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 Expert  723150

Expert in Molecular Biophysics, Nucleic Acid Physical Chemistry, Biomimetic Ligand Design


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New Jersey (NJ)
USA
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Beginning with his graduate work on nucleic acid physical chemistry, the primary focus of his research has been in the area of molecular biophysics/biophysical chemistry. His Ph.D. was in polymer physical chemistry, and he has taught a variety of courses in physical and polymer physical chemistry (molecular spectroscopy, thermodynamics, polymer solutions properties, molecular biophysics).

Currently, his primary interest is in developing novel biomimetic ligands and biopolymer/polymer conjugates for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, including drug delivery, and targeting, and nanotechnology applications.

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biophysical chemistry

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biophysics

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macromolecule physical chemistry

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molecular biophysics

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physical chemistry

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polymer chemistry

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polymer physical chemistry

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polymer solution thermodynamics


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1982   Ph. D.   Polymer Physical Chemistry   University of Wisconsin  
1976   B.S.   Chemistry   Antioch College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2004 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 


 

Chief Scientific Officer

 

Direct scientific activities of start-up biotechnology company focused on research and molecular diagnostics markets.

2007 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

 

Adjunct Associate Professor

 

Research interests: Tunable Affinity Ligands for separations and profiling of biomacromolecules, biomacromolecular complexes, cells and organelles.

2002 to 2004

 

Transgenomic, Inc.

 

Biophysics

 

Director of Biophysics Research

 

Directed molecular biophysics group, which provided company-wide biophysics support. Developed biophysical applications of variable temperature HPLC.

1997 to 2002

 

Genzyme Corporation

 

Physical Chemistry

 

Principal Scientist

 

Directed physical chemistry group. Provided physical chemical predictors for the biological properties of bile acid sequestrants, toxin binders, fat binders, lipase inhibitors, and other polymeric drugs. Developed in vitro tests and lead optimization protocols for bile acid sequestrants, inhibition of fat absorption, polymeric approaches to mucositis and toxin binding. Contributing authors of preclinical sections supporting both NDAs and INDs

1994 to 1997

 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Chemistry

 

Associate Professor of Biochemistry

 

Taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in biophysics and physical chemistry. Ran a lab devoted to understanding ionic interactions of nucleic acids.

1990 to 1994

 

University of Nebraska-Lincol

 

Chemistry

 

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

 

Taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in biophysics and physical chemistry. Ran a lab devoted to understanding ionic interactions of nucleic acids.

1987 to 1990

 

Polytechnic University - Brooklyn, NY

 

Chemistry

 

Assistant Professor of Polymer Chemistry

 

Taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in polymer physical chemistry, biophysics and physical chemistry. Ran a lab devoted to understanding ionic interactions of nucleic acids.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Biophysical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, American Chemical Society


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

35 publications. Co-inventor on four submitted patents


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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   Fluent
Swedish   Fluent
French   Advanced beginner to intermediate level

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Training/Seminars

Has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in physical chemistry, polymer physical chemistry, molecular biophysics.


 

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