Igor L. Medintz

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, USA

Igor L. Medintz is a Research Biologist with the Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, the U.S. Navy’s corporate research lab. He received his Ph.D. degree in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology from the City University of New York. He was a National Cancer Institute postdoctoral research fellow with Professor Richard Mathies in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California Berkeley and worked on developing microfabricated devices for genetic analysis. After working for a pharmaceutical company, he joined the Naval Research Laboratory starting as a National Research Council Fellow in 2002. Current research focuses on biosensing technology and developing quantum dots for bioapplications in conjunction with Dr. Hedi Mattoussi of the Division of Optical Sciences. He is the author of more than 75 peer-reviewed scientific articles.

Biography Updated on 16 October 2007

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