Entering Class: 2020
University of Miami
Biology major, Chemistry Minor
Joel is currently in his first year of Medical School training and rotating through labs in preparation for selecting a thesis advisor.
For work prior to the UMN MSTP:
Pardo J, Peng Z, Leblanc RM. Cancer Targeting and Drug Delivery Using Carbon-Based Quantum Dots and Nanotubes. Molecules. 2018 Feb 10;23(2):378. Review. PMCID: PMC6017112
Peng Z, Li J, Li S, Pardo J, Zhou Y, Al-Youbi AO, Bashammakh AS, El-Shahawi MS, Leblanc RM. Quantification of Nucleic Acid Concentration in the Nanoparticle or Polymer Conjugates Using Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy. Anal Chem. 2018 Feb 6;90(3):2255-2262
Peng Z, Miyanji EH, Zhou Y, Pardo J, Hettiarachchi SD, Li S, Blackwelder PL, Skromne I, Leblanc RM. Carbon dots: promising biomaterials for bone-specific imaging and drug delivery. Nanoscale. 2017 Nov 16;9(44):17533-17543. PMCID: PMC5691292