Past Group Members

Bahareh Abdollahipoor

Bahareh Abdollahipoor

Group affiliation?

Chemical and Biological Engineering graduate student

Katie Altmiller

Katie Altmiller

Group affiliation?

M.S. Chemistry - graduated December 2012

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Altmiller, K. A.; Mensack, M.; Reynolds, M. M. Utilizing LC/MS to Identify Degradation Production from Modified Poly (Lactic-co-Glycolic acid) Polymers. Poster presentation. Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, Westminster, CO, October 18, 2012.
  2. Altmiller, K. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Tandem LC/MS/MS Method for Identifying and Quantifying the Degradation Products of Modified PLGA Polymers. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 242: American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Denver, CO. Poster Presentation. August 28, 2011.

Kristin Arabea

Kristin Arabea

Group affiliation?

M.S. Chemistry - graduated August 2016

Where am I now?

Polymer Formulation Associate at Tolmar

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Wold, K. A.; Joslin, J. M.; Neufeld, B. H.; Arabea, K. A.; Suazo, L. A.; McDaniel, S. L.; Bowen, R. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Polysaccharide Derivative Exhibits 8-log Reduction against Escherichia coli, Acinetobacter baumannii and Staphylococcus aureus. J. Controlled Delivery. 2015, 217, 228 – 234. (Invited).
  2. Arabea, K. A.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Wold, K. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Polymeric Systems for Wound Healing Applications. Poster presentation. 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO. March 24, 2015.
  3. Arabea, K. A.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Wold, K. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Polymeric Systems for Wound Healing Applications. Poster presentation. CSU Graduate Student Showcase, Fort Collins, CO. February 25, 2015.

Brittany Barrett

Brittany Barrett, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

B.S. Chemistry - graduated May 2012

Where am I now?

Patent Agent at Haley Guiliano LLP

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Lantvit, S.M., Barrett, B.J., Reynolds, M.M., Nitric oxide releasing material adsorbs more fibrinogen, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 2013, 101(11), 3201-3210.
  2. Lantvit, S. L.; Barrett, B. J.; Reynolds, M. M. Surface Analysis of Hydrophobic Polymers and the Influence of Nitric Oxide Release on Fibrinogen Adsorption. PittCon-2012, Orlando, FL. Oral Presentation. March 12, 2012.
  3. Lantvit, S. L., Barrett, B. J., Reynolds, M .M. Investigation of Factors Influencing Fibrinogen Adsorption to Drug-Eluting Polymer Surfaces. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 242: American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Denver, CO. Poster Presentation. August 28, 2011.
  4. Barrett, B. J.; Lantvit, S. M..; Reynolds, M. M. Understanding the Role of Nitric Oxide in the Enhanced Biocompatibility of Materials. 2011 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. Poster Presentation. April 19, 2011. **Received High Honors**
  5. Barrett, B; Lantvit, S.; Reynolds, M. M. Analysis of Nitric Oxide Releasing PVC Thin Film Formulations for Application in Thrombosis Prevention. REU Poster Session, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. Poster presentation. August 2010.

Cherelle Bishop

Cherelle Bishop

Group affiliation?

M.S. Chemistry - graduated May 2012

Where am I now?

Lead chemist at Certol International

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Bishop, C. M., McDonnell, K., Jasmann, J., Reynolds, M. M., de Miranda, M. A. Polymers: A Glimpse at Material Engineering. TeachEngineering.org. June 2012, published online http://www.teachengineering.org/view_lesson.php?url=collection/csu_/lessons/csu_polymer/csu_polymer_lesson01.xml.
  2. Bishop, C. M. The Development of a Nitric Oxide Measurement Method in Tissue Media. Thesis Presentation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. Oral Presentation. March 21, 2012.
  3. Bishop, C. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Real-Time Nitric Oxide Release Measurements: Towards Understanding Cell Migration in Brain Tissue. Poster Presentation. 9th Annual Meeting of the Front Range Neuroscience Group, Fort Collins, CO. December 7, 2011.
  4. Bishop, C. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Development of a Chemiluminescence Method to Quantify Nitric Oxide in Tissue Media. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 242: American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Denver, CO. Oral Presentation. August 28, 2011.

Rachel Carlson

Rachel Carlson

Group affiliation?

B.S. Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biological Engineering

Addison Cheek

Addison Cheek

Group affiliation?

B.s. Chemical and Biological Engineering - graduated Spring 2017.

Where now?

Production Support Associate Specalist at AveXis, Inc.

Vinod Damodaran

Vinod Damodaran, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

Research scientist

In Memoriam:

Vinod was a great scientist, a fine chemist, a wonderful colleague, and an exemplar in his field. He was taken from this world too soon and will always be missed.

Publications and Presentations (CSU):
  1. Yapor, J. P.; Lutzke, A.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable Citrate-Based Polyesters with S-Nitrosothiol Functional Groups for Nitric Oxide Release. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2015, 3, 9233-9241.
  2. Damodaran, V. B., Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide-Releasing Biomedical Materials: Progress and Prospectives, In Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials; Mishra, M., Ed.; Taylor & Francis: Virginia, 2014.
  3. Damodaran, V. B.; Leszczak, V., Wold, K. A., Lantvit, S. M., Popat, K. C.; Reynolds, M. M. Anti-Thrombogenic Properties of a Nitric Oxide-Releasing Pro-Drug: Evaluation of Platelet Activation and Whole Blood Clotting Kinetics. RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 24406-24414.
  4. Damodaran, V. B.; Leszczak, V.; Reynolds, M. M.; Popat, K. C. Zwitterionic Polymeric Materials in Biomedical Applications. Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials, Edited by Munmaya Mishra, Taylor & Francis, 2013. (Invited book chapter).
  5. Joslin, J. M.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Selective Nitrosation of Modified Dextran Polymers. RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 15035–15043.
  6. Reynolds, M. M., Witzeling, S. D., Damodaran, V. B, Medeiros, T. N., Edwards, M. A., Lookian, P. P.; Brown, M. A. Applications for Nitric Oxide in Halting Proliferation of Tumor Cells. Biophys. Biochem. Res. Comm. 2013, 431, 647.
  7. Joslin, J. M.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Selective Nitrosation of Modified Dextran Polymers. RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 15035-15043.
  8. Reynolds, M. M., Witzeling, S. D., Damodaran, V. B, Medeiros, T. N., Edwards, M. A., Lookian, P. P.; Jarigese, D.; Brown, M. A. Application of a Nitric Oxide-Releasing Pro-Drug for Halting Growth of Human Breast and Canine Mammary Carcinoma Cells. J. Vet. Sci. & Med. 2012, 1, 1.
  9. Damodaran, V. B.; Place, L. W.; Kipper, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M. Enzymatically Degradable Nitric Oxide Releasing Dextran Derivatives for Biomedical Applications. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22 (43), 23038-23048.
  10. Wold, K. A.; Damodaran, V. B.; Suazo, L. A.; Bowen, R. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Fabrication of biodegradable polymeric nanofibers with covalently attached NO donors. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2012, 4, 3022.
  11. Damodaran, V. B.; Joslin, J. M.; Wold, K. A.; Lantvit, S. M.; Reynolds, M. M. S-Nitrosated biodegradable polymers for biomedical applications: synthesis, characterization and impact of thiol structure on the physicochemical properties. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 5990-6001.
  12. Joslin, J. M.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Bio-Bandaids: A Natural Approach to Promoting Wound Healing. SurFACTS in Biomaterials 2012, 17, 1.
  13. Damodaran, V. B.; Joslin, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Dextran Derivatives. Preprints of the American Chemical Society 242: 249-PMSE. American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
  14. Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Biodegradable Multi-block Polymers for Controlled Nitric Oxide Delivery. Preprints of the American Chemical Society 241: 333-PMSE. American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Anaheim, California.
  15. Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable S-Nitrosothiol Tethered Multiblock Polymer for Nitric Oxide Delivery. J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 5870-5872.
  16. Damodaran, V. B.; Joslin, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Dextran Derivatives. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 242: American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Denver, CO. Oral Presentation. September 1, 2011.
  17. Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Biodegradable Multi-block Polymers for Controlled Nitric Oxide Delivery. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 241: 333-PMSE. American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Anaheim, California, March 30, 2011.

Tyler Daniel

Tyler Daniel

Group affiliation?

Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biological Engineering undergraduate student.

Where now?

Engineering intern at Osypka Medtec.

