Current Members

Principal Investigator

David Putnam, Ph.D.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

 


Post Doctoral Researchers

Zhexun Sun

B.S., Chemistry, Rutgers University
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, 2017
PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, 2018

Research focus: Synthesis and design of polymers for lubrication of biointerfaces
zs273@cornell.edu

 

Stephanie Curley

B.S., Biological Engineering, Cornell University, 2013
PhD, Nanoscale Engineering, SUNY Albany, 2018

Research focus: Using outer membrane vesicles (OMVs) as a novel vaccine platform for influenza and listeria
smc344@cornell.edu

PhD Students

Yehou Michel Davy Gnopo

B.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Lafayette College, 2015
M.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University, 2018

Research focus: Furthering the antigenic protein carrying capacity of outer membrane vesicles (OMVs)
ymg7@cornell.edu

 

Sarah Snyder

B.S., Biomedical Engineering, The University of Akron, 2015
M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University, 2018

Research focus: Polymer-based strategies for drug delivery
sms654@cornell.edu

 

Hania Koziol

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Montana State University, 2017

Research focus: Synthesis and design of polymers for lubrication of biointerfaces
hjk68@cornell.edu

 

 

Mariela Rivera De Jesus

B.S., Industrial Biotechnology, University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez, 2018

Research focus: Drug and antigen delivery using outer membrane vesicles (OMVs) and bacterial lipopolysaccharides
mar524@cornell.edu

 

Ruben Trujillo

B.S., Chemical and Biological Engineering, The University of New Mexico, 2019

Research focus: Polymer-based strategies for drug delivery
rt465@cornell.edu

 

 

Cara Robertus

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Montana State University, 2019
B.S., Bioengineering, Montana State University, 2019

Research focus: Synthesis of functional biomaterials for surgical applications
cr546@cornell.edu

 

 

Undergraduate Students

Shamanth Murundi

Biological and Environmental Engineering

 

 

 

Kevin Cavallo

Biomedical Engineering

 

 

 

Lisa Yu

Biological Sciences

 

 

 

Acacia Tam

 Biomedical Engineering

 

 

 

Isuru Herath

Chemistry and Chemical Biology

 

 

 

Nick Supron

Biological Sciences

 

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