Ohio University

Chemistry & Biochemistry Research

Analytical & Forensic Chemistry

Benjamin Bythell, portrait

Benjamin Bythell

Chemistry of useful destruction, metabolite characterization and quantitation by mass spectrometry and computational methods.

Jixin Chen, portrait

Jixin Chen

Biophysical chemistry / microscopy of biosensing platforms; Materials science / surface chemistry functionalizations; Algorithms in data analysis / simulations.

Katherine Cimatu, portrait

Katherine Cimatu

Surface, interfacial molecular studies of surfactants / polymers (self-assembly, adsorption, interfacial interactions) using laser spectroscopy/scanning probe microscopy.

Peter de B. Harrington, portrait

Peter de B. Harrington

Automated chemometrics and machine learning applied to developing intelligent chemical instrumentation.  Application areas include forensic analysis, metabolomics, ontologies, bio-analysis, and drug and food safety.

Tadeusz Malinski, portrait

Tadeusz Malinski

Nanomedicine and Nanosensors for cellular / subcellular analysis, early medical diagnosis and targeted therapy of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative disease.

Anthony S. Stender, portrait

Anthony S. Stender

Characterization of inorganic materials on the nanoscale with microscopy and spectroscopy. Surface functionalization of materials. Development of new analytical microscopy techniques.

Benjamin Bythell, portrait

Benjamin Bythell

Chemistry of useful destruction, metabolite characterization and quantitation by mass spectrometry and computational methods.

Jixin Chen, portrait

Jixin Chen

Biophysical chemistry / microscopy of biosensing platforms; Materials science / surface chemistry functionalizations; Algorithms in data analysis / simulations.

Michael Held, portrait

Michael Held

Plant cell walls as bioenergy feedstocks. Self-assembly and polymerization of hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins. Regulation of wall biosynthesis by small RNAs.

Jennifer V. Hines, portrait

Jennifer V. Hines

Development of RNA-targeted antibacterial/antiviral agents. Molecular/structural biology, molecular modeling/computational chemistry applied to drug discovery.

Justin M. Holub, portrait

Justin M. Holub

Development of synthetic peptides to study and manipulate protein-protein interactions. Chemical biology, protein biochemistry, peptide chemistry, synthetic biologics.

Eric Masson, portrait

Eric Masson

Design, synthesis, characterization and host-guest recognition of supramolecular architectures, with a focus on pumpkin-shaped Cucurbit[n]uril hosts and their extreme binding affinities in water.

Mark C. McMills, portrait

Mark C. McMills

Organic synthesis of bioactive/medicinally important natural products; metallocarbenoid intermediates to form various types of oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur ylides.

Jessica K. White, portrait

Jessica K. White

Development of visible light-activated metal complexes for controlled delivery of therapeutic species and investigation of photochemical reaction mechanisms.

Shiyong Wu, portrait

Shiyong Wu

Elucidating fundamental mechanisms in regulation of senescent and carcinogenic responses in mammalian skin cell/tissue after solar ultraviolet light exposure.

Stephen C. Bergmeier, portrait

Stephen C. Bergmeier

New synthetic methods for the synthesis of heterocyclic rings, Medicinal chemistry: design and synthesis of novel anticancer agents and anti-infective therapies.

Michael Held, portrait

Michael Held

Plant cell walls as bioenergy feedstocks. Self-assembly and polymerization of hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins. Regulation of wall biosynthesis by small RNAs.

Jennifer V. Hines, portrait

Jennifer V. Hines

Development of RNA-targeted antibacterial/antiviral agents. Molecular/structural biology, molecular modeling/computational chemistry applied to drug discovery.

Justin M. Holub, portrait

Justin M. Holub

Development of synthetic peptides to study and manipulate protein-protein interactions. Chemical biology, protein biochemistry, peptide chemistry, synthetic biologics.

Eric Masson, portrait

Eric Masson

Design, synthesis, characterization and host-guest recognition of supramolecular architectures, with a focus on pumpkin-shaped Cucurbit[n]uril hosts and their extreme binding affinities in water.