Yazhi Dong

Yazhi Dong

Group affiliation?

B.S. Chemical and Biological Engineering - graduated May 2013

Where now?

Graduate school at University of Southern California

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Dong, Y.; Pang, H., Reynolds, M. M. Evaluation of Protein Deposition on Nitric Oxide Releasing Biopolymers. 2013 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 30, 2013.
  2. Dong, Y.; Pang, H, Reynolds, M. M. Evaluation of Biopolymers Under Shear Flow Conditions. 2012 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. Poster Presentation. April 17, 2012.

Dominique Everett

Dominique Everett, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

REU undergraduate student (Morehouse College) - Summer 2010

Where now?

Lead Materials Engineer at GE Aviation

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Hill, D. N.; Everett, D. T.; Marconi, M.; Reynolds, M. M.; Ubanski, L. The Influence of EUV Radiation in Polyurethane Layers. 2010 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). Poster Presentation. November 13, 2010.
  2. Hill, D. N.; Everett, D. T.; Marconi, M.; Reynolds, M. M.; Ubanski, L. The Influence of EUV Radiation in Polyurethane Layers. REU Poster Session, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO Poster presentation. August 4, 2010.

Hannah Feldman

Hannah Feldman

Group affiliation?

B.S. Chemistry - graduated May 2013

Where now?

Graduate school at University of Washington

Steven Floyd

Steven Floyd

Group affiliation?

B.S. Chemical and Biological Engineering - graduated May 2014

Where now?

Officer and researcher in the U.S. Navy

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Floyd, S.; Damodaran, V. B.; Wold, K. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Development of a Coating Procedure for Anti-Clotting Devices. 2013 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 30, 2013.

Craig Forsthoefel

Craig Forsthoefel, M.D.

Group affiliation?

B.S. Biomedical Sciences and Chemistry - graduated May 2013

Where now?

Orthopedic Surgery Resident at University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Forsthoefel, C. W.; Wold, K.A.; Damodaran, V. B; Reynolds, M. M. Materials Development for Human Fibroblast Viability and Morphology Studies. 2011 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. Poster Presentation. April 19, 2011.

Stephen Gatlin

Stephen Gatlin

Group affiliation?

B.S./M.S. Chemistry - graduated Summer 2014

Where now?

Graduate school at University of Colorado-Denver

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Gatlin, S. R.; Zvejnieks, N. R.; Reynolds, M. M. The Development of NO Releasing Polymers and Their Effects on the VASP Protein Pathway. 2013 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 30, 2013.
  2. Gatlin, S. R.; Zvejnieks, N. R.; Reynolds, M. M. The Development of NO-Releasing Polymer Coatings and Their Effects on the VASP Protein Pathway. 2012 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. Poster Presentation. **HIGH HONORS** April 17, 2012.

Jackie Harding

Jackie Harding, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

Ph.D. Chemistry - graduated Summer 2014

Where now?

Biotechnology Scientist at Cannabistry Labs

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Neufeld, M. H.; Harding, J. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Immobilization of Metal-Organic Framework Copper(II) Benzene-1,3,5-Tricarboxylate (CuBTC) onto Cotton Fabric as a Nitric Oxide Release Catalyst. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2015, 7, 26742–26750..
  2. Harding, J. H.; Metz, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. A Tunable, Stable and Bioactive MOF for Generating a Localized Therapeutic from Endogenous Sources. Adv. Func. Mater. 2014, 24, 7503-7509.
  3. Harding, J. L; Reynolds, M. M. Accurate Nitric Oxide Measurements from Donors in Cell Media: Identification of Scavenging Agents. Anal. Chem. 2014, 86, 2025-2032.
  4. Harding, J. L.; Reynolds, M. M. Combating Medical Device Fouling. Trends in Biotech. 2014, 3, 140-146. (Invited).
  5. Harding, J. L.; Reynolds, M. M. Composite Materials with Embedded Metal Organic Framework Catalysts for Nitric Oxide Release from Bioavailable S-nitrosothiols. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2014, 2, 2530-2536. (Invited; 2014 Emerging Investigator Issue)
  6. Harding, J. L.; Metz, J. M.; Neufeld, M. J. Next Generation Nitric Oxide Releasing Biomedical Devices: Using Existing Medical Devices Matrices as Secondary Supports for Metal Organic Framework Nitric Oxide Catalysts. Poster presentation. CSU Ventures Innovation Symposium, Fort Collins, CO. April 25, 2014. **Received Most Innovative Award**
  7. Harding, J. L.; Reynolds, M. M. Metal Organic Frameworks for the Catalytic Generation of Nitric Oxide: Insights into Reactivity and the Development of Biomedical Devices. Oral presentation. 247th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX. March 2014.
  8. Tooker, R., Lipin, M., Leuranguer, V.; Rozsa, E., Bramely, J., Harding, J., Reynolds, M., Vigh, J. Nitric Oxide Mediates Activity-Dependent Plasticity of Mb Type bipolar Cell Output via S-nitrosylation in the Retina. J. Neurosci. 2013, 33, 19176 –19193.
  9. Harding, J.; Metz, J., Reynolds, M. Application of Metal Organic Frameworks as Biocatalysts for Nitric Oxide Generation. Poster presentation. OMCOS-17, Fort Collins, CO. July 29, 2013.
  10. Harding, J. L.; Reynolds, M. M. Metal Organic Frameworks as Biocatalysts for Nitric Oxide Generation. Poster Presentation. CSU Venture Innovation Summit, Fort Collins, CO. April 12, 2013.
  11. Harding, J. L. and Reynolds, M. M. Metal Organic Frameworks as Nitric Oxide Catalysts. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 3330.
  12. Harding, J. L.; Reynolds, M.M. Metal Organic Frameworks as Nitric Oxide Biocatalysts. Oral Presentation. Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, Westminster, CO, October 18, 2012.
  13. Lantvit, S. M.; Harding, J. L.; Joslin, J. M.; Wold, K. A.; Altmiller, K. M.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. The Development of Biomimetic Medical Materials from Renewable Sources." Poster Presentation. Stille Symposium 2011. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. October 21, 2011
  14. Harding, J. L.; Reynolds, M. M. Investigation of the Metal Center Redox Properties in Metal Organic Frameworks. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 242: American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Denver, CO. Poster Presentation. August 29, 2011.
  15. Harding, J. L.; Reynolds, M. M. Biological Materials Using Metal Organic Frameworks. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 241: INOR-834. American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Anaheim, California, March 28, 2011.

Christina Henderson

Group affiliation?

B.S. Biochemistry - graduated Spring 2019

Where now?

Cosmetics formulation chemist at Markwins Beauty Brands

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Yapor, J. P.; Gordon, J. L.; Henderson, N. C.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric oxide-releasing emulsion with hyaluronic acid and vitamin E. RSC Advances. 2019, 9, 21873 - 21880.

Marshall Henderson

Marshall Henderson

Group affiliation?

B.S. Biology - graduated May 2015

Where now?

Graduate school (microbiology) at Colorado State University

David Hill

David Hill

Group affiliation?

REU undergraduate student (Morehouse College) - Summer 2010

Where now?

Biomechatronics Engineer & Software Developer at MIT Media Lab

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Hill, D. N.; Everett, D. T.; Marconi, M.; Reynolds, M. M.; Ubanski, L. The Influence of EUV Radiation in Polyurethane Layers. 2010 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). Poster Presentation. November 13, 2010.
  2. Hill, D. N.; Everett, D. T.; Marconi, M.; Reynolds, M. M.; Ubanski, L. The Influence of EUV Radiation in Polyurethane Layers. REU Poster Session, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO Poster presentation. August 4, 2010.

Savannah Jaska

Savannah Jaska

Group affiliation?

B.M. Music Therapy and minor in Biomedical Sciences - graduated 2017

Where now?

Lead, Research and Learning at Cortica | Advanced Neurological Therapies for Autism Cortica

Jessica Joslin

Jessica Joslin, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

Ph.D. Chemistry - graduated Spring 2014

Where now?

