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Plamen Atanassov

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Phone 505-277-2649
Office Farris Engineering Center 209
Plamen Atanassov
Appointments Associate Professor
Associate Dean of Research, School of Engineering
Degrees Ph.D., Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1995
Specialization in Bioelectrochemistry, Frumkin's Institute of Electrochemistry, 1988
M.S. in Chemical Physics, University of Sophia, 1987.
Website Atanassov lab website
Research interests Sensors, biosensors, bio-engineering, applied electrochemistry
Recent publications D. Ivnitski, I. Abdel-Hamid, P. Atanassov, and E. Wilkins, Biosensors for Detection of Pathogenic Bacteria (Review), Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 14 (1999) 599-624.
  Abdel-Hamid, D. Ivnitski, P. Atanassov and E. Wilkins, Highly Sensitive Flow-Injection Immunoassay System for Rapid Detection of Bacteria, Analytica Chimica Acta, 399 (1999) 99-108.
  Abdel-Hamid, D. Ivnitski, P. Atanassov and E. Wilkins, Flow-through Immunofiltration Assay System for Rapid Detection of E. coli O157:H7, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 14 (1999) 309-316.
  Abdel-Hamid, A.L. Ghindilis, P. Atanassov and E. Wilkins, Flow-through Immunoassay System for Determination of Staphyloccocal Protein A, Analytical Letters, 32 (1999) 1081-1094.
  D. Ivnitski, I. Abdel-Hamid, P. Atanassov, E. Wilkins and S. Stricker, Application of Electrochemical Biosensors for Detection of Food Pathogenic Bacteria, (Review), Electroanalysis, 12 (2000) 317-325.
  S. Vetcha, D. Ivnitski, I. Abdel-Hamid, P. Atanassov, E. Wilkins and B. Hjelle, Fast Amperometric Detection of Anti-
  G. Gupta, V. Rajendran and P. Atanassov, Laccase Biosensor based on Monolayer Modified Gold Electrode, Electroanalysis, 15 (2003) 1577-1583.
  N. Liu, D. R. Dunphy, P. Atanassov, S. D. Bunge, Z. Chen, G. P. López, T. J. Boyle and C. J. Brinker, Photoregulation of
  D. Ivnitski, B. Branch, P. Atanassov and C. Apblett, Glucose Oxidase Anode for Biofuel Cell Based on Direct Electron Transfer, Electrochemistry Communications, 8 (2006) 1204-1210.
  G. Gupta, P. Atanassov and G.P. López, Robust Hybrid Thin Films that Incorporate Lamellar Phospholipid Bilayer Assemblies and Transmembrane Proteins, Biointerphases, 1 (2006) 6-10.
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Jeffrey Brinker

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Phone 505-272-7629
Office Advanced Material Laboratory (AML), 1000 University Blvd. SE
Jeffrey Brinker
Appointments UNM Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering with co-appointments in the Departments of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and Chemistry
Degrees Ph.D., M.S., B.S., Ceramic Science and Engineering, Rutgers University.
Website Brinker lab website
Research interests Synthesis, processing, integration and understanding of porous, composite, and complex nanostructured materials.
Recent publications "Cell-Directed Assembly of Lipid-Silica Nanostructures Providing Extended Cell Viability", Science, Jul 21, 2006; vol. 313, p. 337-341, Helen K. Baca, Carlee Ashley, Eric Carnes, Deanna López, Jeb Flemming, Darren Dunphy, Seema Singh, Zhu Chen, Nanguo Liu, Hongyou Fan, Gabriel P. López, Susan M Brozik, Magaret Werner-Washburne, C. Jeffrey Brinker.
  "Drying transition of confined water", Nature, Aug 3, 2006; vol. 442 p. 526, Seema Singh, Jack Houston, Frank van Swol, C. Jeffrey Brinker.
  "Nanometer-Thick Conformal Pore-Sealing of Self-Assembled Mesoporous Silica by Plasma-Assisted Atomic Layer Deposition", Journal of the American Chemical Society, Jul 25, 2006;; vol. 128, no. 14, p. 11018-11019, Ying-Bing Jiang, Nanguo Liu, Henry Gerung, Joseph L. Cecchi, C. Jeffrey Brinker.
Publications and patents http://www.unm.edu/~solgel/publications.html
Curriculum Vitae: http://www.unm.edu/~solgel/brinker-bio.html

Steven R. J. Brueck

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Phone 505-272-7800
Office Center for High Technology Materials
Steven R. J. Brueck
Appointments Director, Center for High Technology Materials; UNM Distinguished Professor, ECE and Physics and Astronomy Departments, University of New Mexico.
Degrees Ph.D., 1971, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., 1967, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; B.S., 1965, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Website Brueck lab website
Research interests Nanoscale lithography and fabrication, directed self-assembly, nanophotonics, optoelectronics.
Recent publications S. Smolev, A. Biswas, A. Frauenglass and S. R. J. Brueck 244-nm Imaging Interferometric Lithography Test Bed Proc. SPIE 6154, 61542K (2006).
  O. Levi, W. Suh, M. M. Lee, J. Zhang, S. R. J. Brueck, S. Fan, and J. S. Harris Integrated Biomedical Nanosensor using Guided Resonance in Photonic Crystal Structures Proc. SPIE 6095, 60950N (2006).
  A. K. Raub, A. M. Biswas, Y. Borodovsky, G. Allen and S. R. J. Brueck Simulation of Dense Contact Hole (κ1 = 0.35) Arrays with 193-nm Immersion Lithography Proc. SPIE 6154, 61542U (2006).
  J. J. Wierer, M. R. Krames, J. E. Epler, N. F. Gardner, J. R. Wendt, M. M, Sigalas, S. R. J. Brueck, D. Li, and M. Shagam III-Nitride LEDs with Photonic Crystal Structures Proc. SPIE 5739, 102-107 (2005).
  Q. Li, Y-B. Jiang, J. L. Krauss, H. Xu, S. R. J. Brueck, S. Hersee and S. M. Han Heteroepitaxy of High-Quality Ge on Si by Nanoscale Seed Pads Growng through a SiO2 Interlayer Proc. SPIE 5734, 75 – 82 (2005).
  Thanis M. Tridhavee, Balu Santhanam and S. R. J. Brueck Optimization and apodization of aerial images at high NA for imaging interferometric lithography Proc. SPIE 5377, 1544–1554 (2004).
  A. K. Raub, A. Frauenglass, S. R. J. Brueck, W. Conley, R. Dammel, A. Romano, M. Sato and W. Hinsberg Deep-UV Immersion Interferometric Lithography Proc. SPIE 5377, 306-318 (2004).
  Abani. M. Biswas, A. Frauenglass, and Steven R. J. Brueck Simulation of the 45-nm Half-Pitch Node with 193-nm Immersion Lithography Proc. SPIE 5377, 1579-1586 (2004).
  S. R. J. Brueck and Abani. M. Biswas Extension of 193-nm Immersion Optical Lithography to the 22-nm Half-Pitch Node Proc. SPIE 5377, 1315-1322 (2004).
  Christian J. Schwarz, Yuliya Kuznetsova and S. R. J. Brueck Demonstration of Imaging Interferometric Microscopy Proc. SPIE 5038, Metrology, Inspection and Process Control XVII 1-12 (2003).
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Heather Canavan

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Phone 505-277-8026
Office Centennial Engineering Center 2059
Heather Canavan
Appointments Associate Professor of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico
Degrees

Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, George Washington University (Washington, D.C.), 2002

M.Phil., Physical Chemistry, George Washington University (Washington DC), 2000

B.S., Biology, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1996

Website Canavan lab website
Research interests Biomedical engineering, biomaterials, surface science, cell/surface and protein/surface interactions, "smart" surfaces.
Publications and patents Link to Canavan publications
Canavan publications and patents

Eva Chi

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Phone 505-277-2263
Office Centennial Engineering Center 2057
Eva Chi
Appointments Assistant Professor, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
Degrees Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, 2004
M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, 2001
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of California Berkeley, 1999
B.S., Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, 1999
Website Chi lab website
Research interests

Biomolecular engineering, protein interfacial dynamics, protein misfolding and aggregation in human diseases, protein therapeutics stability and formulation.

