PROJECT ASSOCIATES in DST-PURSE Interdisciplinary Project
Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the post of Project Associates-I and II in a DST-PURSE funded project SR/PURSE-2020/20 at BITS-Pilani Hyderabad Campus.
Title of the Research Project: Development of Theranostic Agents for Photodynamic/ Photothermal Treatment of Oral/Lung Cancer and Related Diseases
Project details and Desirables: (i) Design of novel BODIPY, aza-BODIPY, porphyrin and chlorin based sensitizers for imaging and PDT (ii) Development of nanoparticles and surface functionalized systems for imaging and PTT Effective conjugation of these sensitizers and NPs with folic acid and antibodies for targeted PDT/PTT, (iii) Development of localized delivery approach using microneedles and NPs for the targeted PDT/PTT (iv) Demonstration of combination therapy employing PDT /PTT
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