Analytical Development Scientist at Memphis Meats

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Wold, K. A.; Joslin, J. M.; Neufeld, B. H.; Arabea, K. A.; Suazo, L. A.; McDaniel, S. L.; Bowen, R. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Polysaccharide Derivative Exhibits 8-log Reduction against Escherichia coli, Acinetobacter baumannii and Staphylococcus aureus. J. Controlled Delivery. 2015, 217, 228 – 234. (Invited).
  2. Joslin, J. M.; Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Correlating S-nitrosothiol Decomposition and NO Release for Modified Poly(lactic-co-gycolic acid) Polymer Films. RSC Adv. 2014, 4, 42039-42043.
  3. Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Joslin, J. M.; Hawker, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M.; Fisher, E. R. Creation of Hydrophilic Nitric Oxide Releasing Polymers via Plasma Surface Modification. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2014, 6, 12307-12320.
  4. Joslin, J. M.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Hawker, M. J.; Fisher, E. R.; Reynolds, M. M. Plasma Modification of Drug-Eluting Materials for Localized Action at Medical Device Interfaces, AVS 61st International Symposium & Exhibition, Baltimore, MD. November 13, 2014.
  5. Joslin, J. M.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Hawker, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M.; Fisher, E. R. Achieving Enhanced Surface Properties for Therapeutic-Releasing Properties. Poster presentation. CSU Ventures Innovation Symposium, Fort Collins, CO. April 25, 2014.
  6. Joslin, J. M.; Lantvit, S. M.; Reynolds, M. M., Nitric oxide releasing Tygon materials: Studies in donor leaching and localized nitric oxide release at a polymer-buffer interface. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2013, 5, 9285-9294.
  7. Joslin, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. 75th Anniversary Poster: Probing Physical Processes Associated with Nitric Oxide Polymer Systems. Invited poster. 246th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. September 2013. (Award winner)
  8. Joslin, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Determining Surface Properties and Tracking Therapeutic Delivery from Nitric Oxide Polymers. Oral presentation. 246th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. September 2013.
  9. Joslin, J. M.; Simone, A. L.; Reynolds, M. M. Spectroscopic Evaluation of Nitrosation Processes in Polymer Systems. Oral Presentation. Pittcon-2013, Philadelphia, PA. March, 20, 2013.
  10. Joslin, J. M.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M., Selective nitrosation of modified dextran polymers. RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 15035-15043.
  11. Joslin, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Enhancing Nitrosation Efficiency and Tunability in Polymer Systems. Oral Presentation. Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, Westminster, CO, October 18, 2012.
  12. Joslin, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Monitoring Nitric Oxide Loading and Release Processes on Silicone Rubber Substrates using Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy. 18th Symposium on Thermal Properties. Boulder, CO. June 26, 2012.
  13. Damodaran, V. B.; Joslin, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M., Preparing biocompatible materials for non-permanent medical devices. Eur. Pharm. Rev. 2012, 17, 71-77.
  14. Damodaran, V. B.; Joslin, J. M.; Wold, K. A.; Lantvit, S. M.; Reynolds, M. M. S-Nitrosated biodegradable polymers for biomedical applications: synthesis, characterization and impact of thiol structure on the physicochemical properties. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 5990-6001.
  15. Joslin, J. M. and Reynolds, M. M. Kinetics of S-nitrosation Processes in Aqueous Polymer Solution for Controlled Nitric Oxide Loading: Towards Tunable Biomaterials. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2012, 4, 1126.
  16. Joslin, J. M.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Bio-Bandaids: A Natural Approach to Promoting Wound Healing.SurFACTS in Biomaterials 2012, 17, 1.
  17. Damodaran, V. B.; Joslin, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Dextran Derivatives. Preprints of the American Chemical Society 242: 249-PMSE. American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
  18. Joslin, J. M. Advanced Method Development for Evaluating Medical Materials. Adams State College, Alamosa, CO. Invited talk. February 18, 2011.
  19. Joslin, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopic Evaluation of NO Moiety Formation Kinetics in Silicone Rubber Materials. PittCon-2012, Orlando, FL. Oral Presentation. March 11, 2012.
  20. Lantvit, S. M.; Harding, J. L.; Joslin, J. M.; Wold, K. A.; Altmiller, K. M.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. The Development of Biomimetic Medical Materials from Renewable Sources." Poster Presentation. Stille Symposium 2011. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. October 21, 2011.
  21. Joslin, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Confined Polymer Systems for the Storage and Release of Nitric Oxide. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 242: American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Denver, CO. Poster Presentation. August 31, 2011.
  22. Joslin, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Advanced Techniques for Monitoring the Decomposition of Nitric Oxide Donor Moieties upon Nitric Oxide Release from Polymer Materials. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 241: 26-ANLY. American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Anaheim, California, March 27, 2011.

Sarah Lantvit

Sarah Lantvit, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

Ph.D. Chemistry - graduated Summer 2014

Where now?

Instrumentation facilities manager at University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Sylman, J. L.; Lantvit, S. M.; Reynolds, M. M.; Neeves, K. B. The Relative Role of Soluble Guanylyl Cylase Dependent and Independent Pathways in Nitric Oxide Inhibition of Platelet Aggregation Under Flow. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 2014, 7(3), 421-431.
  2. Damodaran, V.B., Leszczak, V., Wold, K.A., Lantvit, S.M., Popat, K., Reynolds, M.M., Anti-thrombogenic properties of a nitric oxide-releasing dextran derivative: Evaluation of platelet activation and whole blood clotting kinetics. RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 24406-24414.
  3. Joslin, J.M., Lantvit, S.M., Reynolds, M.M. Nitric oxide releasing Tygon materials: Studies in donor leaching and localized nitric oxide release at a polymer-buffer interface. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2013, 5, 9285-9294.
  4. Lantvit, S.M., Barrett, B.J., Reynolds, M.M., Nitric oxide releasing material adsorbs more fibrinogen, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 2013, 101(11), 3201-3210.
  5. Sylman, J.L., Lantvit, S.M., VeDepo, M.C., Reynolds, M.M., Neeves, K.B., Transport limitations of nitric oxide inhibition of platelet aggregation under flow. Annals of Biomed Engr. 2013, 41, 2193-2205.
  6. Lantvit, S. M.; Reynolds, M. M. 75th Anniversary Poster: Nitric Oxide's Effect on Protein-Surface Interactions. Invited poster. 246th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. September 2013. (Award winner)
  7. Lantvit, S. L; Reynolds, M. M. Conformation of Fibrinogen Adsorbed to Polymer Surfaces Through the Use of Surface Sensitive Techniques. Oral Presentation. Pittcon-2013, Philadelphia, PA. March, 19, 2013.
  8. Damodaran, V. B.; Joslin, J. M.; Wold, K. A.; Lantvit, S. M.; Reynolds, M. M. S-Nitrosated biodegradable polymers for biomedical applications: synthesis, characterization and impact of thiol structure on the physicochemical properties. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 5990-6001.
  9. Lantvit, S. L.; Barrett, B. J.; Reynolds, M. M. Surface Analysis of Hydrophobic Polymers and the Influence of Nitric Oxide Release on Fibrinogen Adsorption. PittCon-2012, Orlando, FL. Oral Presentation.March 12, 2012.
  10. Lantvit, S. M.; Harding, J. L.; Joslin, J. M.; Wold, K. A.; Altmiller, K. M.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. The Development of Biomimetic Medical Materials from Renewable Sources." Poster Presentation. Stille Symposium 2011. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. October 21, 2011.
  11. Lantvit, S. L., Barrett, B. J., Reynolds, M .M. Investigation of Factors Influencing Fibrinogen Adsorption to Drug-Eluting Polymer Surfaces. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 242: American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Denver, CO. Poster Presentation. August 28, 2011.

Eric Lauzon

Eric Lauzon

Group affiliation?

M.S. Chemistry - graduated 2015

Where now?

Laboratory and Process GC Specialist at Wasson ECE Instrumentation

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Lauzon, E. P.; Reynolds, M. M. Biointerfaces Augmented with Nitric Oxide Generating Metal Organic Frameworks. Poster presentation. 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO. March 24, 2015.

Alec Lutzke

Group affiliation?

Ph.D. Chemistry - graduated Spring 2017

Where now?