Mark C. McMills, portrait

Mark C. McMills

Organic synthesis of bioactive/medicinally important natural products; metallocarbenoid intermediates to form various types of oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur ylides.

Jessica K. White, portrait

Jessica K. White

Development of visible light-activated metal complexes for controlled delivery of therapeutic species and investigation of photochemical reaction mechanisms.

Shiyong Wu, portrait

Shiyong Wu

Elucidating fundamental mechanisms in regulation of senescent and carcinogenic responses in mammalian skin cell/tissue after solar ultraviolet light exposure.

Mike Jensen, portrait

Michael P. Jensen

Transition metal coordination chemistry, complexes as active-site models for redox-active metalloenzymes that catalyze environmentally significant reactions

Eric Masson, portrait

Eric Masson

Design, synthesis, characterization and host-guest recognition of supramolecular architectures, with a focus on pumpkin-shaped Cucurbit[n]uril hosts and their extreme binding affinities in water.

Jessica K. White, portrait

Jessica K. White

Development of visible light-activated metal complexes for controlled delivery of therapeutic species and investigation of photochemical reaction mechanisms.

Travis White, portrait

Travis A. White

Developing photo- and redox-active transition metal complexes capable of transforming stable, small molecules into value-added species.

Stephen C. Bergmeier, portrait

Stephen C. Bergmeier

New synthetic methods for the synthesis of heterocyclic rings, Medicinal chemistry: design and synthesis of novel anticancer agents and anti-infective therapies.

Jennifer V. Hines, portrait

Jennifer V. Hines

Development of RNA-targeted antibacterial/antiviral agents. Molecular/structural biology, molecular modeling/computational chemistry applied to drug discovery.

Justin M. Holub, portrait

Justin M. Holub

Development of synthetic peptides to study and manipulate protein-protein interactions. Chemical biology, protein biochemistry, peptide chemistry, synthetic biologics.

Eric Masson, portrait

Eric Masson

Design, synthesis, characterization and host-guest recognition of supramolecular architectures, with a focus on pumpkin-shaped Cucurbit[n]uril hosts and their extreme binding affinities in water.

Mark C. McMills, portrait

Mark C. McMills

Organic synthesis of bioactive/medicinally important natural products; metallocarbenoid intermediates to form various types of oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur ylides.

Benjamin Bythell, portrait

Benjamin Bythell

Chemistry of useful destruction, metabolite characterization and quantitation by mass spectrometry and computational methods.

Jixin Chen, portrait

Jixin Chen

Biophysical chemistry / microscopy of biosensing platforms; Materials science / surface chemistry functionalizations; Algorithms in data analysis / simulations.

Katherine Cimatu, portrait

Katherine Cimatu

Surface, interfacial molecular studies of surfactants / polymers (self-assembly, adsorption, interfacial interactions) using laser spectroscopy/scanning probe microscopy.

Lauren McMills, portrait

Lauren McMills

Learning communities in chemical education

Anthony S. Stender, portrait

Anthony S. Stender

Characterization of inorganic materials on the nanoscale with microscopy and spectroscopy. Surface functionalization of materials. Development of new analytical microscopy techniques.

Jixin Chen, portrait

Jixin Chen

Biophysical chemistry / microscopy of biosensing platforms; Materials science / surface chemistry functionalizations; Algorithms in data analysis / simulations.

Katherine Cimatu, portrait

Katherine Cimatu

Surface, interfacial molecular studies of surfactants / polymers (self-assembly, adsorption, interfacial interactions) using laser spectroscopy/scanning probe microscopy.

Michael Held, portrait

Michael Held

Plant cell walls as bioenergy feedstocks. Self-assembly and polymerization of hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins. Regulation of wall biosynthesis by small RNAs.

