Douglas English Ph.D.
Single molecule detection, Biophysics, Biomaterials, Nanomaterials
EducationUniversity 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 ArticlesSelected 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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