C.H. Jonathan Choi Research Group

By exploring how nanoparticles interact with the living system across the length scales of organs, tissues, cells, and organelles, we design novel bionanomaterials for treating diseases arisen from various biological locations in vivo.

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Post-Doctoral Scholars

Hanzhuang LIU

LIU Hanzhuang 劉漢壯

Year of Departure: 2021
Most Updated Location: Research Assistant Professor, Bayray Innovation Center, Shenzhen Bay Laboratory, Shenzhen

Lei ZHANG

ZHANG Lei 張蕾

Year of Departure: 2018
Most Updated Location: Lecturer, School of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

Zhong CHEN

CHEN Zhong 陳中

Year of Departure: 2016

Graduate Students

Yao LIU

LIU Yao, Ashley 劉瑤

Year of Graduation: 2021
Degree: Ph.D
Title of Thesis: Interaction between polydopamine-coated nanoparticles and dopamine receptors
Most Updated Location: WuXi AppTec, China

LI Huize

LI Huize 李惠澤

Year of Graduation: 2020
Degree: Ph.D
Title of Thesis: Intranuclear delivery of oligonucleotide-based nanostructures via gentle compression and attachment of polythymidine

Samuel SY

SY Kwun Hei, Samuel 施觀熙

Year of Graduation: 2020
Degree: Ph.D
Title of Thesis: Multiscale engineering of physical systems for probing biological systems: use of nanoparticles, microfluidics and optics to investigate cellular internalization and vertebrate chemosensory perception
Most Updated Location: Postdoctoral Researcher, Lab of Prof. Owen Ko, Department of Medicine and Therapeutic, CUHK

Cola Ho

YIN Bohan 殷伯翰

Year of Graduation: 2020
Degree: Ph.D
Title of Thesis: Journey of nanoparticles inside the cell and inside the lung: effect of functional groups

Cecilia Chan

CHAN Cecilia Ka Wing 陳嘉穎

Year of Graduation: 2019
Degree: Ph.D
Title of Thesis: Design of nanoparticles for chronic kidney disease
Most Updated Location: Postdoctoral Researcher, Lab of Prof. Jonathan Choi, Department of Biomedical Engineering, CUHK

Chun Kit Choi

CHOI Chun Kit 蔡俊傑

Year of Graduation: 2019
Degree: Ph.D
Title of Thesis: Polydopamine-based plasmonic nanostructures for intracellular applications
Most Updated Location: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Pathology, CUHK

Cola Ho

HO Lok Wai, Cola 何樂為

Year of Graduation: 2018
Degree: Ph.D
Title of Thesis: The journey of alkyl-terminated gold nanoparticles into, en route, and out of the cell
Most Updated Location: Postdoctoral Researcher, Lab of Prof. Jonathan Choi, Department of Biomedical Engineering, CUHK

Donna Yang

YANG Hongrong, Donna 楊宏容

Year of Graduation: 2018
Degree: Ph.D
Title of Thesis: Understanding “bio-nano” interactions from the nanoparticles' and cells' perspectives
Most Updated Location: Postdoctoral Researcher, Lab of Prof. Heather Clark, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University

Ruyi CHEN

CHEN Ruyi 陳如意

Year of Graduation: 2016
Degree: M.Phil
Title of Thesis: Transport of transferrin-targeted gold nanoparticles across the blood-brain barrier in vitro