Gia Berisha

  • Doctoral Student, Ulijn Lab, Nanoscience Initiative

Naxhije received her BA in Biochemistry at Hunter College. In her first two years as a Nanotechnology graduate student at the Graduate Center, she worked with Dr. Charles M. Drain and collaborated with Dr. Moritz F. Kircher at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer center in a project using silicated gold nanoparticles for applications in precision imaging of tumors. She also previously worked on porphyrin conjugates for applications in imaging and PDT. She has, since, branched out and is currently in Dr. Rein Ulijn’s lab working on peptide nanoparticles.

Research Interests

Nanotechnology, Imaging, Bio-engineering, Cancer research