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Combating citrus canker and citrus greening diseases
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Quantum Dots for heavy metal ion detection
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Quantum Dot (Qdot) Probes for Bioimaging and Sensing Applications
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Nanoparticulate drug delivery systems
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Area of Research Interest

Engineered nanomaterials, Nanobioimaging and Sensing, Nanotoxicology, Cancer Nanotechnology, Nano-Agriculture.

Nanomaterial of Interest

  • Fluorescent and paramagnetic nanoprobes
  • Multifunctional nanotherapeutics
  • Nano-pesticides
  • Nano-fertilizers
  • Nano-biostimulants

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Open Positions

A Research Assistant position in NanoScience Technology Center at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. The candidate will conduct research on crop protection tools for improving plant health. Interested candidates should contact Swadeshmukul Santra, Ph.D., Professor, NanoScience Technology Center and Department of Chemistry, University of Central Florida, 4353 Scorpius St., Room 245, Orlando, FL 32816, USA; Phone: 407-882-2848, email:

We are looking for highly motivated graduate students with chemistry, material sciences, and biotechnology research and educational background. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Swadeshmukul Santra at