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Postdocs

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5th Year Graduate Students

4th Year Graduate Students

3rd Year Graduate Students

2nd Year Graduate Students

1st Year Graduate Students

Undergraduate Students

 

 

Ilhoon Jang – Postdoc

Email: iroon.jang@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
Postdoc, Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mar 2018 ~ , Hanyang Univ., Seoul, Korea
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Feb 2018, Hanyang Univ., Seoul, Korea
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Feb 2012, Hanyang Univ., Seoul, Korea
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Feb 2010, Hanyang Univ., Seoul, Korea

Research Project: My research interests include improving the efficiency and usability of emerging diagnostic platforms such as paper-based microfluidic devices. I’m focused on the development of the paper-based viscometer for measuring saliva and plasma. This device aims to measure viscosity rapidly and easily using a smartphone.

Group Publications:

Electrochemical paper-based devices: sensing approaches and progress toward practical applications” Noviana, E. McCord, C.P., Clark, K.M., Jang, I., Henry, C.S. Lab on a Chip2019, DOI: 10.1039/c9lc00903e

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Tugba Ozer – Postdoc


Email: tugba.ozer@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
Ph.D., Bioengineering, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
M.S., Bioengineering, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey

Research Project: My research goal is to demonstrate a point-of-care system for fast and early detection of aerosolized viral particles.

Group Publications:

Advances in Paper-Based Analytical Devices” Ozer, T., McMahon, C., Henry, C.S., Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry. 2020, 13(1), 15-19.

Chemical and Biological Sensors for Viral Detection” Ozer, T., Geiss, B.J., Henry, C.S. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2020, DOI: 10.1149/2.0232003JES

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Isabelle Samper – Postdoc

Email: isabelle.samper@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
Ph.D. Bioengineering, Imperial College London, UK
M.S., Engineering, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France

Research Project: My research focuses on the development of portable electrochemical paper-based virus sensors to provide point-of-care solutions for the diagnosis of infectious diseases.

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Ishola Sunday – Visiting Scholar

Email: techjoyadisco@yahoo.com

Previous Degrees: 
Post Graduate Diploma (M.S.), Chemistry, Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria

Research Project:  Fabrication of paper-based analytical devices suitable for the detection of drug and pesticide residue in aqua-cultural products.

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Tania Sierra Gomez – Visiting Scholar

Email: tania93@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
M.S. Chemistry, 2015-2016, University of Alcalá, Spain
B.S. Chemistry, 2011-2015, University of Alcalá, Spain

Research Project: Development of paper-based analytical devices for the detection of glycoproteins

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Yosita “Mai” Panraksa – Visiting Scholar

Email: aiiaoun@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
B.Sc. Medical Technology, Mahidol University, Nakhom Pathom, Thailand

Research Project: Paper-based immunosensor for virus detection

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Ana Sanchez Cano – Visiting Scholar

Email: anasanch@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
B.S. Medical Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
M.S. Advanced Immunology, University of Barcelona, Spain

Research Project: My research aims to develop agglutination-based low-cost devices for fast detection of infectious diseases.
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Wisarut “Been” Khamchanroen – Visiting Scholar


Email: wisarut.khamcharoen@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: 
B.Sc. Chemistry, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand

Research Project: Development of miniaturized electrochemical devices for the detection of important biomarkers.
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Alyssa Kava – 5th Year Graduate Student

Email: alyssa.kava@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Creighton University, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My research project involves the simultaneous detection of multiple analytes on an individual ePAD.

Group Publications:Disposable Glassy Carbon Stencil Printed Electrodes for Trace Detection of Cadmium and Lead” Kava, A.A., Beardsley, C., Hofstetter, J., Henry, C.S. Analytica Chimica Acta2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2019.12.047

Janus Electrochemistry: Simultaneous Electrochemical Detection at Multiple Working Conditions in a Paper-based Analytical Device” Nantaphol, S., Kava, A.A., Channon, R.B., Kondo, T., Siangproh, W., Chailapakul, O., Henry, C.S. Analytica Chimica Acta2019, 1056, 88-95.

“Beyond the Lateral Flow Assay: A Review of Paper-based Microfluidics” Carrell, C.S., Kava, A., Nguyen, M.P., Menger, R.F, Munshi, Z., Call, Z., Nussbaum, M., Henry, C.S. Microelectronic Engineering2018, 206, 45-54.

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Eka Noviana – 5th Year Graduate Student

Email: eka.noviana@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, Pharmaceutical Science B.S.

Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, Pharmacist

University of Arizona, Chemistry M.S.

Research Project: My research focuses on developing low-cost sensors for bioanalytical applications. I have worked on studying paper-based electrochemical sensors utilizing microwire electrodes and a relatively new class material called thermoplastic electrodes for the last 3 years. I am currently working on developing rapid tests for detecting viruses and small molecules analytes using lateral flow assays.

Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award for General Chemistry Labs, 2017

Google Scholar page

Group Publications:
Emerging Applications of Paper-Based Analytical Devices for Drug Analysis: A Review” Noviana, E., Blascke Carroao, D., Pratiwi, R., Henry, C.S. Analytical Chimica Acta2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2020.03.013

Simultaneous Electrochemical Detection in Paper-Based Analytical Devices” Noviana, E., Henry, C.S. Current Opinion in Electrochemistry2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.coelec.2020.02.013

Rapid Analysis in Continuous Flow Electrochemical Paper-Based Analytical Devices” Pradela-Filho, L.A., Noviana, E., Araujo, D., Takeuchi, R., Santos, A., Henry, C.S. ACS Sensors2020, DOI:10.1021/acssensors.9b02298

 “Electrochemical paper-based devices: sensing approaches and progress toward practical applications” Noviana, E. McCord, C.P., Clark, K.M., Jang, I., Henry, C.S. Lab on a Chip2020, 20, 9-34.

Thermoplastic Electrode Arrays in Electrochemical Paper-Based Analytical Devices” Noviana, E., Klunder, K.J., Channon, R.B., Henry, C.S. Analytical Chemistry2019, 91, 2431-2438.

“Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices: Emerging Themes and Applications,” Yang, Y.; Noviana, E.; Nguyen, M. P.; Geiss, B. J.; Dandy, D. S.; Henry, C. S. Analytical Chemistry201689, 71-91.

“Development of a Quasi-Steady Flow Electrochemical Paper-Based Analytical Device,” Adkins, J.A.; Noviana, E.; Henry, C. S. Analytical Chemistry201688, 10639-10647.

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Cody Carrell – 4th Year Graduate Student

Email: Cody.Carrell@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Carthage College, Chemistry B.A.

Research Project: My research involves developing analytical tools to detect and quantify biological analytes for environmental and diagnostic applications. Specifically, I’m focused on designing paper-based devices that simplify testing for the end-user and improve access to high-quality diagnostics in resource-limited settings.

Winner of Innovation in Natural Sciences Award, CSU Demo Day, 2019
Vice President for Research (VPR) Fellow, 2018
Silver award for CSU Ventures Drivers of Innovation award, 2017
Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award for General Chemistry Labs, 2017

Google Scholar page

Group Publications:

USB powered microfluidic paper-based analytical devices” Schaumburg, F., Kler, P.A., Carrell, C.S., Berli, C.L.A., Henry, C.S. Electrophoresis2019, 0, 1-8.

Rapid Bacteria Detection at Low Concentrations Using Sequential Immunomagnetic Separation and Paper-Based Isotachophoresis” Shaumburg, F., Carrell, C.S., Henry, C.S. Analytical Chemistry2019, 91, 9623-9630.

“Paper-Based Enzyme Competition Assay for Detecting Falsified β-Lactam Antibiotics,” Boehle, K.E.; Carrell, C.S.; Caraway, J.; Henry, C.S. ACS Sens2018, 3, 1299-1307.

Beyond the Lateral Flow Assay: A Review of Paper-based Microfluidics” Carrell, C.S., Kava, A., Nguyen, M.P., Menger, R.F, Munshi, Z., Call, Z., Nussbaum, M., Henry, C.S. Microelectronic Engineering2018, 206, 45-54.

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Sidhartha Jain – 4th Year Graduate Student

Email: sid.jain@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees and Experience: Louisiana Tech University, Biomedical Engineering B.S.

Drexel University, Biomedical Engineering M.S.

Diagnostics For All Inc., Product Engineer II

Janacare Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Scientist

Research Project: My research focuses on the development of rapid, low-cost technology for the measurement of aerosol oxidative activity.

International Presidential Fellow 2017/18
2019 Walter Scott College of Engineering Excellence in Research Top Scholar Award

Google Scholar page

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Cynthia McCord – 4th Year Graduate Student

Email: Cynthia.Mccord@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: University of West Florida, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My project focuses on the development of Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy sensors for biological applications.

Group Publications:

 “Electrochemical paper-based devices: sensing approaches and progress toward practical applications” Noviana, E. McCord, C.P., Clark, K.M., Jang, I., Henry, C.S. Lab on a Chip, 2020, 20, 9-34.

Polycaprolactone-enabled sealing and carbon composite electrode integration into electrochemical microfluidics” Klunder, K.J, Clark, K.M., McCord, C., Berg, K.E., Minteer, S.D., Henry, C.S. Lab on a Chip2019, 19, 2589 – 2597.
 
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Zach Call – 3rd Year Graduate Student

Email: Zach.Call@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: Mount St. Mary’s University, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My research aims to create microfluidic paper-based devices for point-of-care diagnostics that are low-cost and user-friendly to improve global healthcare. 

Google Scholar page

Group Publications:
Beyond the Lateral Flow Assay: A Review of Paper-based Microfluidics” Carrell, C.S., Kava, A., Nguyen, M.P., Menger, R.F, Munshi, Z., Call, Z., Nussbaum, M., Henry, C.S. Microelectronic Engineering2018, 206, 45-54.

