The lab is looking for highly motivated students with an enthusiasm for multidisciplinary research at the interface of polymer chemistry, interfacial engineering, and biology. The Kumar Lab will provide a supportive and collaborative training environment where undergraduate and graduate students can realize their scientific potential and discover their identities as researchers. The lab’s mission is:
- To discover affordable polymers that can bridge technological and regulatory barriers hindering the clinical translation of cellular, protein and gene therapeutics.
- Prepare lab members for the careers of their choice by providing tailored opportunities for conference presentations, networking, publishing scholarly articles, learning how to teach, and grant writing.