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December 2017

Rui has successfully defended his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Rui Kuai!


November 2017

•Emeka joined the group. Welcome to the lab!

•Yuchen's paper is published in Nano Letters. Congrats!


September 2017

•Lindsay joined the group. Welcome to the lab!

•Rui's paper is published in Int. J. Nanomedicine. Jutaek's paper is published in Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering. Congrats!

•Dr. Moon receives the Emerald Foundation's Distinguished Investigator Award and is chosen as 2017 CMBE Innovator.

•Yuchen is awarded Rackham Pre-doctoral Fellowship. Congratulations!

•Dr. Moon co-chairs NanoDDS 2017 (www.nanodds2017.org) in University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.



April 2017

•Sejin, Yonghyun, and Xiaoqi joined the group. Welcome to the lab!

•Rui is the winner of the 2017 AAPS Innovation in Biotechnology Award.

•Cameron receives the 1st place poster award in the Biointerfaces Institute Symposium.


January 2017

•Cheng joined the group. Welcome!

•Marisa's review article on HIV vaccines has accepted for publication in Nanomedicine (London).


December 2016

•The Moon lab has received a $2.0 million NCI R01 Grant

to develop new approaches for cancer immunotherapy!

•Jack's paper on cationic liposomes for improving antigen cross-presentation has been accepted for publication in International J. Nanomedicine. Congratulations!

•Dr. Moon's new startup, EVOQ Therapeutics, launches its new website (http://www.evoqtherapeutics.com). EVOQ Therapeutics is developing nano-vaccines for improving outcomes for cancer patients.

•Rui's paper on nanodisc vaccine technology for personalized cancer immunotherapy has been published in Nature Materials!! Congratulations! Read the news coverage here.


October 2016

•The Moon lab has received a $2.3 million NIAID R01 Grant

to develop a new strategy

for mucosal vaccination against HIV.Read more


September 2016

The Moon lab has received a $1.7 million NIBIB R01 Grant to

tune the interface between biomaterials

and the immune system for treatment of brain cancer. Read more.


August 2016

•Yao and Luke joined the group. Welcome aboard!


July 2016

•The Moon lab has received a $558,000 DoD CDMRP Grant to develop new synthetic materials for cancer immunotherapy.

•The Moon lab has received a $388,000 NIAID R56 Grant to develop a new strategy for mucosal vaccination against HIV.


June 2016

•Ali joined the group. Welcome!

•Lukasz is awarded a AFPE Pre-doctoral Fellowship. Congrats!


April 2016

•Yuchen's review paper on particulate vaccines against infectious pathogens and bioterrorism agents is published in WIREs Nanomed Nanobiotechnol. Congrats!


March 2016

•Lukasz presented his work and Dr. Moon delivered an oral presentation on Rui's work at the Keystone Symposium on Cancer Vaccines in Whistler, Canada.

•Rui's review article on HDL-based therapeutics is published in ACS NANO. Congrats!

•Charles has been awarded a NIH T32 Tissue Engineering Fellowship. Rui won the 2nd place poster award during the Annual PSTP Symposium. Cameron won an American Association of Immunologists Trainee Travel Award. Congratulations everyone!


February 2016

•Lukasz is awarded a Rackham Pre-doctoral Fellowship. Congrats! Read more.


January 2016

•Clemence, Jack, and Ishina joined the group. Welcome!

•Dr. Moon has been awarded a $500,000 NSF CAREER Award. Read more.


October 2015

•Jutaek, Rui, and Yuchen presented our work during the BMES Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL.


August 2015

•Yuchen's review paper on cancer immunotherapy has been published in Vaccines. Congrats!


July 2015

•Rui and Lukasz's book chapter has been published. Congrats!

•Cameron has been awarded a NIH T32 CBTP Fellowship. Congrats!


May 2015

•Rui has been awarded an American Heart Association (AHA) Pre-doctoral Fellowship!

•Dr. Moon has been awarded a Melanoma Research Alliance Young Investigator Award.


April 2015

•Yuchen's paper on intranasal vaccination has been published in JCR. Congrats!


