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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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Kamonchanok “Mon” Phoonsawat – Visiting Scholar

Email: K.Phoonsawat@colostate.edu

Previous Degrees:
B.Sc., Chemistry, Silpakorn University, Thailand
M.Sc., Chemistry for Teachers, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

Research Project: My research focuses on the development of paper-based analytical devices for anions detection

Group Publications:

Distance-Based Paper Device for a Naked-Eye Albumin-to-Alkaline Phosphatase Ratio Assay” Phoonsawat, K., Khachornsakkul, K., Henry C. S., Dungchai, W. ACS Sensors2021, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.1c01058

A distance-based paper sensor for the determination of chloride ions using silver nanoparticles” Phoonsawat, K., Ratnarathorn, N., Henry C. S., Dungchai, W. Analyst2018, DOI: 10.1039/C8AN00670A

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Zach Call – 5th 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.

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Group Publications:
Paper-Based Pump-Free Magnetophoresis”  Call, Z., Carrell, C., Jang, I., Geiss, B., Dandy, D., Henry, C.S. Analytical Methods2020, DOI: 10.1039/DoAY1523G

Point-of-Need Disposable ELISA System for COVID-19 Serology Testing” Carrell, C., Link, J., Jang, I., Terry, J., Scherman, M., Call, Z., Panraksa, Y., Dandy, D.S., Geiss, B.J., Henry, C.S. ChemRXiV2020.

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 – 5th 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.

Graduate Student Council, Vice President of Finance, 2020-21
Vice President for Research (VPR) Fellow, 2019-20
CSGO Vice President, 2019-20
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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Jeremy Link – 4th Year Graduate Student

Email: jeremy.link@colostate.edu

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

Research Project: My research focuses on developing point of care devices for rapid and affordable diagnostics.  I’m currently working to detect heart failure biomarkers and developing a rapid SARS-CoV-2 antigen test.

Group Publications:

Point-of-Need Disposable ELISA System for COVID-19 Serology Testing” Carrell, C., Link, J., Jang, I., Terry, J., Scherman, M., Call, Z., Panraksa, Y., Dandy, D.S., Geiss, B.J., Henry, C.S. ChemRXiV202

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Kate McMahon – 4th Year Graduate Student

Email: catherine.mcmahon@colostate.edu

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

Research Project: The goal of my project is to develop novel methods for the preparation and analysis of complex sample matrices. Combining elements of both inorganic and analytical chemistry, my work aims at better understanding heavy metal interactions with complex matrices and how to analyze them, both electrochemically and using paper-based devices. Matrices of interest include consumer products (like cosmetics) and environmental samples.

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

Group Publications:
Plug-and-play assembly of paper-based colorimetric and electrochemical devices for multiplexed detection of metals” Silva-Neto, H.A.; Cardoso, T.M.G; McMahon, C. J.; Sgobbi, L.F.; Henry, C.S; Coltro, W.K.T. Analyst, 2021. DOI: 10.1039/d1an00176k

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 – 3rd 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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Amanda Roley – 3rd Year Graduate Student

Email: amanda.cherwin@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Milwaukee School of Engineering, B.S. in Biomolecular Engineering,
McHenry County College, A.E.S. in Chemical Engineering

Research Project: I am working to further develop “gut-on-chip” models to study intestinal physiology via the integration of live tissue with microfluidics, imaging, and electrochemical sensing.

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Kara Zeman – 2nd Year Graduate Student

Email: kara.zeman@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: California State University, Sacramento, B.S. in Biochemistry

Research Project: My research focuses on developing electrode arrays for sensing biological molecules.

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Eli Barstis – 2nd Year Graduate Student

Email: ebarstis@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Hamilton College, B.A. in Chemistry and Art

Research Project: The goal of my research is to create an inexpensive, user-friendly microfluidic device for diagnostic use.

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Trey Pittman – 2nd Year Graduate Student

Email: trey.pittman@colostate.edu

Undergraduate Degree: Mississippi College, B.S. in Biochemistry

Research Project: My research focuses on the development of paper-based analytical devices for point-of-care diagnostics.

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Chloe Beardsley – Master’s Student

Undergraduate Degree: Chemistry, Colorado State University

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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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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Sierra Curdts – Undergraduate Student

Major: Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biological Engineering

Research Project: I am working on optimizing a gut-on-chip device for modeling human intestinal tissue.

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Alli Dolence – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemistry

Research Project: I am working on developing a paper-based assay to detect bacteria in contaminated food and water samples.

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Rae Bellows – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemistry

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Bali Summer – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemistry

Research Project: I’m studying the electrochemical properties of various polymers in order to create functionalizable carbon composite electrodes.

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John O’Donnell-Sloan – Undergraduate Student

Major: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Research Project: I am working on using fluorescence to detect IL-6 in microfluidic devices.

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