Publications and patents Chi publications and patents

Thomas Corbitt

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Phone 505-792-4556
Office Centennial Engineering Center 2052
Thomas Corbitt
Appointments Research Assistant Professor, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
Degrees B.S., Chemistry, Valdosta State University, 1990
Ph.D. in Engineering, University of New Mexico

Website Corbitt lab website
Research interests

Biocidal activity of surface-grafted polyethylenes.

Publications and patents Corbitt publications and patents

Vittorio Cristini

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Phone 505-272-3291
Office Heath Sciences Center
Vittorio Cristini
Appointments Victor & Ruby Hansen Surface Professor in Molecular Modeling of Cancers
Professor of Pathology
Professor of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
Degrees Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Yale University, 2000
Laurea, Nuclear Engineering, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy, 1994.
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Research interests

Publications and patents Cristini publications and patents

Elizabeth L. (Hedberg) Dirk

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Phone 505-277-5906
Office Centennial Engineering Center 2055
Elizabeth L. Dirk
Appointments Assistant Professor of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico
Degrees Ph.D., 2004, Bioengineering,, Rice University; B.S., 1997, Chemical Engineering, University of California at Santa Barbara.
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Research interests Biomaterials, tissue engineering, drug delivery, synthetic polymers, nanotechnology.
Recent publications P.Q. Ruhe, E.L. Hedberg, P.H.M. Spauwen, J.A. Jansen, A.G. Mikos, “Porous Poly(DL-Lactic-co­-Glycolic Acid)/Calcium Phosphate Cement Composites for Bone Tissue Reconstruction,” Tissue Engineering, 12, 789-800, 2006.
  E.L. Hedberg, H.C. Kroese-Deutman, C.K. Shih, R.S. Crowther, D.H. Carney, A.G. Mikos, J.A. Jansen, “In Vivo Degradation of Porous Poly(Propylene Fumarate)/Poly(DL-Lactic-co-Glycolic Acid) Composite Scaffolds,” Biomaterials, 26, 4616-4623, 2005.
  P.Q. Ruhe, E.L. Hedberg, N.T. Padron, P.H.M. Spauwen, J.A. Jansen, A.G. Mikos, “Biocompatibility and degradation of Poly(DL-Lactic-co­-Glycolic Acid)/Calcium Phosphate Cement Composites,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 74A, 533-544, 2005.
  E.L. Hedberg,, C.K. Shih, M.D. Timmer, J.J. Lemoine, M.A.K. Liebschner, J.A. Jansen, A.G. Mikos, “In Vitro Degradation of Porous Poly(Propylene Fumarate)/(Poly(DL-Lactic-co-Glycolic Acid) Composite Scaffolds,” Biomaterials, 26, 3215-3225, 2005.
  E.L. Hedberg, C.K. Shih, L. Solchaga, A.I. Caplan, A.G. Mikos, “Controlled Release of Hyaluronan Acid Oligomers from Biodegradable Polymeric Microparticles,” Journal of Controlled Release, 100, 257-266, 2004.
  E.L. Hedberg, H.C. Kroese-Deutman, C.K. Shih, R.S. Crowther, D.H. Carney, A.G. Mikos, J.A. Jansen, “Effect of Varied Release Kinetics of the Osteogenic Thrombin Peptide TP508 from Biodegradable, Polymeric Scaffolds on Bone Formation In Vivo,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 72, 343-353, 2005.
  E.L. Hedberg, H.C. Kroese-Deutman, J.J. Lemoine, C.K. Shih, M.J. Miller, A.W. Yasko, R.S. Crowther, M.A.K. Liebschner D.H. Carney, A.G. Mikos, J.A. Jansen, “A Comparative Analysis of Radiography, Micro-Computed Tomography, and Histology for Bone Tissue Engineering,” Tissue Engineering, 11, 1356-1367, 2005.
  P.Q. Ruhe, E.L. Hedberg, N.T. Padron, P.H.M. Spauwen, J.A. Jansen, A.G. Mikos, “rhBMP-2 Release from Injectable Poly(DL-Lactic-co­-Glycolic Acid)/Calcium Phosphate Cement Composites,” The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 85A, 75-81, 2003.
  E.L. Hedberg, A. Tang, R.S. Crowther, D.H. Carney, A.G. Mikos, “Controlled Release of an Osteoinductive Peptide from Injectable Biodegradable Polymeric Composites,” Journal of Controlled Release 84, 137-150, 2002.
  Q. Liu, E.L. Hedberg, Z. Liu, R. Bahulekar, R.K. Meszlenyi, A.G. Mikos, “Preparation of macroporous poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) hydrogels by enhanced phase separation,” Biomaterials, 21, 2163-2169, 2000.
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Jeremy Edwards

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Phone 505-272-5465
Office Cancer Research and Treatment Center 332, 915 Camino de Salud NE, Albuquerque
Jeremy Edwards
Appointments Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, and Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
Degrees  
Website Edwards lab website
Research interests Spatial temporal modeling, epidermal growth factor receptor, functional genomics technologies, polony sequencing.
Recent publications Chatterjee, A., Mayawala, K., Edwards, J. S. & Vlachos, D. G. Time accelerated Monte Carlo simulations of biological networks using the binomial {tau}-leap method. Bioinformatics (2005).
  Gadkar, K. G., Doyle III, F. J., Edwards, J. S. & Mahadevan, R. Estimating optimal profiles of genetic alterations using constraint-based models. Biotechnol Bioeng 89, 243-51 (2005).
  Mayawala, K., Vlachos, D. G. & Edwards, J. S. Heterogeneities in EGF receptor density at the cell surface can lead to concave up scatchard plot of EGF binding. FEBS Lett 579, 3043-7 (2005).
  Merritt, J., Butz, J. A., Ogunnaike, B. A. & Edwards, J. S. Parallel analysis of human glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase single-nucleotide mutants via functional complementation in S. cerevisiae using polymerase colonies. Biotech Bioeng In press (2005).
  Butz, J., Goodwin, K. & Edwards, J. S. Detecting changes in the relative expression of K-ras2 splice variants using polymerase colonies. Biotechnol Prog 20, 1836-1839 (2004).
  Butz, J., Yan, H., Mikkilineni, V. & Edwards, J. S. Detection of allelic variations of human gene expression by polymerase colonies. BMC Genetics 5 (2004).
  Goodkind, J. R. & Edwards, J. S. Gene Expression Measurement Technologies: Innovations and Ethical Considerations. Computers & Chemical Engineering In Press (2004).
  Mayawala, K., Gelmi, C. A. & Edwards, J. S. MAPK cascade possesses decoupled controllability of signal amplification and duration. Biophys J 87, L01-2 (2004).
  Merritt, J. & Edwards, J. S. Assaying gene function by growth competition experiment. Metab Eng 6, 212-219 (2004).
  Mikkilineni, V., Mitra, R. D., DiTonno, J. R., Merritt, J., Church, G. M., Ogunnaike, B. A. & Edwards, J. S. Digital Quantitative Measurements of Gene Expression. Biotech Bioeng 86, 117-124 (2004).
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James P. Freyer

