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2019

June

Celia’s and Allison’s manuscript “In situ synthesis, stabilization and activity of protein-modified gold nanoparticles for biological applications” is published by Biomaterials Science (Impact Factor =  5.8)

https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2019/bm/c9bm00129h#!divAbstract

April

Celia’s and Allison’s manuscript “In situ synthesis, stabilization and activity of protein-modified gold nanoparticles for biological applications” is accepted by Biomaterials Science (Impact Factor =  5.8)


​​​​​​​Allison and Megan present their research at the ACS National Conference in Orlando FL.​​​​​​​

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January

Emma Sanders, a sophomore at Missouri State, joins our research group.

2018

December

Dr. Wanekaya publishes a book chapter “Conducting Polymer Nanowire-Based Bio-Field Effect Transistor for Label-Free Detection” in Smart Sensor Technology, CRC Press, Nov 15, 2018.

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​​​​​​​October

Allison and Megan present their research at the Midwest Regional Conference in Ames, IA.


May

Megan wins first place at the CNAS undergraduate research day for her presentation entitled “Quantum Yield Determination of Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Dots and Fluorescence Dependence on pH.

https://science.missouristate.edu/assets/science/2018UGRDAwards.pdf

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February
Celia presents her research at the XVII Escuela Nacional de Materials Moleculares (National School of Molecular Materials in Torremolinos, Spain.
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2017
October 27, 2017: Aaron’s Manuscript entitled “Fabrication, Characterization and Potential Applications of Carbon Nanoparticles in the Detection of Heavy Metal Ions in Aqueous Media” is accepted by Carbon Journal (Impact factor = 6.3)
October 20 2017: Dr. Wanekaya delivers a seminar entitled “Towards Novel Applications of Carbon Dots and Carbon Nanoparticles” at the Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro TN
August 31, 2017: Celia Garcia-Hernandez joins our research group from the University of Valladolid, Spain.
August 21, 2017: Megan Prado, a sophomore at Missouri State, joins our research group.
August 21, 2017: Dr. Wanekaya is promoted to Professor.
January 16, 2017: John Cleek, a junior at Missouri State, joins our research group.

2016
November 07, 2016: Dr. Wanekaya delivers an invited talk entitled “Electrochemical Applications of Carbon Dots and Nanoparticles” at the University of Tulsa, Tulsa OK.
August 22, 2016: Allison Freese, a junior at Missouri State, joins our research group.
April 2016: Dr Wanekaya delivers an invited talk to a special “Inorganic Nanomaterials: Structure and Function in 0, 1 and 2 Dimensions” symposium at the 253rd ACS National Meeting and Exposition, San Francisco, CA.

2015
December 2015: Aaron Simpson graduates with a Masters Degree in Chemistry.