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|PHD||Put in the dates. physics UNM. Title of dissertation and link with brief description.|
|Masters of Science||2008 physics UNM. Link to talk.|
|Bachelor of Science||2004 physics UT Austin.|
Grants & Fellowships
|INCBN IGERT||Put in the dates. Koch's lab.|
|Emcore||2009. Starting Koch's lab.|
|CORE IGERT||Put in the dates. Jim's lab.|
|SRAC||$500 2007. This was a small grant from UNM used to purchase electrical components.|
|GRD||$3,000 2008. This was a small grant from UNM used to purchase components for an optical tweezers.|
|Addgene Resource Sharing Award||$5,000. 2010. This was a small grant from Addgene. This grant is for our efforts in Steve Koch's lab regarding resource sharing and open science.|
|Optics||I have worked on several projects that have required the use of optics. From standard microscopy using a commercial unit to designing and building a custom microscope that has the capability of observing fluorescence and capturing Schlieren images of an ultrasonic field. I have also designed and implemented an two optical tweezing system using a diode laser and a Nd-Yag laser.|
|Electronics||I have experience with both analog and digital circuitry. Some projects I have worked on required the design and implementation of circuits to either gate, delay, or amplify signals.|
|Machining||I have machined tools, optical holders, and many adapters that function to standardize non standard parts. I have experience using both lathes and milling machines.|
|Lasers & Lighting||I have used high power lasers and low powered ones for many different projects. I am familiar with using high powered LEDs and the proper way to drive and cool them with either fans or thermoelectric cooling. I have also designed and built a spectrometer that used a high power mercury lamp source.|
|Chemistry||I am familiar with basic chemistry in regards to protein shelf life elongation, protein adhesion, antifade systems, ion exchange chromatography, and liposome preparation.|
|Design||Each experiment and even all products require some level of design. I have printed my own circuit boards, created many optical designs using Google Sketchup, and I have experience making animations.|
- Passivation paper.
- D2O paper.
- Herskowitz, L. J., Salvagno, A. L., Le, L. N., Maloney, R. A., Koch, S. J. Proof of principle for shotgun DNA mapping by unzipping, Nature Preceedings 2009.
- Maloney, A., Kinsey, J. L., Johnson, B. R. Wavelets in curvilinear coordinate quantum calculations: H2+ electronic states, J. Chem. Phys. 117, 3548 (2002); doi:10.1063/1.1494798.
|INCBN IGERT||2010 poster. Speed effects on gliding motility assays due to surface passivation and water isotopes.|
|Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Molecular Motors||2010 poster. Speed effects on gliding motility assays due to surface passivation, water isotope, and osmotic stress.|
|INCBN IGERT||2010 talk. Speed Effects on Gliding Motility Assays Due to Surface Passivation, Solvent?, and Osmotic Stress Put in link.|
|54th Biophysical Society Meeting||2010 poster. Surface Passivation & Speed Effects of Molecular Motor Protein Assays.|
|Chemical and Biological Defense Science and Technology Conference||2009 poster. Surface Passivation for Molecular Motor Protein Assays.|
|Chemical and Biological Defense Science and Technology Conference||2009 poster. Effect of Osmotic Stress and D2O on Kinesin Activity.|
|INCBN IGERT||2009 talk. Effect of Osmotic Stress and Heavy Water on Kinesin Activity. Put in link.|
- Students in lab.
- Super TA.
- Optics lab.
- Tobacco seeds.
- Surface passivation.
- Water isotopes.
- Fluorescent Schlieren microscope.
- Ultrasound mediated liposome rupture.
- Optical tweezers.
- Rice REU.
- UT REU. (award)
- Independent research at UT on wavelets.