March 2015

•Dr. Moon gave an invited talk at the American Chemical Society Meeting, Denver, CO.


Dec 2014

•Lukasz's paper on analysis of T cell responses to nanoparticle vaccination has been accepted in JoVE. Congrats!

•The Moon lab has been awarded with the MICHR Pilot Grant to develop improved anti-retroviral drugs against HIV-1 infection and spread.


Oct 2014

•Dr. Moon presented an invited talk at the Nanomedicine Drug Delivery Symposium, Chapel Hill, NC.

•Dr. Moon is the recipient of the New Investigator Award from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.

•The Moon lab has been awarded the UM John S. and Suzanne C. Munn Cancer Fund to develop immunotherapy against brain cancer.


Aug 2014

•Dr. Moon presented an invited talk at the IEEE-EBMC Annual Conference in Chicago, IL.


July 2014

•Jutaek, Lukasz, and Rui presented our research at the Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting held in Chicago, IL, Oct 13-16.

•Cameron joined the lab. Welcome!


May 2014

•Lukasz and Rui passed the preliminary exam and are now PhD candidate. Congratulations to both!

•Congratulations to Preety and Lukasz whose review article on nanoparticle vaccines is published inPharmaceutical Research.


April 2014

•Joe and Yuchen joined the lab. Welcome aboard!

•Dr. Moon presented our latest research in UM Biointerfaces Institute Coffee Hour Talk.


March 2014

•Dr. Moon presented an invited talk at the UM Thoracic Surgery Group.


November 2013

•Dr. Moon gave an invited talk at UM Biointerfaces Institute

Nanomedicine Challenge.


October 2013

•Dr. Moon's paper on mucosal immunization with vaccine nanoparticles was published in Science Translational Medicine and was featured as the cover article.

•Dr. Moon co-authored a paper on liposomal vaccines against HIV in Journal of Biological Chemistry.

•Dr. Moon presented our latest research at UM Cancer Center Tumor Immunology Group as well as UM Hematology/Oncology Group.

•Dr. Moon gave an invited talk in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Texas Medical Branch, TX.


September 2013

•Congratulations to Rui who won the Broomfield International Student Fellowship!


August 2013

Jonathan joined the lab. Welcome!


June 2013

The Moon lab has been awarded the MICHR Pilot Grant (http://www.michr.umich.edu/funding/pilotgrant) and the University of Michigan Cancer Center Innovation Grant (http://sitemaker.umich.edu/cccresearchgrants/innovation_grants). These awards will support our work on development of nanoparticle-based cancer vaccines.

•Dr. Moon gave an invited talk at Gordon Research Conference on Environmental Nanotechnology.


April 2013

Rui and Lukasz joined the lab. Welcome!


March 2013

The Moon lab has received funding from MCubed Grant at the University of Michigan on development of nanoparticles for immunotherapy. http://mcubed.umich.edu/

•Dr. Moon gave an invited talk in the Department of Pharmacology in the University of Toledo, OH.


February 2013

Jutaek joined the lab. Welcome!


January 2013

Alice, Divya, and Tony joined the lab. Welcome!


December 2012

•Dr. Moon was awarded the NIH/NIAID K22 Research Scholar Development and Faculty Transition Award!


November 2012

•Dr. Moon presented at Autumn Immunology Conference.

•Dr. Moon is now the core member of the University of Michigan Cancer Center (http://www.cancer.med.umich.edu/index.html)

•Preety joined the lab. Welcome!


October 2012

•Dr. Moon presented and chaired a session titled “Biomaterials for RNA Delivery” in 2012 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) in Atlanta, GA, Oct. 24-27.


September 2012

•Dr. Moon joined the Program in Biomedical Sciences in the UM Medical School (PIBS, http://www.med.umich.edu/pibs/).

•Dr. Moon joined the Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and Biological Sciences (MNIMBS, http://nano.med.umich.edu/).


August 2012

•Dr. Moon joined the Biointerfaces Institute                                                                              (http://ncrc.umich.edu/research/initiatives/biointerfaces).

•Dr. Moon joined the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering.

•Moon Laboratory working on ImmunoEngineering was founded at the University of Michigan.



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