Douglas English Ph.D.

English, Douglas
Position Department / Business Unit
Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Institution Disciplines
University of Maryland Nanomaterials
City State / Provence
College Park Maryland
Country Website
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Research Summary

Single molecule detection, Biophysics, Biomaterials, Nanomaterials


University of Missouri-Kansas City B.S. 1993; Iowa State University Ph. D. 1998; University of Texas-Austin Postdoctoral Research Associate 1998-2001



Welch Foundation CNM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2000-2001)
Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Excellence in Graduate Research (1998)
Zaffarano Prize for Graduate Student Research (1998)
Amoco Research Fellowship (1995)
Department of Education GAANN fellowship (1993,94,96)

Important Articles

Selected Publications:

I. Koh, X. Wang, B. Varughese, L. Isaacs, S. H. Ehrman and D. S. English, Magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for biorecognition: Evaluation of surface coverage and activity J. Phys. Chem. B., 110, 1553-8, (2006).
K. Jayaraman, K. Okamoto, S. J. Son, C. Luckett, A. H. Gopalani, S. B. Lee and D. S. English, Observing capillarity in hydrophobic silica nanotubes J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 17385- 92, (2005).
Morgan, M., K. Okamoto, J. D. Kahn, and D. S. English, "Single Molecule Spectroscopic Determination of Lac Repressor-DNA Loop Conformation", 2005, Biophysical J., 89:2588-2596
Sivanesan, P., K. Okamoto, D. English, C. S. Lee, and D. L. DeVoe "Polymer nanochannels fabricated by thermomechanical deformation for single-molecule analysis", 2005, Analytical Chemistry 77:2252-2258.
Okamoto, K., C. Shook, L. Bivona, S. B. Lee, and D. S. English, "Direct observation of wetting and diffusion in the hydrophobic interior of silica nanotubes", 2004, Nano Letters 4:233-239.

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