T. R. Jeremy Tzeng

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Phone: 864 656-0239
FAX: 864 656-0435
Email: tzuenrt@clemson.edu


  • Ph.D. Clemson University, 1998

Research Interests

  • Develop non-antibiotic alternative treatments for microbial infections.

Selected Publications

  • The Development of Mannosylated Polymeric Nanoparticles as Antibacterial Agents: In Vitro and In Vivo Biocompatibility, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2006, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1-10. Molugu, S.; Qu, L.; Lin, Y.; Sun, Y.-P.; Tzeng, T.-R. J.; Stutzenberger, F. J.; Latour, R. A.
  • Galactosylated Polymeric Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Adhesion Interactions with Escherichia coli J. Biomed. Nanotech., 2005, March, Vol. 1, No. 1. Liangwei Qu,† Lingrong Gu,† Huaping Li,† Shelby Taylor,† Tara Elkin,† Pengju G. Luo,‡ Tzuen‑Rong J. Tzeng,‡ Xiuping Jiang,§ Robert A. Latour,¶ Alicia Williams,† Ya‑Ping Sun†,*
  • Quantitative Analysis of Bacterial Aggregation Mediated by Bioactive Nanoparticles, Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, Volume 1, Number 3, September 2005, pp. 291-296(6)Luo, Pengju G.; Tzeng, Tzuen-Rong; Qu, Liangwei; Lin, Yi; Caldwell, Emily; Latour, Robert A.; Stutzenberger, Fred; Sun, Ya-Ping
  • Visualizing Adhesion-Induced Agglutination of Escherichia coli with Mannosylated Nanoparticles, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 5, Number 2, February 2005, pp. 319-322(4)Qu Liangwei; Luo Pengju G.; Taylor Shelby; Lin Yi; Huang Weijie; Anyadike Nkechinyere; Tzeng, Tzuen-Rong J.; Fred Stutzenberger; Latour Robert A.; Sun Ya-Ping
  • Single-walled carbon nanotubes displaying multivalent ligands for capturing pathogens Chemical Communications, 2005, (7), 874 – 876 Lingrong Gua, Tara Elkina, Xiuping Jiang, Huaping Lia, Yi Lina, Liangwei Qua, Tzuen-Rong J. Tzeng, Ronalda Josepha and Ya-Ping Sun*
  • Mannosylated Nanoparticles for Agglutinating Escherichia coli, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2005, Vol. 5, No. 2, 319-322 Liangwei Qu, Pengju G. Luo, Shelby Taylor, Yi Lin, Weijie Huang, Tzuen-Rong J. Tzeng*, Fred Stutzenberger, Robert A. Latour, Ya-Ping Sun*

Recent Courses

  • Micro 415/615 - Microbial Genetics (with lab)
  • Micro 413/613 - Industrial Microbiology (with lab)
  • Micro 100 - Microbes and Human Affairs
  • Micro L305 - General Microbiology Lab
  • Micro L414 - Immunology Lab
  • Micro L407 - Food and Dairy Lab

Graduate Students

  • Pengju George Luo, Ph.D. Microbiology
  • Donna Weinbrenner, Ph.D. Microbiology
  • Jyothi Rangineni, Ph.D. Microbiology
  • John Abercrombie, Ph.D. Microbiology
  • Rupal Shah, M.S. Microbiology

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society for Microbiology, SC Branch officer
    2006 – 2007: Vice President
    2006 – 2007: President Elect.
  • USDA: Nanoscale Science And Engineering For Agriculture And Food Systems Roadmap Planning Committee, 2002
  • USDA: NCDC201: Nanotechnology and Biosensors, Development Committee, 2004 – 2007