Labannya Samanta


Dean’s Research Award for Master’s Student; Master's Student in Biomedical Engineering

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Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering – Duke University

  • Concentration in Drug and Gene Delivery

  • Certificate in Biotechnology


Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering (BME) – Joint Department of BME at North Carolina State University (NCSU) and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)

  • Concentration in Biomaterials

  • Minor in Arts and Design

Research Interests

Drug delivery and pharmacology.In the future, I would like to leverage my skills from this research experience towards developing more targeted therapy using drug delivery technologies for either hematologic malignancies or female cancers.       

Hobbies: Dance, Painting, Traveling, Hiking


Something interesting about me: Born in India and then lived in the Middle East for about 5 years prior to moving to North Carolina.