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Justin Kahla and Quoc Mac selected for the Petit Scholars Program 2018

Justin has been selected as a Petit Undergraduate Scholar for 2018 with Quoc serving as his Petit Mentor. Congratulations! From the Petit Institute for Bioengineering andRead more »

Congratulations to Lena for winning the Sloan Fellowship!

This fellowship is sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and seeks to increase the number of outstanding engineering Ph.D. graduates from under-represented populations. SheRead more »

LSI welcomes its first postdoctoral fellow, James Bowen!

James joins us from Emory University where he completed his PhD in Immunology. Learn more about James here!Read more »

Lena Gamboa Featured in Brown Engineering Magazine

NSF Fellowship, Brown Connections Lead Marielena Gamboa Castro ’15 to Cancer Research The story of Marielena Gamboa Castro ’15 cannot be told without weaving in connectionsRead more »

Gabe Kwong Invited to Join Nation’s Brightest Young Engineers at 2017 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Gabe Kwong, assistant professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, is one of only 82 people selectedRead more »

Research Focus

Dr. Kwong shares work on noninvasive detection of early-stage cancer from urine

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Recent Publications

Adv funct materials, dudaniSustained-release synthetic biomarkers for monitoring thrombosis and inflammation using point-of-care compatible readouts, Adv. Funct. Mater.

ACS, dudani jpegPhotoactivated spatiotemporally-responsive nanosensors of in vivo protease activity, ACS Nano



Mathematical framework for activity-based cancer biomarkers, PNAS


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About the Lab

indoors pic2The Laboratory for Synthetic Immunity integrates Engineering, Immunology and Medicine to advance human health. We are located in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering of Georgia Tech and Emory School of Medicine.

— Gabe Kwong, PhD, Principal Investigator

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We are looking for passionate and motivated members to join our team.

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