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Manos Gkikas

Manos Gikkas
Manos Gkikas, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
  • College
    Kennedy College of Sciences
  • Department
    Chemistry, Center for Pathogen Research & Training (CPRT), SCORE
  • Phone
  • Office
    Olney 501C
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Polymer Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Biomaterials/Translational Medicine

Research Interests

Synthetic Functional Poly(isobutylenes), Water Vapor Barrier Coatings for Flexible Substrates, Contrast Agents for Medical Imaging (Cancer, Arthritis, COVID), Drug Delivery Carriers for Alzheimer's Disease, Hemostatic Nanomaterials, Synthetic Polypeptides for Biomedical Applications, Biomaterial-based Tissue Sealants, Therapeutic & Diagnostic Materials for Clinical Applications (biomineralization, drug-eluting stents, etc.)


  • Post-Doctoral, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Athens, 2012
  • M.Sc., Polymer Chemistry, University of Athens, 2008
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Athens, 2006