Beckman Coulter

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Melvin, A.C., Jones, W.M.J., Lutzke, A., Allison, C.L., and Reynolds, M.M. S-Nitrosoglutathione Exhibits Greater Stability than S-Nitroso-N-acetylpenicillamine Under Common Laboratory Conditions: A Comparative Stability Study. Nitric Oxide. 2019, 92, 18-25.
  2. Neufeld, M. J.; Lutzke, A.; Jones, W. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Generation from Endogenous Substrates Using Metal-Organic Frameworks: Inclusion within Poly(vinyl alcohol) Membranes To Investigate Reactivity and Therapeutic Potential. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2017, 9(41), 35628-35641.
  3. Neufeld, B. H.; Neufeld, M. J.; Lutzke, A.; Schweickart, S. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Metal-Organic Framework-Chitosan Composite Films Display Enhanced Reduction of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Attachment. Adv. Func. Mater. 2017, 1702255. **Inside cover art**
  4. Neufeld, M. J.; Lutzke, A.; Tapia, J. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Metal–Organic Framework/Chitosan Hybrid Materials Promote Nitric Oxide Release from S-Nitrosoglutathione. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2017, 9, 5139-5148.
  5. Lutzke, A.; Tapia, J. B.; Neufeld, M. J. Reynolds, M. M. Sustained Nitric Oxide Release from a Tertiary S-Nitrosothiol-based Polyphosphazene Coating. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2017, 9, 2104-2113.
  6. Neufeld, M. J.; Ware, B. R.; Lutzke, A.; Khetani, S. R.; Reynolds, M. M. Water-Stable Metal-Organic Framework/Polymer Composites Compatible with Human Hepatocytes. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2016, 8, 19343–19352.
  7. Lutzke, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Neufeld, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Release from a Biodegradable Cysteine-based Polyphosphazene. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2016, 4, 1987-1998.
  8. Yapor, J. P.; Lutzke, A.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable Citrate-Based Polyesters with S-Nitrosothiol Functional Groups for Nitric Oxide Release. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2015, 3, 9233-9241.
  9. Lutzke, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing S-nitrosated Derivatives of Chitin and Chitosan for Biomedical Applications. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2014, 2, 7449 – 7458.
  10. Lutzke, A.; Reynolds, M. M. International Society for Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials, Orlando, FL. July 2015.
  11. Yapor, J. P.; Lutzke, A. C.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable Nitric Oxide-Releasing S-nitrosated Derivatives of Citrate Elastomers for Biomedical Applications. Poster presentation. 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO. March 23, 2015.
  12. Yapor, J. P.; Lutzke, A. C.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable Polyester with Nitric Oxide-Releasing Activity For Biomedical Applications. Poster presentation. 249th CSU Graduate Student Showcase, Fort Collins, CO. February 25, 2015.
  13. Lutzke, A.; Reynolds, M.M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Chitosan Derivatives. Oral Presentation. Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, Westminster, CO, October 18, 2012.

Lance McDaniel

Lance McDaniel

Group affiliation?

B.S. Biology - graduated Dec 2015.

Jarrad McKay

Jarrad McKay

Group affiliation?

B.S. Chemistry - graduated Dec 2010

Where now?

Field engineer at Baker Hughes

Meghan Mensack

Meghan Mensack, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

Research scientist/Scholar

Where now?

Department Head, Product Robustness at Accelerate Diagnostics

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Shawna B.Matthews, Meenakshi Santra, Meghan M. Mensack, Pamela Wolfe, Patrick F. Byrne, and Henry J. Thompson, "Metabolite Profiling of a Diverse Collection of Wheat Lines using Ultraperformance Liquid Chromatography Coupled with Time-Of-Flight Mass Spectrometry," PLOS One, 2012, manuscript accepted for publication.
  2. Mensack, M. M., McGinley, J. N., and Thompson, H. J. "Metabolomic analysis of the effects of edible dry beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) on tissue lipid metabolism and carcinogenesis in rats," British Journal of Nutrition, 2011. manuscript accepted for publication.
  3. Thompson, M. D., Mensack, M. M., Jiang, W., Zhu, Z., Lewis, M. R., McGinley, J. N., Brick, M. A., and Thompson, H. J. "Cell Signaling Pathways Associated with a Reduction in Mammary Cancer Burden by Dietary Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris, L.)," Carcinogenesis, 2011. E-pub ahead of print DOI: 10.1093/carcin/bgr247.
  4. Mensack, M. M., Fitzgerald, V.K., Ryan, E.P., Lewis, M.R., Thompson HJ, Brick MA. "Evaluation of Functional Diversity among Common Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) From Two Centers of Domestication using ‘Omics’ Technologies," BMC Genomics, 2010, 11, 686.
  5. Mensack, M. M., Fitzgerald, V. K., Lewis, M. R., Thompson, H, J., "Characterization of Low Molecular Weight Chemical Fractions of Dry Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) for Bioactivity Using Caenorhabditis elegans Longevity and Metabolite Fingerprinting," J. Agr Food Chem. 2010. 58(11), 6697-705.

Jarid Metz

Jarid Metz

Group affiliation?

M.S. Chemistry - graduated May 2014

Where now?

Scientist at Exxon Mobil

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Harding, J. H.; Metz, J. M.; Reynolds, M. M. A Tunable, Stable and Bioactive MOF for Generating a Localized Therapeutic from Endogenous Sources. Adv. Func. Mater. 2014, 24, 7503-7509.
  2. Harding, J. L.; Metz, J. M.; Neufeld, M. J. Next Generation Nitric Oxide Releasing Biomedical Devices: Using Existing Medical Devices Matrices as Secondary Supports for Metal Organic Framework Nitric Oxide Catalysts. Poster presentation. CSU Ventures Innovation Symposium, Fort Collins, CO. April 25, 2014. **Received Most Innovative Award**
  3. Metz, J.; Harding, J. L.; Reynolds, M. M. Stable Metal-Organic Framework for the Catalytic Production of Nitric Oxide from S-nitrosothiols at Physiological pH. Poster presentation. 247th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX. March 2014.
  4. Harding, J.; Metz, J., Reynolds, M. Application of Metal Organic Frameworks as Biocatalysts for Nitric Oxide Generation. Poster presentation. OMCOS-17, Fort Collins, CO. July 29, 2013.

Bella Neufeld

Bella Neufeld, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

Ph.D. Chemistry - graduated Spring 2018.

Where now?

Analytical chemistry laboratory manager at Teknova

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Paricio, L.; Neufeld, B. N.; Reynolds, M. M. Combined influence of nitric oxide and surface roughness in biofilm reduction across bacteria strains. Biointerphases. 2019, 14, 021004.
  2. Neufeld, B. H.; Neufeld, M. J.; Lutzke, A.; Schweickart, S. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Metal-Organic Framework-Chitosan Composite Films Display Enhanced Reduction of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Attachment. Adv. Func. Mater. 2017, 1702255. **Inside cover art**

    Advanced Functional Materials inside cover image

  3. Neufeld, B. H. As Antibiotics Lose Their Power, These Scientists May Have An Alternative. Colorado Matters (Colorado Public Radio Broadcast). 2017.
  4. Neufeld B.H.; Reynolds M.M. Combatting Clinical Infections. Poster Presentation. 33rd Annual Children's National Symposium on ECMO and Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure, Keystone, CO. February, 2017.
  5. Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Critical Nitric Oxide Concentration for Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Biofilm Reduction on Polyurethane Substrates. Biointerphases. 2016, 11, 031012. Most read.
  6. Mann, M. N.; Neufeld, B. H.; Hawker, M. J.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Paricio, L. N.; Reynolds, M. M.; Fisher, E. R. Plasma-Modified Nitric Oxide-Releasing Polymer Films Exhibit Time-Delayed 8-Log Reduction in Growth of Bacteria. Biointerphases. 2016, 11, 31005. Editors pick.
  7. Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Combatting Clinical Infections with Nitric Oxide. Poster presentation. 2016 Collegiate Challenge and Innovation Symposium, Fort Collins, CO. April 27, 2016.
  8. Lutzke, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Neufeld, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Release from a Biodegradable Cysteine-based Polyphosphazene. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2016, 4, 1987-1998.
  9. Yapor, J. P.; Lutzke, A.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable Citrate-Based Polyesters with S-Nitrosothiol Functional Groups for Nitric Oxide Release. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2015, 3, 9233-9241.
  10. Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Wold, K. A.; Joslin, J. M.; Neufeld, B. H.; Arabea, K. A.; Suazo, L. A.; McDaniel, S. L.; Bowen, R. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Polysaccharide Derivative Exhibits 8-log Reduction against Escherichia coli, Acinetobacter baumannii and Staphylococcus aureus. J. Controlled Delivery. 2015, 217, 228 – 234. (Invited).
  11. Neufeld, B. H.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Hawker, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M. Plasma Surface Modification of Nitric Oxide Releasing Polymer Films for Increased Hydrophilicity. Poster presentation. 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO. March 23, 2015.
  12. Neufeld, B. H.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.: Parico, L.; Hawker, M. J.; Fisher, E. R.; Reynolds, M. M. Plasma Modification of Nitric Oxide Releasing Polymers for Tailoring Applications. Poster presentation. CSU Graduate Student Showcase, Fort Collins, CO. February 25, 2015. ** Drivers of Innovation: Experimental Sciences Award **
  13. Lutzke, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing S-nitrosated Derivatives of Chitin and Chitosan for Biomedical Applications. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2014, 2, 7449 – 7458.
  14. Joslin, J. M.; Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Correlating S-nitrosothiol Decomposition and NO Release for Modified Poly(lactic-co-gycolic acid) Polymer Films. RSC Adv. 2014, 4, 42039-42043.