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Phone 505-277-2156
Office Centennial Engineering Center 2053
James Freyer
Appointments Research Professor, Department of Chemical and Engineering
Adjunct Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at the UNM School of Medicine
Full Member, UNM Cancer Center
Degrees B.A., Physics, La Salle College, 1976
M.S., Biophysics, University of Rochester, 1978
Ph.D., Biophysics, University of Rochester, 1982
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Research interests
  • Development of new in vitro models of the cancer microenviroment
  • Development of new flow cytometry instrumentation
  • Investigating the regulation of tumor cell proliferation and metabolism
  • Developing new optical methods for diagnosis and monitoring of cancer progression
  • Recent publications Goddard GR, Brown LO, Habbersett R, Brady CI, Martin JC, Graves SW, Freyer JP, Doorn SK (2010) High resolution spectral analysis of individual SERS-active nanoparticles in flow. J. Am. Chem. Soc., in press.
      Smith HL, Hickey J, Jablin MS, Trujillo A, Freyer JP, Majewski J (2010) Mouse fibroblast cell adhesion studied by neutron reflectometry. Biophys. J., in press.
      Houston JP, Naivar MA, Freyer JP (2010) Digital acquisition of fluorescence lifetime by frequency domain flow cytometry. Cytometry, in press.
      Kunapareddy N, Freyer JP, Mourant JR (2008) Raman spectroscopic characterization of necrotic cell death. J. Biomed. Optics 13: 054002: 1-9. [0: 0]
      Naivar MA, Parson JD, Wilder ME, Habbersett RC, Edwards BS, Sklar L, Nolan JP, Graves SW, Martin JC, Jett JH, Freyer JP (2007) Open, reconfigurable cytometric acquisition system: ORCAS. Cytometry 71A: 915-924. [0: 0]
      Ramachandran J, Powers TM, Carpenter S, Garcia-Lopez A, Freyer JP, Mourant JR (2007) Light scattering and microarchitectural differences between tumorigenic and non-tumorigenic cell models of tissue. Optics Express 15: 4039-4053. [0: 0]
      Mourant JR, Dominguez, J Susan Carpenter S, Short KW, Powers TM, Michalczyk R, Kunapareddy N, Guerra A, Freyer JP (2006) Comparison of vibrational spectroscopy to biochemical and flow cytometry methods for analysis of the basic biochemical composition of mammalian cells. J. Biomed. Optics 11: 064024: 1-11. [3: 3].
      Mourant J, Kunapareddy N, Carpenter S, Freyer JP (2005) Vibrational spectroscopy for identification of biochemical changes accompanying carcinogenesis and the formation of necrosis. Gynecol. Oncol. 99: S58-S60. [1: 1]
      Jiang Y, Pjesivac-Grbovic J, Cantrell C, Freyer JP (2005) Multiscale model of avascular tumor growth. Biophys. J. 89: 3884-3894. [43: 43]
      Mourant JR, Short KW, Carpenter S, Kunapareddy N, Coburn L, Powers TM, Freyer JP (2005) Biochemical differences in tumorigenic and non-tumorigenic cells measured by Raman and infrared spectroscopy. J. Biomed. Optics 10: 31106:1-15. [19: 19]
      Short W, Carpenter S, Freyer JP, Mourant JR (2005) Raman spectroscopy detects biochemical changes due to the growth stage in mammalian cell cultures. Biophys. J. 88: 4274-4288. [28: 27]
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    Julia Fulghum

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    Office Scholes Hall, Room 327
    Julia Fulghum
    Appointments Vice President for Research
    Professor, Department of Chemical and Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., 1987, Analytical Chemistry, University of North Carolina
    Website Fulghum lab website
    Research interests
    • Materials and device characterization and development; data visualization and analysis
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    Steven Graves

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    Phone 505-277-2043
    Office 2041 Centennial Engineering Center
    Steven Graves
    Current Appointments: Director, Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program
    Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering

    Degrees Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University, Biochemisty, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, 1998.
    B.A. University of Colorado, Boulder, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Double Major), 1991.
    Website Graves lab website
    Research interests Biomolecular Assemblies
    Protease Mechanisms
    Publications and patents Graves publications

    Dick Greene

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    Phone 505-454-3365
    Office New Mexico Highlands University
    HSH 323, Las Vegas, New Mexico
    Dick Greene
    Appointments New Mexico Highlands University
    Professor of Bioengineering
    Research Professor of Medicine
    Research Professor of Engineering
    Degrees Rice University, Houston, Texas, 1970, B.S., Mechanical Engineering
    Rice University, Houston, Texas, 1971, MME., Mechanical Engineering
    Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Ph.D., 1975
    Website Greene lab website
    Research interests Methods and applications of noninvasive measurement of human blood flow and hemodynamics in health and disease.
    Publications and patents Greene CV

    Rama Gullapalli

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    Phone 505-272-8249
    Office UNM Health Sciences Center, Basic Medical Sciences Building, Room 333A
    Rama Gullapalli
    Current Appointments Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
    Degrees Fellowship, Molecular Genetic Pathology, 2012, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency, Clinical Pathology, 2011, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Ph.D., Bioengineering, 2008, Pennsylvania State University
    M.S., Electrical Engineering, 2005, Pennsylvania State University
    M.B;B.S., Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, 1999, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
    Website Gullapalli lab website
    Research interests Clinical molecular diagnostics
    Translational research in molecular pathology
    Clinical next generation sequencing
    Nano/microscale engineering for medical diagnostic devices
    Publications Gullapalli publications

    Sang M. Han

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    Phone 505-277-3118
    Office Farris Engineering Center 257
    Sang M. Han
    Appointments Associate Professor, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., 1998, Chemical Engineering, University of California at Santa Barbara
    B.S., 1992, Chemical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley.
    Website Han lab website
    Research interests Selective growth of Ge quantum structures/high-quality heteroepitaxial films on Si; atom-tracking scanning tunneling microscopy to fundamentally understand the selective growth process; hybrid micro/nanofluidic systems for advanced bioseparation and analysis; synthetic modification of semiconductor surfaces for the purpose of probing functional activities of biomolecules; and high-yield Ge(0) nanocrystal (NC) synthesis from novel Ge(II) precursors and NC surface functionalization.
    Recent publications Qiming Li, Ying-Bing Jiang, Huifang Xu, Steve Hersee, and Sang M. Han "Heteroepitaxy of high quality Ge on Si by nanoscale Ge seeds grown through a thin layer of SiO2," Appl. Phys. Lett., 85(11), 1928 (2004) and Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, October 4 (2004).
      Qiming Li, Sang M. Han, Steven R. J. Brueck, Stephen Hersee, Ying-Bing Jiang, and Huifang Xu, "Selective growth of Ge on Si(100) through vias of SiO2 nanotemplate using solid source molecular beam epitaxy," Appl. Phys. Lett., 83(24), 5032 (2003).
      Henry Gerung, Scott D. Bunge, Timothy J. Boyle, C. Jeffrey Brinker, and Sang M. Han, "Anhydrous Solution Synthesis of High-Quality Ge Nanocrystals from the Germanium (II) Precursor Ge[N(SiMe3)2]2," Chem. Commun., 14, 1914-1916 (2005).
      Madhava R. Kosuri, Roya Cones, Qiming Li, Sang M. Han, Bruce C. Bunker, and Thomas M. Mayer, "Adsorption Kinetics of Alkanethiol Self-Assembly on Ge(111)," Langmuir, 20(3), 835 (2004).
      Madhava R. Kosuri, Henry Gerung, Sang M. Han, Bruce C. Bunker, and Thomas M. Mayer, "Vapor-phase Adsorption Kinetics of 1 Decene on H-terminated Si(100)," Langmuir, 19(22), 9315 (2003).
      Henry Gerung, Jeffrey C. Brinker, Steve R. J. Brueck, and Sang M. Han, "In situ real-time monitoring of profile evolution during plasma etching of mesoporous low-dielectric-constant SiO2," J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 23(2), 347 (2005).
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    Jessica P. Houston

