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Welcome to Jim Rusling's lab

Research funding from NIEHS and NIBIB/NIH and from NSF

Recent News  

Petr Zuman 90th Birthday Symposium

Microfluidic nanostructured protein arrays for molecular cancer diagnostics

  • Microfluidic device for multiplexed protein detection in serum
  • Proteins biomarkers captured from serum? using magnetic beads with 400,000 HRP labels for ultrasensitive oral cancer detection

Interview with C&E News on Oral Cancer Detection

Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly movie


Jim with Dr. Azita Owlia, former Ph. D. from our group and now Senior
Vice President for Bayer Co. in Asia pic. In this occasion, Azita was awarded the Chemistry Department's
first Alumni Achievement Award.Read interveiw

High-throughput arrays and LC-MS approaches for genotoxicity screening

  • UPLC-MS/MS sequencing for metabolite-related gene damage of TP53, a tumor suppressor gene, and cancer prediction

NBC interview about our NIH/NIEHS Sponsored protein biomarker detection project.

We congratulate recent group members and wish them well in recent career moves:

Dr. Jackie Yu, PhD 2006 has taken a new position as Research Group Leader at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Cheshire, CT

Jenn Slatterwhite, current PhD Student is doing a 2 month research internship at Univ. of Padova, Italy, in Prof. Flavio Maran's lab

ECL protein array with automated sample and reagent feed

  • Automated ECL light detection of 4 prostate cancer biomarker proteins in patient serum


Dr. Ala Nassar, Ph. D., 1995 , has moved from Brandeis University and taken a new position as Research Asst. Prof. in Mass Spectrometry, Notheastern University.

Dr. Shenmin Pan,PhD, 2012 has begun work as Analytical Chemist, at MacDermid Corp.

Dr. Ruchika Malhotra, Ph.D., 2011 has taken a new position as Chemist, Instrumentation Laboratory.


3D printed biosensor arrays

Dr. Naimiah Sardesai, PhD, 2012 has begun a Postdoc at Clarkson Univ.

Dr. Vignesh Mani,PhD, 2012 has begun a Postdoc at Singapore Nat. Lab and MIT.

Dr. Bhaskara Chikkaveeraiah,Ph. D. 2011 is a Postdoc. at NIH, NIBIB, Bethesda, MD

Boya Song, current PhD Student is doing a summer research internship at LabTech. Inc.

Dr. Linlin Zhao, Ph. D. 2010 formerly Postdoc, Vanderbilt Univ. has taken a new position as Assistant Professor at Central Michigan University, Fall 2013.

Dr. Sadagopan Krishnan Ph. D. 2010 is completing his first year as Asst. Prof. of Chemistry, Oklahoma St. Univ.

SPR arrays for peanut allergy diagnostics

  • Peanut allergen antibody (IgE) detection in patient serum using SPRi

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