Megan Neufeld

Megan Neufeld, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

Ph.D. Chemistry - graduated Spring 2018.

Where now?

Postdoctoral Scholar at Oregon Health and Sciences University - Collaborative Life Sciences

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Hedayatia, M.; Neufeld, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M.; Kipper, M. J. The quest for blood-compatible materials: Recent advances and future technologies. Mater. Sci. Eng., R. 2019, 138, 118 - 152.
  2. Roberts, T. R.; Neufeld, M. J.; Meledeo, M. A.; Cap, A. P.; Cancio, L. C.; Reynolds, M. M.; Batchinsky, A. I. A metal organic framework reduces thrombus formation and platelet aggregation ex vivo. J. Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018, 85(3), 572-579.
  3. Neufeld, M.; Lutzke, A.; Neufeld, B.; Roberts, T.; Batchinsky, A.; Reynolds, M. Development of Therapeutic Coatings for the Prevention of Clot Formation and Bacterial Infection. Poster presentation. CSU Demo Day, Fort Collins, CO. April 12, 2018.
  4. Neufeld, M. J.; Lutzke, A.; Jones, W. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Generation from Endogenous Substrates Using Metal-Organic Frameworks: Inclusion within Poly(vinyl alcohol) Membranes To Investigate Reactivity and Therapeutic Potential. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2017, 9(41), 35628-35641.
  5. Neufeld, B. H.; Neufeld, M. J.; Lutzke, A.; Schweickart, S. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Metal-Organic Framework-Chitosan Composite Films Display Enhanced Reduction of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Attachment. Adv. Func. Mater. 2017, 1702255. **Inside cover art**
  6. Annich, G. M.; Zaulan, O.; Neufeld, M.; Wagner, D.; Reynolds, M. M. Thromboprophylaxis in Extracorporeal Circuits: Current Pharmacological Strategies and Future Directions. Am. J. Cardiovasc. Drugs. 2017.
  7. Neufeld, M. J.; Lutzke, A.; Tapia, J. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Metal–Organic Framework/Chitosan Hybrid Materials Promote Nitric Oxide Release from S-Nitrosoglutathione. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2017, 9, 5139-5148.
  8. Lutzke, A.; Tapia, J. B.; Neufeld, M. J. Reynolds, M. M. Sustained Nitric Oxide Release from a Tertiary S-Nitrosothiol-based Polyphosphazene Coating. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2017, 9, 2104-2113.
  9. Roberts, T. R.; Neufeld, M. J.; Carcio, L.C.; Reynolds, M. M.; Batchinsky, A. I. Metal Organic Framework (MOF) Reduces Clot Strength and Stimulates Fibrolysis in Ex vivo Human Blood. Oral presentation. 33rd Annual Children’s National Symposium: ECMO & the Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure. Keystone, CO. February 28, 2017. **Award winner**
  10. Neufeld, M. J.; Ware, B. R.; Lutzke, A.; Khetani, S. R.; Reynolds, M. M. Water-Stable Metal-Organic Framework/Polymer Composites Compatible with Human Hepatocytes. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2016, 8, 19343–19352.
  11. Lutzke, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Neufeld, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Release from a Biodegradable Cysteine-based Polyphosphazene. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2016, 4, 1987-1998.
  12. Neufeld, M. J.; Harding, J. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Immobilization of Metal-Organic Framework Copper(II) Benzene-1,3,5-Tricarboxylate (CuBTC) onto Cotton Fabric as a Nitric Oxide Release Catalyst. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2015, 7, 26742–26750.
  13. Neufeld, M.; Reynolds, M. M. Deposition of a Metal Organic Framework on a Flexible Polymer Surface for Biomedical Applications. Oral presentation. 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO. March 24, 2015.
  14. Neufeld, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M. Generation of Nitric Oxide Through Bound CuBTC Towards Medical Applications. Poster presentation. CSU Graduate Student Showcase, Fort Collins, CO. February 25, 2015.
  15. Harding, J. L.; Metz, J. M.; Neufeld, M. J. Next Generation Nitric Oxide Releasing Biomedical Devices: Using Existing Medical Devices Matrices as Secondary Supports for Metal Organic Framework Nitric Oxide Catalysts. Poster presentation. CSU Ventures Innovation Symposium, Fort Collins, CO. April 25, 2014. **Received Most Innovative Award**

Kelsey Newman

Kelsey Newman, D.V.M.

Group affiliation?

Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Where now?

Veterinarian at Surprise Animal Hospital

Chris Nickell

Chris Nickell

Group affiliation?

B.S. Chemistry; B.S. Chemical and Biological Engineering; Biomedical engineering minor - graduated May 2012

Where now?

Research and development chemist at Hach

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Nickell, C. C.; Harding, J. L; Reynolds, M. M. Metal Organic Frameworks as Nitric Oxide Delivery Materials for Biological Applications. 2012 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. Poster Presentation. April 17, 2012.
  2. Nickell, C. C. Metal Organic Frameworks as Nitric Oxide Delivery Materials. Honors Thesis Presentation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. Oral Presentation. April 6, 2012.

Lindsey Nordhues

Lindsey Nordhues

Group affiliation?

B.S. Chemistry - graduated May 2012

Where now?

Medical laboratory specialist at UC Health

Hsin Pang

Hsin Pang

Group affiliation?

B.S. Chemical and biological engineering - graduated May 2013

Where now?

Relief System Engineer at Provenance Consulting LLC

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Dong, Y.; Pang, H., Reynolds, M. M. Evaluation of Protein Deposition on Nitric Oxide Releasing Biopolymers. 2013 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 30, 2013.
  2. Dong, Y.; Pang, H, Reynolds, M. M. Evaluation of Biopolymers Under Shear Flow Conditions. 2012 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. Poster Presentation. April 17, 2012.

Lindsey Paricio

Group affiliation?

B.S./M.S. Sequential Program Chemistry - graduated B.S.(Spring 2018), M.S.(Spring 2019

Where now?

Education licensure and student teaching at Fossil Ridge High School

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Paricio, L. Sustainable Science Education- Paving the way for Science of Sustainability in Secondary Education. The Science Teacher. October 2019.
  2. Paricio, L.; Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Combined Influence of Nitric Oxide and Surface Roughness in Biofilm Reduction Across Bacteria Strains. Masters Defense, Fort Collins, CO. April 3, 2019.
  3. Paricio, L.; Neufeld, B. N.; Reynolds, M. M. Combined influence of nitric oxide and surface roughness in biofilm reduction across bacteria strains. Biointerphases. 2019, 14, 021004.
  4. Paricio, L.; Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Cross species reduction of Biofilm Formation via Nitric Oxide. Poster presentation. 2018 Graduate Student Showcase, Fort Collins, CO. November 13, 2018.
  5. Paricio, L.; Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Reduction of P aeruginosa Biofilm Lifecycle stages via Nitric Oxide. Poster presentation. 2018 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 12, 2018.
  6. Paricio, L.; Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Reduction of P aeruginosa Biofilm Lifecycle stages via Nitric Oxide. Honors Thesis Presentation. 2017 Honors Program, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. December 5, 2017.
  7. Paricio, L.; Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Exploration into Preventing Bacterial Adhesion on Nitric oxide Releasing Polymers. Poster presentation. 2017 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 17, 2017. **Received High Honors**
  8. Paricio, L.; Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Exploration into Preventing Bacterial Adhesion on Nitric oxide Releasing Polymers. Poster presentation. 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA. April 3, 2017.
  9. Paricio, L.; Reynolds, M. M. Surface Treatments for Antimicrobial Treatments. Colorado Bioscience Association – Boettcher Foundation Poster Reception, Broomfield, CO. November 6, 2016.
  10. Paricio, L.; Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. NO-Releasing Plasma Treated Surfaces for Antimicrobial Treatments. 2015 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 23, 2015. **Received High Honors**

Dori Pegalajar-Jurado

Dori Pegalajar-Jurado, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

Postdoctoral research fellow

Where now?

