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Senetta Bancroft

Assistant Professor

Senetta Bancroft

Office: Pulliam Hall Room 301B
Phone: 618-453-6162
Fax: 618-453-4244
Email:senetta.bancroft@siu.edu

Dr Bancroft has expertise in science teacher professional development, qualitative research methods, and the use of critical theories to inform science education research and practice. Her research currently focuses on teacher beliefs about science instruction and the impact of sociocultural ...read full profile >>

Joe Davis

Research Professor

My work addresses the development and computation of theory in analytical separations.  Many efforts are collaborative.  Current interests include statistics and two-dimensional separations. Education B.S., Duke University Ph.D., University of Utah Postdoctoral Fellow, University ...read full profile >>

Pravas Deria

Assistant Professor

Pravas Deria

Phone: 618-453-6459
Fax: 618-453-6408
pderia@siu.edu

Group Website

Research Interest: We are interested in self-assembled compositions relevant for catalysis, and solar energy conversion. We aim to address the challenges of global energy crisis in a greener way: design and study of hybrid materials with unique physical and chemical properties that are unattainable ...read full profile >>

Zhihua Du

Associate Professor

Zhihua Du

Phone: 618-453-6423
Fax: 618-453-6408
zdu@chem.siu.edu
Zhihua Du Group

We study the structures and functions of biomacromolecules, such as proteins and RNAs, that participate in vital biological processes including RNA interference (RNAi), telomere maintenance, and antiviral innate immunity in mammalian cells. We employ a range of tools, including X-ray crystallography, ...read full profile >>

Keith Gagnon

Assistant Professor

Keith Gagnon

Phone: 618-453-3895
ktgagnon@siu.edu  

Gagnon Lab Webpage

Molecular mechanisms of human neurological repeat expansion disorders. Roles of noncoding RNA in human biology and disease. Education B.S., North Carolina State University Ph.D., North Carolina State University Postdoc, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Depts of Pharmacology and ...read full profile >>

Yong Gao

Associate Professor

Yong Gao

Phone: 618-453-4904
Fax: 618-453-6408
ygao@chem.siu.edu

We design, synthesize and test novel carbon-based ionic materials for fuel cells, CO2 separation and other clean energy projects. Education             B.Sc. Wuhan University, China, 1990 ...read full profile >>

Qingfeng Ge

Professor

Qingfeng Ge

Phone: 618-453-6406
Fax: 618-453-6408
qge@chem.siu.edu

Ge Group Pages

Understanding complex systems at the molecular level is important but difficult using experiments alone. Computer simulations based on fundamental physical and chemical principles can complement experiments and provide new insights into the behavior of these systems. My research program is centered on ...read full profile >>

Boyd Goodson

Professor

Boyd Goodson

Phone: 618-453-6427
Fax: 618-453-6408
bgoodson@chem.siu.edu

Postdoctoral Position available

Current research interests of the Goodson Group: NMR and MRI enjoy wide applicability but suffer from poor detection sensitivity.  For this reason, imaging and spectroscopy of low-concentration species—such as gases in lung spaces or metabolites in tissues—can ...read full profile >>

Gary Kinsel

Professor

Gary Kinsel

Phone: 618-453-6482
Fax: 618-453-6408
gkinsel@chem.siu.edu

The investigation of pulsed rf plasmas polymerization for the surface modification of Matrix Assisted laser/Desorption Ionization (MALDI) mass spectrometry targets. The utilization of suface modified MALDI targets in proteomics applications and for the discovery of novel cellular biomarkers of ...read full profile >>

Punit Kohli

Professor

Punit Kohli

Phone: 618-453-2895
Fax: 618-453-6408
pkohli@chem.siu.edu
Kohli Group Pages

We focus on the design, synthesis, characterization and applications of nanoscale materials functionalized with (bio)chemical molecules/polymers. We are particularly interested in the fabrication of biosensors based on fluorescence resonance energy transfer mechanism;self- and forced assembly of ...read full profile >>

Michael J. Lydy

Professor

Michael J. Lydy

Office: 179 Life Science II
Phone: 618-453-4091
mlydy@siu.edu

Read more at Aquatic Toxicology Laboratory The major research foci of the Lydy laboratory include evaluating the fate and effects of agrochemicals, studying the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, and developing a better understanding of the chemical and biological ...read full profile >>

Matt McCarroll

Professor and Director, Fermentation Science Institute

mccarroll

Phone: 618-453-6475
Fax: 618-453-6408
mmccarroll@chem.siu.edu

Research in the McCarroll Group involves the application of analytical chemistry to solve complex chemical problems with an emphasis in the area of molecular spectroscopy. Current investigations include systems involving molecular and chiral recognition. We also have an interest in the ...read full profile >>

Sean Moran

Assistant Professor

Sean D. Moran

Phone: 618-453-6545
Fax: 618-453-6408
smoran@chem.siu.edu

Moran Group Research

Use of infrared (2D IR) spectroscopy, protein semisynthesis and site-specific labeling techniques to: 1. Examine the structures and physical properties of β-sheet rich biological materials and use this information in biomaterials design. 2. Investigate the functional roles of fast ...read full profile >>

Kyle Plunkett

Associate Professor

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Office: 618-453-2758
Lab:  618-453-6486
Fax: 618-453-6408
kplunkett@chem.siu.edu

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👍🏽 Personal Group Website 👍🏽

Research in the Plunkett group utilizes self-assembly motifs and the tools of synthetic and physical chemistry to address problems at the interface of chemistry and materials science. Our target molecules are 1) functionalizable cyclopenta-fused polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (CP-PAHs) that can ...read full profile >>

Mohtashim Shamsi

Assistant Professor

Mohtashim Shamsi

Phone: 618-453-6461
Fax: 618-453-6408
mshamsi@chem.siu.edu

Web Homepage

My research focus encompasses the interfaces between electroanalysis, sensing/biosensing and microfluidics. Education PDF,   2012-2015, Analytical/Bioanalytical Chemistry, University of Toronto     PhD,   2008-2012, Analytical ...read full profile >>

Ian Suni

Professor and Director, Materials Technology Center

My research interests focus on electrochemistry and its applications to biosensors, including the use of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy; thin film growth and dissolution for photovoltaic devices, ULSI devices, and corrosion resistance; and nanomaterials,including nanoporous membranes and the ...read full profile >>

Lichang Wang

Professor and Chair

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Phone: 618-453-6476
Fax: 618-453-6408
lwang@chem.siu.edu
Wang Group Pages

The Wang research group is currently interested in: (1) the study of electron excitation and transfer processes for solar cell materials, photodynamic therapy photosensitizers, fluorescence sensors, and other optoelectronic devices; (2) the study of transition metal nanoparticles to understand their ...read full profile >>

Tomasz Wiltowski

Professor, Director, Advanced Coal and Energy Research Center

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