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Kaylee Clark – 3rd Year Graduate Student

Email: Kaylee.Marie.Clark@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: Clemson University, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My research focuses on developing low-cost electrochemical devices for bioanalytical applications. I am currently working on the applications of thermoplastic graphite electrodes.

Vice President for Research (VPR) Fellow, 2019-20
CSGO Vice President
CSU Ventures Drivers of Innovation Platinum Award, 2019

Group Publications:

 “Electrochemical paper-based devices: sensing approaches and progress toward practical applications” Noviana, E. McCord, C.P., Clark, K.M., Jang, I., Henry, C.S. Lab on a Chip, 2020, 20, 9-34.

Polycaprolactone-enabled sealing and carbon composite electrode integration into electrochemical microfluidics” Klunder, K.J, Clark, K.M., McCord, C., Berg, K.E., Minteer, S.D., Henry, C.S. Lab on a Chip, 2019, 19, 2589 – 2597.

High-throughput, semi-automated dithiothreitol (DTT) assays for oxidative potential of fine particular matter” Berg, K.E., Clark, K.M., Li, X., Carter, E.M., Volckens, J., Henry, C.S. Atmospheric Environment, 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.117132

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Ruth Menger – 3rd Year Graduate Student

Email: mengerrf@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: James Madison University, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My project focuses on the development of sensors to detect pesticides and insecticides and help diagnose problems with citrus greening disease, a disease plaguing citrus groves all over the world.

LinkedIn

2019-20 CSU Ventures Ambassador

Group Publications:

Sensitive distance-based paper-based quantification of mercury ions using carbon nanodots and heating-based preconcentration” Ninwong, B., Sangkaew, P., Hapa, P., Ratnarathorn, N., Menger, R.F., Henry, C.S., Dunchai, W. RSC Advances. 2020, 10, 9884. 

Beyond the Lateral Flow Assay: A Review of Paper-based Microfluidics” Carrell, C.S., Kava, A., Nguyen, M.P., Menger, R.F, Munshi, Z., Call, Z., Nussbaum, M., Henry, C.S. Microelectronic Engineering2018, 206, 45-54.

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Alec Richardson – 3rd Year Graduate Student

Email: Alec.Richardson@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees: Wichita State University, B.S. in Biomedical Engineering

Research Project: My research focuses on developing “gut-on-chip” models of intestinal physiology and pathophysiology using organotypic human intestinal tissue slices. By integrating live tissue with microfluidics, imaging, and electrochemical sensing, I want to better understand the role that the intestines play in human health and determine how dysbiosis (changes in gut microbiota) affects diseases such as IBD, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and various neurological diseases.

2019-20 Gaussi Fellow

Group Publications:
A microfluidic organotypic device for culture of mammalian intestines ex vivo” Richardson, A., Schwerdtfeger, L.A., Eaton, D., Mclean, I., Henry, C.S., Tobet, S.A. Analytical Methods2020. DOI: 10.1039/C9AY02038A

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Jeremy Link – 2nd Year Graduate Student

Email: jeremy.link@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Seattle University, Biochemistry B.S., Military Science Minor

Research Project: My project will focus on paper-based immunoassays.
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Kate McMahon – 2nd Year Graduate Student

Email: catherine.mcmahon@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Saint Mary’s College of Notre Dame, Chemistry B.S.

Research Project: My project aims at creating a chemical sensor to detect heavy metal concentrations. Specifically, I am working on designing and synthesizing nanoscale materials that can be used to sense heavy metals in a variety of mediums. The goal is to create a paper-based sensor that has low limits of detection that can be used outside of traditional lab settings.

2019 – 20 CSU Ventures Ambassador
2019 College of Natural Sciences Outstanding Scholar Award

Group Publications:
Advances in Paper-Based Analytical Devices” Ozer, T., McMahon, C., Henry, C.S., Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry. 2020, 13(1), 15-19.

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Brandaise Martinez – 1st Year Graduate Student

Email: brandaise.martinez@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Chemistry B.A. and Biology B.S.

Research Project: My interests are in the use and optimization of organ-on-a-chip models to analyze human physiochemical systems.

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Chloe Beardsley – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemistry

Research Project: My research is focused on method development for inkjet printing of various types of reagents to be used in vertical flow paper-based analytical devices.

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Chloe Chou – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Research Project: My research is focused on using electrochemistry to detect contamination in milk.

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Nick Bruns – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemical Engineering and Chemistry

Research Project: My research is focused on the use of alternative materials for the development of new thermoplastic electrodes.

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Kyle Howe – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemical & Biological Engineering, Music Performance

Research Project: I am researching the use of low-cost paper-based immunoassays to detect and quantify histamine and progesterone presence for use in third world countries.

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Emily Funk – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Research Project: My research is focused on developing a cost-effective paper-based sensor that can detect PFAS at very low concentrations.

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Carli Cobaugh – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemistry
Minor: Math

Research Project: I am working on developing a process to test cosmetic products for heavy metals that can be performed in developing countries.

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Josi Beck – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemistry

Research Project: I am working on developing a simple procedure to reduce detection limits for heavy metal paper-based devices.

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