GRANTS




Accumulated Extramural Funding: $1,725,547.00
  1. "Investigation of Membrane Fusion Interactions of Enveloped Viruses using Magnetically-Labeled Liposomes". National Institute of Health (NIH), R15-AREA, ID: 1R15GM146194-01, Role: PI, $400,000.00, 2022-2025.

  2. “Synthesis of Petroleum-based New Dendritic Macromolecules for Designing Reusable Copper Catalysts to Promote Fundamental Chemical Transformations”. ACS-Petroleum Research Fund (PRF), ID: PRF # 65928-UR7, Role: PI, $70,000.00, 2022-2025.

  3. "One-Step Synthesis of Soybean Polyols Using Microwave Reactor: Method Development”, Kansas Soybean Commission, Role: PI, $49,000.00, 2022-2023.

  4. "Development of Magneto-Plasmonic Nanosensors for the Ultrasensitive Detection of Food-Borne Pathogens". United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), ID: 2018-07295, Role: PI, $145,015.00, 2019-2022.

  5. "Pilot Project: Development of HBPE-based personalized nanomedicine". Industrial Project, Role: PI, $50,047.00, 2020-2022.

  6. "Energy-Efficient One-Step Synthesis of Soybean Polyols for Technology advancement". Kansas Soybean Commission, Role: PI, $45,000.00, 2021-2022.


  1. "Magnetic Resonance Nanosensors for the Rapid Diagnosis of Influenza". National Institute of Health (NIH), Parent R03, ID: 1 R03 AI132832-01, Role: PI, $138,558.00 (1-year no cost extension), 2017-2020.

  2. “Functional magnetic nanosensors for the sensitive detection of zika virus". Bridging Award, K-INBRE, National Institutes of Health (NIH-NIGMS) P20 GM103418, Role: PI, $55,448.00, 2019-2020.

  3. "One-step polyols synthesis: Technology advancement and commercialization", Kansas Soybean Commission, KSC, Role: PI, $45,000.00, 2019-2020.

  4. Topical lotions: Developing new technology for cosmetic industries", Kansas Soybean Commission, KSC, Role: PI, $50,000.00, 2019-2020.

  5. "Magnetic nanosensors for the specific detection of E.coli from ballast water”, BOS Global Inc., Research grant, Role: PI, $100,000.00 (contingent), 2020-2022.

  6. "Combination Therapy of TNBC: The Hsp90 Inhibitor Synergizes the Therapeutic Efficacy of CT20p Peptide", Seven K-INBRE Student Scholar Awards, Role: PI, $34,000.00, 2019-2021.

  7. "Engineered Magneto-Plasmonic Nanosensors for the Ultrasensitive Detection of E. coli O157:H7", ". K-INBRE Star-Trainee Award, Role PI, $9,000.00, 2019-2020.

  8. “Development of new click-ene chemistry for the low-cost synthesis of polymeric materials”. ACS-Petroleum Research Fund (PRF), ID: 56629-UNI7, Role: PI, $55,000.00 2016-2018.

  9. "Acquisition of water purification system". K-INBRE core facility support (NIGMS P20 GM103418), Role: PI, $10,000.00, 2018-2019.

  10. “Magnetic nanoprobes for cancer imaging". Bridging Award, K-INBRE (NIGMS P20 GM103418), Role: PI, $54,695.00, 2017-2018.

  11. “New soybean polymers for industrial applications”, Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC), ID: PSU/KSC # 1774, Role: PI, $100,000.00, 2015-2017.

  12. "Shimadzu Equipment Grant for Research", Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Role: PI, $130,000.00, 2016-2017.

  13. “Development of New soybean-based anti-oxidant topical lotion for skin care applications”, Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC), ID: PSU/KSC # 1763, Role: PI, $100,000.00, 2015-2017.

  14. “Polycarbonate from soybean oil-based epoxide and carbon dioxide”, Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC). Role: Co-PI, $50,000.00, 2015-2016.

  15. “Development of novel sulfur-containing theranostic nanomedicines for the targeted X-ray/CT imaging and treatment of cancers”. K-INBRE, Role: PI, $31,000.00, 2014-2015.

  16. “Magnetic Relaxation Nanosensors (MRnS) and Nanomedicines for Biomedical Applications”. K-INBRE accumulative 4 Star-Trainee Awards and 6 Semester Scholar Awards. Role: PI. $60,000.00, 2014-2018.