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Sewell, Sarah
Ph.D. in Chemistry, May 2007

Research Information

Ph.D. in Chemistry, May 2007


Ph.D. Dissertation
The Biomimetic Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles

Ph.D. Advisor
David Wright, Chemistry

Committee Members
David Cliffel, Chemistry
Timothy Hanusa, Chemistry
Charles Lukehart, Chemistry
John Wikswo, Physics


Selected Publications

Surface functionalized nanoparticles for proximity-activated detection and imaging of breast cancer. Sewell, SL; Giorgio, TD, CANCER RESEARCH, 69, 348S-348S , (2009)

Synthesis and enzymatic cleavage of dual-ligand quantum dots. Sewell, SL; Giorgio, TD, MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-BIOMIMETIC AND SUPRAMOLECULAR SYSTEMS, 29, 1428-1432 , (2009)

Piezoelectric Inkjet Printing of Biomimetic Inks for Reactive Surfaces. Deravi, LF; Sumerel, JL; Sewell, SL; Wright, DW, SMALL, 4, 2127-2130 , (2008)

Proximity-activated nanoparticles: in vitro performance of specific structural modification by enzymatic cleavage. Smith, RA; Sewell, SL; Giorgio, TD, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NANOMEDICINE, 3, 95-103 , (2008)

Versatile biomimetic dendrimer templates used in the formation of TiO2 and GeO2. Sewell, SL; Rutledge, RD; Wright, DW, DALTON TRANSACTIONS, , 3857-3865 , (2008)

Detoxification biominerals. Carney, CK; Harry, SR; Sewell, SL; Wright, DW, Biomineralization I: Crystallization and Self-Organization Process Topics in Current Chemistry, 270, 155-185 , (2007)

Biomimetic synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticles utilizing PAMAM and PPI dendrimers. Sewell, S; Wright, DW, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 231, , (2006)

Biomimetic synthesis of titanium dioxide utilizing the R5 peptide derived from Cylindrotheca fusiformis. Sewell, SL; Wright, DW, CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, 18, 3108-3113 , (2006)

Piezoelectric ink jet processing of mateirals for medical and biological applications. Sumerel, J; Lewis, J; Doraiswamy, A; Deravi, LF; Sewell, SL; Gerdon, AE; Wright, DW; Narayan, RJ, BIOTECHNOL J., 1 (9), 976-87 , (2006)

The basis of the immunomodulatory activity of malaria pigment (hemozoin). Carney CK, Schrimpe AC, Halfpenny K, Harry RS, Miller CM, Broncel M, Sewell SL, Schaff JE, Deol R, Carter MD, Wright DW, JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 11, 917-29 , (2006)

Alternate substrate specificity for the silica condensing R5 peptide of C. fusiformis.. Wright, DW; Sewell, S, ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 229, U1150-U1150 , (2005)

Size control of dendrimer-templated silica. Knecht, MR; Sewell, SL; Wright, DR, LANGMUIR, 21, 2058-2061 , (2005)

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