The Daniel Heller Lab

Nanotechnology offers some of its greatest potential contributions in the precise control of molecular binding events and the transduction of binding phenomena. My lab is committed to employing this potential for two crucial pursuits: the early detection of cancer, and the innovative treatment of metastatic disease.

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Daniel Heller

Daniel A. Heller, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Focus

Chemist Daniel Heller focuses on biomaterials and nanoscale engineering for molecular sensors and targeted therapeutics.
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  • PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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Selected Achievements

  • NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (2012)
  • Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (2010)
  • Beckman Institute Graduate Fellowship (2006)