Clinical Project Manager at LEO Pharma

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Yapor, J. P.; Lutzke, A.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable Citrate-Based Polyesters with S-Nitrosothiol Functional Groups for Nitric Oxide Release. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2015, 3, 9233-9241.
  2. Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Wold, K. A.; Joslin, J. M.; Neufeld, B. H.; Arabea, K. A.; Suazo, L. A.; McDaniel, S. L.; Bowen, R. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Polysaccharide Derivative Exhibits 8-log Reduction against Escherichia coli, Acinetobacter baumannii and Staphylococcus aureus. J. Controlled Delivery. 2015, 217, 228 – 234. (Invited).
  3. Lutkze, A. C.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Reynolds, M. M. Derivatives of Chitin and Chitosan for Biomedical Applications Bearing Nitric Oxide-Releasing S-nitrosothiol Substituents. Oral presentation. 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO. March 23, 2015.
  4. Neufeld, B. H.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Hawker, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M. Plasma Surface Modification of Nitric Oxide Releasing Polymer Films for Increased Hydrophilicity. Poster presentation. 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO. March 23, 2015.
  5. Lutzke, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing S-nitrosated Derivatives of Chitin and Chitosan for Biomedical Applications. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2014, 2, 7449 – 7458.
  6. Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Joslin, J. M.; Hawker, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M.; Fisher, E. R. Creation of Hydrophilic Nitric Oxide Releasing Polymers via Plasma Surface Modification. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2014, 6, 12307-12320.
  7. Joslin, J. M.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Hawker, M. J.; Reynolds, M. M.; Fisher, E. R. Achieving Enhanced Surface Properties for Therapeutic-Releasing Properties. Poster presentation. CSU Ventures Innovation Symposium, Fort Collins, CO. April 25, 2014.
  8. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Wold, K. A., Reynolds, M. M., Fisher, E. R., Antibacterial and Cells Proliferation Studies of Biodegradable Polymeric 3D Scaffolds,AVS 60th International Symposium and Exhibition, October, 2013, California. Oral presentation.
  9. Hawker, M., Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Fisher, E. R., Conformal Encapsulation of Three-Dimensional, Bioresorbable Polymeric Scaffolds Using Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition, AVS 60th International Symposium and Exhibition, October, 2013, California. Oral presentation.
  10. Wold, K. A., Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Damodaran, V. B., Reynolds, M. M., Biological effects of therapeutic polymers for diabetic wound healing applications, 2013 BMES Annual Meeting, September, 2013, Washington. Poster presentation.
  11. Hlaing, M. M., Dunn, J. M., Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Wade, S. A., Stoddart, P. R., McArthur, S. L., Raman Analysis of Different Metabolic States of Biofilm-forming Bacterial Cells, Shedding New Light on Disease (SPEC), Thailand ,November, 2012. Oral presentation.
  12. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Easton, C. D., McArthur, S. L, Antibacterial Studies of Plasma Polymerised Cineole Thin Films, AVS 59th International Symposium and Exhibition, October, 2012, Florida. Oral presentation.
  13. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Easton, C. D, McArthur, S. L, Stability of Plasma Polymerised Thin Films – Why is it important? AMCRC PhD Symposium, June, 2012, Melbourne. Oral presentation.
  14. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Easton, C. D., Hlaing, M. M., Crawford, R. J., McArthur, S. L, Antibacterial Activity Studies of Plasma Polymerised Cineole Thin Films, 9th World Biomaterials Congress, June, 2012, China. Oral presentation.
  15. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Easton, C. D, Hartley, P. G., Crawford, R. J., McArthur, S. L, 28th Australian Colloid & Surface Science Student Conference, February, 2012, New Castle. Poster presentation.
  16. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Easton, C. D, Hartley, P. G., Crawford, R. J., McArthur, S. L, Antibacterial Activity Studies of Plasma Polymerised Cineole Thin Films, Post-graduate Student Conference, November, 2011, Melbourne. Oral presentation.
  17. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Easton, C. D, Hartley, P. G., Crawford, R. J., McArthur, S. L, Interaction of Nanostructured Polymers with Bacteria, AMCRC PhD Symposium, June, 2011, Melbourne. Oral presentation.
  18. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Easton, C. D, Hartley, P. G., Crawford, R. J., McArthur, S. L, Fabrication of Nanostructured Polymers for the Study of Bacteria-Surface Interactions, 21st Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, April, 2011, New Zealand. Poster presentation.
  19. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Easton, C. D, Hartley, P. G., Crawford, R. J., McArthur, S. L, Surface Modification Strategies: Fabrication of Nanostructured Polymers, Post-graduate Student Conference, November, 2010, Melbourne. Oral presentation.
  20. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Easton, C. D, Hartley, P. G., Crawford, R. J., McArthur, S. L, Comparison of Colloidal Lithography Strategies for Fabrication of Two-dimensional Arrays, 27th Australian Colloid & Surface Science Student Conference, February, 2010, Adelaide. Poster presentation.
  21. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Easton, C. D, Hartley, P. G., Crawford, R. J., McArthur, S. L, Surface Modification Strategies for Studying the Effect of Nano-topography and Chemistry on Bacterial Attachment, Post-graduate Student Conference, November, 2009, Melbourne. Poster presentation.
  22. Pegalajar-Jurado, A., Archaya, D., Hartley, P., Muir, B, Polyzos, A., Phase Nanoparticles: Preparation and Structural Investigations, ACIS 2009 Australian Colloid and Interface Symposium, February, 2009. Adelaide. Oral presentation.

Alex Roach

Alex Roach

Group affiliation?

B.S. Biochemistry - graduated Dec 2016

Where now?

Medical school at Albany Medical College

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Roach, A. M..; Arabea, K.A.; Reynolds, M. M. Adsorption of Plasma Proteins on Nitric Oxide-Releasing Surfaces. Poster presentation 2016 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO, April 18, 2016.
  2. Roach, A.; Lantvit, S. M.; Reynolds, M. M. Analysis of Fibrinogen Secondary Structure in Nitric Oxide Releasing Biomaterials. 2014 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 15, 2014. **Received College Honors**

Heather Rubin

Heather Rubin, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

Ph.D. Chemistry - graduated Fall 2018.

Where now?

