui Non-Viral Approaches for Cancer Gene Therapy (Ph.D. 2000), Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University, Durham, NC 
Yadi Tan Overcoming the Inflammatory Toxicity in Cationic Lipid Vector Medicated Systemic Gene Delivery (Ph.D. 2001), Associate Professor, Central China Agriculture University, Wuhan,China
John Dileo Induction of Anti-Tumor Immunity by Gene Delivery (Ph.D. 2002), Senior Scientist, The MITRE Corporation,  McLean, VA 
Pradeep Tyagi Intravesical Therapy of Intersitital Cystitis(Ph.D. 2005), Director of R&D, Lipella Pharmaceutical, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Jerome Lemoine Delivery of Naked DNA to Nasal Epithelium (Ph.D. 2005), Postdoctoral Fellow, University of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA
Pui-Yan Lee Cell and Gene Therapy for Diabetic Wound Healing (Ph.D. 2006), Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Weihsu (Claire) Chen (Ph.D. 2007 expected)
Lisa Shollenberger (Ph.D. 2007 expected)

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