Nagesh Kolishetti, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Immunology and Nano-Medince at the College of Medicine, FIU. Kolishetti completed his Masters in Chemistry and Ph.D in the area of Polymer Science. Kolishetti's postdoctoral training was focused in the areas of Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery. Before joining FIU, Kolishetti was leading the chemistry division at Partikula LLC, a startup company focused in developing mitochondria targeted therapeutics, platinum prodrugs and metabolic modulators. Kolishetti's current research focus is in the areas of polymer science and nanomedicine with applications in cancer and HIV/AIDS.