VP of Research & Development at Mallinda, Inc

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Corella-Ochoa, M. N.; Tapia, J. B.; Rubin, H. N.; Lillo, V.; Gonzalez-Cobos, J.; Nunez-Rico, J. L.; Balestra, S. R. G.; Almora-Barrios, N.; Lledos, M.; Guell-Bara, A.; Cabezas-Gimenez, J.; Escudero-Adan, E. C.; Vidal-Ferran, A.; Calero, S.; Reynolds, M.; Marti-Gastaldo, C.; Galan-Mascaros, J. R. Homochiral Metal Organic Frameworks for Enantioselective Separations in Liquid Chromatography. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141,14306-14316. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b06500.
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  3. Rubin, H. N.; Reynolds, M. M. Amino-Incorporated Tricarboxylate Metal–Organic Framework for the Sensitive Fluorescence Detection of Heavy Metal Ions with Insights into the Origin of Photoluminescence Response. Inorg. Chem. 2019, XXXX (articles asap), XXX-XXX. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b00481J.
  4. Tuttle, R. R.; Rubin, H. N.; Rithner, C. D.; Finke, R. G.; Reynolds, M. M. Copper ion vs copper metal–organic framework catalyzed NO release from bioavailable S-Nitrosoglutathione en route to biomedical applications: Direct 1H NMR monitoring in water allowing identification of the distinct, true reaction stoichiometries and thiol dependencies. J. Inorg. Biochem. 2019, 199, 110760.
  5. Rubin, H. N.; Neufeld, B.; Reynolds, M. M. Surface-Anchored Metal-Organic Framework-Cotton Material for Tunable Antibacterial Copper Delivery. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2018, 10, 15189-15199.
  6. Rubin, H.; Reynolds, M. M. Exploring the Effect of Ligand Design on Porphyrin Metal-Organic Framework Separation Performance. Oral Presentation. 255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA. March 22, 2018.
  7. Rubin, H.; Reynolds, M. M. Manipulation of Metal-Organic Frameworks for Tunable Copper Release. Poster Presentation. Graduate Student Showcase, Fort Collins, CO. November 13, 2018. *Received Top Scholar Award*
  8. Rubin, H. N.; Van Hecke, K.; Mills, J. J.; Cockrell, J.; Morgan, J. B. Enantiospecific Synthesis of Substituted Tryptamines. Org Lett. 2017, 19, 4976-4979.
  9. Reynolds, M. M.; Rubin, H.; Neufeld, M. J.; Neufeld, B. H. Metal Organic Frameworks for Medicinal Applications. Poster presentation. Gordon Research Conference on Self-Assembly & Supramolecular Chemistry, Switerland. May 2017.
  10. Rubin, H.; Reynolds, M. M. Post Synthetic Modification Yields Tunable Metal-Organic Frameworks. Neufeld, B.; Reynolds, M. M. Targeting Bacterial Life Stages using Analytical Techniques. Poster presentations. School of Biomedical Engineering Graduate Poster Presentation Event, Fort Collins, CO. March 6, 2017. *Received Awarded Best Lab Poster*
  11. Rubin, H. N.; Reynolds, M. M. Functionalization of Metal-Organic Frameworks To Achieve Controllable Wettability. Inorganic Chemistry. 2017, 56, 5266-5274.
  12. Neufeld, M. J.; Rubin, H.; Reynolds, M. M. Metal organic frameworks and their catalysis applications in water. 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA.
  13. Damodaran, V. B. ; Bhatnagar, D.; Rubin, H.; Reynolds, M. M. “Chapter 6: Nitric Oxide Donors in Nerve Regeneration.” Nitric Oxide Donors: Novel Biomedical Applications and Perspectives. Ed. Amedea B. Seabra. Elsevier, 2017. 141-168. Print.
  14. Rubin, H.; Reynolds, M. M. Chemically Tuning Components for Biomedical Applications. Poster Presentation. ECMO and the Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure, Keystone, CO. February 28, 2017.
  15. Rubin, H.; Reynolds, M. M. Post Synthetic Modification Yields Tunable Metal-Organic Framework. Poster presentation. ACS Young Talent in Colorado and Beyond, Fort Collins, CO. August 4, 2016. **Received 3rd Place Poster Presentation Prize**
  16. Rubin, H.; Reynolds, M. M. Rendering water unstable Cu3(NH2btc)2 Moisture-Resistant via Post Synthetic Modification. Oral Presentation. 251th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CO. March 16, 2016.
  17. Rubin, H.; Piou, T.; Rovis, T. Rh(III)-Catalyzed Cyclopropanation Initiated by C-H Activation: Using Ligand Design to Direct Diastereoselectivity. Poster Presentation. 249th ACS National Meeting &Exposition, Denver, CO. March 22-26, 2015.
  18. Rubin, H.; Cockrell, J.; Morgan, J. B. Scalable Synthesis of N-Acylaziridines from N-Tosylaziridines. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2013, 78, 8865-8871.
  19. Cockrell, J. ; Wilhelmsen, C.; Rubin, H.; Martin, A; Morgan, J. B. Enantioselective Synthesis and Stereoselective Ring Opening of N-Acylaziridines. Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 2012, 51, 9842-9845.

Nick Schaeffer

Nick Schaeffer

Group affiliation?

Summer REU undergraduate student (St. Ambrose University)

Ashli Simone

Ashli Simone

Group affiliation?

M.S. Chemistry - graduated May 2014

Where now?

Field service engineer at Agilent Technologies

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Simone, A. L.; Reynolds, M. M. 75th Anniversary Poster: LC-MS of Underivatized Oligosaccharides. Invited poster. 246th American Chemistry Society National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. September 2013. (Award winner)
  2. Simone, A.; Reynolds, M. M. LC-MS Investigation of Intact and Enzymatically Degraded Dextran. Poster Presentation. CSU Venture Innovation Summit, Fort Collins, CO. April 12, 2013.
  3. Joslin, J. M.; Simone, A. L.; Reynolds, M. M. Spectroscopic Evaluation of Nitrosation Processes in Polymer Systems. Oral Presentation. Pittcon-2013, Philadelphia, PA. March, 20, 2013.
  4. Simone, A.; Mensack, M.; Reynolds, M. M. Comparative Separation and Characterization of Dextran and Dextran Derivatives using GPC-RI an LC-ESI-MS. Poster Presentation. Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, Westminster, CO, October 18, 2012.

Joe Staver

Joe Staver

Group affiliation?

B.S. Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biological Engineering - graduated May 2018

Where now?

Manufacturing Associate II at KBI Biopharma

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Staver, J.; Simon-Walker, R.; Romero, R.; Zang, Y.; Popat, K.; Kipper, M. Reynolds, M. M. Glycocalyx-inspired Nitric Oxide-Releasing Polysaccharide Coating on TiO2 Nanotube Surfaces Reduce Platelet Adhesion and Activation. Poster presentation. 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA. April 4, 2017.
  2. *Staver, J.; Simon-Walker, R.; Romero, R.; Zang, Y.; Popat, K.; Kipper, M.; Reynolds, M. M. Surface Modifications for Increased Hemocompatibility of a Stent. Poster presentation. 33rd Annual Children’s National Symposium: ECMO & the Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure. Keystone, CO. February 28, 2017.
  3. Staver, J.; Simon-Walker, R.; Romero, R.; Zang, Y.; Popat, K.; Kipper, M. Reynolds, M. M. Structural and Chemical Surface Modifications for Increased Hemocompatibility. Poster presentation. 2016 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 18, 2016.

Lucas Suazo

Lucas Suazo

Group affiliation?

B.S. Chemical and biological engineering; Biomedical engineering - graduated May 2016. Boettcher Scholar.

Where now?

Medical school at Stanford

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Wold, K. A.; Joslin, J. M.; Neufeld, B. H.; Arabea, K. A.; Suazo, L. A.; McDaniel, S. L.; Bowen, R. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Polysaccharide Derivative Exhibits 8-log Reduction against Escherichia coli, Acinetobacter baumannii and Staphylococcus aureus. J. Controlled Delivery. 2015, 217, 228 – 234. (Invited).
  2. Suazo, L; Damodaran, V. B.; Wold, K. A.; Bowen, R.; Reynolds, M. M. Investigating the Effects of Nitric Oxide as a Potent Antimicrobial Agent. 2013 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 30, 2013.
  3. Wold, K. A.; Damodaran, V. B.; Suazo, L. A.; Bowen, R. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Fabrication of biodegradable polymeric nanofibers with covalently attached NO donors. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2012, 4(6), 3022.
  4. Suazo, L.; Damodaran, V. B.; Bowen, R.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide and Applications in Health. 2012 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. Poster Presentation. April 17, 2012.

Suriya Vijayasarathy

Suriya Vijayasarathy

Group affiliation?

B.A. Sociology - Criminology and Criminal Justice, Business and Chemistry minors - graduated Fall 2017.

Where now?

Trauma Treatment Coordinator/Visitation Supervisor/Youth and Family Coach at The Jacob Center

Danielle Weaver

Danielle Weaver

Group affiliation?

B.S. Biomedical Engineering with Chemical and Biological Engineering and Pre-Vet - graduated May 2016. WUE scholar.

Where now?

Necropsy Technician at CSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Scott Witzeling

Scott Witzeling, D.O.

Group affiliation?

B.S. Biology - graduated May 2012; M.S. Biomedical Sciences - graduated Aug 2013

Where now?

Anethesiology Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Reynolds, M. M., Witzeling, S. D., Damodaran, V. B, Medeiros, T. N., Edwards, M. A., Lookian, P. P.; Brown, M. A. Applications for Nitric Oxide in Halting Proliferation of Tumor Cells. Biophys. Biochem. Res. Comm. 2013, 431, 647.
  2. Reynolds, M. M., Witzeling, S. D., Damodaran, V. B, Medeiros, T. N., Edwards, M. A., Lookian, P. P.; Jarigese, D.; Brown, M. A. Application of a Nitric Oxide-Releasing Pro-Drug for Halting Growth of Human Breast and Canine Mammary Carcinoma Cells. J. Vet. Sci. & Med. 2012, 1, 1.
  3. Witzeling, S. D.; Damodaran, V. B.; Brown, M. A.; Reynolds, M. M. The Effects of a Water-Soluble Nitric Oxide-Releasing Polymer on Breast Cancer Cells. 2012 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. Poster Presentation.**HIGH HONORS** April 17, 2012.

