Matthew Haynes

Graduate Research Assistant

Matthew Haynes is currently a graduate student in the Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics. His research interests at UNC include the study of intracellular transport and nuclear translocation mechanisms of novel peptide-DNA coacervates for gene delivery, as well as the relationship therein between kinetics and dynamics, with applications in nanoparticle-based technologies (LCP) for the targeted treatment of local disease (e.g. cystic fibrosis).

Adviser: Huang

  • Bachelor’s of Science (with honors) in Biomedical Engineering in 2007 from the Johns Hopkins University
  • Completed a Royster Society predoctoral fellowship in 2011