CURRICULUM VITAE

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EDUCATION

2016-2021: University of Washington, PhD in Chemical Engineering
2013-2016: Johns Hopkins University, BS in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017-present: Graduate Research Assistant, Nance Lab
2015-2016: Undergraduate Research Assistant, Hanes Lab
2015: Intern, International Business Machines

HONORS AND AWARDS

2020 Faculty Lecture Award, UW Chemical Engineering

2020 High Impact Paper Award, UW Chemical Engineering

2020 Finalist, Graduate Student Award Session in 08B: Biomaterials, American Institute of Chemical Engineers

2020 2nd place, Collegiate Rapid Fire Competition, Society of Women Engineers

2020 Schmidt Science Fellowship Nominee
2020 Husky 100 Awardee, UW
2019 Graduate School Conference Travel Award, UW Graduate School
2019 NIH Training Course in Neurotherapeutics Discovery and Development Attendee

2018-2021 NIH F31 Fellow

2018 Travel Grant, UW Graduate & Professional Student Senate
2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention

2016 Runstad Family Endowed Fellowship Recipient
2016 Centennial Conference Champions, Johns Hopkins University Varsity Tennis

2013-2016 Engineering Dean’s List, Johns Hopkins University
2013-2016 Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholarship

MEMBERSHIPS

Society of Women Engineers
Controlled Release Society
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Tau Beta Pi Engineering National Honor Society

PUBLICATIONS

*Co-first; Corresponding

  1. H. Helmbrecht, A. Joseph, M. McKenna, M. Zhang, E. Nance. Governing Transport Principles for Nanotherapeutic Application in the Brain, Current Opinions in Chemical Engineering. (2020)

  2. A. Joseph*, R. Liao*, M. Zhang, H. Helmbrecht, M. McKenna, J. Filteau, E. Nance. Nanoparticle-microglial interaction in the ischemic brain is modulated by injury duration and treatment, Bioengineering & Translational Medicine. (2020)

  3. V. Yellepeddi, A. Joseph, E. Nance. Pharmacokinetics of Nanotechnology-Based Formulations in Pediatric Populations, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. (2019)

  4. A. Joseph, T. Wood, C. Chen, K. Corry, J. Snyder, S. Juul, P. Parikh, E. Nance. Curcumin- loaded polymeric nanoparticles for neuroprotection in neonatal rats with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, Nano Research. (2018)

  5. J. Smith*, K. G. Sprenger*, R. Liao, A. Joseph, E. Nance, J. Pfaendtner, Determining Dominant Driving Forces Affecting Controlled Protein Release from Polymeric Nanoparticles, Biointerphases. (2017)

  6. G. Duncan, J. Jung, A. Joseph, A. Thaxton, N. West, M. Boyle, J. Hanes, J. S. Suk, Microstructural alterations of Sputum in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease, JCI Insight. (2016)


Under Revision

  1. A. Joseph, G. Simo, T. Gao, N. Alhindi, E. Nance. Surfactant effects on nanotherapeutic fate in the brain, Journal of Controlled Release. Submitted: April 2020

PRESENTATIONS

Oral presentations

  1. A. Joseph, E. Nance. Can nanoparticles treat brain disease? Virtual talk (originally Seattle, WA). Town Hall Science Speaker Series. (Oral presentation, June 2020)

  2. A. Joseph, G. Simo, T. Gao, E. Nance. Effect of surfactant size and structure on biodegradable nanoparticle interaction with the brain microenvironment. Seattle, WA. Biomaterials Day. (Oral presentation, December 2019)

  3. A. Joseph, E. Nance. Nanoparticle design for drug delivery to the neonatal brain. Seattle, WA. Graduate Student Symposium. (Oral presentation, September 2019)


Poster presentations

  1. A. Joseph, R. Liao, C. Nyambura, K. Hildahl, E. Nance. Nanotechnology for therapeutic applications in the developing brain. Chemical Engineering Research Showcase. Seattle, WA. (February 2020)