Mike Jensen, portrait

Michael P. Jensen

Transition metal coordination chemistry, complexes as active-site models for redox-active metalloenzymes that catalyze environmentally significant reactions

Eric Masson, portrait

Eric Masson

Design, synthesis, characterization and host-guest recognition of supramolecular architectures, with a focus on pumpkin-shaped Cucurbit[n]uril hosts and their extreme binding affinities in water.

Jixin Chen, portrait

Jixin Chen

Biophysical chemistry / microscopy of biosensing platforms; Materials science / surface chemistry functionalizations; Algorithms in data analysis / simulations.

Katherine Cimatu, portrait

Katherine Cimatu

Surface, interfacial molecular studies of surfactants / polymers (self-assembly, adsorption, interfacial interactions) using laser spectroscopy/scanning probe microscopy.

Michael Held, portrait

Michael Held

Plant cell walls as bioenergy feedstocks. Self-assembly and polymerization of hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins. Regulation of wall biosynthesis by small RNAs.

Mike Jensen, portrait

Michael P. Jensen

Transition metal coordination chemistry, complexes as active-site models for redox-active metalloenzymes that catalyze environmentally significant reactions

Eric Masson, portrait

Eric Masson

Design, synthesis, characterization and host-guest recognition of supramolecular architectures, with a focus on pumpkin-shaped Cucurbit[n]uril hosts and their extreme binding affinities in water.

Benjamin Bythell, portrait

Benjamin Bythell

Chemistry of useful destruction, metabolite characterization and quantitation by mass spectrometry and computational methods.

Jixin Chen, portrait

Jixin Chen

Biophysical chemistry / microscopy of biosensing platforms; Materials science / surface chemistry functionalizations; Algorithms in data analysis / simulations.

Katherine Cimatu, portrait

Katherine Cimatu

Surface, interfacial molecular studies of surfactants / polymers (self-assembly, adsorption, interfacial interactions) using laser spectroscopy/scanning probe microscopy.

Peter de B. Harrington, portrait

Peter de B. Harrington

Automated chemometrics and machine learning applied to developing intelligent chemical instrumentation.  Application areas include forensic analysis, metabolomics, ontologies, bio-analysis, and drug and food safety.

Jennifer V. Hines, portrait

Jennifer V. Hines

Development of RNA-targeted antibacterial/antiviral agents. Molecular/structural biology, molecular modeling/computational chemistry applied to drug discovery.

Mike Jensen, portrait

Michael P. Jensen

Transition metal coordination chemistry, complexes as active-site models for redox-active metalloenzymes that catalyze environmentally significant reactions

Eric Masson, portrait

Eric Masson

Design, synthesis, characterization and host-guest recognition of supramolecular architectures, with a focus on pumpkin-shaped Cucurbit[n]uril hosts and their extreme binding affinities in water.

Anthony S. Stender, portrait

Anthony S. Stender

Characterization of inorganic materials on the nanoscale with microscopy and spectroscopy. Surface functionalization of materials. Development of new analytical microscopy techniques.

Jixin Chen, portrait

Jixin Chen

Biophysical chemistry / microscopy of biosensing platforms; Materials science / surface chemistry functionalizations; Algorithms in data analysis / simulations.

Michael Held, portrait

Michael Held

Plant cell walls as bioenergy feedstocks. Self-assembly and polymerization of hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins. Regulation of wall biosynthesis by small RNAs.

Mike Jensen, portrait

Michael P. Jensen

Transition metal coordination chemistry, complexes as active-site models for redox-active metalloenzymes that catalyze environmentally significant reactions

Eric Masson, portrait

Eric Masson

Design, synthesis, characterization and host-guest recognition of supramolecular architectures, with a focus on pumpkin-shaped Cucurbit[n]uril hosts and their extreme binding affinities in water.

Jessica K. White, portrait

Jessica K. White

Development of visible light-activated metal complexes for controlled delivery of therapeutic species and investigation of photochemical reaction mechanisms.

Travis White, portrait

Travis A. White

Developing photo- and redox-active transition metal complexes capable of transforming stable, small molecules into value-added species.