Lab Members

Dr. Oleg Andreev, Chairman, Professor of Physics

alt Oleg Research Interests

  • Fluorescence Anisotropy Imaging

  • pH Imaging

  • Nanomaterial for Cancer Imaging and Therapy

  • pHLIP Technology

  • Molecular Mechanism of Force Generation in Biological Systems

  • Nanomotors

Oleg Andreev, Ph.D.
Chairman, Department of Physics
Professor of Physics
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MS in Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia
Ph.D. in Biological Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia

Dr. Yana Reshetnyak, Professor of Physics

alt Yana Research Interests

  • Membrane-Associated Folding/Unfolding

  • Drug Delivery

  • Imaging of Acidic Diseased Tissue

  • pHLIP Technology

  • Protein Fluorescence and Structure

Yana Reshetnyak, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics
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MS in Physics, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Ph.D. in Biological Physics, Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Russia

Dr. Anna Moshnikova, Research Assistant Professor

alt Anna Research Interests

  • Mouse Cancer Models

  • Molecular Mechanism of Tumor Supression

  • pHLIP Technology

  • Drug Delivery

Anna Moshnikova, Ph.D.
e-mail Dr. Moshnikova

MS in Chemical Engineering, Moscow Institute of Chemical Fine Technology, Moscow, Russia
Ph.D. in Biology, Institute of Cell Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Russia.

Dr. Dhammika A. Weerakkody, Physics Department Manager and Sr. Scientist

Anuradha Research Interests

  • Study of pHLIP interaction with lipid bilayer of liposomes and cell membrane

Anuradha Weerakkody, Ph.D.
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BS in Physics, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Ph.D. in Physics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Troy Crawford, Graduate Student

Troy Research Interests

  • Medical Physics

  • Radiation Therapy

  • Gold Nanoparticles

  • pHLIP Technology

@Troy
BS in Physics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Joshua Doyle, Graduate Student

Josh Research Interests

  • Fluorescence-Guided Endoscopy

  • Medical Physics

  • pHLIP Technology

  • Computational Physics and Bioinformatics

  • Data Visualization

@Joshua
BS in Physics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Chip Slaybaugh, Graduate Student

Chip Research Interests

  • Physical Model of Membrane-Associated Folding/Unfolding

  • pHLIP Technology

  • Protein Fluorescence and Structure

@Chip
BS in Physics and Mathematics, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Da Wei, Graduate Student

Da Research Interests

  • pH Imaging

  • pHLIP Technology

@Da
BS in Physics, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China

Linden C. Wyatt, Graduate Student

Linden  Research Interests

  • Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Microscopy

  • Membrane-Associated Protein Folding

  • Tumor Imaging via pHLIP Technology

  • pH Imaging

  • Bioluminescence

  • Complex Fluids

@Linden
MS in Physics, BA in Mathematics, minor in political science, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI