Gassensmith Lab

Photocaged Bacteriophage is Published in the Journal Small

Doxorubicin is released using light from the surface of bacteriophage Qβ and shows very little toxicity in the dark but is quite effective when activated. To achieve the low "dark toxicity" however, required development of a method to modify the capsid at a second site in an orthogonal fashion.  Zhuo Chen, Na Li,  Luxi Chen and Jiyong Lee contributed.

Jeremiah Wins Outstanding Faculty Educator Award

Jeremiah has won The School of Natural Science and Mathematics Outstanding Professor of the Year Award for his work with graduate and senior undergraduate students. The award is an honor for Jeremiah, of course, but it is far more a reflection of a strong student body, both at the graduate and undergraduate level.