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Nily Dan

Associate Professor

Office CAT 479
Phone 215-895-6624
Fax 215-895-5837
Email dan@coe.drexel.edu
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PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1992
BS, Chemical Engineering, Technion IIT, Israel, 1987

* Starting January 1, 2009, Dr. Dan will be the IDBR program officer at DBI/NSF.

Research Interests

  • Design of 'smart' materials
  • Drug and gene carriers
  • Controlled release from nano-scale drug carriers
  • Colloidosomes and Pickering emulsions
  • Antimicrobial agents
  • Protein/lipid assemblies
  • Supramolecular assembly

Recent Publications

Costanzo, P.J.; Dan, N.; Lancaster, K.S.; et al. Effect of changing polymer chain length on the target-mediated agglutination of polymer-grafted nanoparticles. Macromolecules 2008, 41(4), 1570-1576.

Dan, N. Reading noise? Curr Opin Colloid In 2007, 12(6), 271-271.

Dan, N. Understanding dynamic disorder fluctuations in single-molecule enzymatic reactions. Curr Opin Colloid In 2007, 12(6), 314-321.

Dan, N. Lipid tail chain asymmetry and the strength of membrane-induced interactions between membrane proteins. BBA-Biomembranes 2007, 1768(10), 2393-2399.

Gazit, O.; Dan, N.; Tannenbaum, R. Nanocluster nucleation and growth in polymeric media below the glass transition. Macromolecules 2008, 41(6), 2164-2171.

Kirnt, J.W.; Fernandez-Nievest, A.; Dan, N.; et al. Colloidal assembly route for responsive colloidosomes with tunable permeability. Nano Lett 2007, 7(9), 2876-2880.

Rosenberg, R.T.; Siegel, S.J.; Dan, N. Release of highly hydrophilic drugs from poly(epsilon-caprolactone) matrices. J Appl Polym Sci 2008, 107(5), 3149-3156.

Rosenberg, R.; Devenney, W.; Dan, N.; et al. Anomalous release of hydrophilic drugs from poly(epsilon-caprolactone) matrices. Mol Pharmacol 2007, 4(6), 943-948.

Towles, K.B.; Dan, N. Line tension and coalescence in heterogeneous membranes. Langmuir 2007, 23(26), 13053-13058.

Towles, K.B.; Dan, N. Coupling between line tension and domain contact angle in heterogeneous membranes. BBA-Biomembranes 2008, 1778(4), 1190-1195.

Yan, K.P.; Hao J.; Dan, N.; et al. A simple and improved method for extraction of phospholipids from hemoglobin solutions. Artif Cell Blood Sub 2008, 36(1), 19-33.

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