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• August 2016: Thank you to the National Science Foundation (Chemistry Division, Chemical Measurement and Imaging Program) for supporing our research on singlet oxygen-responsive nanoparticles.

• August 2016: Thank you to the Department of Energy (Basic Energy Sciences, Materials Chemistry Program) for supporting our research on understanding solid-state structure and properties of conjugated molecules.

• August 2016: Our paper titled “Triggered Release of Encapsulated Cargo from Photoresponsive Polyelectrolyte Nanocomplexes” has been published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.  See it HERE.

• July 2016: Welcome to new postdoc Valentina Brega!

• March 2016: Our paper titled "Water-Soluble Fluorescent Polymers that Respond to Singlet Oxygen” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry.  HERE is a link to the paper.

• March 2016: Congratulations to our Ph.D. student Xiaoran Hu for winning the Tufts Graduate Student Research Competition!

• February 2016: Thank you to the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering for supporting our research on singlet oxygen-degradable polymeric materials.

• February 2016: Our invited Feature Article titled “Stimuli-responsive Side Chains for New Function from Conjugated Materials” is available in Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology A: Chemistry.  The link is HERE.

• January 2016: Welcome to new undergraduate researchers James Mulahoo, Rati Srinivasan, Lauren Savage, and Yimin Zhang.

• November 2015: Our collaborative work with the Sykes Lab results in a paper titled "Ullmann Coupling Mediated Assembly of an Electrically Driven Altitudinal Molecular Rotor” in Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.  The paper is online HERE.

• October 2015: Our paper titled “Stimuli-Responsive Free-Standing Layer-By-Layer Films” has been accepted for publication in Advanced Materials.  Here’s the LINK.

• September 2015: Our paper titled "Steric and Electronic Substituent Effects Influencing Regioselectivity of Tetracene Endoperoxidation” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Organic Chemistry.  See the paper HERE.

• September 2015: Our invited Account "Cycloadditions of Singlet Oxygen for Responsive Fluorescent Polymers” has been accepted for publication in Synlett.  The link here HERE.

• September 2015: Our paper titled "Two-Dimensional, Acene-Containing Conjugated Polymers That Show Ratiometric Fluorescent Response To Singlet Oxygen” has been accepted for publication in Macromolecules.  You can find it HERE.

• August 2015: Congratulations to Dr. Esra Altinok, our newest Ph.D. recipient!  She will be joining NBD Nanotechnologies as a Research Chemist.  Farewell and good luck, Esra!


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