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    Phone +1-575-646-5563
    Office New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
    Jett Hall, Room 255
    Jessica P. Houston
    Appointments Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University (2005)
    M.S., Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University (2002)
    B.S., Chemical Engineering, New Mexico State University (2000)
    Website Houston lab website
    Research Interests: Flow-cytometry: analysis, sorting, applications
    Time-dependent photonics: fluorescence decay kinetics, phase-filtering
    Biomaterials: reporters for Raman, Raleigh scatter, and fluorescence
    Cytometric molecular imaging: in vivo diagnostic systems
    Image and digital signal processing: DAQ and computational methods
    Publications Houston publications

    Thomas R. Howdieshell

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    Phone 505-272-6441
    Office Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, UNM Health Sciences Center
    Thomas R. Howdieshell
    Appointments Professor of Surgery
    Degrees Medical College of Georgia (Alpha Omega Alpha) (1982)
    General Surgery Residency, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA (1987)
    Trauma/Burns/Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (1987-1988)
    Website
    Clinical and research Interests: Clinical practice in the areas of trauma surgery, surgical critical care, and burn surgery. Basic science research in the area of wound healing.
    Publications Howdieshell publications

    Linnea K. Ista

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    Phone 505-277-6392
    Office Centennial Engineering Center 2044
    Linnea K. Ista
    Appointments Research Assistant Professor, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., Biology, University of New Mexico
    M.S., Biochemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1994
    B.S., Biology (Honors), University of Puget Sound, 1985
    Website Ista lab website
    Research interests Microbial interactions at the solid-liquid interface, particularly solid substratum contributions to adhesion.
    Publication and patents Ista publications and patents

    Cornelius Ivory

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    Phone 509-335-7716
    Office Dept. of Chemical Engineering, B43 EE/ME Bldg.
    Washington State University, Pullman
    Cornelius Ivory
    Appointments Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Senior Fellow of the UNM Center for Biomedical Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., 1980, Chemical Engineering, Princeton University
    M.A., 1976, Chemical Engineering, Princeton University
    B.S., 1974, Chemical Engineering, University of Notre Dame.
    Website Ivory lab website
    Research interests Biological Separations: Electrophoresis and Electrochromatography; Fractionation of Organelles from S. cerevisiae; Protein Transport in Ion Exchange Resins; Electrophoretic Enantiomer Fractionation; Dynamic Field Gradient Focusing; Fast Preparative Isoelectric Focusing; Preparative Field-Gradient Focusing; Micropreparative Purification of Protein Isoforms; Mass Balancing of Low-Abundance Proteins; Membrane Separations: Electro-Ultrafiltration; Process Stability: Hydrodynamic and electrical instabilities; Spatial patterning in conductive films and membranes.
    Recent publications Bottenus, D. and C. F. Ivory, "On-Line Optical Fiber Detection in a Preparative Vortex-Stabilized Free-Flow Electrofocusing Apparatus," Biotechnology Progress 22(3): 842-846 (2006).
      Cui, H., K. Horiuchi, P. Dutta and C. F. Ivory, "Multistage isoelectric focusing in a Poly(dimethylsiloxane) microfluidic chip," Analytical Chemistry 77(24):7878-86 (2005).
      Petsev, D. N., G. P. López, C. F. Ivory, S. S. Sibbett, "Microchip Protein Separation by Electric Field Gradient Focusing," Lab-on-a-Chip, 5(6) 587-597 (2005).
      Cui, H., K. Horiuchi, P. Dutta and C. F. Ivory, “Isoelectric focusing in a Poly(dimethylsiloxane) microfluidic chip," Analytical Chemistry, (2005).
      Ivory, C. F., "Preparative Free-Flow Electrofocusing in a Vortex-Stabilized Annulus," Electrophoresis, 25 360-374 (2004).
      Ross, D., C. F. Ivory, L. E. Locascio, and K. E. Van Cott, "Peak Compression and Resolution for Electrophoretic Separations in Diverging Microchannels," Electrophoresis, 25(21-22) 3694-3704 (2004).
      Tracy, N. and C. F. Ivory, "Modeling Two-Component Isoelectric Focusing Buffers in a Vortex-Stabilized Electrophoresis Apparatus," Biotechnol. Progress 20(1) 193-199 (2004)
      "Preparative Focusing of Proteins Using Binary Buffers in a Vortex-Stabilized, Free-Flow Apparatus," Electrophoresis 25(12) 1748-1757 (2004).
      Ista, L. K., G. P. López, C. F. Ivory, M. J. Ortiz, T. A. Schifani, C. D. Schwappach, and S. S. Sibbett, Microchip Countercurrent Electroseparation, Lab-on-a-Chip, 3 266-272 (2003)
      Ross, D., C. F. Ivory, L. E. Locascio, and K. E. Van Cott, Peak Compression and Resolution for Electrophoretic Separations in Diverging Microchannels, Anal. Chem., (2003) Submitted
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    Sanjay Krishna

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    Phone +1-505-272-7892
    Office UNM Center for High Technology Materials
    1313 Goddard SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Sanjay Krishna
    Appointments Regents' Lecturer and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 2001
    M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1999
    M.Sc., Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1996
    B.Sc. (Hons), Physics, SSSIHL, Bangalore, India, 1994
    Website Krishna lab website
    Research Interests: Mid-infrared detection using self-organized quantum dots (QDs) and novel antimonide based materials grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy
    Publications Krishna publications

    Matthew Lakin

    E-mail mlakin@unm.edu
    Phone +1-505-277-3351
    Office Farris Engineering Center Room 345D
    Matt Lakin
    Appointments Research Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., University of Cambridge, Computer Science, 2010
    B.A., University of Cambridge, Computer Science, 2005
    Website Matt Lakin website
    Research Interests: Molecular computing, bionanotechnology, modeling languages for biochemical systems, nanomedicine, synthetic biology
    Publications

