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Nanotechnology Innovation Center of Kansas State

Dr. Meghana Ramani

Dr. Meghgana RamaniPost Doctoral Fellow

Degrees

2002-2005 - B.Sc. - Physics, Madras University, India
2005-2007 - M.Sc - Physics, Madras University, India
2009-2013 - Ph.D. - Physics, SRM University, India

Contact

meghanar@vet.k-state.edu
(785) 532-6505

Research

Synthesis and physiochemical characterization of bio-relevant inorganic nanoparticles;  Functionalization and surface modification of nanoparticles; RNA-conjugated inorganic nanoparticles for RNA stability and delivery, RNA-mediated cancer therapy. 

Publications

Ramani M., Ponnusamy S., Muthamizhchelvan C., Marsili E., 2014, “Aminoacids mediated synthesis of zinc oxide nanostructures and a mechanistic evaluation of their facet dependent toxicity”: Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 117, pp. 233–239.

Ramani M., Ponnusamy S., MuthamizhchelvanC., Cullen J., Krishnamurthy S., Marsili E., 2013, “Morphology-directed synthesis of ZnO nanostructures and their antibacterial activity”, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 105, pp. 24-30.

Ramani M., Ponnusamy S., Muthamizhchelvan C., 2013, “Preliminary investigations on the antibacterial activity of zinc oxide nanostructures”, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15, pp. 1557 1 – 11.

Ramani M., Ponnusamy S., Muthamizhchelvan C, 2012, “Zinc oxide nanoparticles: A study of defect-level blue green emission”, Optical Materials, 34, pp. 817–820.

Ramani M., Ponnusamy S., Muthamizhchelvan C, 2012, “From zinc oxide nanoparticles to microflowers: A study of growth kinetics and biocidal activity”, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 32, pp. 2381-2389.