Kate Wold

Kate Wold, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering - graduated 2015

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Wold, K. A.; Joslin, J. M.; Neufeld, B. H.; Arabea, K. A.; Suazo, L. A.; McDaniel, S. L.; Bowen, R. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Polysaccharide Derivative Exhibits 8-log Reduction against Escherichia coli, Acinetobacter baumannii and Staphylococcus aureus. J. Controlled Delivery. 2015, 217, 228 – 234. (Invited).
  2. Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Wold, K. A.; Reynolds, M. M; Fisher, E. R. Antibacterial and Cells Proliferation Studies of Biodegradable Polymeric 3D Scaffolds. Oral presentation. AVS 60th International Symposium and Exhibition, San Diego, CA. October 27, 2013.
  3. Wold, K. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Biological Effects of Therapeutic Polymers for Diabetic Wound Healing Applications. Poster presentation. BMES-2013, Seattle, WA. September 25 – 28, 2013.
  4. Damodaran, V. B.; Leszczak, V., Wold, K. A., Lantvit, S. M., Popat, K. C.; Reynolds, M. M. Anti-Thrombogenic Properties of a Nitric Oxide-Releasing Pro-Drug: Evaluation of Platelet Activation and Whole Blood Clotting Kinetics. RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 24406-24414.
  5. Wold, K. A.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Therapeutic Extracellular Matrix Mimicking Polymers for Vascular Applications. Poster presentation. Cardiovascular Research Symposium, Fort Collins, CO. April 4, 2013.
  6. Wold, K.A.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Biodegradable Polymers for Improved Wound Healing. Poster Presentation. Society for Biomaterials National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 5, 2012.
  7. Wold, K. A.; Damodaran, V. B.; Suazo, L. A.; Bowen, R. A.; Reynolds, M. M. Fabrication of biodegradable polymeric nanofibers with covalently attached NO donors. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2012, 4, 3022.
  8. Damodaran, V. B.; Joslin, J. M.; Wold, K. A.; Lantvit, S. M.; Reynolds, M. M. S-Nitrosated biodegradable polymers for biomedical applications: synthesis, characterization and impact of thiol structure on the physicochemical properties. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 5990-6001.
  9. Wold, K. A.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biotherapeutic Nanofibers and Wound Healing Treatments. Poster Presentation. Biointerface-2011, Minneapolis, MN. October 25, 2011.

Pam Yapor

Pam Yapor, Ph.D.

Group affiliation?

Ph.D. Chemistry - graduated Fall 2018

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Tapia, J. B.; Haines, J.; Yapor, J. P.; Reynolds M. M. Identification of the Degradation Products of a Biodegradable Crosslinked Polyester Using LC-MS. Polym. Degrad. Stabil. 2019, 168, 108948.
  2. Yapor, J. P.; Gordon, J. L.; Henderson, N. C.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric oxide-releasing emulsion with hyaluronic acid and vitamin E. RSC Advances. 2019, 9, 21873 - 21880.
  3. Henderson, N. C.; Yapor, J. P.; Gordon, J. L.; Reynolds, M. M. Increasing the functionality of human dermal cells through additives and nitric oxide delivery within an emulsion. Poster presentation. 257th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Orlando, FL. April 1, 2019.
  4. Yapor, J. P.; Neufeld, B. H.; Lutzke, A.; Tapia, J. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Antibacterial, Biodegradable Polyesters with Potential Applications in Tissue Engineering. Poster presentation. 2018 Graduate Student Showcase, Fort Collins, CO. November 13, 2018.
  5. Tapia, J. B.; Yapor, J. P.; Reynolds, M. M. Detection of Biodegradable Device Byproducts – Risk Assessment for Device Localized Toxicity. Poster Presentation. BioInterface 2018 Workshop & Symposium, Boulder, CO. October 2018.
  6. Yapor, J. P.; Neufeld, B. H.; Lutzke, A.; Tapia, J. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Release from Flexible Polyesters for the Preparation of Antibacterial Surfaces or Tissue Engineering Scaffolds. Poster Presentation. BioInterface 2018 Workshop & Symposium, Boulder, CO. October 2, 2018.
  7. Yapor, J. P.; Neufeld, B. H.; Tapia, J. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable crosslinked polyesters derived from thiomalic acid and S-nitrosothiol analogues for nitric oxide release. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2018, 6, 4071-4081. **Cover feature**

    Journal of Materials Chemistry B Journal Cover image

  8. Yapor, J. P.; Alharby, A.; Gentry-Weeks, C.; Reynolds, M. M.; Mashud Alam, A. K. M.; Li, Y. V. Polydiacetylene Nanofiber Composites as a Colorimetric Sensor Responding To Escherichia coli and pH. ACS Omega. 2017, 2(10), 7334-7342.
  9. Yapor, J. P.; Lutzke, A. C.; Damodaran, V. B.; Neufeld, B. H.; Pegalajar-Jurado; Reynolds, M. M. Polyesters for Medical Applications. Poster presentation. 33rd Annual Children’s National Symposium: ECMO &the Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure. Keystone, CO. February 28, 2017.
  10. Yapor, J. P.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable Nitric Oxide-Releasing Polyesters for Biomedical Applications. Oral presentation. 12th National Graduate Research Polymer Conference, Akron, OH. June 20, 2016.
  11. Yapor, J. P.; Lutzke, A.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable Wound Healing Dressings. Oral presentation. 2016 Collegiate Challenge and Innovation Symposium, Fort Collins, CO. April 27, 2016. **Received 1st in Show – Physical Sciences**
  12. Mashud Alam, A. K. M.; Yapor, J. P.; Reynolds, M. M; Li, Y. V. Study of Polydiacetylene-Poly (Ethylene Oxide) Electrospun Fibers Used as Biosensors. Materials. 2016,9(3), 202.(Invited)
  13. Yapor, J. P.; Lutzke, A.; Pegalajar-Jurado, A.; Neufeld, B. H.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable Citrate-Based Polyesters with S-Nitrosothiol Functional Groups for Nitric Oxide Release. J. Mater. Chem. B. 2015, 3, 9233-9241. Cover feature.

    Journal of Materials Chemistry Journal Cover image

  14. Mashud Alam, A. K. M.; Yapor, J. P.; Reynolds, M. M.; Li, Y. V. Smart Wound Dressing Fibers for Detecting Bacterial Infection via Colorimetric Changes. Oral presentation. Fabric Society 2015 Fall Meeting and Technical Conference, Raleigh, NC. October 28, 2015.
  15. Yapor, J. P.; Lutzke, A. C.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable Nitric Oxide-Releasing S-nitrosated Derivatives of Citrate Elastomers for Biomedical Applications. Poster presentation. 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO. March 23, 2015.
  16. Yapor, J. P.; Lutzke, A. C.; Damodaran, V. B.; Reynolds, M. M. Biodegradable Polyester with Nitric Oxide-Releasing Activity For Biomedical Applications. Poster presentation. CSU Graduate Student Showcase, Fort Collins, CO. February 25, 2015.
  17. Yapor, J. P.; Druelinger, M. L.; Dillon, D. L. Fluorination of alkenes with Selectfluor™ (F-​TEDA) to form β-​fluoroamides and amines. Poster presentation. 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, United States. April 7-11, 2013.

Nathan Zvejnieks

Nathan Zvejnieks

Group affiliation?

B.S. Biomedical sciences and physics (dual major) - graduated May 2014. Howard Hughes Undergraduate Researcher.

Where now?

Medical school at University of South Dakota

Publications and Presentations:
  1. Zvejnieks, N.; Leszczak, V.; Romero, R.; Popat, K. C.; Kipper, M.; Reynolds, M. M. Development of Nitric Oxide-Releasing Layer-by-Layer Coated Stents. 2014 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 15, 2014.
  2. Gatlin, S. R.; Zvejnieks, N. R.; Reynolds, M. M. The Development of NO Releasing Polymers and Their Effects on the VASP Protein Pathway. 2013 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. April 30, 2013.
  3. Gatlin, S. R.; Zvejnieks, N. R.; Reynolds, M. M. The Development of NO-Releasing Polymer Coatings and Their Effects on the VASP Protein Pathway. 2012 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. Poster Presentation. **HIGH HONORS** April 17, 2012.
  4. Zvejnieks N. R.; Reynolds, M. M. Nitric Oxide Releasing Polymers: Effect of NO on the VASP Protein Pathway. 2011 Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Fort Collins, CO. Poster Presentation. April 19, 2011.