Michael P. Luciano

Graduate Student 2013 – 2017


  • Postdoctoral appointment at National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health (group of Dr. M.J. Schnermann)


  • B.S. Merrimak College, 2012
  • Ph.D. University of Connecticut, 2017
  • Thesis title: Porphyrinoids with Designed Properties

Research Focus

  • Synthesis of quinoline-annulated porphyrins
  • Evaluation of quinoline-annulated porphyrins as photoacoustic imaging agents
  • Super-sized Pyrrole-modified porphyrins made along the “Mending and Breaking” strategy

Mike in lab
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