26 September, 2021

Showcasing research from Professor Khashab’s laboratory. Chemical Science, 2021, 12

N.M. Khashab, J.L. Sessler, B. Hua, Y. Ding, L. Alimi, B. Moosa, G. Zhang and W. Baslyman; Tuning the Porosity of Triangular Supramolecular Adsorbents for Superior Haloalkane Isomer Separations; Chem. Sci., 2021, 12

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05 September, 2021

Very welcome to our new intern Andrew!

We are delighted to welcome Andrew Cohen from Brigham Young University (Utah, USA) to our group.

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05 September, 2021

Many thanks to Chemical Science for choosing our work to be "the pick of the week"!

N.M. Khashab, J.L. Sessler, B. Hua, Y. Ding, L. Alimi, B. Moosa, G. Zhang and W. Baslyman; Tuning the Porosity of Triangular Supramolecular Adsorbents for Superior Haloalkane Isomer Separations; Chem. Sci., 2021

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24 August, 2021

Editorial in Chem of Materials: Resilient Women and the Resiliency of Science

N.M. Khashab, S.E. Skrabalak, L. Adler-Abramovich, S.F. Bent, F. El-Mellouhi, E. Kumacheva, D.J. Milliron, J. Neu, E. Rezasoltani, Q. Shen, and S. Sicolo; Resilient Women and the Resiliency of Science; Chem. Mater. 2021

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18 June, 2021

Our new J. Mater. Chem. B cover

Biocompatibility and biodegradability of Metal Organic Frameworks for biomedical applications; J. Mater. Chem. B, 2021

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13 June, 2021

Prof. Niveen Khashab has become a Full Professor of Chemical Science and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

We are thrilled to congratulate, Prof. Niveen Khashab with promotion to full Professor of Chemical Science at PSE Division. Prof. Khashab has also been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. All members of our laboratory wish Professor many more wonderful achievements ahead!

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24 January, 2021

Our alumna Shahad Alsairi, PhD recognized by the MIT Technology Review as one of 10 under-35 innovators from the MENA region.

Our alumna Shahad Alsairi, PhD recognized by the MIT Technology Review as one of 10 under-35 innovators from the MENA region "producing technical work that promises to change the world". Congratulations, Shahad!

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11 January, 2021

Showcasing research from Professor Khashab’s laboratory

Coordination-based self-assembled capsules (SACs) for protein, CRISPR–Cas9, DNA and RNA delivery. Chemical Science, 2021

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30 November, 2020

Thinking outside the cage

A reverse form of host-guest chemistry could upend the way the chemical industry approaches challenging, energy-intensive molecular separations.

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31 July, 2020

Our new JACS cover

From capsule to helix: guest-induced superstructures of chiral macrocycle crystals. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020

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14 April, 2020

Top downloaded paper 2018-2019

Professor Niveen Khashab's paper had been recognized as one of the most read on Advanced Therapeutics Journal.

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30 March, 2020

Our new paper in Chem

Shape-Induced Selective Separation of Ortho-substituted Benzene Isomers Enabled by Cucurbit[7]uril Host Macrocycles; Chem, March 30, 2020

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30 March, 2020

A chemical embrace from the perfect host

A molecule with a hollow center proves ideal for separating a common industrial chemical mixture

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18 November, 2019

Stabilizing ligands make nanoclusters brighter

Large cylindrical ligands increase stability and enhance light emission of silver nanoclusters

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24 October, 2019

Professor Mitsuhiko Shionoya visited our group

Professor Mitsuhiko Shionoya from University of Tokyo visited our group.

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24 October, 2019

Professor Nabeshima Tatsuya visited our group

Professor Nabeshima Tatsuya from University of Tsukuba visited our group.

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17 October, 2019

Professor Partha Sarathi Mukherjee visited our group

Professor Partha Sarathi Mukherjee from Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Dept., Indian Institute of Science visited our group.

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16 October, 2019

Goodbye Dr. Peng Yang

​Dr. Peng Yang started his own career after two years of hard work in SHMs research group, acquired a full professor position at Hunan University.

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28 August, 2019

Our new paper in Angewandte Chemie

​M. Muhammed, L. Cruz, A.‐H. Emwas, A. El-Zohry, B. Moosa, O. Mohammed, N.M. Khashab. Pillar[5]arene Stabilized Silver Nanoclusters: Immense Stability and Luminescence Enhancement Induced by Host-Guest Interactions. Angewandte Chemie, Accepted Article, 2019

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24 July, 2019

Our work has been featured in 2019 JACS Young Investigators Virtual Issue

​Our paper "Trianglamine-based supramolecular organic framework with permanent intrinsic porosity and tunable selectivity" has been featured in 2019 JACS Young Investigators Virtual Issue

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01 May, 2019

Our work was highlighted as one of the best in 10 years in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces!