    • C. W. Brown III, M. R. Lakin, A. Fabry-Wood, E. K. Horwitz, N. A. Baker, D. Stefanovic, and S. W. Graves, A unified sensor architecture for isothermal detection of double-stranded DNA, small molecules, and oligonucleotides. ChemBioChem, volume 16, pages 725-730, 2015.
    • M. R. Lakin, C. W. Brown. III, E. K. Horwitz, M. L. Fanning, H. E. West, D. Stefanovic and S. W. Graves, Biophysically inspired rational design of structured chimeric substrates for DNAzyme cascade engineering. PLoS ONE, volume 9, number 10, e110986, 2014.
    • C. W. Brown, III, M. R. Lakin, E. K. Horwitz, M. L. Fanning, H. E. West, D. Stefanovic and S. W. Graves, Signal propagation in multi-layer DNAzyme cascades using structured chimeric substrates.Angewandte Chemie, volume 53, number 28, pages 7183-7187, 2014.
    • C. W. Brown III, M. R. Lakin, D. Stefanovic and S. W. Graves, Catalytic molecular logic devices by DNAzyme displacement. ChemBioChem, volume 15, pages 950-954, 2014.
    • M. R. Lakin, A. Minnich, T. Lane and D. Stefanovic, Design of a biochemical circuit motif for learning linear functions. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, volume 11, number 101, 20140902, 2014.
    • M. R. Lakin, R. Petersen, K. E. Gray and A. Phillips. Abstract modelling of tethered DNA circuits. In S. Murata and S. Kobayashi (eds.), Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 8727, pages 132-147, Springer-Verlag, 2014.
    • M. R. Lakin and D. Stefanovic, Pattern formation by spatially organized approximate majority reactions. In O. H. Ibarra, L. Kari and S. Kopecki (eds.), UCNC 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 8553, pages 254-266, Springer-Verlag, 2014.
    • M. R. Lakin, A. Phillips and D. Stefanovic, Modular verification of DNA strand displacement networks via serializability analysis. In D. Soloveichik and B. Yurke (eds.): Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 8141, pages 133-146, Springer-Verlag, 2013. (This paper was selected as a "conference highlight".)
    • M. R. Lakin, D. Parker, L. Cardelli, M. Kwiatkowska and A. Phillips. Design and analysis of DNA strand displacement devices using probabilistic model checking. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, volume 9, number 72, pages 1470-1485, 2012.
    • M. R. Lakin, L. Paulevé and A. Phillips. Stochastic simulation of multiple process calculi for biology. Theoretical Computer Science, volume 431, pages 181-206, 2012.
    • M. R. Lakin, S. Youssef, L. Cardelli and A. Phillips. Abstractions for DNA circuit design. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, volume 9, number 68, pages 470-486, 2012.
    • M. R. Lakin, S. Youssef, F. Polo, S. Emmott and A. Phillips. Visual DSD: a design and analysis tool for DNA strand displacement systems. Bioinformatics, volume 27, issue 22, pages 3211-3213, 2011.
    • M. R. Lakin and A. Phillips. Modelling, simulating and verifying Turing-powerful strand displacement systems. In L. Cardelli and W. Shih (eds.): Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on DNA Computing and Molecular Programming, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 6937, pages 130-144. Springer-Verlag, 2011.

    Gabriel P. López

    E-mail
    Phone 505-277-4939
    Office Centennial Engineering Center 2041
    Gabriel Lopez
    Appointments Regents' Professor of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering; Professor of Chemistry
    Degrees Ph.D., 1991, University of Washington, Chemical Engineering; B.S., 1985, University of Colorado at Boulder, Chemical Engineering.
    Website López lab website
    Research interests Organic surfaces and thin films; surface modification of solids; interfacial phenomena; interactions of synthetic materials with biological systems; biomaterials; heterogeneous nucleation; microfabrication.'
    Recent publications “Diazo Coupling Method for Covalent attachment of Proteins to Solid Substrates,” Wu, Y.; Buranda, T.; Metzenberg, R.L.; Sklar, L.A.; López, G.P. Bioconjugate Chem. 2006, 17, 359-365.
      “Robust Hybrid Thin Films that Incorporate Lamellar Phospholipid Bilayer Assemblies and Transmembrane Proteins,” Gupta, G.; Atanassov, P.; López, G.P. Biointerphases 2006, 1, 6-10.
      “Supramolecular Photochemical Self-Assemblies for Fluorescence “Turn-On” and “Turn-Off Assays for Chem –Bio-Helices,” Achyuthan, K.E.; Lu, L.; López, G.P.; Whitten, D.G. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2006, 5, 931-937.
      “Using Bicellar Mixtures to Form Suspended Lipid Bilayers on Nanotextured Silicon Chips,” Zeineldin, R.; Last, J.A.; Slade, A.L.; Ista, L.K.; Bisong, P.; O’Brien, M.J. Brueck, S.R.J. Sasaki, D.Y.; López, G.P. Langmuir, 2006, 22, 8163-68.
      “Cell-Directed Assembly of Lipid-Silica Nanostructures Providing Extended Cell Viability,” H.K., Ashley, C.; Carnes, E.; López, D.; Flemming, J.; Dunphy D.; Singh, S.; Chen Z.; Liu, N.; Fan, H.; López, G.P.; Brozik, S.M;. Werner-Washburne, M.; Brinker, C.J. Science 2006, 313, 337-341.
      “Superquenching as a Detector for Microsphere-Based Flow Cytometric Assays,” Zeineldin, R.; Piyasena, M.E.; Bergstedt, T.S.; Sklar, L.A.; Whitten, D.; López, G.P. Cytometry A 2006, 69, 335-41.
      “A Packed Micro Column Approach to a Cell-Based Biosensor,” Flemming, J.H.; Baca, H.K.; Werner-Washburne, M.; Brozik, S.M.; López, G.P. Sens. Actuat. B. 2006, 113, 376-381.
      “Width of Anodization Mask Required to Preserve a Metallic Phase During Porous Type Anodization of Aluminum-Copper Films,” Brevnov, D.A.; Womack, R.L.; Atanassov, P.; López, G.P.; Bauer, T.M.; Chaudhury, Z.A.; Schwappack, C.D.; Mosley, L.E. J. Electrochem. Soc. 2006, 153, B108-B112.
      “Electrostatic Potential and Electroosmotic Flow in a Cylindrical Capillary Filled with Symmetric Electrolyte: Analytic Solutions in Thin Double Layer Approximation,” Petsev, D.; López, G.P. J. Coll. Interface Sci. 2006, 294, 492-498.
      “An Electrokinetic Cell Model for Analysis and Optimization of Electroosmotic Pumps,” Piyasena, M.E.; López, G.P.; Petsev, D.N. Sens. & Actuat. B 2006, 113, 461-467.
    Publications and patents  

    Meeko Oishi

    E-mail
    Phone 505-277-0299
    Office ECE Building, Room 134C
    Meeko Oishi
    Appointments Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, with Ph.D. Minor in Electrical Engineering, 2004
    M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2000
    B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University, 1998
    Website Oishi lab website
    Research interests Hybrid systems and control, cyberphysical systems, modeling motor performance and control in Parkinson's disease, reachability analysis and controller synthesis, and control of semiautomated systems
    Publications and patents Oishi publications

    Janet Oliver

    E-mail
    Phone 505-272-4364
    Office Cancer Research Facility Rm 201
    Janet Oliver
    Appointments Director, NIH/NIGMS National Center for Systems Biology/New Mexico Center for the Spatiotemporal Modeling of Cell Signaling
    Director (joint with A. Datye), NCI Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center
    Director of the Cell Pathology Division, Department of Pathology
    Associate Director for Professional Development and Partnerships, UNM Cancer Center
    Professor, Department of Pathology
    Professor, Department of Biology
    Degrees Ph.D., London University, London, UK, 1972
    M. Sc., University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1969
    B. Sc. Hons., Flinders University of South Australia, 1967
    B. Sc., University of Adelaide, Australia, 1966
    Website Oliver lab website
    Research interests
    Publications and patents Oliver publications and patents

