Tolou Shokuhfar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Bioengineering
Director, In-situ Nanomedicine Laboratory
Department of Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr.Tolou Shokuhfar’s research focuses on (1) in-situ liquid electron microscopy of biomolecules and biomaterials and their biochemical activities in wet/hydrated environment; (2) smart and multifunctional nanobiomaterials that have applications in Diabetes and Islet transplantation research. She has received the prestigious 2014 NSF CAREER AWARD, to Investigate Biomineralization in Healthy and Dysfunctional Ferritin proteins.