Campus Research Opportunity Postings (CROP)

Research Opportunities

Synthesis of Immune-modulating Biomaterials for Immunotherapy


The project will involve the design, synthesis, and purification of small molecular compounds for immune-modulation. Specific tasks will involve running chemical reactions and purifications (using TLC and flash chromatography) and characterizing synthesized compounds using NMR and MS. Additional training will be provided for cell culture and drug screening if interested.

Faculty Advisor: Kuo-Ching "KC" Mei, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Academic Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences


Classification: Volunteer

Position Availability:

  • Fall


  • Sophomore

Appropriate Major(s):

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry

Minimum GPA (if applicable):

Pre-requisite coursework/experience: Organic Chemistry I and lab

Application Deadline: ongoing

Application Procedure:

Prospective student should send a CV and transcript and email Dr Mei at