    Marek Osinski

    E-mail
    Phone 505-272-7812
    Office UNM Center for High Tech Materials, 1313 Goddard Street SE, Albuquerque
    Marek Osinski
    Appointments Gardner-Zemke Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics and Astronomy, and Computer Science
    Degrees Ph.D., Physical Sciences, Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1979
    M.Sc., Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland, 1971
    Website Osinski lab website
    Research interests Biomedical applications of colloidal nanocrystals; drug delivery to lungs using superparamagnetic nanoparticles; radiation dose enhancement using high-Z nanoparticles; biosensing; nuclear radiation detection
    Publications and patents Osinski publications

    Suguna Pappu

    E-mail
    Phone +1-505-272-3401
    Office Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, UNM Health Sciences Center
    Suguna Pappu
    Appointments Professor of Surgery
    Degrees Internship, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
    M.D., Yale University School of Medicine
    Ph.D., Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    B.S., Mathematics, Miami University (Ohio)

    Website
    Clinical and research interests: Mathematical modeling of neurovascular pathology; medical image analysis.
    Publications Pappu publications

    Dimiter N. Petsev

    E-mail
    Phone 505-277-3221
    Office 209 Farris Engineering Center
    Dimeter N. Petsev
    Appointments Assistant Professor, ChNE Department, UNM
    Degrees Ph.D., Sofia University, Physical Chemistry, 1996.
    Website Petsev lab website
    Research interests Complex fluids, colloids and emulsions, self-assembly of amphiphilic molecules, micro and nanofluidics, protein Interactions, nanomaterials.
    Recent publications D. N. Petsev (Editor) Emulsions: Structure, Stability and Interactions, Elsevier, (2004).
      D. N. Petsev, Interactions and Macroscopic Properties of Emulsions and Microemulsions, in: Modern Aspects of Emulsion Science, B. P. Binks, Ed., Royal Society of Chemistry, London (1998), Chapter 10.
      H. Lin, D. N. Petsev, S.-T. Yau, B. R. Thomas and P. G. Vekilov, Lower Incorporation of Impurities in Ferritin Crystals by Suppression of Convection: Modeling Results, Crystal. Growth and Design, 1 (2001) p. 73.
      D. N. Petsev, Mechanisms of Emulsion Flocculation, in: Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, A. Hubbard, Ed., Marcel Dekker, New York (2002), pp. 3192-3207.
      R. G. Alargova, J. T. Petkov and D. N. Petsev, Micellization and Interfacial Properties of Alkyloxyethylene Sulfate Surfactants in the Presence of Multivalent Counterions, J. Colloid Interface Sci. (Feature Article) 261 (2003) p. 1
      D. N. Petsev (Editor) Emulsions: Structure, Stability and Interactions, Elsevier, (2004).
      D. N. Petsev, Interactions and Macroscopic Properties of Emulsions and Microemulsions, in: Modern Aspects of Emulsion Science, B. P. Binks, Ed., Royal Society of Chemistry, London (1998), Chapter 10.
      H. Lin, D. N. Petsev, S.-T. Yau, B. R. Thomas and P. G. Vekilov, Lower Incorporation of Impurities in Ferritin Crystals by Suppression of Convection: Modeling Results, Crystal. Growth and Design, 1 (2001) p. 73.
      D. N. Petsev, Mechanisms of Emulsion Flocculation, in: Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, A. Hubbard, Ed., Marcel Dekker, New York (2002), pp. 3192-3207.
      R. G. Alargova, J. T. Petkov and D. N. Petsev, Micellization and Interfacial Properties of Alkyloxyethylene Sulfate Surfactants in the Presence of Multivalent Counterions, J. Colloid Interface Sci. (Feature Article) 261 (2003) p. 1
    Publications and patents Petsev publications and patents

    Olga Pontes

    E-mail
    Phone 505-277-1567
    Office 167 Castetter Hall
    Olga Pontes
    Appointments Assistant Professor, Biology Department
    Degrees Ph.D., Biology, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, 2005.
    Degree in Applied Plant Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, 1997.
    Website Pontes laboratory
    Research interests The interaction of nuclear architecture, RNAi and epigenetics to create and transmit the functional complexity of higher eukaryotes. Live-cell imaging microscopy, proteomics, whole-genome sequencing in combination with genetics and molecular biology.
    Publications and patents Pontes publications and patents

    Andrew Shreve

    E-mail
    Phone 505-277-4939
    Office Centennial Engineering Center 2041
    Andrew Shreve
    Appointments Director, Center for Biomedical Engineering
    Professor, Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., 1991, Cornell University, Physical Chemistry (Theoretical Chemistry minor).
    M.S., 1986, Cornell University; Physical Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry minor.
    B.S., 1983, West Virginia Wesleyan College; Chemistry major, Mathematics minor.
    Website Shreve lab website
    and also
    CINT website
    Research interests Development and applications of thin-film nanostructured self-assembled materials and biomimetic membrane architectures; Self-assembled materials; Bio-inspired materials; Materials for alternative energy applications; Biosensor technology; Spectroscopic studies of protein structure and dynamics; Applications of spectroscopic techniques to the study of electron and energy transfer processes in biology, chemistry, and materials science; Theory of electron and energy transfer; Experimental and theoretical development of time-resolved and nonlinear spectroscopies, optical imaging methods, surface-specific spectroscopies, and Raman spectroscopies.
    Recent publications D. Magana, D. Parul, R.B. Dyer, A.P. Shreve, "Implementation of time-resolved step-scan Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy using a kHz repetition rate pump laser," Appl. Spectrosc. 65 (2011) 535-542.
      J.G. Duque, H. Chen, A.K. Swan, A.P. Shreve, S. Kilina, S. Tretiak, X. Tu, M. Zheng, S.K. Doorn, "Violation of the Condon approximation in semiconducting carbon nanotubes," ACS Nano 5 (2011) 5233-5241.
      H.H. Tsai, Z.H. Xu, R.K. Pai, L.Y. Wang, A.M. Dattelbaum, A.P. Shreve, H.-L. Wang, M. Cotlet, "Structural dynamics and charge transfer via complexation with fullerene in large area conjugated polymer honeycomb thin films," Chem. Mater. 23 (2011) 759-761.
      Y. Bao, H.C. Yeh, J. Sharma, S. Ivanov, A.P. Shreve, C. Zhong, J.H. Werner, J.S. Martinez, “Formation and stabilization of fluorescent Au nanoclusters using small molecules,” J. Phys. Chem. C 114 (2010) 15879-15882.
      J. Gao, H.-L. Wang, A. Shreve, R. Iyer, "Fullerene derivatives induce premature senescence: A new toxicity paradigm or novel biomedical applications," Toxicology and Appl. Pharmacology 244 (2010) 134-143.
      C.C. Wang, Y. Gao, A.P. Shreve, C. Zhong, L. Wang, K. Mudalige, H.-L. Wang, M. Cotlet, “Thermochromism of a poly(phenylene vinylene): Untangling the roles of polymer aggregate and chain conformation,” J. Phys. Chem. B 113 (2009) 16110-16117.
      G.A. Sherwood, R. Cheng, T.M. Smith, J.H. Werner, A.P. Shreve, L.A. Peteanu, J. Wildeman, “Aggregation effects on the emission spectra and dynamics of model oligomers of MEH-PPV,” J. Phys. Chem. C 113 (2009) 18851-18862.
      J.H. Werner, G.A. Montaño, A.L. Garcia, N.A. Zurek, E.A. Akhadov, G.P. Lopez, A.P. Shreve, “Formation and dynamics of supported phospholipid membranes on a periodic nanotextured substrate,” Langmuir 25 (2009) 2986-2993.
      R. Martin, H.-L. Wang, S. Iyer, G.A. Montaño, J.S. Martinez, A.P. Shreve, Y. Bao, C.-C. Wang, Z. Chang, Y. Gao, J. Gao, R. Iyer, “Impact of physicochemical properties of engineered fullerenes on key biological responses, Toxicology and Appl. Pharmacology 234 (2009) 58-67.
      A.P. Shreve, M.C. Howland, A.R. Sapuri-Butti, T.W. Allen, and A.N. Parikh, "Evidence for leaflet-dependent redistribution of charged molecules in fluid supported phospholipid bilayers," Langmuir 24 (2008) 13250-13253.
      D.J. Hilton, R.P. Prasankumar, E.J. Schelter, V.K. Thorsmølle, S.A. Trugman, A.P. Shreve, J.L. Kiplinger, D.E. Morris, and A.J. Taylor, “Ultrafast spectroscopy of the Uranium(IV) and Thorium(IV) bis(ketimide) complexes (C5Me5)2An[-N=C(Ph)(CH2Ph)]2 (An=Th, U),” J. Phys. Chem. A 112 (2008) 7840-7847.
      A.E. Oliver, E.L. Kendall, M.C. Howland, B. Sanii, A.P. Shreve, and A.N. Parikh, “Protecting, patterning, and scaffolding supported lipid membranes using carbohydrate glasses,” Lab on a Chip 8 (2008) 892-897.
    Publications and patents Shreve publications and patents

