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Dr. Rob K. Delong

Rob K. Delong






Professional Building 333


Biomedical Sciences

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Missouri State University
Biomedical Sciences
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897 work
Associate Professor


  • Post-doc, 1997. in Molecular Pharmacology, The University of  North Carolina-Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • PhD, 1994, in Biochemistry and Biophysics, The Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (School of Public Health), Baltimore, MD
  • MS, 1988, in Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • BS, 1985, in Biochemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo


  • Biotechnology and Honors Biotechnology
  • Biomolecular Interactions
  • Senior seminar
  • Introduction to graduate studies
  • Undergraduate research and Honors undergraduate research
  • Graduate research
  • Thesis research

Research and professional interests

Biomaterials and nanotechnology 

  • Binding, stabilization and delivery of DNA vaccine and therapeutic RNA macromolecules
    via nanomaterials and their cellular and immunological effects

Awards and honors

  • 2005-2006 Co-founder and executive editorial board member of the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology
  • 2002 Glaxo-SmithKline Bio-Development Award
  • 1992-1994 National Research Service Award, National Cancer Institute/Johns Hopkins