​Our work was highlighted as one of the best in 10 years in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces!
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06 December, 2018

New work on mesoporus MOF as a nanoractor is published

L. Zhang, W. Baslyman, P. Yang, N.M. Khashab. Customized mesoporous metal organic frameworks engender stable enzymatic nanoreactors. Chemical Communications 55 (5), 620-623, 2019

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06 November, 2018

Haneen received her Ph.D. degree .. Congratulations Haneen!

Haneen received her Ph.D. degree .. congratulation Haneen​​

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24 October, 2018

Safa'a received her Ph.D. degree .. Congratulations Safa'a!

Safa'a received her Ph.D. degree .. Congratulations Safa'a!

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21 October, 2018

Shahad received her Ph.D. degree .. Congratulations Shahad!

Shahad received her Ph.D. degree .. Congratulations Shahad! ​

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08 October, 2018

A new work on Supramolecular organic framework is just accepted in JACs

Chaix, Arnaud; Mouchaham, Georges; Shkurenko, Aleksander; Hoang, Phuong​; Moosa, Basem; Bhatt, Prashant M.; Adil, Karim; Salama, Khaled N.; Eddaoudi, Mohamed; Khashab, Niveen M. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2018), 140, 14571−14575.

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02 August, 2018

Our new paper is released at Angewandte Chemie

​Yang, Peng; Alsufyani, Maryam; Emwas, Abdul‐Hamid; Chen, Chaoqin; Khasha, Niveen M. Angewandte Chemie International Edition​ (2018), 57, 1-6.​​

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08 July, 2018

SHMs team is participating in ISMSC 2018 Conference

SHMs team is participating in ISMSC 2018 Conference​

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05 April, 2018

Our imaging paper is out in JACS

​​Congrats yang and Kuikun on The JACS publication

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09 March, 2018

Our new paper in Advanced Functional Materials

Our new paper in Advanced Functional Materials in Collaboration with JO- Durand is now available online

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01 March, 2018

Collaboration with Prof. Sessler at UT Austin

​Our new paper in JACS in collaboration with Prof. Sessler is now online (2018), 140(8), 2777-2780.

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18 February, 2018

A delivery platform for gene-editing technology

Nanomaterial coating enables efficient delivery of CRISPR-Cas9 machinery into the cell

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10 January, 2018

Just Landed JACS Cover!

​Our Cover in the first issue of JACS 2018

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07 January, 2018

Congrats Shahad مبروك شهد

​JACS Communication is published

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05 December, 2017

Our Invited review in Advanced Healthcare Materials is available online

​Our Invited review in Advanced Healthcare Materials is available online

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04 December, 2017

Yang's paper is published in ACS-AMI

​Yang's paper is published in ACS-AMI

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03 December, 2017

Widad graduates from Chimie-paristech with best intership at SHMs lab-KAUST

​Widad graduates from Chimie-paristech with best intership at SHMs lab-KAUST

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26 November, 2017

Prof. Jong Seung Kim delivers the Chemistry Seminar

​Prof. Jong Seung Kim delivers the Chemistry Seminar at KAUST

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13 November, 2017

Professor Katharina Fromm visited our group.

​Professor Katharina Fromm from University of Fribourg visited our group.​​​

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23 October, 2017

Empowering Women in Science Conference

​Prof. Khashab delivers a Key Note lecture highlighting the research SHMs group

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03 October, 2017

The gender divide: Agents of change

Congrats Prof. Niveen Khashab. She received the interview from Nature News. ​

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08 July, 2017

Nanoparticles take a bite out of infections

Spiky-shaped additives help antimicrobial coatings sense and inhibit bacteria growth on dental devices

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07 May, 2017

Professor Jonathan Sessler visited our group

​Professor Jonathan Sessler visited our group.​

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01 May, 2017

Professor Emilie Ringe visited our group

​Professor Emilie Ringe visited our group.

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16 April, 2017

Professor Miguel Garcia-Garibay visited our group

​Professor Miguel Garcia-Garibay visited our group.

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24 March, 2017

The 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

​Professor Niveen M. Khashab

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01 March, 2017

#LiNo17

​Thank you, Dr. Khashab, for being nominated and the Council for being selected for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2017 #LiNo17.
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26 February, 2017

Professor Ali Coskun visited our group

​Professor Ali Coskun visited our group.

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23 February, 2017

Congrats Phuong! Her article has been published online in the Chemistry of Materials journal

​Congrats Phuong! Her article has been published online in the Chemistry of Materials journal.

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26 January, 2017

Congrats Shahad and Amen! Their article has been published online in the Advanced Healthcare Materials journal

​Congrats Shahad and Amen! Their article has been published online in the Advanced Healthcare Materials journal.

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24 January, 2017

Congrats Jonas! His article has been published online in the Atlas of Science

​Congrats Jonas! His article has been published online in the Atlas of Science.

