Mr. Takanobu Nobori received his Master’s Degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry from Kyushu University, Japan, in 2015. He was then enrolled as a Ph.D. student in the Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry at Kyushu University. He is currently a research fellow in Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellowship for Young Scientists, studying with Prof. Yoshiki Katayama. He joined the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) as a predoctoral visiting fellow under the supervision of Dr. Xiaoyuan Chen in July 2015. Mr. Nobori’s current research interest focuses on the development of nanomaterial based imaging probes and drug/gene delivery systems for biomedical applications.