Graduate Students







Nader Afifi
Academic background: MS, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Hometown: Cairo, Egypt
Research interests:
• Cancer biology









Kapish Karan
Academic background: MS, Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, Long Island University
Hometown: Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Research interests:
• Pharmaceutical Excipients Development
• Drug Delivery Technologies
• Formulation Design and Development & Gene Therapy 


Minmin Liu
Academic background: BS
Hometown: Yun Xian, Yunnan Province, China
Research interests:
• Pharmacokinetics









Lisa Maria Petersohn
Academic background: BS, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilans University (Germany); Previous research experience in synthesizing small molecule allosteric modulators for reactivation of nAChR
Hometown: Mountain View, CA, USA
Research interests:
• Medicinal Chemistry









Mathias Sanchez
Academic background: BS, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Facultad de Quimica, Universidad de la Republica (Uruguay)
Hometown: Montevideo, Uruguay
Research interests:
• State-of-the-art drug delivery systems









Xinyue (Cindy) You
Academic background: BS, China Pharmaceutical University (China)
Hometown: Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China
Research interests:
• Pharmacokinetic modeling and simulations
• Biopharmaceutics