Dr. Saquib Peerzade

Assistant Professor

MIT School of Bioengineering Sciences & Research, MIT-ADT University, Pune



  • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Texas at Dallas, USA | 2020 - 2021
  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University, USA | 2013-2020
  • B.Sc (Honours) in Nanotechnology, University of Western Australia, Australia | 2008-2012
Research 13 years
Industry 6 months
Career Highlights


  • Medha 2023 at MITBIO, MIT-ADT University

International Conferences

  • Saquib Ahmed Peerzade, Milos Miljkovic, Igor Sokolov, “Ultrabright fluorescent silica nanosensors for dual pH & temperature measurements” 256th ACS National Meeting held at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, August 19-23, 2018, Boston USA.
  • Saquib Ahmed Peerzade Igor Sokolov, “Ultrabright ratiometric pH sensor based on FRET” 71st New England Complex Fluids Workshop held at Tufts University, June 16, 2017, Boston USA.
  • Saquib Ahmed Peerzade, Igor Sokolov, “FRET-based Ultrabright Nanosensors” Materials Research Society held at Hynes Convention Center, November 26 to December 1, 2017, Boston, USA.
  • Saquib Ahmed Peerzade, Shajesh Palantavida, Igor Sokolov. “Tumor targeted NIR mesoporous silica nanoparticles for in-vivo applications” 90th ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium held at Harvard University, June 5 to 8, 2016. Boston USA.
  • Saquib Ahmed Peerzade, Rahi Varsani, Iyer Swaminathan, Michael House, Robert Woodward, Timothy St. Pierre. “The Effect of Chain Formation on Proton Transverse Relaxation Rates in Aqueous Suspensions of Magnetic Nanoparticles” International Conference on Nanoscience & Nanotechnology held at Perth Convention Center, February 5 to 9, 2012. Perth, Australia.


  • Liu, Y.; Ye, H.; Bayram, A.; Zhang, T.; Cai, Q.; Xie, C.; Huynh, H.; Peerzade, S.A.M.A.; Kahn, J.S.; Qin, Z. Gold Nanourchins Improve Virus Targeting and Plasmonic Coupling for Virus Diagnosis on a Smartphone Platform. ACS Sensors. 2022, 7, 3741–3752.
  • Peerzade, S.A.M.A.; Qin, X.; Laroche, F.J.F.; Palantavida, S.; Dokukin, M.; Peng, B.; Feng, H.; Sokolov, I. Ultrabright fluorescent silica nanoparticles for in vivo targeting of xenografted human tumors and cancer cells in zebrafish. Nanoscale 2019, 11, 22316-22327.
  • Qin, X.; Laroche, F.F.J.; Peerzade, S.A.M.A.; Lam, A.; Sokolov, I.; Feng, H. In Vivo Targeting of Xenografted Human Cancer Cells with Functionalized Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles in Zebrafish. JoVE 2020, e61187.
  • Makarova, N.; Peng, B.; Peerzade, S.A.M.A.; Dokukin, M.; Sokolov, I. Imaging of Molecular Coating on Nanoparticle Surface Using AFM Ringing Mode. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2020, 1-3.
  • Peerzade, S.A.M.A.; Makarova, N.; Sokolov, I. Ultrabright Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles for Multiplexed Detection. Nanomaterials 2020, 10, 905.
  • Peerzade, S.A.M.A.; Makarova, N.; Sokolov, I. Ultrabright Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles for Dual pH and Temperature Measurements. Nanomaterials 2021, 11, 1524.
  • Kalaparthi, V.; Peng, B.; Peerzade, S.A.M.A.; Palantavida, S.; Maloy, B.; Dokukin, M.; Sokolov, I. Ultrabright fluorescent nanothermometers. Nanoscale Advances 2021, 3, 5090-5101.
  • Ho, D.; Peerzade, S.A.M.A.; Becker, T.; Hodgetts, S.I.; Harvey, A.R.; Plant, G.W.; Woodward, R.C.; Luzinov, I.; St. Pierre, T.G.; Iyer, K.S. Magnetic field directed fabrication of conducting polymer nanowires. Chemical Communications 2013, 49, 7138-7140.
  • Evans, C.W.; Latter, M.J.; Ho, D.; Peerzade, S.A.M.A.; Clemons, T.D.; Fitzgerald, M.; Dunlop, S.A.; Iyer, K.S. Multimodal and multifunctional stealth polymer nanospheres for sustained drug delivery. New Journal of Chemistry 2012, 36, 1457-1462.