Gregory Hardy

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Degree: PhD in MEMS, 2013

Advisor: Stefan Zauscher, Munir Alam

Research Project: Model Membranes Study the Lipid-Reactivity of HIV-1 Antibodies and Vaccine Antigen



  1. Hardy GJ, Wong GC, Nayak R, Anasti K, Hirtz M, Shapter JG, Alam SM, . HIV-1 antibodies and vaccine antigen selectively interact with lipid domains. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 2014 Oct;1838(10):2662-9. PMCID: PMC4136754 
  2. Hardy GJ, Nayak R, . Model cell membranes: Techniques to form complex biomimetic supported lipid bilayers via vesicle fusion. Current Opinion in Colloid & interface Science. 2013 Oct;18(5):448-458. PMCID: PMC3767439 
  3. Hardy GJ, Nayak R, Alam SM, Shapter JG, Heinrich F, . Biomimetic supported lipid bilayers with high cholesterol content formed by α-helical peptide-induced vesicle fusion. Journal of Materials Chemistry. 2012 Aug;22(37):19506-19513. PMCID: PMC3728912 
  4. Hardy GJ, Lam Y, Stewart SM, Anasti K, Alam SM, . Screening the interactions between HIV-1 neutralizing antibodies and model lipid surfaces. Journal of Immunological Methods. 2012 Feb;376(1):13-9. PMCID: PMC3718964
  5. Barth M, Ahluwalia N, Anderson T, Hardy G, Sinha S, Alvarez J, Pruitt I, Rhee E, Colvin R, Gerszten R. “Kynurenic acid triggers firm arrest of leukocytes to vascular endothelium under flow conditions.” J Biol Chem. 2009 Jul 17;284(29):19189-95. PMC2740542
  6. King V, Lin A, Kristo F, Ahluwalia N, Anderson T, Hardy G, Owens A, Howatt D, Shen D, Tager A, Luster A, Daugherty A, Gerszten R. “Interferon-gamma and Interferon-inducible Chemokine, CXCL10, Protect Against Aneurysm Formation and Rupture.” Circulation. 2009 Jan 27;119(3):426-35. PMC2765043




  1. Triangle Soft Matter Workshop (2010)
  2. Center for AIDS Research Annual Retreat (2010)
  3. Synthetic Biology Symposium, Kewaunee Event (2011)



  1. East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Debriefing, Sydney, Australia (July, 2011)



  1. Honorable Mention, NSF Graduate Fellowhsip (2009, 2010)
  2. Graduate Fellowhsip, NSF's East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellowship, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia (June to Sep. 2011)