Research Interest

  • Directed stem cell growth, differentiation and expansion in a 3D culture system
  • Soft-to-hard interface tissue engineering through nanoscopic gradient approach
  • Combinatorial-based approaches for generating 3D nanoscale gradient biomaterial libraries for screening stem cells biological functions
  • Systemic delivery of drugs and biomolecules using micro-/nano-particles
  • Microfluidic-based approaches for high-throughput screening of neurotoxins and antitoxins
  • Self-assembled molecular structures, Surface Patterning & Photolithography
  • Cell patterning, Spatial placement of two-cell (hippocampal) network
  • Electrospinning, Polymer nanofibers & Nano-structure 3D tissue scaffolds
  • Bone grafting & Tissue engineering
  • Biomimetic calcification, Demineralized bone matrix & Coral derived biomaterials
  • Dental nanomaterials & hydroxyapatite-based nanocomposites
  • Surface modification of micro- and nano-phase biomaterials
  • Protein encapsulation, Biomolecular and therapeutic delivery
  • Small animal experiments


Murugan Ramalingam

Adjunct Professor


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