    Scott Sibbett

    E-mail
    Phone 505-277-2803
    Office Centennial Engineering Center 2051
    Scott Sibbett
    Appointments Research Professor of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., Chemistry, Oregon Health Sciences University (OGI School of Engineering), 1985.
    B.S., Soils and Plant Nutrition, University of California at Berkeley, 1979.
    Website Sibbett lab website
    Research interests Biomedical Engineering, Lateral Flow Assays, Paper-based Devices, Biofuel Cells, Pressure-sensing Fabrics
    Publications and patents Sibbett publications and patents

    Darko Stefanovic

    E-mail
    Phone 505-277-6561
    Office Farris Engineering Center 345
    Darko Stefanovic
    Appointments Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
    Degrees Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1999. M.S., Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1994. Dipl. Ing., Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, 1989.
    Website Stefanovic lab website
    Research interests Molecular computing, molecular robotics
    Recent publications High-resolution Cross Reactive Array for Alkaloids, R. Pei, A. Shen, M. J. Olah, D. Stefanovic, T. Worgal, and M. N. Stojanovic,
    Chemical Communications, in press (2009).
      Evolving The Deoxyribozyme-Based Logic Gate Design Process Through MAYA
    II Reconstruction, M. L. Fanning, J. Macdonald, and D. Stefanovic, 15th International Meeting on DNA Computing, June 2009.
      DNA Computers for Work and Play, J. Macdonald, D. Stefanovic, and M. N. Stojanovic, Scientific American, 299 (5), 84--91 (2008).
      A Rational Approach to Minimal High-Resolution Cross-Reactive Arrays, E. Green, M. J. Olah, T. Abramova, L. R. Williams, D. Stefanovic, and M. N. Stojanovic, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 128(47), 15278--15282 (2006).
      Medium Scale Integration of Molecular Logic Gates in an Automaton, J. Macdonald, Y. Li, M. Sutovic, H. Lederman, K. Pendri, W. Lu, B. L. Andrews, D. Stefanovic, and M. N. Stojanovic,
    Nano Letters, 6(11), 2598--2603 (2006).
      Behavior of Polycatalytic Assemblies in a Substrate-Displaying Matrix, R. Pei, S. K. Taylor, D. Stefanovic, S. Rudchenko, T. E. Mitchell, and M. N. Stojanovic, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 128(39), 12693--12699 (2006).
      Characterization of Transverse Channel Concentration Profiles Obtainable With a Class of Microfluidic Networks, J. Sager, M. Young, and D. Stefanovic, Langmuir, 22(9), 4452--4455 (2006).
      Deoxyribozyme-Based Three-Input Logic Gates and Construction of a Molecular Full Adder, H. Lederman, J. Macdonald, D. Stefanovic, and M. N. Stojanovic, Biochemistry, 45(4), 1194--1199 (2006).
      Deoxyribozyme-Based Ligase Logic Gates and Their Initial Circuits, M. N. Stojanovic, S. Semova, D. Kolpashchikov, J. Macdonald,
    C. Morgan, and D. Stefanovic, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127(19), 6914--6915 (2005).
    Publications and patents  

    Timothy L. Ward

    E-mail
    Phone 505-277-2067
    Office Farris Engineering Center 209
    Timothy L. Ward
    Appointments Associate Professor, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., 1989, Chemical Engineering, University of Washington; M.S., Chemical Engineering, Montana State University; B.S., 1978, Chemical Engineering, Montana State University.
    Website Ward lab website
    Research interests Synthesis of inorganic membranes, films, and powders by aerosol deposition, chemical vapor deposition and chemical vapor infiltration; membrane reactors; chemical physics of aerosols and microparticles.
    Recent publications C. Xia, T. L. Ward, and R. W. Schwartz, "Aerosol-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition of CeO2Doped Y2O3-Stabilized ZrO2 Films on Porous Ceramic Supports for Membrane Applications", Adv. Mater. - Chem. yap. Deposition 2 (2), 4851 (1996).
      T.L. Ward, G. P. Hagen, and C. Udovich, "Assessment of Inorganic Membrane Technology for Petrochemical Applications", Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Inorganic Membranes, Worcester, Mass, July 10?14, 1994.
      C.J. Brinker, T.L. Ward, R. Sehgal, N.K. Raman, S.L. Hietala, D.M. Smith, D-W. Hua, and T.J. Headley, "Ultramicroporous Supported Inorganic Membranes", J. Membrane Sci. 77, 165?179 (1993).
      S.W. Lyons, Y. Xiong, T.L. Ward, T.T. Kodas, and S.E. Pratsinis, "Role of Particle Evaporation During Synthesis of Lead Oxide by Aerosol Decomposition", J. Mater. Res. 7(12), 3333 (1992).
      T.L. Ward, T.T. Kodas, A.H. Carim, D.M. Kroeger and H.Hsu, "Powder Characteristics and Sintering Behavior of Ag-Doped YBa2CU3O7-x Produced by Aerosol Decomposition", J. Mater. Res. 7 (4), (1992).
      T.L. Ward, S.W. Lyons, T.T. Kodas, J. Brynestad, H. Hsu and D.M. Kroeger, "Characteristics of Bi-Pb-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Powders Produced by Aerosol Decomposition and Their Rapid Conversion to the-High-TC Phase", Physica C 200, 3142 (1992).
      T.L. Ward and E.J. Davis, "Principles of Aerosol Radioactivity Measurement Using the Electrodynamic Balance", J. Aerosol Sci. 21 (7), 875 (1990).
    Publications and patents  