  2. G. Simo, A. Joseph, T. Gao, E. Nance. Evaluation of Surfactant Effects on Nanoparticle Toxicity in the Brain Microenvironment. NCSU Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering Symposium. Seattle, WA. (November 2019)

  3. A. Joseph, T. Wood, C. Chen, K. Corry, J. Snyder, S. Juul, P. Parikh, E. Nance. Curcumin- loaded polymeric nanoparticles for neuroprotection in neonatal rats with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Biomedical Engineering Society. Philadelphia, PA. (October 2019)

  4. G. Simo, A. Joseph, T. Gao, E. Nance. Evaluation of Surfactant Effects on Nanoparticle Toxicity in the Brain Microenvironment. NSF REU Symposium. Seattle, WA. (August 2019)

  5. A. Joseph, G. Simo, T. Gao, E. Nance. Surfactant choice in nanoparticle formulation drives nanoparticle behavior and fate in the brain. Controlled Release Society. Valencia, Spain. (July 2019)

  6. A. Joseph, R. Liao, M. Zhang, C. Nyambura, J. Filteau, E. Nance. Nanotherapeutics for developmental brain injury. Chemical Engineering Research Showcase. Seattle, WA. (March 2019)

  7. A. Joseph, R. Liao, E. Rhodes, H. Pontes, J. Pon, E. Nance. Surfactant effects on biodegradable nanoparticle behavior in the brain. Nano Drug Delivery Symposium. Portland, OR. (September 2018)

  8. A. Joseph, T. Wood, C. Chen, K. Corry, J. Snyder, S. Juul, P. Parikh, E. Nance. Curcumin- loaded polymeric nanoparticles for neuroprotection in neonatal rats with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. New York City, NY. Controlled Release Society. (July 2018)

  9. A. Joseph, T. Wood, C. Chen, K. Corry, J. Snyder, S. Juul, P. Parikh, E. Nance. Curcumin- loaded brain-penetrating nanoparticles for neuroprotection in neonatal HIE. Asilomar, CA. 11th Hershey Conference on Developmental Brain Injury. (May 2018)

  10. A. Joseph, T. Wood, C. Chen, K. Corry, J. Snyder, S. Juul, P. Parikh, E. Nance. Curcumin- loaded brain penetrating nanoparticles for the treatment of neonatal brain injury. Biomaterials Seminar. Seattle, WA. (March 2018)

  11. C. Curtis, A. Joseph, R. Liao, M. McKenna, M. Zhang, E. Nance. Nanotechnology and imaging-based platforms for the evaluation and treatment of neurological disease. Seattle, WA. Chemical Engineering Research Showcase. (March 2018)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Fall 2019: University of Washington, Chemical Engineering, Teaching Assistant for Mass Transfer and Separations
Fall 2015: Johns Hopkins University, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Process Analysis
2015-16: Johns Hopkins University, Introductory Chemistry, Peer-Led Team Learning Leader

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES


2020-present: President, Society of Women Engineers, UW Graduate Section, Seattle WA

2020-present: Treasurer, Young Scientists Committee, International

2019-present: Graduate Student Liaison, Faculty Council on Women in Academia, Seattle WA

2019: President, Association of Chemical Engineering Graduate Students, Seattle WA

2018: Fundraising and event chair, Association of Chemical Engineering Graduate Students, Seattle WA

2018-2020: Sponsorship Chair, Young Scientists Committee, International

2017-2018: Vice President, Women in Chemical Engineering, Seattle WA

2016-2017: Social Director, Women in Chemical Engineering, Seattle WA

2016-present: Tutor, Roosevelt High School, Seattle WA

2015-2016: Centennial Conference Champions, Varsity Tennis, Baltimore MD

2014-2016: Mentor, Thread, Baltimore MD
2013-2016: Peer Tutor, Peer-Led Team Learning, Baltimore MD
2013-2015: Vice President, Club Tennis, Baltimore MD