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22 January, 2017

Read about our toroids on KAUST Discovery news

​Read about our toroids on KAUST Discovery news.

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13 January, 2017

Congrats Jonas! His review has been published online in the Advanced Materials journal

​Congrats Jonas! His review has been published online in the Advanced Materials journal.

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10 January, 2017

Congrats Yevhen! His article has been published online in the ChemPlusChem journal

Congrats Yevhen! His article has been published online in the ChemPlusChem journal.

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10 January, 2017

Congrats Patricia! Her article has been published online in the Chemical Communications

​​Congrats Patricia! Her article has been published online in the Chemical Communications.

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19 December, 2016

Congrats Amen! His article has been published online in the ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

​Congrats Amen! His article has been published online in the ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.

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07 December, 2016

Professor Mark E. Davis visited our group

Professor Mark E. Davis visited our group.

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05 December, 2016

Professor Catherine J. Murphy visited our group

​​Professor Catherine J. Murphy visited our group.

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17 October, 2016

Prof. Khashab receives global honor

​Prof. Khashab receives global honor

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02 October, 2016

Professor Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen visited our group

​Professor Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen visited our group.

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26 September, 2016

Congrats Prof. Khashab with recognition of her work at SIPCD 2016!

​Congrats Prof. Khashab with recognition of her work at SIPCD 2016!

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18 September, 2016

Professor Shinji Inagaki visited our group

​Professor Shinji Inagaki visited our group.

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26 June, 2016

Prof. Khashab attends GRC on Nobel Metal Nanoparticles as a discussion leader

​Prof. Khashab attends GRC on Nobel Metal Nanoparticles as a discussion leader.

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27 May, 2016

Congrats to all SHMs group!

​The achievements of our members were twice highlighted on the scientific portal Nature Middle East. Read more about "Nano anticancer drug delivery" and "Light-triggered drug release and delivery".

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21 April, 2016

Congrats to our internship student Rahaf AlBathi!

Congrats to our internship student Rahaf AlBathi! Her poster won the third place award in the 7th Annual Scientific & Research Poster Competition at AlFaisal University.

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10 April, 2016

Professor Helmuth Möhwald visited our group

​​Professor Helmuth Möhwald visited our group.

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22 March, 2016

Congrats Dr. Fhayli!

Congratulations to Dr. Fhayli who recently defended his PhD theses and got degree. We wish him luck and commitment in finding job!

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28 February, 2016

Professor Christine Payne visited our group

​Professor Christine Payne visited our group.

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16 February, 2016

Professor Mostafa A. El-Sayed visited our group.

Professor Mostafa A. El-Sayed visited our group.

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01 December, 2015

Read about SHMs lab in KAUST news

​Read about SHMs lab in KAUST news.

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01 December, 2015

Our smart-drug research in KAUST news

​Our smart-drug research in KAUST news.

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27 October, 2015

Congrats Shahad!

She receieved third prize for the best poster presentation award in International Symposium: "Advances in nanoparticulate carriers - Applications in diseases and infections", Pasteur Institute in Paris, France.

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25 October, 2015

Professor Jeroen Cornelissen visited our group

​​Professor Jeroen Cornelissen visited our group.

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21 October, 2015

Congrats Dr. Croissant! He received two Doctoral Thesis Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Ezzedine and Dr. Julfakyan who recently defended their PhD theses and got degree. We wish them luck and commitment in finding job. He received the French Society of Chemistry as well as the Balard Chemistry Foundation Thesis Awards for this his doctoral thesis entitled “Two-photon-actuated theranostic nanomedicine for cancer treatment”. Thanks to his Ph.D. work from 2011 to 2014, he so far published 13 peer-reviewed articles in high impact factor journals, with 10 as first author. These prizes were awarded for the best thesis in all areas of Chemistry for southern regional universities and institutes.
He was recently an invited speaker in the “3rd Mediterranean Young Researchers Days” conference (10/12/2015-10/14/2015), in which the 2014 Chemistry Nobel Laureate William Moerner was the honored guest. He presented his doctoral research in the event and received the Balard-Total prize.

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18 October, 2015

Congrats Dr. Ezzedine and Dr. Julfakyan!

Congratulations to Dr. Ezzedine and Dr. Julfakyan who recently defended their PhD theses and got degree. We wish them luck and commitment in finding job.

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13 September, 2015

Professor Karsten Haupt visited our group

​Professor Karsten Haupt visited our group.

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02 July, 2015

Congrats Khach! He won 2nd place for the Best Poster Award in Advances in Functional Materials - 2015 Conference

Congrats Khach! He won 2nd place for the Best Poster Award in Advances in Functional Materials - 2015 Conference in New York, USA, 2 Jul, 2015

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15 April, 2015

Congrats to Song Li and Afnan Mashat! They graduated!

