JINDRICH Henry KOPECEK portrait
  • Distinguished Professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Honorary Professor, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

Current Courses

Fall 2020

  • PHCEU 7960-004
    Special Problems-PhD

Summer 2020

Spring 2020

Entrepreneurial Experience

  • Bastion Biologics. 07/2014 - present. Employees: 3.
    Comments: Chief Scientific Advisor
  • Thera Target. 01/2014 - present. Employees: 3.
    Comments: Board of Directors, Member

Professional Organizations

  • National Academy of Inventors. 12/11/2018 - present. Position : Fellow.
  • Academy of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Japan. 07/2018 - present. Position : International Fellow.
  • National Academy of Engineering. 02/2011 - present. Position : Member.
  • Controlled Release Society. 01/2010 - present. Position : Fellow.
  • International Union of Societies of Biomaterials Science and Engineering. 01/1999 - present. Position : Fellow.
  • American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. 01/1995 - present. Position : Fellow.
  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. 01/1994 - present. Position : Fellow.

Student Projects

  • Drug-Free Macromolecular Therapeutics. Sirima Soodvilai. 10/30/2017 - 06/12/2018
  • Multivalent Human Serum Albumin - Fab' Conjugates. Christian Kodele. 11/01/2016 - 05/31/2018
  • Polymer-peptide conjugates for drug delivery applications. Mai Doan, UG Bioengineering Student. 06/01/2016 - present
  • Synthesis of HPMA copolymer-epirubicin conjugates. Uwe Lichtenberg (exchange student from the Philipps University, Marburg, Germany. 05/01/2016 - 10/31/2016
  • Drug-Free Macromolecular Therapeutics. Keith Arlotta, Rotation Nanotechnology Student. 09/2015 - 12/2015
  • Design, synthesis, and evaluation of antibody-drug conjugates. Johannes Betz (exchange student from the Philipps University, Marburg, Germany). 05/01/2015 - 10/31/2015
  • HPMA - PNA Hybrid Hydrogel Formed by P-Form Triplex. Jiayue (Joy) Feng, UG Bioengineering Student. 01/2014 - 07/2015
  • Long-Circulating Backbone Degradable HPMA Copolymer-Gemcitabine Conjugates for the Treatment of Ovarian Carcinoma. Shwan Javdan, UG Bioengineering Student. 05/2013 - 06/2014
  • Long-circulating backbone degradable HPMA copolymer - gemcitabine conjugates. Stefan Rudolph (exchange student from the Philipps University, Marburg, Germany). 05/2013 - 10/2013
  • Polymer-Drug Conjugates and their Implications to Bone Based Delivery. Steven Merrill, UG Bioengineering Student. 01/2013 - 06/2014
  • Immunogenicity of Peptides and Bioconjugates (Exchange student from Philipps University, Marburg, Germany). Heidchen, Regina. 11/01/2012 - 04/30/2013

Current Students

  • Joshua N. Burton, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Brett H. Davis, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Amanda Reynolds, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Spencer Judd Brown, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Phong Lu, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Jinya Yin, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Nithya B. Subrahmanyam, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Tram Huynh Ngoc Nguyen, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Chieh-Hsiah Yang, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Dwight Lane, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Jiawei Wang, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Chair.

Former Students

  • Jie Shi Chua, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Yiling Bi, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Pouya Hadipour, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Lucas L. Bennink, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Leland J. Prather, Master of Science (M.S.), Project Type: Thesis. Role: Member.
  • Peng Zhao, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Bharath Valagapudi, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Joshua P. Jones, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Jon D. Callahan, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Chair.
  • Frazier, Nick, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Hubbard, Dallin, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Jonathan HARTLEY, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Chair.
  • Poursaid, Azadeh, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Low, Stewart, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Thesis. Role: Chair.
  • Stirland, Darren, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Robert A. Price, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Chu, Te-Wei, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Chair.
  • Abood Okal, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Karthik Raman, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Tony Wentai Hsiao, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Stelios Florinas, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Yan Zhou, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Chair.
  • Zheng-Hong (Joseph) PENG, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Chair.
  • Frandsen, Jordan, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Li Tian, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Brandon Buckway, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Giridhar Thiagarajan, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Shraddha Sadekar, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Nate Larson, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Joshua Gustafson, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Zhen Ye, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Vy My Tran, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Archana Rao, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Liddell, Mark, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Radu, Larisa, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Chair.
  • Shao, Hui, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Blevins, Katie, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Giantsos, Kristina, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Wu, Kuangshi, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Role: Chair.
  • Johnson, Russell, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Chair.
  • Xu, Rongzuo, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Kim, Dongin, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Jay, Julie, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Cross, Mike, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Cuchelkar, Vaikunth, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Chair.
  • Gao, Songqi, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Chair.
  • Chivukula, Padmanabh, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Chair.
  • Yuan, Weiwei, Master of Science (M.S.), Project Type: Thesis. Role: Chair.
  • Hongrapipat, Jarunee, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.),
  • Ye, Furong, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Kaneshiro, Todd, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Zhog, Yuda, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Vaidya, Anagha, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.
  • Eddington, Mark, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Project Type: Dissertation. Role: Member.

Mentoring

  • Sirima Soodvilai, M.S., visiting student from Silpakorn University, Thailand Start Date: 10/2017 End Date: present
  • Jessica Kramer, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Start Date: 01/2017 End Date: present
  • Lian Li, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow Start Date: 09/2016 End Date: present
  • Yixin Fang, Ph.D., Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow Start Date: 08/2015 End Date: 06/2017
  • Libin Zhang, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow Start Date: 01/2015 End Date: 11/2017
  • Yang, Jiyuan, Ph.D., Research Professor Start Date: 01/2012 End Date: present
  • Chen, Mignan, Ph.D. Assistant Professor. Chair of Junior Faculty Mentoring Committee Start Date: 01/2012 End Date: present