Quanxuan Zhang

[vc_row][vc_column][distance][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][big_title bigtitle_content=”Quanxuan Zhang”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”9590″ img_size=”medium” style=”vc_box_shadow_border”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][contact_info heading_text=”Associate Administrator” phone_number=”612-624-8042″ email=”[email protected]” email_url=”[email protected]”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][subtitle subtitle_content=”Education”][vc_column_text]Ph.D. Polymer/Organic Chemistry
Michigan State University, 2013[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][subtitle subtitle_content=”Publications”][vc_column_text]Zhang, Q.; Ren, H.; Baker, G. L. “Synthesis and Click Chemistry of a New Class of Biodegradable Polylactide Towards Tunable Thermo-responsive Biomaterial” Polym. Chem. 2015, Advance Article.

Zhang, Q.; Ren, H.; Baker, G. L. “Synthesis of a Library of Propargylated and PEGylated α-Hydroxy Acids Toward ‘Clickable’ Polylactides via Hydrolysis of Easily Accessible Cyanohydrin Derivatives” J. Org. Chem.2014, 79, 9546-9555.

Zhang, Q.; Ren, H.; Baker, G. L. “A Practical and Scalable Process to Selectively Monofunctionalize Water-soluble α,ω-Diols” Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 3384-3386.

Zhang, Q.; Ren, H.; Baker, G. L. “An Economical and Safe Procedure to Synthesize 2-Hydroxy-4-pentynoic Acid: A Precursor Towards Clickable Biodegradable Polylactide” Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2014, 10, 1365-1371.

Ren, H.; Zhang, Q.; Qie, L.; Baker, G. L. “The Adjuvant Effect of Emerging Nanomaterials: A Double-Edged Sword” In Interactions of Nanomaterials with Emerging Environmental Contaminants, ACS Symposium Series Vol. 1150, 2013, 3-21. Invited book chapter.

Chen, W.; Zhang, Q.; Kaplan, B. L. F.; Baker, G. L.; Kaminski, N. E. “Induced T Cell Cytokine Production is Enhanced by Engineered Nanoparticles” Nanotoxicology 2014, 8, 11-23.

Liu, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Zhang, Q.; Baker, G. L.; Worden, R. M. “Biomembrane Disruption by Silica-Core Nanoparticles: Effect of Surface Functional Group Measured using a Tethered Bilayer Lipid Membrane” BBA-Biomembranes 2014, 1838, 429-437.

Brandenberger, C.; Rowley, N. L.; Jackson-Humbles, D. N.; Zhang, Q.; Lewandowski, R. P.; Wagner, J. G.; Kaminski, N. E.; Baker, G. L.; Worden, R. M.; Harkema, J. R. “Engineered Silica Nanoparticles Act as Adjuvants to Enhance Allergic Airway Disease in Mice” Part. Fibre Toxicol. 2013, 10:26.

Chen, H.; Xue, Q.; Li, Z.; Sun, L.; Zhang, Q. “Synthesis and Characterization of Side Chain Polymer with Helical PLLA Segments Containing Mesogenic End Group” Polymer 2011, 52, 400-408.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][subtitle subtitle_content=”Research”][vc_column_text]Design and development of novel highly cross-linked sustainable polymeric materials as thermoset plastics and new biomaterials for therapeutic gene delivery[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row]