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Nanotechnology Innovation Center of Kansas State

Stefan Bossmann

Stefan BossmannProfessor


PhD in Chemistry, University of Saarland, Germany; Habilitation in Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Karlsruhe, Germany




Synthesis of Nanomaterials for Biomedical Application and Catalysis, Development of Theranostic Nanoplatforms, Development of Protease Assays for Cancer Diagnostics, In-Situ Photodynamic Therapy, Hyperthermia

Major equipment

A/C Hyperthermia, Single-Photon Counting, Nanoparticle and Peptide Synthesis, 600MHz Bruker AvanceIII NMR/MRI spectrometer


Wendel, S.; Aleshetaiwi, H.; Menon, S.; Barriga, J.; Chlebanoswki, L.; Bossmann, S. H.; Narayanan, S.; Troyer, D. L., New drug delivery system to treat liver abscesses caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum, PLOS One 2015, 10(5):e0128144.doi:10.1371

Wang, H.; Shrestha, T. B.; Basel, M. T.; Pyle, M.; Thapa, P.; Moore, D.; Ikenberry, M.; Hohn, K. L.; Chikan, V.; Troyer, D. L.; Bossmann, S. H., Hexagonal Magnetite Nanoprisms: Preparation, Characterization and Cellular Uptake, Journal ofMaterials Chemistry B 2015, 3, 4647.

Podaru, G.; Dani, R.; Ogden, S.; Baxter, A.; Wang, H.; Basel, M. T.; Ren, S.; Prakash, P.; Bossmann, S. H.; Chikan, V., Pulsed Magnetic Field Induced Fast Drug Release from Magneto Liposomes via Ultrasound Generation, J. Phys. Chem. B 2014, 118, 11715.


Wang, H.; Udukala, D. N.; Samarakoon, T. N.; Basel, M. T.; Kalita, M.; Abayaweera, G.; Manawadu, H.; Malalasekera, A.; Robinson, C.; Villanueva, D.; Maynez, P.; Bossmann, L.; Riedy, E.; Barriga, J.; Wang, N.; Li, P.; Higgins, D. A.; Zhu, G.; Troyer, D. L.; Bossmann, S. H., Nanoplatforms for highly sensitive fluorescence detection of cancer-related proteases, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2014, 13, 231.

Alshetaiwi, H. S.; Balivada, S.; Shrestha, T. B.; Pyle, M.; Basel, M. T.; Bossmann, S. H.; Troyer, D. L., Luminol-based bioluminescence imaging of mouse mammary tumors, J. Photochem. Photobiol., B 2013, 127, 223.

Perera, A. S.; Wang, H.; Basel, M. T.; Pokhrel, M. R.; Gamage, P. S.; Kalita, M.; Wendel, S.; Sears, B.; Welideniya, D.; Liu, Y.; Turro, C.; Troyer, D. L.; Bossmann, S. H. Channel Blocking of MspA Revisited. Langmuir 2013, 29, 308-315.

Wang, H.; Shrestha, T. B.; Basel, M. T.; Dani, R. K.; Seo, G.-M.; Balivada, S.; Pyle, M. M.; Prock, H.; Koper, O. B.; Thapa, P. S.; Moore, D.; Li, P.; Chikan, V.; Troyer, D. L.; Bossmann, S. H. Magnetic-Fe/Fe3O4-nanoparticle-bound SN38 as carboxylesterase-cleavable prodrug for the delivery to tumors within monocytes/macrophages. J. Nanotechnol. 2012, 3, 444-455.

Kalita, M.; Cingarapu, S.; Roy, S.; Park, S. C.; Higgins, D.; Jankowiak, R.; Chikan, V.; Klabunde, K. J.; Bossmann, S. H. Direct Synthesis of Aqueous Quantum Dots through 4,4'-Bipyridine-Based Twin Ligand Strategy. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 4521-6.

Shrestha, T. B.; Seo, G. M.; Basel, M. T.; Kalita, M.; Wang, H.; Villanueva, D.; Pyle, M.; Balivada, S.; Rachakatla, R. S.; Shinogle, H.; Thapa, P. S.; Moore, D.; Troyer, D. L.; Bossmann, S. H. Stem cell-based photodynamic therapy. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2012, 11, 1251-1258.

Wolschendorf, F.; Ackart, D.; Shrestha, T. B.; Hascall-Dove, L.; Nolan, S.; Lamichhane, G.; Wang, Y.; Bossmann, S. H.; Basaraba, R. J.; Niederweis, M. Copper resistance is essential for virulence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis P. Natl Acad Sci USA 2011, 108, 1621-6.

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