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Nily R. Dan

Dr. Nily Dan
Office: CAT 477
Phone: 215-895-6624
Fax: 215-895-5837
Website: Research Group Website
Curriculum Vitae: PDF


PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1992; BS, Chemical Engineering, Technion IIT, Israel, 1987

Selected Awards

NSF-BIO/DBI Service Appreciation, 2009-2010
Visiting Scholar, DEAS Harvard University, 2006-2006
NSF Young Investigator CAREER Award, 1999

Research Interests

Self assembly in amphiphilic and polymeric systems
Controlled drug release from polymer-based carriers

Selected Publications

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.