Invited Lecturer

(Last ten years)

  1. Prospects of Targeted Delivery of Anticancer Medicines by Phage-Derived Bioselective Nanovehicles. University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Medical School. Birmingham, AL, June 13, 2007.

  2. Landscape Phage As a Bioselective Nanomaterial for Science, Medicine and Technology.  New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA, April 26, 2007.

  3. Evolution of Phage Display: from Peptide Discovery to Phage Nanobiotechnology. Oklahoma University, Norman, November 2, 2006

  4. Phage evolved probes for threat agents.  Polytechnic University. New York, May 23, 2005.

  5. Directed Phage Evolution--A New Rout to Biomedical Materials.  Mexican National University. Mexico City, Mexico, December 10, 2004.

  6. Directed Molecular Evolution— New Technique for Development of Robust Bioselective Materials for Detection of Biological Threat Agents. Institute of Molecular Biology, Vector, Novosibirsk (Russia), September 18, 2004.

  7. Selective Probes From Landscape Phage Libraries for Detection of Biological Threat Agents. Animal Genomics Symposium, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC, October 9-10 2003

  8. Spore as Vehicle for Drug Delivery, Dyax Corp., Boston, MA, November 7, 2002..

  9. Phage as Selectable Replicating Landscape for Nanofabrication of Bioselective Materials. TechWatch Seminar Series in AstroBionics, NASA San Jose, CA, October 11, 2002..

  10. Multivalent Phage Display: Peptides and landscapes. Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, February 12, 2001

  11. Phage Landscaping.  Selective Genetics, San Diego, April 2000.

  12. Landscape libraries—a new route to coagulation modulators. Corvas International, San Diego, March 2000.

  13. Discovery of diagnostic peptides for infectious diseases and cancer using phage display technology. Dept of Medicine, SUNY Stony Brook, N.Y., July 1999.

  14. Molecular matchmaking: applications of phage display technology in Lyme disease and potentially cancer.  Brookhaven National Laboratories, Upton NY, July 1999.

  15. Phage resurfacing as a route to new materials for science, medicine and technology.  Wayne State University, Dep. Biochem., November 1998.

  16. Landscape libraries as a rich source of new materials. Vector, Novosibirsk (Russia), September 1998.

  17. Perspectives in separation of molecules using phage display technology. Dyax Corp., Boston, April 1997.


  1. Genomics & Proteomics.  October 2003.

  2. Opelika-Auburn News, July 25, 2003

  3. AU Research News, June-July, 2003

Press releases

  1. Nanotechwire.com http://nanotechwire.com/news.asp?nid=11298
  2. Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine designated Center for Translational Cancer Nanomedicine http://wireeagle.auburn.edu/news/2068  http://www.nanowerk.com/news/newsid=19492.php
  3. AU college named Center for Translational Cancer Nanomedicine, receives BP initiative  http://www2.wrbl.com/news/2010/dec/18/au-college-named-center-translational-cancer-nanom-ar-1237262/
  4. Cary firm, Auburn to explore nano technology as means to fight cancer. http://localtechwire.com/business/local_tech_wire/biotech/story/3812407/ http://www.wral.com/news/page/2019491/?id_entity=59970
  5. Calvert Research and Auburn University Announce Joint Venture: Strategic partnership focuses on target drug delivery. http://www.nanotech-now.com/news.cgi?story_id=31146
  6. Calvert Research and Auburn University Announce Joint Venture. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/10/prweb1516834.htm
  7. PR News Now : News at the Speed of Now: Calvert Research and Auburn University Announce Joint Venture  http://www.prnewsnow.com/Public_Release/Research/241166.html
  8. ApexBusinessNews.com: Calvert Research and Auburn University Announce Joint Venture
  9. Bio-Medicine: Strategic partnership focuses on target drug delivery.

Invited speaker

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Patents and Inventions protecting Auburn University technologies

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AU and DARPA websites, “AU Research News”, “Opelika-Auburn News”, "Nano World News"

Presentations at Auburn University Technology Transfer Conferences, 2002, 2003

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Extramural consultations

  1. Weld Star Technology, Inc.  2004.  Phage probes.
  2. International Technology Commercialization Institute.  University of Missouri-Columbia, 2003-2006.  Trends in agricultural biotechnology
  3. Evotope Biosciences, Inc, 2002-2003. Selection of peptide drug leads from phage display libraries.
  4. Biolinx LLC, Hagerstown, MD, and SUNY at Stony Brook. Department of Medicine, 2001-2002. Peptide inhibitors of prostate cancer cell adhesion to bone marrow endothelial cells. 
  5. Selective Genetics Incorporated, 2000-2005. Phage Display, gene 8 display and landscape phage. Construction of gene-delivery vectors. 


Video conferences for Industrial Companies (Mc Donald’s), 2002.


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