Researcher and inventor Samir Mitragotri, professor of chemical engineering, founding director of the Center for Bioengineering and director of Translational Medical Research Laboratories at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will present the NDSU Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Lecture. His presentation, “Bio-inspired and Bio-mimetic Strategies for Drug Delivery,” is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3, at 3:30 p.m. in Sudro Hall room 26.
He was invited by the NDSU Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Mitragotri’s research focuses on the transport processes in biological systems and the development of new technologies for diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and infectious diseases.
He has more than 170 publications in scientific journals, including Science, Nature Medicine, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Materials, ACS Nano and Advanced Materials and more than 240 invited lectures. He is the inventor of more than 80 pending or issued patents. He also co-founded seven companies and is associate editor of the Journal of Controlled Release.
Mitrasgotr, who earned his doctorate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has received the American Institute of Chemical Engineering’s Allan P. Colburn award, Controlled Release Society’s Young Investigator award, Technology Review Young Inventor award for technological innovation and the Chancellor’s award for excellence in undergraduate research. He is a fellow of the National Academy for Inventors, American Association for the Advancement of Science and American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
The seminar is open to all persons interested in biomedical research. For more information, contact Jagdish Singh at 701-231-7943.
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