The SHMs team would like to congratulate Song Li (PhD) and Afnan Mashat (PhD) for their graduation

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15 March, 2015

Professor Marek Urban visited our group

​Professor Marek Urban visited our group.

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24 February, 2015

Prof. Susumu Kitagawa visited our group.

Prof. Susumu Kitagawa visited our group.

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22 February, 2015

Professor Sarah Heilshorn visited our group

​Professor Sarah Heilshorn visited our group.

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16 February, 2015

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab gave a talk in Stanford university (chemistry seminar)

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab gave a talk in Stanford university (chemistry seminar)​​

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09 February, 2015

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as chair and invited speaker in SPIE conference

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as chair and gave a speech entitled "Magnetic microcapsule as a MRI-visible multifunctional theranostic platform for remote cancer therapy with synergistic antitumor effect" during SPIE conference in San Francisco, California, United States​.

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27 January, 2015

Congratulation to Saleh Al-Hamad

Congratulation to Saleh Al-Hamad, He was qualified to the National Olympiad for Scientific Creativity (Ibdaa) for his project: Self-Assembly of Phospholipid/ Polymer on Carbon Nanotubes for a Stimuli Responsive Drug Release.

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17 December, 2014

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab gave a talk in SICC-8, Singapore

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab gave a talk in SICC-8 on December 17th 2014, Singapore

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12 December, 2014

Congratulation to Dr. Li

He received the French Society of Chemistry as well as the Balard Chemistry Foundation Thesis Awards for this his doctoral thesis entitled “Two-photon-actuated theranostic nanomedicine for cancer treatment”. Thanks to his Ph.D. work from 2011 to 2014, he so far published 13 peer-reviewed articles in high impact factor journals, with 10 as first author. These prizes were awarded for the best thesis in all areas of Chemistry for southern regional universities and institutes. He was recently an invited speaker in the “3rd Mediterranean Young Researchers Days” conference (10/12/2015-10/14/2015), in which the 2014 Chemistry Nobel Laureate William Moerner was the honored guest. He presented his doctoral research in the event and received the Balard-Total prize.

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02 December, 2014

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as co-chair and invited speaker in MRS fall meeting 2014

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as co-chair in MRS fall meeting on December 2nd 2014 (Boston, USA) and gave the speech about application of gold nanoparticles in biomedicine.

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24 November, 2014

Alaa won the second place at the KAUST Research Conference: APPLIED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS CHEMISTRY poster competition

Alaa won the second place at the KAUST Research Conference: APPLIED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS CHEMISTRY poster competition​​​​

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20 November, 2014

Professor Lusia De Cola visited our group

​Professor Lusia De Cola visited our group.

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20 November, 2014

Professor Thomas Bein visited our group

​Professor Thomas Bein visited our group.

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26 October, 2014

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as chair and organizer of ACS on campus event

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as chair and organizer of ACS on campus event on 26-30 October 2014.

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12 October, 2014

Professor Vincent Rotello visited our group

​Professor Vincent Rotello visited our group.

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17 September, 2014

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab talk in Tsinghua University in China

"Electrostatic Self Assembly of Smart Nano carriers" was the title of Prof. Niveen Khashab's speech in Tsinghua University in China last Monday September 15th 2014.

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16 September, 2014

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as chair in "Third Symposium on Innovative Polymers for Controlled Delivery"

Prof. Niveen M. Khashab took a part as chair in "Third Symposium on Innovative Polymers for Controlled Delivery" on 16th September 2014, Suzhou, China.

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16 February, 2014

Visit of Prof. Richard Zare to SHMs

Prof. Richard Zare has visited SHMs Lab. and met the group members!​

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15 December, 2012

Congrats to Kholod and Wanyu! They graduated!

Kholod and Wanyu graduated with a Master's Degree. Kholod will rejoin SHMs lab. next semester as a PhD student.​

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20 November, 2012

SHMs members at Riyadh

SHMs members had attended the second Saudi international Nanotechnology 2012 at Riyadh​

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19 September, 2012

Lin, Afnan and Wengang are back from China!

Lin, Afnan and Wengang are back to KAUST after attending the second sypmposium on innovative polymers for controlled delivery, Garden Hotel, Suzuhou, China.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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05 February, 2012

Professor Ognjen S. Miljanic's visit to KAUST and our lab

SEMINAR - Assistant Professor Ognjen S. Miljanic: Benzazoles as Broad-Spectrum Fluorescent Sensors and Components of Self-Organizing Systems

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17 December, 2011

Congrats Lifeng graduated as a Master.

Congratulations! Lifeng has got his master degree in Chemical Science.

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13 October, 2011

Our first paper get published in Polymer Chemistry.

David's paper titled pH-triggered micellar membrane for controlled release microchips has been published on Polymer Chemistry

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