Headshot of Alexander Pieper

Undergraduate education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln - BS (2013)

Years in MSTP

2014-

PhD program

Cellular and Molecular Biology

Mentor

Paul Sondel, MD, PhD

Research interest

Researching the mechanism and efficacy of using immunocytokines to treat GD2 expressing tumors

Undergraduate and/or masters publications

Kasputis T, Pieper A, Schubert M, Pannier AK. Dynamic analysis of DNA nanoparticle immobilization to model biomaterial substrates using combinatorial spectroscopic ellipsometry and quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation. Thin Solid Films. 2014 Nov 28;571(3):637-643.

Kasputis T, Pieper A, Rodenhausen KB, Schmidt D, Sekora D, Rice C, Schubert E, Schubert M, Pannier AK. Use of precisely sculptured thin film (STF) substrates with generalized ellipsometry to determine spatial distribution of adsorbed fibronectin to nanostructured columnar topographies and effect on cell adhesion. Acta Biomater. 2015 May;18:88-99. PMID: 25712389.