Kristen Dellinger – PI
Dr. Kristen Dellinger is an Assistant Professor at North Carolina A&T State University in the Department of Nanoengineering, a part of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Dr. Dellinger was awarded a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University and earned a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from McGill University in Canada, for her work on developing a liposome-based estradiol delivery vehicle for the treatment of atherosclerotic inflammation. Dr. Dellinger has authored several peer-reviewed scientific publications and collaborated with industry partners and scientists on highly technical and diverse projects, ranging from biomedical device development to textile and semiconductor fabrication. She has over 12 years of diverse research and development experience having led an analytical chemistry instrumentation facility housing several million dollars in equipment, optimizing data acquisition methods and analysis.
Samuel Adesoye – PhD Student
Samuel Adesoye obtained his BSc and MSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a PhD student in the Department of Nanoengineering, North Carolina A&T State University. He is currently working in Dr. Dellinger’s Laboratory at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. His research focuses on diagnostic applications of surface enhanced Raman Scattering in medicine.
Sarah Bartley – PhD Student
Sarah Bartley obtained her B.Sc. in Physics from Agnes Scott College and a M.Sc. in Physics from University of Central Florida. She is a PhD student in the Department of Nanoengineering, North Carolina A&T State University. She has accepted an IBIEM (Integrative Bioinformatics for Investigating and Engineering Microbiomes) fellowship for the year of 2020-2021 to focus on microbiome research. She hopes to incorporate computational work within Dr. Dellinger’s experimental lab.
Jessica Norcott – MSc Student
Jessica Norcott obtained her B.Sc. in Biomedical Science from the University of Averett in Danville, Virginia. She currently is a MSc student in Dr. Dellinger’s Laboratory at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. She is working on developing technologies for viral detection and diagnosis. She also passionate about the intersection of nanotechnology and the arts and is currently running the Dellinger Lab social media pages.
Logan Porter – MSc Student
Logan Porter obtained her Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, NC. She currently is a candidate for a Masters of Science in Dr. Dellinger’s Laboratory at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. She is working within tissue engineering to develop regenerative skin substitutes. She is passionate about the surgical field and hopes to incorporate work within Dr. Dellinger’s lab into the medical field.
Jason Dennis – Undergraduate Researcher
Jason Dennis is a sophomore Biology (Pre-med) student at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC. Jason is passionate about completing medical research as it relates to cell biology in the medical field. He hopes to continue his academic career by attending medical school upon his completion of an undergraduate degree.
Annika Deshpande – Lab Intern
Annika Deshpande is a high school student at Greensboro Day School, North Carolina. She is passionate about Biology, Physics, and Computer-Science and hopes to go into either Biomedical Engineering or Computer Engineering in college. She is currently researching on how to detect viruses in saliva through Dr. Dellinger’s lab.