    Margaret Werner-Washburne

    E-mail
    Phone 505-277-9338
    Office Castetter Hall 200
    Margaret Werner-Washburne
    Appointments  
    Degrees Ph.D., 1984, Botany, minor in Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin; M.S., 1979, Botany, University of Hawaii; B.A., 1971, English, Stanford University.
    Website Werner-Washburne lab website
    Research interests Regulation of the quiescent state and exit from quiescence; fungal genomics; genome-level analysis of gene expression, compuational biology.
    Recent publications A Hidden-state Markov Model for Cell Population Deconvolution, S. Roy, T. Lane, C. Allen, A.D. Aragon, M. Werner-Washburne. Journal of Computational Biology 13:174901774 (2006).
      Multivariate curve resolution of time course microarray data, Peter D Wentzell, Tobias K Karakach, Sushmita Roy, M Juanita Martinez, Christopher P Allen, and Margaret Werner-Washburne. BMC Computational Biology 7:343 (2006).
      Isolation of quiescent and non-quiescent cells from Saccharomyces cerevisiae stationary phase cultures, Chris Allen, Sabrina Büttner, Anthony D. Aragon, Jason A. Thomas, Osorio Meirelles, Jason E. Jaetao, Don Benn, Stephanie W. Ruby, Marten Veenhuis, Frank Madeo, and Margaret Werner-Washburne, J Cell Biology 174:89-100 (2006).
      Cell-Directed Assembly of the Bio-Nano Interface, HK Baca, C Ashley, E Carnes, D López, J Flemming, D Dunphy, S Singh, Z Chen, N, Liu, H Fan, GP López, SM Brozik, M Werner-Washburne, CJ Brinker, Science 313: 337-341 (2006).
      Release of sequestered mRNA is responsible for a massive, non-transcriptional increase inmRNA after oxidative stress in S. cerevisiae stationary-phase cultures Anthony D. Aragon, Gabriel A. Quiñones, Edward V. Thomas, Sushmita Roy, and Margaret Werner-Washburne Genome Biology 2006, 7:R9  doi:10.1186/gb-2006-7-2-r9 (2006) PDF ; Web supplement
      An Automated, Pressure-Driven Sampling Device for Harvesting from Liquid Cultures for Genomic and Biochemical Analyses. Anthony D. Aragon, Gabriel A. Quiñones, Chris Allen, Jason Thomas, Sushmita Roy, George S. Davidson, Peter D. Wentzell, Brian Millier, Jason E. Jaetao, Angelina L. Rodriguez, and Margaret Werner-Washburne Journal of Microbiological Methods doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2005.08.015. Web supplement ; PDF
      Hyperspectral Microarray Scanning: Impact on the Accuracy and Reliability of Gene Expression Data Jerilyn A. Timlin, David M. Haaland, Michael B. Sinclair, Anthony D. Aragon, M. Juanita Martinez, Margaret Werner-Washburne BMC Genomics 6 :72 PDF
      A Packed Micro Column Approach to a Cell-Based Biosensor Jeb H. Flemming, Helen K. Baca, Margaret Werner-Washburne, Susan M. Brozik, Gabriel P. López Sensors & Actuators 113: 376-381 (2005)
      Inferring genetic networks from microarray data S. Martin, G. Davidson, E. May, J-L Faulon, and M. Werner-Washburne IEEE 2004, pg. 566-569 (2004)
      Genomic analysis of stationary phase and exit in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: transcriptional profiling and analysis of essential genes. M. J. Martinez, AB Archuleta, AL Rodriquez, P Wentzell, AD Aragon, CP Allen, S Roy, and M. Werner-Washburne Molecular Biology of the Cell 15:5295-5305 (2004).
    Publications and patents  

    David Whitten

    E-mail
    Phone 505-277-5736
    Office Centennial Engineering Center 2041
    David Whitten
    Appointments Associate Director, Center for Biomedical Engineering; Professor, Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
    Degrees Ph.D., 1963, Johns Hopkins University, Organic Chemistry; M.A., 1961, Johns Hopkins University, Organic Chemistry; A.B., 1959, Johns Hopkins University, Chemistry.
    Website Whitten lab website
    Research interests Spectroscopy, molecular assemblies, diagnostics, interfaces, conjugated polymers and antimicrobials.
    Recent publications Lu, L.; Jones, R. M.; McBranch, D.; Whitten, D. “Surface enhanced superquenching of cyanine dyes as J-aggregates on Laponite clay nanoparticles” Langmuir, 2002, 18, 7706-7713.
      Lucia, L. A.; Yui, T.; Sasai, R.; Takagi, S.; Takagi, K.; Yoshida, H.; Whitten, D. G.; Inoue, H. “Enhanced aggregation behavior of antimony (V) porphyrins in polyfluorinated surfactant/clay hybrid microenvironment” J. Phys. Chem. B 2003, 107, 3789-3797.
      Kushon, S. A.; Ley, K. D.; Bradford, K.; Jones, R. M.; McBranch, D.; Whitten, D. “Detection of DNA Hybridization via Fluorescent Polymer Superquenching” Langmuir (2002), 18(20), 7245-7249.
      Kushon, Stuart A.; Bradford, Kirsten; Marin, Violeta; Suhrada, Chris; Armitage, Bruce A.; McBranch, Duncan Whitten, David. “Detection of Single Nucleotide Mismatches via Fluorescent Polymer Superquenching.” Langmuir (2003), 19(16), 6456-6464.
      Kumaraswamy, S.; Bergstedt, T.; Shi, X.; Rininsland, F.;Kushon, S.; Xia, W.; Ley, K.; Achyuthan, K.; McBranch, D.; Whitten, D. “Fluorescent Conjugated Polymer Superquenching Facilitates Highly Sensitive Detection of Proteases” Proceedings Natl. Acad. Sci. US, 2004, 101 (20), 7511-7515.
      Rininsland, F.; Xia, W.; Wittenberg, S.; Shi, X.; Stankewicz, C.; Achyuthan, K.; McBranch, D.; Whitten, D. “Metal Ion Mediated Polymer Superquenching for Highly Sensitive Detection of Kinase and Phosphatase Activities” Proceedings Natl. Acad. Sci. US, 2004, 101 (43), 15295-15300.
      Kim, O.-K.; Je, J.; Jernigan, G.; Buckley, L.; Whitten, D. “Super-Helix Formation Induced by Cyanine J-Aggregates onto Random-Coil Carboxymethyl Amylose as Template” J. Am. Chem. Soc.; 2006; 128(2); 510-516.  
      Zeineldin, R.; Piyasena, M. E.; Bergstedt, T. S.; Sklar, L. A.; Whitten, D.; López, G. P. “Superquenching as a Detector for Microsphere-Based Flow Cytometric Assays” Cytometry, Part A, 2006, 69A, 335-341.  
      Whitten, D. G.; Kim, O.-K.; López, G. P.; Achyuthan, K. E. “Cooperative Self-Assembly of Cyanines on Carboxymethylamylose and other Anionic Scaffolds” Pure Appl. Chem. 2006, 78, 2313-2323.
      Achyuthan, K. A.; Lu, L.; López, G. P.; Whitten, D. G. “Supramolecular Photochemical Self-Assemblies for Fluorescence “turn on” and “turn off” Assays for Chem-Bio Helices” Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2006, 5, 859-868.
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